2022 International Publishing Symposium

Publishing in Europe and China

Taking place:

Goodenough College, Bloomsbury, London

8 and 9 April 2022

Join us in the splendid setting of Goodenough College, London, to explore the world of publishing in Europe and China. There is coverage of trade, scholarly and educational publishing with plenary sessions, panel discussions, breakout sessions and networking opportunities. 

The event begins on the Friday evening with a formal dinner held at the College, and an after-dinner keynote address from Richard Charkin, Vice-Chair of Bloomsbury China.

The programme on the following day will consist of keynotes and panel sessions covering publishing and technology trends, social media, copyright and licensing.

  • Talks by leading figures from the international publishing industry
  • Mix of speakers from both Europe and China
  • Networking with key players in publishing from both Europe and China
  • Focus sessions on key market sectors - trade, scholarly and educational publishing
  • Simultaneous translation is provided


Confirmed speakers:

  • Richard Charkin, Vice-Chair of Bloomsbury China
  • Zhou Ting, Professor and Associate Dean of School of Government and Public Affairs, Communication University of China
  • Emma Bourne, Managing Director of Curriculum and Higher Education, Macmillan Education
  • Alicia Liu, Managing Director, Singing Grass Media
  • Casper Grathwohl, Academic Technology Director, Oxford University Press
  • Andrew Smith, China & East Asia Charlesworth Group
  • Polly Silk, Oxford International Centre for Publishing
  • Niels Peter Thomas, President, Greater China, Springer Nature
  • Michael Healy, Executive Director, International Relations, Copyright Clearance Center
  • Nicko Goncharoff, Managing Director, Osmanthus Consulting Ltd 
  • Zheng Liu, University of Bristol
  • Xu Haifeng, Managing Director, Children's Publishing, Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press
  • Miriam Johnson, Oxford International Centre for Publishing
  • Anlun Wan, Beijing Normal University

The programme is subject to change and a final schedule will be published nearer the event