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Conservation of Natural and Cultural Heritage in Kenya Cover

Conservation of Natural and Cultural Heritage in Kenya

A cross-disciplinary overview of conservation practices in Kenya from 2000 to 2015 that highlights the key role of natural and cultural heritage as a factor of social-economic development.

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Four Histories about Early Dutch Football, 1910-20

Nicholas Piercey constructs four new histories of early Dutch football to propose practical examples of how history can become an important democratic tool for the 21st century.

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Why Icebergs Float: Exploring Science in Everyday Life

Scared of science? Don't be. From understanding colour to the nature of hormones, his book shows how science explains some of the puzzles of everyday life.

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UCL Press partners with JSTOR 

UCL Press is delighted to announce a partnership with JSTOR to provide access to open access books on their widely used platform.  JSTOR is a leading digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources used by academics and researchers worldwide. All titles will also be preserved in Portico, ensuring that they will be available to researchers in perpetuity.

Published: Oct 26, 2016 8:29:23 PM

UCL Press partners with Kudos

UCL Press is delighted to announce a new partnership with Kudos, a publisher-supported tool that helps to empower authors to advocate for their own work and improve their research impact. All UCL Press authors will be given access to Kudos as an author benefit.

Published: Oct 21, 2016 8:43:14 AM

UCL Open Access Week Drop-in & Book Launch

UCL Open Access Team and UCL Press invite all UCL staff to a drop-in session to find out more about open access options and support available at UCL. 

Published: Oct 21, 2016 8:36:07 AM


New University Presses

Monday, 24 October 2016

On 12 October, some of the UCL Press team attended the launch of the first book published by the recently established University of Westminster Press, a fellow open access press. It was a well-attended event that took place in the beautiful Fyvie Hall in the Regent Street Campus. Speeches by the Provost, Professor Graham Megson, […]

Call for Proposals: FRINGE series

Monday, 17 October 2016

The aim of the FRINGE Series is to integrate elusive subjects (‘fringe’) within the the discipline of Area Studies into existing research agendas (centre). Our belief is that reconceptualising the fringe-centre relationship can contribute to breaking down the implicit dichotomy these terms currently represent. ‘Problematising the fringe-centre relationship’ in this context means seeking insight into […]

Taking Why We Post to China

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Although the Why We Post project is primarily an attempt to study the use and consequences of social media, there were other broader aims. Particularly, the hope that the project would show that while the discipline of anthropology might have originally developed for the study of tribal peoples or ethnic minorities, it is also the most […]

Open Access Drop-In Session for UCL Staff

Monday, 10 October 2016

The UCL Open Access Team and UCL Press would like to invite all UCL staff to a drop-in session to find out more about open access options and support available at UCL. Find out more and register your interest at uclopenaccess2016.eventbrite.co.uk 15:00-16.45 Drop-in Session Drop in to meet the Open Access Team and UCL Press […]

Life Within Social Media: Stories from Social Media in Industrial China

Friday, 30 September 2016

Today’s guest blog is by Xinyuan Wang, author of Social Media in Industrial China In recent decades China has witnessed the largest ever migration in human history. By 2015 the number of Chinese people who had left rural villages to work in factories and cities had risen to 277 million. If Chinese migrant workers were the […]

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