NII Shonan Meeting: Call for Book Proposal


NII Shonan Meeting

Call for Book Proposal

We are planning to publish books on the Shonan Meeting with Springer.
The books aim to provide a vision of future trends inspired by discussions at the meetings, and the latest research directions based on surveys and discussions. The books are also intended as a “tutorial” or a “survey” for graduate students.
We look forward to receiving your submission!

Submission details:

Any of the Shonan Meeting organizers can submit a proposal. The books are edited by an organizer or organizers and contributed by participants and organizers, but they can also be authored. Each book project should be based on a meeting or meetings on related topics. After book proposals are submitted to the NII Shonan Meeting office, NII recommends the proposals to Springer. The books are published both as print books and e-books. The length should be more than 125 pages.

Publication normally takes place around one year after the proposal is accepted by Springer. However, this time frame varies depending on the project and timely completion of schedule deadlines.

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What to submit:
If you are interested in publishing, please contact us with the completed questionnaire by the deadline.
Please be aware that the deadlines vary depending on the organizers. Please see below to make sure which category you fall under.

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Once you have contacted the Shonan Office, you will be required to submit the documents below to Springer.


(A) Project
Editor/Author Names(Write in Chinese character if applicable.):
Book Title:
Subtitle is “Communications of NII Shonan Meetings”.

(B) Short Book Description
Please provide a brief summary of the book (up to 2,000 characters incl. spaces) to be used later as a basis for the back book-cover text or in websites, etc.

(C) Table of Contents
Please provide a draft of at least the top-level headings. You may attach a file as appropriate.
* Please write the author’s name and the names of all authors involved, if applicable.

(D) Author/Editor Details
1.Details (Authors, Editors and Chapter Contributors) – Full names(Write in Chinese character if applicable.), formal titles (Dr. , Prof. , etc.), affiliations, location addresses, contact details (incl. e-mails and URLs).
* Please specify the corresponding editor if there is more than one editor.
* Please submit the name and affiliation of a representative person if a chapter has more than one author.

2.Outline CVs (Authors, Editors) – Career notes, lists of related publications, reviews of these, etc. Please simply indicate online sources if available. In the case of edited books, provide outline CVs of the editors only, not the chapter contributors.