New book from Stockholm University Press: Born in 1953: The story about a post-war Swedish cohort, and a longitudinal research project, by Sten-Åke Stenberg #newbook #oabooks

A dramatic history of a sociological study – Project Metropolitan At the beginning of the 1960s, Swedish researchers started a sociological study of all children born in Stockholm in 1953, Project Metropolitan. This monograph describes the project’s at times dramatic history, where issues of personal integrity and the role of social sciences were heavily debated. These … More New book from Stockholm University Press: Born in 1953: The story about a post-war Swedish cohort, and a longitudinal research project, by Sten-Åke Stenberg #newbook #oabooks

New Book from Stockholm University Press: Pour une généalogie critique de la Francophonie #newbook #oabooks #peerreview

The monograph Pour une généalogie critique de la Francophonie, by Christophe Premat, studies the genesis of the institutions of the Francophonie at the time of independence of African countries in the sixties. Based on geopolitical analysis and postcolonial theories, the author reassesses the position of France which officially distanced itself from this multilateral organization. France controlled … More New Book from Stockholm University Press: Pour une généalogie critique de la Francophonie #newbook #oabooks #peerreview

Stockholm University Press publishes its 20th Open Access book: World Literatures: Exploring the Cosmopolitan-Vernacular Exchange #oabooks #peerreview

We are happy to announce that Stockholm University press publishes its 20th fully Open Access book, the edited volume: World Literatures: Exploring the Cosmopolitan-Vernacular Exchange, edited by Stefan Helgesson, Annika Mörte Alling, Yvonne Lindqvist, and Helena Wulf. Questioning the paradigm of World Literatures Placing itself within the burgeoning field of world literary studies, the organising principle of … More Stockholm University Press publishes its 20th Open Access book: World Literatures: Exploring the Cosmopolitan-Vernacular Exchange #oabooks #peerreview

New book from Stockholm University Press: Essays in Anarchism and Religion: Volume II #oabooks

The uneasy relationship between anarchism and religion – a powerful critique of contemporary global society Anarchism and religion have historically had an uneasy relationship. Indeed, representatives of both sides have regularly insisted on the fundamental incompatibility of anarchist and religious ideas and practices. Yet, ever since the emergence of anarchism as an intellectual and political … More New book from Stockholm University Press: Essays in Anarchism and Religion: Volume II #oabooks

European University Presses discussions on “Keeping up with the standards” #AEUP18 #oabooks #universitypresses #peerreview #publishingstandards

By Christina Lenz, Managing Editor of Books at Stockholm University Press and Secretary in the AEUP board The workshop “Keeping up with the standards” was held in Riga 5-6 June 2018, by the Association of European University Presses (AEUP). The host was RTU Press (Riga Technical University Press). Participants, a total of 28, came from many … More European University Presses discussions on “Keeping up with the standards” #AEUP18 #oabooks #universitypresses #peerreview #publishingstandards

New book from Stockholm University Press: ‘Mozart’s “La clemenza di Tito”: A Reappraisal’

In the two centuries since Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito was first performed, and the almost three centuries since Metastasio created the libretto, many rumours, myths and prejudiced opinions have gathered around the work, creating a narrative that Mozart, Mazzolà and their contemporaries would scarcely recognise. The essays in this book contribute ideas, facts and … More New book from Stockholm University Press: ‘Mozart’s “La clemenza di Tito”: A Reappraisal’

Happy #AcademicBookWeek #WomenWriters #Diversity

Stockholm University Press would like to contribute to #AcademicBookWeek, and present three of our books and their author(s)/editors to celebrate also #WomenWriters and #Diversity. By Christina Lenz, Managing Editor and Communications Manager University Presses are all about #AcademicBooks As an University Press all our published books are academic, #OpenAccess and have been through rigorous #PeerReview. … More Happy #AcademicBookWeek #WomenWriters #Diversity

New book from Stockholm University Press: Unique Edited Collection on Working-Class Literature(s) from a Global and Comparative Perspective

Working-Class Literature(s): Historical and International Perspectives, by John Lennon and Magnus Nilsson (eds.) The aim of this collection is to make possible the forging of a more robust, politically useful, and theoretically elaborate understanding of working-class literature(s). These essays map a substantial terrain: the history of working-class literature(s) in Russia/The Soviet Union, The USA, Finland, … More New book from Stockholm University Press: Unique Edited Collection on Working-Class Literature(s) from a Global and Comparative Perspective

About Open Access Negotations With Publishers, Issues in Peer Review and much more

These articles caught our attention this week. Have we missed anything? Please share your comments below. IFLA Reform Copyright, Drive Development: IFLA Speaks for Libraries in Geneva LIBER Europe The Story Behind LIBER’s Five Principles for Open Access Negotiations With Publishers  OpenAIRE BLOG Open Science Workshop Vienna 2017 FP7 Post-Grant Open Access Pilot: results of … More About Open Access Negotations With Publishers, Issues in Peer Review and much more

It is Peer Review Week 2017 and these articles about Peer Review caught our attention this week

Have we missed anything? Please share your comments below. From Stockholm University Press Why Transparency is Important to Recognition for Review From COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) COPE Webinar: Current issues in Peer Review An analysis of Peer Review Cases Brought to COPE from 1997 -2016 From The London School of Economics and Political Science … More It is Peer Review Week 2017 and these articles about Peer Review caught our attention this week