New anthology about the forms and functionality of negation

Negatives and Meaning: Social Setting and Pragmatic Effects. Using Negatives in Political Discourse, Social Media and Oral Interaction, edited by Malin Roitman, explores the pragmatic dimension of negation and its functions in media and public discourses, using tools from cognitive, functionalist and pragmatic language theories, and from corpus linguistics. Negation is one of our most … More New anthology about the forms and functionality of negation

Peer reviewed open access textbooks in high demand

In an article in Universitetsläraren, representatives from Stockholm University Library, Stockholm University Press, and Stockholm University Student Union, call on universities and colleges to make academic resources and textbooks more accessible. They wish to open a discussion regarding university textbooks being published with immediate open access. “The aim of open science is to make scientific … More Peer reviewed open access textbooks in high demand

Strindbergs Ockulta Dagboken för första gången utgiven i engelsk översättning

Ockulta Dagboken – The Occult Diary – är en personlig dokumentation av tolv år i en av Sveriges mest lästa, spelade, omdiskuterade och utforskade författares liv – August Strindberg. Boken tillgängliggör för första gången hela Strindbergs dagbok för en internationell publik. Vi har ställt några frågor till utgivaren Per Stam. Åren mellan 1896–1908 var betydelsefulla … More Strindbergs Ockulta Dagboken för första gången utgiven i engelsk översättning

Tomorrow Never Knows – The Stockholm University Press Team is Looking Back and Forward

The Stockholm University Press Team would like to take the opportunity to wish you all a very merry holiday and a happy new year. 2022 was a busy year, and we have noted a few achievements. … More Tomorrow Never Knows – The Stockholm University Press Team is Looking Back and Forward

The Challenge of Building Structural Equity in Open Access Publishing – from a Small Publisher Perspective

The theme for the International Open Access Week in 2021 is ‘Building Structural Equity’. Equity for everyone is a challenge in publishing in general. However, it is a task that needs to be dealt with for open access publishers as their business models, in general, need to include equal opportunities for authors. … More The Challenge of Building Structural Equity in Open Access Publishing – from a Small Publisher Perspective

Intervju med redaktionsrådet Stockholm Studies in Romance Languages

Vi har träffat tre medlemmar i redaktionsrådet för bokserien Stockholm Studies in Romance Languages (SSIRL), Françoise Sullet-Nylander, Cecilia Schwartz och Ken Benson, för att prata om framgångsstrategier, utmaningar och kurslitteratur. Bokserien var en av de allra första som startades på Stockholm University Press. 2015 gavs den första boken ut, Festival Romanistica (Gunnel Engwall & Lars … More Intervju med redaktionsrådet Stockholm Studies in Romance Languages

Ny bok – “Uppkomsten av ett professionellt medicinskt fält” – presenterar professionsforskning med ett nytt perspektiv

Boken handlar om det svenska medicinska fältets framväxt och professionalisering från medeltid till 1990-tal, med fokus på tre av dess yrken som varit aktiva där nämligen läkare, sjuksköterskor och biomedicinska analytiker (tidigare laboratorieassistenter). … More Ny bok – “Uppkomsten av ett professionellt medicinskt fält” – presenterar professionsforskning med ett nytt perspektiv

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

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