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Promotional and educational activity of the University Press

As part of activities promoting its academic publications, the University Press is both an organiser and participant of book-related events targeting broad potential audiences, with the aim of popularising science and humanities, reading, conveying a positive message about the University Press activities and ultimately, thanks to its contribution to the cultural life of the city of Poznań, also promoting our university.

To meet the dynamically changing expectations of audiences, the University Press becomes involved in events organised by the University's faculties. It cooperates with various faculty and city libraries from across the whole country. It prepares events aimed at or involving academic circles and the citizens of Poznań, including teachers and secondary school students, by organising or co-organising the following initiatives, in cooperation with external partners:

  • book promotions combined with lectures targeting both specialists and the general public, also at national or local cultural events,
  • conferences and training sessions for school and kindergarten teachers and librarians,
  • a training conference: Effective communication for academic purposes - how to improve the art of writing academic texts and their promotion, during which authors whose books we published, University Library staff and specially invited guests give lectures and conduct workshops for students and young researchers,
  • book stands during faculty conferences,
  • the University Press’ stand and book presentations at national and international book fairs and academic events,
  • regular student fairs prepared periodically in cooperation with the student government,
  • thematic academic book fairs addressed to the entire academic community,
  • book competitions for readers, organised in cooperation with thematic portals,
  • faculty presentations for high school students in cooperation with university students and lecturers,
  • workshops for children conducted by students from various University faculties and staff members, including those from the Poznań Botanical Garden and the Confucius Institute,
  • presentations of new publications at faculty libraries of, the Rector's Office and the University Library,
  • sending out review copies to editorial boards of journals, to portals and bloggers, as indicated by the author,
  • local/student TV/radio reports/media releases,
  • news packages for national and local media outlets,
  • participation in numerous competitions aimed at publishers,
  • honorary and media patronage.

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