News & events

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

Understanding the news in 2021

Date posted: 10 February 2021

As the Myanmar coup continues to rattle world politics, two books shed a light on Myanmar’s turbulent democratic history. Trevor Wilson’s Eyewitness to... more

‘Realities and Future of Work’ Review

Date posted: 9 December 2020

Excerpt from Barbara Pocock’s review of David Peetz’s Realities and Future of Work Labour History • Number 119 • November 2020 The pandemic experience reveals what many workers know: formal... more

ANU Press’ record-breaking 2020

Date posted: 4 November 2020

Vindicating the need for open-access peer-reviewed resources, ANU Press has enjoyed a record-breaking year with over 4.1m downloads at the end of the third quarter. We’ve summarised some of the key... more

20,000 downloads for our first title published using Shorthand

Date posted: 4 November 2020

Fluid Matter(s) is the first ANU Press title published using Shorthand. The rich and evocative design has captured the attention of researchers across... more

Celebrating NAIDOC Week

Date posted: 4 November 2020

ANU is a world leader in the advancement of Indigenous scholarship, and enjoys a long-standing commitment to Indigenous reconciliation. Our collection includes over 50 titles dedicated to Indigenous... more

Book Launch: Communicating Science

Event date: 15 September 2020

The launch features five authors telling the story of their country: the USA, Pakistan, Australia, East Africa and Russia. The speakers were selected from the 108 authors who contributed to a book... more

ANU Press in the time of Covid-19

Date posted: 15 July 2020

James J. Fox The Australian National University Introduction Around the world, the need to access information during the COVID lockdown has enhanced the open-access movement. ANU Press is the... more

2020 CASS PhD Publishing Prize

Date posted: 13 February 2020

2020 Prize to assist with publication of a CASS PhD thesis The CASS Humanities & Creative Arts ANU Press Editorial Board is offering a prize valued at $3,000 for the best completed and passed... more

Book Launch: Everyday Revolutions

Event date: 26 November 2019

Professor Rae Frances, Dean of the College of Arts and Social Scienes, will launch Everyday Revolutions: Remaking Gender, Sexuality and Culture in 1970s... more

Launch: Australian Journal of Biography and History, No. 2, 2019

Event date: 21 November 2019

The National Centre of Biography, at the ANU, in association with the Canberra and District Historical Society warmly invites you to celebrate the publication of the... more