TitleWriting for Non-Academic Audiences: A Round Table Discussion
Date/TimeWednesday 6 July 2022: 19.00-20.00
OrganiserMarta K. D. Cobb, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
Moderator/ChairRebecca Darley, Institute for Medieval Studies / School of History, University of Leeds
AbstractIncreasingly academics are encouraged to adapt their work for non-academic audiences, whether by working with museums, writing outreach articles and opinions essays (OpEds, blogs) that put current events into historical context, or even producing YouTube videos or podcasts. In this round table discussion, the participants, who come from a wide range of academic backgrounds, will share their experiences and give advice about best practice.

Participants include Christopher Bellitto (Kean University, New Jersey), Fozia Bora (University of Leeds), Peter Konieczny (, and Paul Sturtevant (