An anthropological examination of images on Facebook and Trinidad which argues that phenomena such as selfies and memes must be analysed in their local context.
Looking at decolonization in the conditional tense, this volume teases out the complex and uncertain ends of British and French empire in Africa during the period of ‘late colonial shift’ after 1945.
This interdisciplinary volume explores what we have learnt from the we have learnt from the Web so far.
We are delighted to announce the publication of From Revolt to Riches: Culture and History of the Low Countries, 1500-1700, edited by Theo Hermans and Reinier Salverda.
Published: Mar 28, 2017 1:57:14 PM
From the Enlightenment to the first Apple Mac, universities have been the driving force that change the world. Now a new publication from UCL Press explores the role of philanthropy in a rapidly changing higher education environment.
Published: Mar 17, 2017 10:07:00 AM
We are delighted to announce the publication of Visualising Facebook by Daniel Miller and Jolynna Sinanan.
Published: Mar 7, 2017 2:27:57 PM
We are delighted to announce the publication of The Web as History: Using Web Archives to Understand the Past and the Present edited by Niels Brügger and Ralph Schroeder.
Published: Mar 7, 2017 10:35:08 AM
We are delighted to announce the publication of Britain, France and the Decolonization of Africa: Future Imperfect? edited by Andrew W.M. Smith and Chris Jeppesen.
Published: Mar 7, 2017 10:09:15 AM
Thursday, 30 March 2017
CALL FOR PAPERS: Radical American Periodicals Special issue of Radical Americas Deadline for Proposals: 1 May 2017 The Network of American Periodical Studies, in collaboration with UCL Press journal Radical Americas, invites submissions for a special issue focusing on Radical American periodicals In an early issue of New Left magazine Radical America, (a product of […]
Thursday, 23 March 2017
Today’s guest blog is by Tom McDonald of Assistant Professor at Hong Kong University. He is author of Social Media in Rural China Earlier this month, I was very fortunate to be interviewed by the BBC on my research onto the use of technology in China. The article that was published as a result of the interview is […]
Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Today’s guest post is by Paul Vincent, an award-winning translator and scholar who has published two volumes of translated poetry with UCL Press: Herman Gorter: Poems of 1890, A Selection, which explores the work of seminal Dutch poet Herman Gorter, and, more recently, the multi-translator volume Poems of Guido Gezelle. This excerpt, to celebrate World Poetry […]
Wednesday, 15 March 2017
The editors of Europe and the World – A Law Review are delighted to announce the launch of their journal and invite papers for publication. Europe and the World – A Law Review aims to contribute to legal scholarship on the place of Europe in the world, with a particular but by no means exclusive focus […]
Wednesday, 08 March 2017
Today’s excerpt, to celebrate International Women’s Day, is from The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology: Characters and Collections, edited by Alice Stevenson. On 10 March 1923, the London Illustrated News ran a double-page spread with the headline ‘Men who perform the “spade work” of history: British names famous in the field of archaeology’. Many familiar faces […]