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Sustainable Food Systems: Role of the City

A leading expert in urban agriculture offers a genuine solution to today’s global food crisis.

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An Anthropology of Landscape

An Anthropology of Landscape tells the fascinating story of a heathland landscape in south-west England and the way different individuals and groups engage with it.

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Radical Americas Journal

Brand new journal exploring the historical, political and social contexts that have underpinned radicalism in the Americas.

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Brand New Journal: The Radical Americas Journal

We are delighted to announce the publication of a brand new journal: The Radical Americas JournalThe Radical Americas Journal explores the historical, political and social contexts that have underpinned radicalism in the Americas, engaging fully with the cross-currents of activism which connect North, Central and South America along with the Caribbean. The interconnected histories of power and protest are rarely contained within national boundaries, and a full understanding of radicalism in the Americas, therefore, requires hemispheric scholarly approaches.

Published: Jan 12, 2017 9:08:25 AM

New Issue of London Journal of Canadian Studies

We are delighted to announce the publication of a new issue of London Journal of Canadian Studies. Volume 31 is the second is a two volume series focusing on Atlantic Canada, with a special emphasis on heritage and regeneration. 

Published: Jan 11, 2017 10:38:00 AM


UCL Press wins UCL Brand Ambassador award

Thursday, 16 February 2017

UCL Press was thrilled to win the UCL Brand Ambassador award at the UCL professional services awards yesterday. The award was made for the global reach UCL Press’s books and journals have achieved, with download figures now close to 200,000 in over 200 countries since its launch in June 2015. When UCL Press launched, it […]

An Excerpt for Valentines Day: Romantic relationships on social media

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Today’s excerpt is from Social Media in Industrial China by Xinyuan Wang, UCL Deprtment of Anthropology. Every day after work, a group of young female factory workers leaves the factory plant together, hand in hand. All of them are unmarried young women, and gossip about relationships is always the most popular topic. Girls chatter avidly on the 10-minute walk […]

UCL Press and Academic Book of the Future BOOC presentation

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Last week Lara Speicher (Publishing Manager, UCL Press) and I presented a session at the British Library on UCL Press and its new online BOOC platform as part of the second Academic Book Week (23-28 January 2017). Our presentation consisted of an overview of UCL Press followed by an introduction to our new online publication […]

From Facebook to ‘fakebook’ – who controls the information on social media?

Friday, 20 January 2017

Today’s guest blog is by Xinyuan Wang of UCL’s Department of Anthropology. She is author of Social Media in Industrial China Mark Zuckerberg finally said that Facebook plans to have a more effective control of misinformation, which is a sharp reversal in tone from the comment he made immediately after the US election that the “the […]

UCL Press And Academic Book Of The Future Announce Interactive Workshop To Celebrate Academic Book Week

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

UCL Press and Academic Book of the Future are delighted to invite you to an event at the British Library to celebrate the publication of the Academic Book of the Future BOOC during Academic Book week. To register, please visit: http://bit.ly/2jFfLvm UCL Press launched in June 2015, and it makes all its scholarly books and […]

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