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Bauhan logoAcademia Press is a fast growing, independent academic publishing house located in Ghent (Belgium). As a subsidiary of J. Story - Scientia Scientific Booksellers, Academia Press is a dedicated and dynamic participant within the academic and professional book market.

Academia Press specializes in the publication of:

  • high-quality academic research;
  • textbooks which didactically transmit research to students;
  • professional and informative publications, in which research is made accessible to specific professional target groups and/or a wider audience;
  • series and journals, in which research is valorized for a specialized academic audience.

Academia Press was established at the end of the 1980s with the explicit aim of developing an independent press according to the model of American and British University Presses. As a subsidiary of J. Story – Scientia Scientific Booksellers, Academia Press has fast become a commercial enterprise. It has, however, remained faithful to its initial mission to function as a gatekeeper, and to serve the academic community by supporting and stimulating scholarship. As a member of the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP), Academia Press remains fully qualified and up to date with regard to recent developments within the domain of academic publishing. We follow the latest issues, trends and relevant publications closely, attend conferences and workshops, and frequent international fairs such as the London Book Fair and the Frankfurter Buchmesse on a regular basis. To learn more about Academia Press... (click here)

UPNE distributes two series from Academia Press: Archaeological Reports Ghent University and Studies in Performing Arts and Film as well as a number of non-series titles.


Aerial Photography and Archaeology
A Century of Information
This publication contains the selected proceedings of a conference devoted to the history of aerial photography (Ghent, 2003).
Bourgeois, Jean; Meganck, Marc, eds.

Archaeology in Confrontation
Aspects of Roman Military Presence in the Northwest
This collection of papers focuses on the Provincial-Roman archaeology of Northern Gaul, Germany and Britain.
Vermeulen, Frank; Sas, Kathy & Dhaeze, Wouter, eds.

The British on the Belgian Coast
The North Sea as Front Line during the Great War
British soldiers defending the Allied front in Belgium on land, sea and air during World War I
Vanacker, Luc

Commerce and the Countryside
The rural population’s involvement in the commodity market in Flanders, 1750–1910
A historical analysis of the economic importance of weekly markets in Flanders during the 18th and 19th century
Ronsijn, Wouter

Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism
In Great Britain and Ireland
A large-scale reference work covering the journalism industry in 19th-Century Britain
Brake, Laurel

Electronic Power Control 2
Electronic Motor Control 8th edition
An updated indispensable companion for engineers and other specialists in the field of power electronics
Pollefliet, Jean

The Ideologies of Lived Space in Literary Texts

This edited volume presents original essays on the ideological role of space in literary texts
Heirman, Jo and Klooster, Jacqueline

Intersectionality
DiGeSt Journal of Diversity and Gender Studies
Explores intersectionality as theory, concept, and heuristic device for research, policy, and practice
Celis, Karen

The Last Hunter-Gatherer-Fishermen in Sandy Flanders (NW Belgium)

This study presents and discusses relevant environmental and chronological data with regard to the so-called ‘Waasland Scheldepolders’, one of the most archaeologically promising but also threatened areas of Northern Belgium.
Crombé, Philippe, ed.

Not a Day Without a Line
Understanding Artists’ Writings
Emphasizing the visual arts, including performance art, this book focuses on artists’ writings that challenge our understanding of them as a text or an instance of reflection
De Preester, Helena

Professional Learning in Education
Challenges for Teacher Educators, Teachers and Student Teachers
On teacher educators’ professionalism and (student) teachers’ practices and professional development
De Wever, Bram

Radiology in a Trench Coat
Military Radiology on the Western Front During the Great War
A new medical discipline reaching full adulthood during the First World War
Van Tiggelen, René

Return to Sender
Constantijn Huygens as a Man of Letters
The image of the Dutch diplomat-poet Constantijn Huygens (1596–1687) as it emerges from his letters
Gosseye, Lise

Storytelling in the Moment
Exploring a Contemporary Verbal Art in Britain and Ireland
A wide-ranging, multidisciplinary yet accessible exploration of contemporary verbal storytelling in Britain and Ireland
Howes, Michael