The third year of the International Alliance of Independent Publishers’ Tehran Book Fair Uncensored program includes an anthology of writings censored in Iran but not yet published outside the country.
International officials and media gather on World Book Day to open the 18th UNESCO World Book Capital program in Athens, celebrating what Greece’s Prokopis Pavlopoulos calls ‘the powerful potential of books.’
In a never-before staged seminar event, London Book Fair this year presented a mini-conference on the freedom to publish with the International Publishers Association and featuring the widow of slain publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan.
In examining common ground between independent booksellers and publishers at Bologna’s new bookstore conference, the International Publishers Association’s Michiel Kolman previewed some of the tensions to be debated at London Book Fair.
An extensively researched new report from PEN America examines China’s policy of ‘Internet sovereignty’ and its dangers to freedoms of expression, and it provides guidance to companies doing business in China.
From the director of the Frankfurter Buchmesse to the founder of a Thai publishing house and a Norwegian publisher who was shot in Oslo: sharp cautionary remarks about self-censorship and its dangers.
Amid strong programming on the freedom to publish and copyright concerns, the 32nd IPA congress in India mirrored world industry shortcomings in diversity challenges—and will go to Norway in 2020.
In a turn of events reported by world news media, the Chinese detainee Gui Minhai, a publisher, has said in a videotaped ‘briefing’—which critics say is forced—that he does not want the Prix Voltaire. His daughter denies this is true.
Urging the International Publishers Congress to embrace its most forward-leaning trends—and promote its timely work to the world—IPA president Michiel Kolman convenes the industry’s 32nd gathering and welcomes industry leaders to agenda-anchoring sessions onstage.
From the dilemma of self-censorship to a call for collective management organizations, the freedom to publish, copyright protection, and readership development, speakers at the IPA congress in Delhi prepare their messages.