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

Open access books on the agenda – 20th #oabook – celebrating #OAWeek

By Christina Lenz, Managing Editor of Books at Stockholm University Press The next book published at Stockholm University Press will be the 20th. Two more titles are on their way, which means that this year we will have published 22 books altogether. Our previous record was publishing five new titles a year. This year we … More Open access books on the agenda – 20th #oabook – celebrating #OAWeek

New book from Stockholm University Press: The Power of the In-Between: Intermediality as a Tool for Aesthetic Analysis and Critical Reflection #oabooks

How can the concept of intermediality be understood and used in the humanities? The Power of the In-Between: Intermediality as a Tool for Aesthetic Analysis and Critical Reflection gathers fourteen case studies where different intermedial issues are explored. The participating researchers investigate phenomena such as contemporary installation art, twentieth-century geography books, renaissance sculpture, media theory, … More New book from Stockholm University Press: The Power of the In-Between: Intermediality as a Tool for Aesthetic Analysis and Critical Reflection #oabooks

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

New book from Stockholm University Press: Modernism as Institution: On the Establishment of an Aesthetic and Historiographic Paradigm

Is it possible to distinguish between the history of modern art and the history of modernism? Anyone who studies the history of modern art—in art museums, in the classroom, in art historical handbooks or specialist surveys—will soon be aware of a certain recurrent pattern governing the selection of objects and forming a certain type of … More New book from Stockholm University Press: Modernism as Institution: On the Establishment of an Aesthetic and Historiographic Paradigm

The Problem with Perfect – Making Peer Review More User-Friendly

Stockholm University Press is a researcher-led publisher, and as such, we have to continuously improve and adapt our processes and practices in collaboration with authors, editors and reviewers to ensure that we provide the best possible opportunities for communication of good quality research. But it is of course not easy to make it perfect, considering all aspects of scholarly publishing! … More The Problem with Perfect – Making Peer Review More User-Friendly

Migration som livsstil – en bok om den Spaniensvenska diasporan | New book out now: The Guide to Spanish-Sweden

Hur blir de svenska migranterna i södra Spanien en livsstilsdiaspora?
Huvudaktören i denna bok är de stora nordiska sociala föreningarna i södra Spanien och de verksamheter de utvecklar för att främja svenskarnas sammanhållning. Studien visar att föreningarna går i spetsen för en diasporisk mobilisering av en svensk gemenskap. Detta görs genom att erbjuda de svenska migranterna sociala arenor, innehållsrika aktiviteter och service av olika slag. Föreningarna kan på så sätt underlätta migranternas förverkligande av sina livsstilsprojekt samtidigt som de också snitslar en väg in i Spaniensverige. Boken handlar om hur diasporagemenskap görs genom en mobilisering kring livsstilsprojektet där ålder, klass och transnationalitet är viktiga ingredienser. … More Migration som livsstil – en bok om den Spaniensvenska diasporan | New book out now: The Guide to Spanish-Sweden

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’