New book from Stockholm University Press: Ars Edendi Lecture Series, vol. IV. Edited by Barbara Crostini, Gunilla Iversen and Brian M. Jensen

The Ars edendi Lectures have been organized by the research programme at Stockholm University funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond during the years 2008-2015, with a focus on editorial methods for dynamic textual traditions of medieval Greek and Latin texts. This fourth volume gathers contributions both on the fundamentals of editing, as in Glenn Most ‘What is … More New book from Stockholm University Press: Ars Edendi Lecture Series, vol. IV. Edited by Barbara Crostini, Gunilla Iversen and Brian M. Jensen

New book from Stockholm University Press: Kunskapens tider. Historiska perspektiv på kunskapssamhället (”The knowledge society. A historical perspective”) Annika Sandén & Elisabeth Elgán (eds.)

Today’s society is often characterized as a knowledge society, in contrast to the earlier industrial society. Historians know that all societies are and have been knowledge societies. Without the ability to create, transfer, and use knowledge, between individuals and groups, power areas would neither have been built nor maintained. This edited volume reflects how historical … More New book from Stockholm University Press: Kunskapens tider. Historiska perspektiv på kunskapssamhället (”The knowledge society. A historical perspective”) Annika Sandén & Elisabeth Elgán (eds.)

What did the Brontës do about dialect and think about foreign languages?

New book from Stockholm University Press: From Clerks to Corpora: essays on the English language yesterday and today, edited by Philip Shaw, Britt Erman, Gunnel Melchers & Peter Sundkvist Why is the Isle of Dogs in the Thames called Isle of Dogs? Did King Canute’s men bring English usage back to Jutland? How can we find … More What did the Brontës do about dialect and think about foreign languages?

Starta ett nationellt konsortium för öppna vetenskapliga böcker i Sverige

Boken som publiceringsform är viktig i många vetenskapliga ämnen – särskilt inom humaniora och samhällsvetenskap, där längre resonemang som inte får plats i artikelform är väsentliga för ämnenas forskning. Samtidigt är boken ofta kritiserad för att den inte genomgår samma vetenskapliga kvalitetsgranskning som artiklar, och för att den inte lika ofta är tillgänglig open access. … More Starta ett nationellt konsortium för öppna vetenskapliga böcker i Sverige