An Open Chat Series by the OPERAS SIG “Advocacy”

Do the humanities and social sciences need (more) advocacy? 

Why is advocacy crucial for forging open scholarly communication?

What can you do for more openness in the humanities and social sciences (SSH)?

OPERAS Advocacy Special Interest Group opens up Open Chat Series. With experts in advocacy and communications, researchers, publishers and other members of the SSH community we will:

  • discuss current trends in open scholarly communication, 
  • look for innovative solutions and tools for publishers, researchers and scholarly institutions,
  • share best practices in open digital scholarly publications. 

 On 25.11.2022 at 11:00 CET we will talk with Maciej Maryl from IBL PAN about how to advocate for innovation in scholarly communication. Together with our guest speaker and the audience we will discuss the advocacy goals and challenges for the SSH community while advocating for innovation in open science.

To join the Open Chat Series you need to leave your email in the registration form. We will send you the link to the webinar. 

Missed the event? Watch the recording on our YouTube Channel or download the recording here: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7372890.

On 21.10.2022 at 11 CEST the SIG Advocacy has launched the Open Chat Series with the first webinar “Why advocate for open scholarly communication in the humanities and social sciences?”. Members of the OPERAS Special Interest Group “Advocacy” present the most pressing needs of open communication in the SSH, its benefits and challenges. Together with our guest speakers and the audience we will discuss the advocacy goals and challenges for the SSH community.

The discussion with our guest speaker Per Pippin Aspaas, Head of Library Research and Publishing Support at the UiT in Tromsø, was moderated by one of our members Alíz Horváth – researcher, expert in East Asian studies and creator of “Humanista” podcast

To join the Open Chat Series you need to leave your email in the registration form: https://forms.gle/qQ56j9iaqjX8mvED9. We will send you the link to the webinar. 

Find the recording here: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7299486