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The evolution of content

Holger Volland Holger Volland, Vice President of the Frankfurt Book Fair, on atomized content and what really makes content worthwhile: A combination of content, context and technology. Read more about Holger’s insights which he originally prepared for a keynote for the New European Media (NEM) summit on 29 September 2014 in Brussels.

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Education Conference – East meets West: Innovative Education 2014

On 17 and 18 December 2014, under the motto “East meets West”, an international conference on innovative education will take place in the Korean city of Incheon. Discussions will concentrate on the question of how educational content and technologies can be linked together in the future. Another focal topic at the event will be the promotion of reading. Some 300 participants will attend the conference, including education experts, politicians and CEOs, as well as artists, illustrators and employees of children’s publishers.

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May we introduce… Wang Hui, German Chancellor Fellow and our new colleague at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Wang HuiOur new colleague is called Wang Hui, and he comes from Beijing. Hui, who holds a German Chancellor Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, will work in the Media Industries division of the Frankfurt Book Fair under the mentorship of the head of division Holger Volland.

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The classroom as a workshop for the future

Today it’s handwriting in the exercise book – will it be writing on tablets tomorrow? Today it’s using chalk on the blackboard – will it be using interactive video walls tomorrow? Can new technologies really replace well-tried teaching models? This year’s “Classroom of the Future” is dedicated to this question. This innovative workshop presents visions on how education could be designed in the future.

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My Frankfurt Book Fair by Bookseller ‘Rising Star’ and agent at Conville & Walsh, Sophie Lambert

Lambert, SophieBookseller ‘Rising Star’ and agent at Conville & Walsh Sophie Lambert looks back at her time at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair and tells us why she returned home ‘with an increased enthusiasm and respect for the changing and brilliant industry that is publishing’.

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Frankfurt Book Fair in Steps: A Recap of 2014 and a Look to 2015

BC sneakers Another great Book Fair is behind us and, as we begin to look to and plan for 2015, I am looking forward to the integration of exhibitors and business from Hall 8 into Halls 6 (6.0, 6.1, 6.2) and 4.2. While there are many good reasons to like this merging for business purposes, my reason for being excited about the consolidation is purely selfish. I am tired of the walk.

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Life under the Mafia: The limits of creativity

  ‘I am not going to make people feel towards a real mafia boss what they feel about Tony Soprano when the boss lives a hundred miles away from me and there are very real victims of his violence,’ says Stefano Bises, head writer for the hit Italian TV series Gomorrah, who was interviewed at […]

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TED-style talk sees authors address world problems

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An international group of authors has been meeting in secret at the fair during the last three days, coming up with a manifesto addressing some of the problems in the world today.

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David Nicholls launches his new novel ‘Us’ at the Book Fair

fbf david nichollsInternational bestselling author David Nicholls took time out of his busy schedule to launch his new novel ‘Us’ at the Book Fair yesterday. There was much talk about the ‘grand European tour’, teenagers, bicycles and science, and even about why he decided to give up acting and try his hand at writing.

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I believe in Freedom

      ‘I believe in freedom,’ says William Pollock, founder and ‘big fish’ of No Starch Press, a small San Francisco publisher who has taken a principled stand against DRM.  DRM or Digital Rights Management is the attempt by publishers and other copy right holders to control how ebooks for example are used after […]

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