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Visualising Facebook

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.

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Britain France and the Decolonization of Africa: Future Imperfect? Cover

Britain, France and the Decolonization of Africa

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. 

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The Web as History

This interdisciplinary volume explores what we have learnt from the we have learnt from the Web so far.

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New publication explores philanthropy and the soul of universities

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

New Release: Visualising Facebook

We are delighted to announce the publication of Visualising Facebook by Daniel Miller and Jolynna Sinanan.

Published: Mar 7, 2017 2:27:57 PM


Call for Proposals: Archaeology in Central Asia

Thursday, 20 April 2017

UCL Press and the journal Editors are proud to announce a new open access journal,  Archaeology in Central Asia, is now open for submissions! This new publication aims to showcase the current work of archaeol­ogists in Central Asia, presenting ongoing research and excavations primarily in short 1000-word mini-articles, in the areas of archaeolo­gy, heritage, and art […]

Call for Proposals: Economic Exposures in Asia

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Economic Exposures in Asia is a brand new interdisciplinary series showcasing ethnographically-driven analyses of changing economic landscapes in Asia. Economic change in this region often exceeds received models and expectations, leading to unexpected outcomes and experiences of rapid growth and sudden decline. This series seeks to capture this diversity. It places an emphasis on how […]

UCL Press Meets Chinese Publishing Delegates from China Publishing Group

Thursday, 06 April 2017

On 22nd March I had the great pleasure of meeting a delegation of 15 Chinese publishers from the largest publisher in China, the China Publishing Group, and presented a two-hour session to them on academic publishing in the UK and, more specifically, the university-based open access publishing model forged by UCL Press. CPG, which was […]

Why the suburbs are important

Tuesday, 04 April 2017

Today’s excerpt, by Mark Clapson of the University of Westminster, is the foreword of Suburban Urbanities, a multi-contributor volume edited by Laura Vaughan, UCL Bartlett. In recent years there has been much debate within urban studies as to which came first in the evolution of human settlements, the countryside or the city. There was always a […]

London Book Fair 2017

Friday, 31 March 2017

The London Book Fair is one of the highlights of the year for many publishers from all over the world, and is one of two key annual publisher trade fairs, along with the Frankfurt Book Fair held in October every year. This year, there were 1,577 exhibitors from 57 countries, showing their books and services […]

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