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Academic Book Week to return in March 2019

Academic Book Week

 Academic Book Week (#AcBookWeek) – the week-long celebration of the diversity, variety and influence of academic books throughout history is returning for a fourth year from 4th – 9th March 2019.

Created for all those who read, write, publish, sell or work with academic books, this year’s Academic Book Week will focus on Popular Banned Academic Books. 

The Booksellers Association is calling on academics, booksellers, publishers, libraries, institutions and researchers to host events, in line with the week’s goal to make academic books more accessible to a wider general audience.

From debates, workshops and seminars to exhibitions and competitions, Academic Book Week aims to open up a dialogue between the makers, providers and readers of academic books, and to increase awareness of the academic book (especially in the arts and humanities), alerting policy-makers to its importance as part of the intellectual ecosystem of the UK. 

Building on the success of previous years, Academic Book Week 2019 is being coordinated by the Booksellers Association in partnership with University College London.

Call for Events: academics, booksellers, publishers, libraries, institutions and researchers invited to host events as part of the fourth Academic Book Week.

To register an event or for more information please visit or email

Follow the latest developments via Twitter: @AcBookWeek #AcBookWeek.