News & events

Find out our latest news at ANU Press, including featured titles, recent publications, upcoming book launches, interviews, publication subsidies and prizes.

2017 CASS PhD Publishing Prize Winner

Date posted: 2 November 2017

The 2017 Australian National University’s College of Arts and Social Science PhD thesis publication prize has been awarded to Dr Anni Doyle Wawrzyńczak for a book to be developed from her doctoral... more

Exploring the Earth Under the Sea – public lecture and book launch

Event date: 7 December 2017

Professor Neville Exon explores the achievements of Australian scientists during Australia’s involvement with the International Ocean Discovery Program, a marine research collaboration involving 23... more

Global Allies – public lecture and book launch

Event date: 22 November 2017

Her Excellency Ms Unni Kløvstad, Norwegian Ambassador to Australia, will officially launch Global Allies: Comparing US Alliances in the 21st Century, edited by Professor Michael Wesley. The public... more

Open Access for Books: Applying an International Lens

Event date: 20 November 2017

Dr Frances Pinter, eminent academic publisher, will take us on a journey through her thoughts on innovations in scholarly open‑access publishing, including initiatives she has started such as... more

2nd round of the 2017 ANU Publication Subsidy Fund is now open

Date posted: 31 August 2017

The second round of the 2017 ANU Publication Subsidy Fund is now open for applications. This fund assists in the publication of the results of academic research, supporting the University’s... more

In celebration of 40 years of Aboriginal History journal

Date posted: 30 August 2017

Aboriginal History Inc. and the School of History, College of Arts and Social Sciences at The Australian National University invite applications to attend a masterclass and workshop on writing and... more

2017 CASS PhD Publishing Prize

Date posted: 15 August 2017

The CASS Humanities & Creative Arts ANU Press Editorial Board is offering a prize valued at $2,500 for the best completed and passed PhD thesis submitted to it for publication. No money will be... more

Book launch: Australia goes to Washington

Event date: 24 July 2017

Since 1940, when an Australian legation was established in Washington DC, Australian governments have expected much from their representatives in the American capital. This book brings together... more

Book launch: Kastom, Property and Ideology

Event date: 12 May 2017

The relationship between customary land tenure and ‘modern’ forms of landed property has been a major political issue in the ‘Spearhead’ states of Melanesia since the late colonial period, and is... more

Book launch: New Worlds from Below

Event date: 4 May 2017

Amidst a landscape of political disenchantment, ordinary people in East Asia are finding new ways to take control of their own lives, respond to threats to their physical and cultural survival, and... more