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Mapping Society: The Spatial Dimensions of Social Cartography

A fascinating exploration of the evolution of social cartography over the past two centuries.

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The Impact of Migration on Poland

The Impact of Migration on Poland

A unique exploration of how  the international mobility of Polish citizens intertwined with other influences to shape society, culture, politics and economics in contemporary Poland.

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Nanofibres in Drug Delivery

Nanofibres in Drug Delivery

Nanofibres in Drug Delivery aims to outline to new researchers in the field the utility of nanofibres in drug delivery, and to explain to them how to prepare fibres in the laboratory.

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Author of Remains of the Soviet Past in Estonia wins EASA Early Career Award 2018

We are delighted that the author of Remains of the Soviet Past in Estonia: An Anthropology of Forgetting, Repair and Urban Traces, Francisco Martinez, has been selected for the EASA Early Career Award 2018. The Award was announced and conferred during the European Association of Social Anthropologists' (EASA) biennial conference at the University of Stockholm, on Thursday, 16th August 2018.

Published: Aug 21, 2018 2:05:52 PM

UCL Press’ open access ebooks top most-read chart

Books published by UCL Press and authored by UCL academics are the most-read open access ebooks on JSTOR, an online library which provides access to more than 12 million academic articles and books.

Published: Aug 13, 2018 12:18:37 PM

Blog

Why I wrote… Mapping Society

Monday, 24 September 2018

Today’s guest post is by Professor Laura Vaughan, author of Mapping Society (published today), editor of Suburban Urbanities, and Professor of Urban Form and Society at the prestigious Bartlett School of Architecture.   The inception of Mapping Society was over quarter of a century ago, whilst sitting in a seminar room at UCL while studying for my Master’s […]

New open access books for September 2018

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

After a short Summer break, we have bumper crop of five titles to see us into the Autumn. Mapping Society is a book we were excited about even before we saw the manuscript. Written by Professor Laura Vaughan (editor of Suburban Urbanities), Mapping Society traces the evolution of social cartography over the past two centuries and takes in everything from a […]

Book Launch: Mapping Society by Laura Vaughan

Friday, 24 August 2018

Join UCL Press and Professor Laura Vaughan to celebrate the publication of her book Mapping Society: The Spatial Dimensions of Social Cartography. Date: 2nd October 2018 Time: 18:00-20:00 Location: Room 6.02, The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, 22 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0AJ Register to attend: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/book-launch-laura-vaughan-mapping-society-tickets-48962367760 From a rare map of yellow fever in eighteenth-century New York, to […]

Sri Lanka at the Crossroads of History launch in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

We are delighted to inform you of  a public launch event for Sri Lanka at the Crossroads of History, sponsored by The American Institiute of Sri Lankan Studies. The launch will feature the editors Alan Strathern (Oxford University) and Zoltán Biedermann (University College London), in conversation with Jagath Weerasinghe (Post Graduate Institute of Archaeology) and Anne […]

New Open Access Books for July 2018

Monday, 02 July 2018

This month we have two new open access books that will transport you to far-away places: Sri Lanka and Estonia. On July 2nd, we bring you The Politics and Poetics of Authenticity: A Cultural Genealogy of Sinhala Nationalism, Harshana Rambukwella’s fascinating exploration of the role of cultural authenticity in the making of nations. Placing authenticity at the heart of […]

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