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The Spectral Arctic

The Spectral Arctic: A Cultural History of Ghosts and Dreams in Polar Exploration

Re-thinking our understanding of Arctic exploration by paying attention to the importance of dreams and ghosts in the quest for the Northwest Passage.

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Consumer Data Research

The first consolidated statement of the enormous potential of consumer data research in the academic, commercial and government sectors – and a timely appraisal of the ways in which consumer data challenge scientific orthodoxies.

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Museum Object Lessons for the Digital Age

An exploration of the nature of digital objects in museums, asking us to question our assumptions about the material, social, and political foundations of digital practices.

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Book Launch: Self-build Homes: Social Discourse, Experiences and Directions

Sunday, 29 April 2018

Join Michaela Benson and Iqbal Hamiduddin  for the reception style launch of Self-build Homes: Social Discourse, Experiences and Directions with an overview of the book, case study presentations and networking. Date: Friday 11 May 2018 Time: 17:30 – 19:30 Location: G12 The Bartlett School of Architecture, 22 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0QB Register your attendance Published by UCL Press, Self-Build Homes is available in a variety of formats, […]

Book Launch: The Venice Variations by Sophia Psarra

Friday, 20 April 2018

Hear Sophia Psarra discuss her new book The Venice Variations: Tracing the Architectural Imagination. Date: Wed 2 May 2018 Time: 18:30 – 20:00 Location: 6.02 The Bartlett School of Architecture, 22 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0QB Register your attendance For the launch of her new book Sophia will discuss the lessons learnt from the construction of Venice […]

Global Encyclopaedia of Informality Book Launch Event

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Join UCL Press and the FRINGE Centre for the launch of the two-volume Global Encyclopaedia of Informality, which marks the first publication in the FRINGE Series. Date: Thursday 22nd March 2018 Time: 16:00 – 20:00 Location: IAS Common Ground, Wilkins Building, UCL Register your attendance Alena Ledeneva invites you on a voyage of discovery, to explore society’s open secrets, unwritten rules and […]

Could you be our new admin assistant?

Monday, 29 January 2018

We’re looking for a new admin assistant to help support the UCL Press team! Could it be you? This is a rare opportunity to join a fantastic team who are incredibly knowledgeable, experienced and friendly, who have already made a splash in the academic publishing world. Reporting to the Publishing Manager, the postholder will mainly […]

Australia Day Excerpt: Memorandoms of James Martin: An Astonishing Escape from Early New South Wales

Friday, 26 January 2018

Today’s guest post is an excerpt from Memorandoms of James Martin: An Astonishing Escape from Early New South Wales, to celebrate Australia Day. Download it free here.  At dawn on Sunday 13 May 1787 an unusual convoy of 11 ships departed from Portsmouth. Within a few hours they had sailed into the Channel, intending to […]

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