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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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Drawing Futures

Drawing Futures

Drawing Futures brings together international designers and artists for speculations in contemporary drawing for art and architecture.

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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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The 5th International Summit of the Book, Limerick 1-3 November 2017

Monday, 07 November 2016

Last week I attended the 5th International Summit of the Book, held this year in Limerick. The Summit of the Book conference was initiated in 2012 by the Library of Congress, Washington, as an ‘annual global meeting to discuss and promote the book as a crucial format for conveying societies’ scholarship and culture’. Speakers came from […]

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 […]

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