Ben Booth (Edward Elgar), ‘How to craft a good and persuasive book proposal’ (7 March 2019)

Thursday, 7 March 2019, from 2.30pm (please note time) to 4pm, P545 (Faculty room).

Are you working on a project that is likely to lead to an edited volume? Are you considering publishing your doctoral thesis as a monograph through an international publishing house? In this training session, Ben Booth, representing a leading international legal publisher, will give you hands-on tips and advice on how to formulate your research into a strong book proposal. The session, which will also include a brief introduction of the Edward Elgar law catalogue, concludes with a q&a session where you can direct your questions and queries to someone who has practical professional expertise in academic publishing.

Ben Booth is Publisher (Academic Law) with Edward Elgar Publishing, a leading international academic and professional publishing house with a strong focus on the social sciences and legal fields. Ben has worked in publishing for over 15 years and is part of the commissioning team for Elgar’s growing law list. He takes responsibility for the broad areas of public law, European law and international law, and has helped to develop a strong focus on key topics such as environmental law and human rights.