New Book: Myth, Materiality, and Lived Religion #OAbooks

The authors of the present volume, Myth, Materiality, and Lived Religion: In Merovingian and Viking Scandinavia, focus on the material dimension of Old Norse mythology and the role played by myths in everyday life. More broadly expressed, the collection looks at the social, ceremonial and material contexts of myths. Undiscovered topic on Old Norse mythology … More New Book: Myth, Materiality, and Lived Religion #OAbooks

Ny monografi: Kontrastiva studier och tredjespråksinlärning i nederländska och svenska #oamonographs

Tidigare inlärda språk en resurs Vid inlärningen av ett tredje språk är tidigare inlärda språk en resurs, speciellt språk som är närbesläktade. Nederländska och svenska är två närbesläktade språk som inlärare oftast kommer i kontakt med i vuxen ålder som ett tredje språk. Vilken betydelse har det? Det innebär att inlärare redan har kunskap om … More Ny monografi: Kontrastiva studier och tredjespråksinlärning i nederländska och svenska #oamonographs

New OA Textbook in Art History: Kontextualisering (Contextualisation) #newbook #oabooks

One of the most common Concepts in Humanities This book is about a concept which is constantly used in many different ways, but also one of the most common concepts in humanities: context. However, the significance and use of this concept shifts between disciplines, and sometimes within the same discipline. All chapters in this edited … More New OA Textbook in Art History: Kontextualisering (Contextualisation) #newbook #oabooks

You can’t buy me… – the value of a year from a non-profit university press perspective

The Stockholm University Press team has in the past year seen the result of the hard work of authors and editors, which meant that we could publish nine books in three languages, with topics spanning from the performing arts to the art of teaching. We now have a total of 22 books published, and this … More You can’t buy me… – the value of a year from a non-profit university press perspective

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’