Latest News: “The power of the human mind to imagine a better world”

eLearningworld News from Scotland This year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival that takes place between, August 13-29 will explore the challenges of globalisation and the power of the human mind to handle transformation. Some of subjects are migration, conflict and Europe’s place in the world. Nick Barley, director of the Festival …

Latest News: 0% VAT on eBooks could be allowed soon according to EU-draft

eLearningworld News from EU The European publishers’ protests against different levels of VAT on printed books and ebooks could result in a VAT-exemption on ebooks, according a draft report on the VAT Action Plan. In the UK VAT on printed books are 0% and ebooks 20% at the moment, in …

Latest News: Storytelling goes much further back in time than previously known

eLearningworld News from UK The power of an engaging story can change the world or keep it on its tracks. In this perspective fairytales that lived on for hundreds of years has shown to be a powerful timeless source to influence societies. Recent research from Durham University anthropologist Dr Jamie …

Latest News: Swedish Publisher is suspected to be held prisoner by Chinese Authorities

eLearningworld News fr. Sweden & China Radio Free Asia reporting four staff memebers of the publisher and bookstore company Sage Communications is missing. They are believed to be held prisoners by Chinese authorities after publishing critical and revealing books about the Chinese regime. The owner of Sage Communication, Gui Haiming, …