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Self-Build Homes: Social Discourse, Experiences and Direction

An interdisciplinary volume with commentary from leading international figures in the self-build and wider housing sector.

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Reading Today

Reading Today places reading in current literary and cultural contexts in order to analyse how these contexts challenge our conceptions of who reads, what reading is, how we read, where we read, and for what purposes – and then responds to the questions this analysis raises. 

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Social Theory after the Internet

A sophisticated study of the role internet plays, and how both technological and social forces shape its significance.

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New Open Access Resource: Musical Cities

We are thrilled to announce Musical Cities, a brand new open access resource that provides an innovative approach to scholarly research and dissemination. A digital and interactive 'book', it explores the rhythms of our cities, and the role they play in our everyday urban lives, through the use of sound and music. 

Published: Nov 27, 2017 1:13:13 PM


Book Launch Event: The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857

Monday, 15 January 2018

Date: Wednesday 7th March 2018 Time: 18:00 – 20:00 Location: IAS Common Ground, Wilkins Building, UCL Register attendance To celebrate the launch of Feminism and the Politics of Childhood: Friends or Foes?, we invite colleagues, friends and contributors to join us at the Institute of Advanced Studies on 7 March 2018 at 6pm. As well a brief overview of […]

Book Launch Event: Brexit and Beyond

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Date: Mon 29th January 2018 Time: 18:00 – 19:30 Location: G29 JZ Young Lecture Theatre, Anatomy Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT Register your attendance Join us for the launch of a new book with contributions from 28 leading experts on Brexit and the future of Europe, edited by Uta Staiger and Benjamin Martill. Brexit […]

Call for Nominations: The University Press Redux Award 2018

Wednesday, 03 January 2018

Launching at The University Press Redux Conference hosted by UCL Press and ALPSP in February 2018, the University Press Redux Award will recognise an individual, team or university press that has made an outstanding contribution to university press publishing through innovation, providing inspiration and visibility for the sector as a whole, or challenging university presses […]

New film from UCL Grand Challenges explores Biel’s work on sustainable food systems

Friday, 24 November 2017

UCL’s Grand Challenges team have produced a short film detailing the work done by Dr Robert Biel, author of the popular open access book Sustainable Food Systems: The Role of the City, and Senior Lecturer Development Planning Unit in the UCL Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment. Watch the film below, and download Dr Biel’s […]

University Press Redux: The Return

Thursday, 16 November 2017

For me, and I think for many others in the university press sector, the first University Press Redux Conference in March 2016 marked a sea change in the way UK university presses are seen, and see themselves. Kick-started by the momentum generated by the Academic Book of the Futureproject (a two-year research project into the scholarly […]

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