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.
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.
This interdisciplinary volume explores what we have learnt from the we have learnt from the Web so far.
We are delighted to announce the publication of From Revolt to Riches: Culture and History of the Low Countries, 1500-1700, edited by Theo Hermans and Reinier Salverda.
Published: Mar 28, 2017 1:57:14 PM
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
We are delighted to announce the publication of Visualising Facebook by Daniel Miller and Jolynna Sinanan.
Published: Mar 7, 2017 2:27:57 PM
We are delighted to announce the publication of The Web as History: Using Web Archives to Understand the Past and the Present edited by Niels Brügger and Ralph Schroeder.
Published: Mar 7, 2017 10:35:08 AM
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]