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  • Our first ever team meeting

    We recently had the opportunity to bring our whole team together for a few days in Southeastern France. For some of us this was the first time we actually met in person, after having worked together for several years. We stayed ... read more

  • Free culture activist Bassel Safadi

    Last week we heard the sad news that free culture activist Bassel Safadi, imprisoned in 2013 in Syria and taken from prison in 2015, had been executed. ‘They Can't Stop Us’ — World Mourns Execution of Palestinian-Syrian Activist Bassel Khartabil Safadi ... read more

  • Summer of Book Sprints 2017

      Some of us are using the summer break to get something done, like writing a book, for example. This summer we’ll have an interesting range of Book Sprints coming up in Europe. Book Sprints in July and August We’ll be ... read more

  • re:publica presentation on the #FreeBassel book

    At re:publica last week we talked about free internet activist Bassel Khardabil and his love for free culture, and the love of the free culture community for Bassel. Bassel Khardabil was unlawfully detained in Damascus in March 2012. His name ... read more

  • Book Sprints Founders Blog

    Book Sprints founder Adam Hyde blogs a lot about publishing, open source and collaboration. If you would like to read his posts have a look here! http://www.adamhyde.net/ His latest post about Attribution and Open Source is a particularly good read but ... read more

  • Book Sprints at Open Education Conference

    Last month at the Open Education Conference in Vancouver, Arthur ‘Gill’ Green from the University of British Colombia, Clint Lalonde of BCcampus, and Barbara Rühling of Book Sprints presented together a Book Sprint for an Open Geography Textbook for college ... read more

  • Help Needed

    If you speak Russian, Arabic or Farsi then this blog post is directly speaking to you. Last week we helped with the Cost of Freedom Book Sprint to aid the #FreeBassel campaign. Unfortunately news about Bassel Safadi today is not ... read more

  • Book Sprints in Autumn

    There are a lot of exciting Book Sprints coming up this fall. October On October 12, IDEA – International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance started their second Book Sprint in Sweden, after last year’s Book Sprint was a great ... read more

  • Book Sprints Film Released!

    We are proud to announce the first film made about a Book Sprint. This short film (20 minutes) was produced in Nigeria during the ‘Nameless’ Book Sprint in December of 2014. Produced and directed by Barbara Rühling and Luis Antonio ... read more