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Paywall: The Business of Scholarship Documentary Screening + Discussion

Monk Prayogshala invites you to a documentary screening of ‘Paywall: The Business of Scholarship’ on March 2nd, 2019 in Mumbai! The screening will be followed by an open forum on models of academic publishing and issues in academic research. The fee for attending is entirely up to you!

All are welcome, event capped at venue capacity of 30 persons. Registrations will be on a first come, first serve basis. See below for registration details.

Synopsis:

Paywall: The Business of Scholarship is a documentary which focuses on the need for open access to research and science, questions the rationale behind the $25.2 billion a year that flows into for-profit academic publishers, examines the 35-40% profit margin associated with the top academic publisher Elsevier and looks at how that profit margin is often greater than some of the most profitable tech companies like Apple, Facebook and Google. 

Duration: 65 minutes

PAY WHAT YOU WANT!

event details

Date: 2nd March, 2019 (Saturday)

Time: 4:30 to 6:30 PM

Entry: Pay what you want

Venue: The HIVE at Linking Road

Shop No. 2, Ground Floor, Parbhat Kunj, 25th Road lane behind KFC, Linking Rd, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400052, India