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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

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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University Press Redux Conference 2018

We are delighted to announce that the University Redux Conference 2018 will take place on Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 February 2018 at The British Library Conference Centre. This conference will be curated and hosted by UCL Press with support provided by ALPSP.

Published: May 19, 2017 10:53:43 AM

UCL Press Open Access Textbooks: Call for Proposals

Open access presents the opportunity to revolutionise how – and how widely – knowledge is disseminated. By making research outputs and teaching materials freely available online, readers worldwide can engage with them, regardless of their ability to pay.

Published: May 8, 2017 10:59:03 AM

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


Where does the born- and reborn-digital material take the Digital Humanities?

Monday, 22 May 2017

On 18 May 2017, Niels Brügger, Professor of Internet Studies and Digital Humanities at Aarhus University in Denmark, and co-editor of The Web as History, delivered the third lecture in the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities annual Susan Hockey lecture series. With a focus on archiving, the lecture investigated the different types of digital media […]

Launch event: Europe and the World: A Law Review

Friday, 19 May 2017

Join UCL Press and UCL Laws for the launch of a brand new journal: Europe and the World: A Law Review.  Date/ Time: Monday 19 June 2017, 18:00 – 19:00 Location: UCL Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, Wilkins Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT Entry is free, but pre-booking is required, as this will be a popular event! […]

JISC Institution as e-textbook publisher project workshop

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

UCL Press is delighted to be taking part in JISC’s Institution as e-textbook publisher project workshop on Friday 16 June 2017 at Radisson Blu Birmingham. This event is free to attend, and focuses on the four-year institution as e-textbook publisher project which investigates the viability of higher education institutions publishing their own e-textbooks.  Book now to reserve your place. Projects […]

OPERAS survey on usage of open scholarly communication in Europe

Tuesday, 09 May 2017

The OPERAS consortium is launching a survey on the usage of open scholarly communication in Europe, in particular in the field of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH). The purpose of the survey is to identify current practices and services that should be developed or invented. It will serve as a basis for defining the future infrastructure […]

Review of Sustainable Food Systems: The Role of the City in Journal of Political Ecology

Tuesday, 02 May 2017

We are delighted to note that Sustainable Food Systems: The Role of the City has been reviewed in the Journal of Political Ecology. The reviewer notes that this fascinating book is: “…a breath of fresh air, taking, as it does, a strong and convincing political ecology argument into conversation with more scientific debates around food security […]

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