News

Environmental Sustainability at Liverpool University Press: Working Towards Net Zero

In November 2021 Liverpool University Press (LUP) reaffirmed its commitment to environmental sustainability by becoming a founding signatory of the Publishing Declares sustainability pledge and adding its signature to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Publishers Compact. The intention was to build on the work of the Press’s internal Environmental Sustainability Group, established in 2019 and charged with identifying challenges and opportunities to practise and promote environmental sustainability across all areas of the business, by providing a basis for devising a set of practical objectives against which LUP can measure progress towards its aim of achieving carbon neutrality.

History, Journals, Literature, News

Celebrating Disability History Month 2022

From 16th November to 16th December 2022 it is Disability History Month throughout the UK, with events throughout the month celebrating the themes of Disability, Health and Wellbeing. To mark this, the team at Liverpool University Press have put together a curated reading list full of OA and free to read content.

Journals, Modern Languages

Introducing ‘Language and Education in the Lusophone Countries: Theory and Practice’: A Bilingual Modern Languages Open Special Collection

This month sees the launch of a new special collection on Modern Languages Open that brings together both academics and practitioners working on language and education in the Lusophone world and is bilingual in English and Portuguese, thus maximising opportunities for dissemination and impact and challenging the anglocentricity of academic scholarship. Here, editor Nicola Bermingham explains the research context and thinking that informs this collection of essays.

Poetry

Pavilion Author Q&A: Sarah Westcott

For the latest interview in the series, we chatted to Sarah Westcott, author of Slant Light (2016) and Bloom (2020) to discuss her two collections and her feelings about poetry and nature more widely, examining the discourse between the two which flows throughout her work.

Journals

Open for Climate Justice: Open Access Week 2022

The theme of this year’s International Open Access week is ‘Open for Climate Justice’. The theme seeks to encourage connection and collaboration among the climate movement and the international open community. In this spirit we have complied a reading list of the latest research from our Planning journals, Town Planning Review (TPR) and International Development Planning Review (IDPR), that examines climate resilience, environmental justice, energy access, and climate-change research, and is available to read Open Access.