International Advisory Board

  • Florentina Armaselu, University of Montreal, Centre for Research on Intermediality (CRI), Canada.
  • Sidney Berger, Departments of English and Communications, Simmons College, Boston, USA.
  • José Borghino, Australian Society of Authors.
  • Susan Bridge, Australian Publishers Association.
  • Michael Cairns, Bowker, USA.
  • Patrick Callioni, Australian Government Information Management Office.
  • Bill Carman, International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada.
  • Bill Cope, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA, Common Ground.
  • Howard Dare, International Centre of Graphic Technologies, RMIT University, Melbourne.
  • David Emblidge, Emerson College, Boston, USA.
  • Jason Epstein, 3 Billion Books, New York, USA.
  • Oliver Freeman, Neville Freeman Agency, Sydney, Australia.
  • Jan Fullerton, National Library of Australia.
  • Laurie Gerber, Language Weaver, San Diego, USA.
  • DeWitt Henry, Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  • Renato Iannella, IPR Systems Pty Ltd, Australia.
  • Michael Jon Jensen, National Academies Press, Washington D.C., USA
  • Mary Kalantzis, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA.
  • John Man, London, UK.
  • Karim Gherab Martín, Bibliotecas Digitales, Madrid, Spain.
  • Rogelio Blanco Martínez, Book, Archives and Libraries of Ministry of Culture Government of Spain
  • Mónica Fernández Muñoz, Promotion of Books, Reading and Spanish Literatura of Ministry of Culture
  • Norman Paskin, International DOI Foundation, Oxford, UK.
  • Sarah Pedersen, The Robert Gordon University Aberdeen, UK.
  • Angus Phillips, Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK.
  • Agnes Ponsati, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Madrid, Spain.
  • Alfred Rolington, Jane's Information Group.
  • Colin Steele, Scholarly Information Strategies, The Australian National University.
  • Richard Vines, Enhanced Printing Industry Competitiveness Scheme/Printing Industries Association of Australia.
  • Margaret Zeegers, School of Education, University of Ballarat, Australia.


  • The Globalism Institute, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

    The Globalism Institute is the public face of a university-wide research strength in globalisation and cultural diversity at RMIT University. The Institute undertakes engaged research into globalisation, transnationalism, nationalism and cultural diversity. It seeks to understand and critically evaluate current directions of global change, with an emphasis on the cultural implications of political and economic transformation. The role of the Institute is to initiate and manage research and community projects involving consortia of academics, researchers and consultants from diverse backgrounds. These collaborative projects draw on expertise from across the university and beyond, in fields such as global politics, international relations, community studies, cross-cultural communication, international education, international trade, productive diversity, global English and media studies. For further information, visit our website, or contact us by email.



Conference Organisers

  • Common Ground

  • Government of Spain, Ministry of Culture

    Government of Spain

  • CSIC (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas - Spanish National Research Council)

    MEC_CSIC_sin   Consejo Superior de IC