Journals, Uncategorized

Town Planning Review 90.5 Featured Article

The editors of Town Planning Review have selected ‘The planned ‘city-region’ in the New Urban Agenda: an appropriate framing for urban food security?’ by Jane Battersby and Vanessa Watson as the Featured Article for Town Planning Review 90.5. The paper will be free to access for a limited time here. When asked to describe the paper and highlight its … Continue reading

Heritage and Landscape

Survey of Exeter Cathedral Stained Glass using portable X-ray fluorescence (pXRF)

Glassworking in England from the 14th to the 20th Century is a detailed examination of the English glass industry with an emphasis on the archaeological evidence. Author David Dungworth is an archaeological scientist with over 25 years' experience of studying early metal and glass industries, and below discusses a recent survey of some of the … Continue reading

Journals, Modern Languages, News

Modern Languages Open to launch a Linguistics Section

Liverpool University Press is delighted to announce the introduction of a Linguistics section to our open access platform, Modern Languages Open. The Linguistics Section will be edited by Nicola Bermingham (University of Liverpool), and will be supported by an Editorial Board which consists of Michelle Harrison (University of Leicester), Professor Kerstin Hoge (University of Oxford), … Continue reading


The phenomenon of the “amateur”

The September volume in the Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment series, L’amateur à l’époque des Lumières, studies the phenomenon of amateurship in several disciplines and cultural backgrounds. It aims to articulate sociological, rhetorical, and poetical perspectives, as the term "amateur" is considered to refer to a social type or role, to a discursive figure, … Continue reading