A treasure trove including illuminated manuscripts, personal papers and many more of the most prized and remarkable items from Special Collections at UCL.
A delightful tour of the Petrie museum – home to one of the largest and finest collections of Egyptian and Sudanese archaeology in the world.
A fascinating journey through the Dutch Golden Age and a glimpse into the unique Anglo-Dutch connections that were forged at this time.
Competition: Win a signed copy of bestselling author Lisa Jardine’s fascinating Temptation in the Archives
To celebrate the new title Temptation in the Archives: Essays in Golden Age Dutch Culture by our inaugural author Lisa Jardine, we will be giving three lucky winners a signed copy of Temptation in the Archives and a lovely UCL Press tote bag to carry it in. The competition starts today Monday 15 June and will run for one week.
Published: Jun 15, 2015 3:21:37 PM
UCL Press was launched with a fanfare and a blaze of publicity on 4 June 2015. 150 people attended a gala event to inaugurate the Press on a beautiful early Summer’s evening. The re-launch of UCL Press is historic because UCL Press is now the UK’s first fully Open Access University Press. Our guest of honour was Professor Lisa Jardine, whose book Temptation in the Archives: Essays in Golden Age Dutch Culture is the first book to be published by UCL Press as an Open Access output.
Published: Jun 5, 2015 3:55:41 PM
About a year ago, it dawned on the staff of UCL’s Petrie Museum that the centenary of our opening was not far off. To mark the occasion the team decided that a souvenir publication would be fitting tribute for such an internationally renowned collection. Time to produce such a book, however, was short. Fortunately, UCL Press received the proposal positively and the scramble to pull together the volume began.
Published: Jun 4, 2015 11:28:04 AM