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Remains of the Soviet Past in Estonia

A fascinating anthropology of forgetting, repair and urban traces.

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Authenticity

The Politics and Poetics of Authenticity

A unique exploration of authenticity at the heart of Sinhala nationalism in late nineteenth and twentieth-century Sri Lanka.

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Archaeologists in Print

Archaeologists in Print

A riveting history of popular publishing in archaeology in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, a pivotal period of expansion and development in both archaeology and publishing.

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Author of Remains of the Soviet Past in Estonia wins EASA Early Career Award 2018

We are delighted that the author of Remains of the Soviet Past in Estonia: An Anthropology of Forgetting, Repair and Urban Traces, Francisco Martinez, has been selected for the EASA Early Career Award 2018. The Award was announced and conferred during the European Association of Social Anthropologists' (EASA) biennial conference at the University of Stockholm, on Thursday, 16th August 2018.

Published: Aug 21, 2018 2:05:52 PM

UCL Press’ open access ebooks top most-read chart

Books published by UCL Press and authored by UCL academics are the most-read open access ebooks on JSTOR, an online library which provides access to more than 12 million academic articles and books.

Published: Aug 13, 2018 12:18:37 PM

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New open access books for September 2018

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

After a short Summer break, we have bumper crop of five titles to see us into the Autumn. Mapping Society is a book we were excited about even before we saw the manuscript. Written by Professor Laura Vaughan (editor of Suburban Urbanities), Mapping Society traces the evolution of social cartography over the past two centuries and takes in everything from a […]

Book Launch: Mapping Society by Laura Vaughan

Friday, 24 August 2018

Join UCL Press and Professor Laura Vaughan to celebrate the publication of her book Mapping Society: The Spatial Dimensions of Social Cartography. Date: 2nd October 2018 Time: 18:00-20:00 Location: Room 6.02, The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, 22 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0AJ Register to attend: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/book-launch-laura-vaughan-mapping-society-tickets-48962367760 From a rare map of yellow fever in eighteenth-century New York, to […]

Sri Lanka at the Crossroads of History launch in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

We are delighted to inform you of  a public launch event for Sri Lanka at the Crossroads of History, sponsored by The American Institiute of Sri Lankan Studies. The launch will feature the editors Alan Strathern (Oxford University) and Zoltán Biedermann (University College London), in conversation with Jagath Weerasinghe (Post Graduate Institute of Archaeology) and Anne […]

New Open Access Books for July 2018

Monday, 02 July 2018

This month we have two new open access books that will transport you to far-away places: Sri Lanka and Estonia. On July 2nd, we bring you The Politics and Poetics of Authenticity: A Cultural Genealogy of Sinhala Nationalism, Harshana Rambukwella’s fascinating exploration of the role of cultural authenticity in the making of nations. Placing authenticity at the heart of […]

Author Experience: Nick Piercey

Thursday, 28 June 2018

Today’s guest post is by Nick Piercey, author of  Four Histories about Early Dutch Football 1910–1920: Constructing Discourses , Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Sport History in the Department of Exercise and Sports Science at Manchester Metropolitan University and an Honorary Research Associate in UCL’s Department of Dutch in the UCL School of European Languages, Culture & […]

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