November 29, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Europe/Brussels Timezone

OPERAS Reviewathon of the Special Interest Groups White Papers: Workshop Series

Special Interest Groups are the place where new initiatives, new discussions take place and emerge. They work collaboratively, share information, watch, and prepare projects. The SIGs have recently published White Papers on their topics. Check here to learn more about the Living Book.

OPERAS organized a series of workshops to continue this conversation. The sessions will take place in three non-consecutive days during lunch time.

During the sessions, the participants:

  • will get to know more about the work done by each of the Special Interest Groups (see program below);
  • will learn how to get involved with the collaborative post review process – the Reviewathon.

The workshops will take place in three days at lunch time. All session times are Central European Time (CET).

Virtual venue (Zoom). Register here.


12:00–12:30 CETOpening session: The SIGs and the collaborative post-review

Opening of the workshop series and presentation of the collaborative post-review process

Speaker: Karla Avanço (OPERAS’ Community Manager)

Bio: Karla Avanço is the community manager of OPERAS. With a PhD in linguistics, she reoriented to natural language processing and currently works with the diffusion and adoption of FAIR principles. She has experience in linguistics, scientific translation, and academic publication. She is based at OpenEdition in Marseille, France.

12:30–13:00 CETMultilingualism

This session will synthesize the literature on innovations in knowledge sharing and scientific communication in linguistically diverse scientific contexts and research networks and to  better understand the role of multilingualism in the bibliodiversity of scientific communication, from the perspective of publishers and translators/researchers.

Speaker: Delfim Leão (University of Coimbra)

Bio: Delfim Leão is Full Professor at the Institute of Classical Studies at the University of Coimbra. Former Director of Coimbra University Press (2011-2021), he is Vice-Rector for Culture and Open Science. Specialization in the field of open scholarly communication: His scientific and professional activities include the development of two specialized digital platforms: the Classica Digitalia and the UC Digitalis. He is at present a member of the UNESCO Open Science Advisory Committee.

OPERAS Reviewathon of the Special Interest Groups White Papers: Opening and Multilingualism