How can we ensure Quality in Peer Review? #PeerRevWk19

The peer review process is the backbone of academic publishing and the most important vehicle for quality assurance of published material. Stockholm University Press Peer Review Policies By Christina Lenz and Sofie Wennstrom, Managing Editors at Stockholm University Press Quality in peer review This year’s peer review week is about quality. There are many stakeholders … More How can we ensure Quality in Peer Review? #PeerRevWk19

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