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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

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Why commemorate Guido Gezelle?

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 […]

International Women’s Day Excerpt: Women on excavation

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 […]

An Interview with Robert Biel, author of Sustainable Food Systems: Role of the City

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

I’m intrigued about your pathway into this topic. Well it converged from two directions. I’ve been an allotment holder for 15 years, experimenting with a low-input, high-productivity method where you work alongside natural systems, not against them.  That was a hobby, something I loved doing.  Professionally, I was teaching international relations theory, which is a […]

Institution as e-textbook publisher: New e-textbook ‘Key Concepts in Public Archaeology’

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

This post was written as part of the JISC funded Institution as e-textbook publisher project. UCL Press outputs for this project include Key Concepts in Public Archaeology and Textbook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. We launched our e-textbook, Key Concepts in Public Archaeology this week. This book appears on our innovative, browser-based HTML platform, and can be […]

UCL Press wins UCL Brand Ambassador award

Thursday, 16 February 2017

UCL Press was thrilled to win the UCL Brand Ambassador award at the UCL professional services awards yesterday. The award was made for the global reach UCL Press’s books and journals have achieved, with download figures now close to 200,000 in over 200 countries since its launch in June 2015. When UCL Press launched, it […]

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