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Eurozine Online Workshops

Eurozine’s Online Workshops provide a platform for cultural journalists to share their expertise with each other as well as external experts and thus develop their publishing activities.

Upcoming Online Workshops

COVID-19’s impact on cultural journals, part II: How to save print!

Eurozine will hold a second workshop on the impacts of COVID-19 on Monday, 18 May 2020 at 11:00-12:30 (CET) to share best practices and experiences on how to maintain print publishing in times of hampered production and the disrupted distribution of paper journals.

What role can digital methods play in saving print? How can lost income from print sales be recouped? How can print journals be revived after the pandemic?

The workshop will be moderated by Eurozine’s editor Sarah Waring and will start with a round of three short presentations by editors from Eurozine’s partner journals who will share their journals’ experiences, including with hybrid (print and online) models for publishing and sales.

The meeting will be held via Zoom. If you would like to participate please write to Simona Jazbnisek (s.jazbinsek@eurozine.com).

Past Online Workshops

Let’s talk crisis! COVID-19’s impact on cultural journals

The coronavirus pandemic has severely hit cultural sectors, including cultural journals. On Tuesday, 31 March 2020 (14:00-15:30 CET), Eurozine held an online workshop to discuss the pandemic’s impact on publishing, share experiences, and strategize for the future. Read the full report here.

Conference 2020: Editorial autonomy

On Friday, 20 March 2020 (14:00–15:00 CET), Eurozine held an online meeting to discuss plans and develop the concept for our upcoming annual conference in Budapest in November 2020. Find more here.

Financing cultural journals with online subscriptions

On Thursday, 3 October 2019 (14:00-15:00 CET), cultural journal makers met online to discuss digital subscription models. For more information, see here.

Podcasts

On Wednesday, 17 April 2019 (15:00-16:00 CET), Eurozine held an online meeting with a focus on podcasts. Several partner journals of the network who already run their own podcasts shared their experiences and insights about developing podcasts and building their audience. Find more here.

Strategies for editorial collaboration

On Wednesday, 20 February 2019 (15:00-16:00 CET), Eurozine organised the Editors’ Roundtable on covering the upcoming European Parliamentary elections. Network editors discussed their approaches to covering the elections: editorial concepts, principles, techniques and potential cooperations.
For more information, see here.

Strategies for cultural journal publishing today

On Thursday, 29 November 2018 (16:00-17:00 CET), Eurozine held an online workshop with Miriam Rasch, researcher from the Institute of Network Cultures in Amsterdam and one of the speakers at the 29th Meeting of Cultural Journals in Vienna. Following up on the presentation of best practices from the Netherlands, the session discussed those and other examples of innovative cultural publishing further. Read our report here.

Eurozine ​online meeting: How to increase print readership? ​

On Tuesday, 31 July 2018 (15:00-16:00 CET), Eurozine held an online meeting for partner journals and other interested parties on how to increase print readership. Six editors shared their experiences and strategies to boost sales of print edition; in addition, figures from the European Cultural Journals study were presented by Eurozine team. Participants were exchanging views on how to distribute cultural journals and expand their reach to a broader audience. Several interesting ideas and possibilities for new approaches and mutual cooperation were discussed. Find more information here.

Editors’ Roundtable

On 26 April 2018 (14:00-15:00 CET), Eurozine held its first online Editors’ Roundtable for partner journals and other interested parties. Eurozine editors presented ongoing network-wide projects, including collaborative focal points, and six editors of partner journals presented their medium-term publishing plans; participants then shared contacts for possible writers on other journals’ respective themes and discussed ideas and opportunities for cooperation. By taking part, participants agreed not to share other participants’ publishing plans outside the roundtable without their consent.
For more information, see here.

Eurozine Online Workshops are part of the project “Eurozine – Network of cultural journals”, which is co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.