Posted on 20 Jun 2019
Bauhaus Diaspora and Beyond: Transforming Education in Art, Architecture and Design presents an extraordinary new Australasian cultural history. It is a migrant and refugee story: from 1930, the arrival of so many emigre, internee and refugee educators helped to transform art, architecture and design in Australia and New Zealand. Fift een thematic essays and twenty individual case studies bring to light a tremendous amount of new archival material in order to show how these innovative educators, exiled from Nazism, introduced Bauhaus ideas and models to a new world. As their Bauhaus model spanned art, architecture and design, the book provides a unique cross-disciplinary, emigre history of art education in Australia and New Zealand. It off ers a remarkable and little known chapter in the wider Bauhaus venture, which has multiple legacies and continues to inform our conceptions of progressive education, creativity and the role of art and design in the wider community.
Posted on 13 Jun 2019
Melbourne University Publishing has appointed seasoned university publisher Doctor Nathan Hollier as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Posted on 9 May 2019 under Politics and Current Affairs
In this extract from Bill Shorten’s For the Common Good: Reflections on Australia’s Future (MUP, 2016), he looks back on the emphasis on education and social justice in his childhood, inspired by his mother, Ann Shorten.
Posted on 8 Apr 2019
On Thursday 4 April, Dennis Glover launched this collection of essays that brings together leading social security researchers and policy analysts to reflect on past trends, the key changes that the system must adapt to and what this will involve.
Posted on 2 Apr 2019
Covering the banking royal commission, Cardinal George Pell’s conviction, the issues that matter in the upcoming Federal election, the digital revolution and more, these titles are, in true MUP fashion, setting the agenda in political, historical and current affairs. Along with landmark illustrated titles, the very best in Australian academic writing and a cheeky dictionary with a twist—these books are ready to leave their mark.
Posted on 25 Mar 2019
This year, we are proud to present a dynamic catalogue of the very best Australian academic research on history, film, religion, the military and more.
Posted on 21 Mar 2019
The sessions from Adelaide Writers’ Week 2019 are now available in podcast form, so whether you couldn’t make it or would like to hear it all again, settle in for a suite of erudite and contemplative conversations.
Posted on 20 Mar 2019
When socialist barrister and aspiring member of parliament Maurice Blackburn met Doris Hordern, ardent feminist and campaign secretary to Vida Goldstein, neither had marriage in their imagined futures. But they fell in love-with each other as much as with their individual aspirations to change the world for the better.
Posted on 14 Mar 2019
Two new directors with extensive publishing experience were appointed to the board of Melbourne University Publishing Ltd (MUP) by the University of Melbourne Council today. The MUP Board also announced the first eight members of the new MUP Editorial Advisory Board.
Posted on 7 Mar 2019
To celebrate the publication of ‘Kindred’, Kate Legge will be sharing the story of the lovers who preserved Cradle Mountain in Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.
Posted on 5 Mar 2019
This month sees the release of five new ‘books with spine’ by Melbourne University Publishing, with two luxe hardbacks and three new little books on big ideas.
BREAKING: updated edition of Louise Milligan’s ‘Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell’ to be published with new foreword by Tom Keneally
Posted on 1 Mar 2019
Further details of Pell’s crimes against his victims named by Louise Milligan in the book as The Kid and the Choirboy will be detailed. The edition will feature a new foreword by Tom Keneally who describes Cardinal as “a heartbreaking tribute to the children abused within Pell’s circle.”
Posted on 26 Feb 2019
Acclaimed book Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell (MUP, RRP $34.99/ebook $16.99) by Louise Milligan is now available across Australia and worldwide after court suppression orders required the book to be withheld from sale until the judicial processes were complete.
Posted on 12 Feb 2019
The perfect accompaniments to your democracy sausage in 2019
Melbourne University Publishing titles to reach worldwide academic audience via Ebook Central® Platform
Posted on 7 Feb 2019
For the first time the entire catalogue of ebook titles from Melbourne University Publishing (MUP) is available to academic libraries. An agreement between ProQuest and MUP gives libraries access to 630 titles via the Ebook Centralplatform, where they can acquire them by demand-driven acquisition or single-title purchase.
Posted on 5 Feb 2019
‘The People vs The Banks’ reveals what happens when businesses put profit before punters, reward bad behaviour and assume they are beyond the law.
Posted on 16 Jan 2019
Perth Writers Week has released its full program for 2019 ‘Our Imagined Selves’ where MUP authors Jane Caro, Paul Daley and Joëlle Gergis will be speaking at numerous events, engaging readers with conversation, debate and storytelling.
Posted on 14 Jan 2019
With revelatory, compassionate and explosive commentary on a range of topics, you can expect another year of ‘books with spine’ from MUP.
Posted on 19 Dec 2018
Jane Caro will begin a national tour in 2019—is she coming to a town near you?
Posted on 4 Dec 2018 under Writing
Family holidays at the end of the year are most dreaded by family lawyers. Parents lose sight of what the holiday season should be about, says Rebekah Mannering, author of Surviving Your Split.