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FYI: Versita-De Gruyter Co-publishing Program

Author: Nuray Alagozlu

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

FYI Body: Versita has just launched new book publishing program in linguistics
jointly with de Gruyter (www.degruyter.com). Versita (www.versita.com),
within its book publishing program, invites the authors to submit book
proposals and manuscripts to this publishing project for Versita / de
Gruyter co-publishing program. With this program, it aims to select authors
affiliated in Central and Eastern Europe.

De Gruyter is one of the world’s leading journal and book publishers in
linguistics. Among its best known publications are such journals as Folia
Linguistica (http://www.degruyter.com/journals/follin/detailEn.cfm) and such
books as the two bestselling series: ''Approaches to Semiotics'' (e.g.
Nöth: Origins of Semiosis)
(http://www.degruyter.com/cont/fb/sk/skReiEn.cfm?rc=16067) and ''Cognitive
Linguistics Research'' (e.g. Geeraerts: Words and Other Wonders).

Versita, as a leading publisher in Central and Eastern Europe, publishes
its own international journals in chemistry, physics, mathematics,
medicine, biology, and geosciences, and co-publishes third party journals
with Springer (www.springer.com). Now it has launched this book
co-publishing program with de Gruyter.

For additional information please check

For book proposals, contact nurayalagozlu@gmail.com or alagozlu@baskent.edu.tr

Nuray Alagozlu
Acquisitions Editor (Linguistics)
Versita-De Gruyter

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