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

Kriminologen Henrik Tham diskuterar konsekvenser av den svenska narkotikapolitiken

I DN Debatt (4/1) argumenterar Henrik Tham, professor emeritus i kriminologi vid Stockholms universitet och redaktör för antologin Retreat or Entrenchment? Drug Policies in the Nordic Countries at a Crossroads för en reträtt från den svenska förbudslinjen mot knark. Regeringen måste nu tillsätta den utredning för utvärdering av narkotikapolitiken som en enig riksdag begärt, anser … More Kriminologen Henrik Tham diskuterar konsekvenser av den svenska narkotikapolitiken

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

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.)

New book from Stockholm University Press: Krig och fred i vendel- och vikingatida traditioner, by Håkan Rydving & Stefan Olsson (eds.)

What were the ideas about conflicts and conflict resolutions in the Nordic countries during the Vendel Period and the Viking Age? How were the gods Odin and Thor perceived to affect war and peace? These are examples of questions that the contributors of this book discuss. Other topics are how the role of gender and power … More New book from Stockholm University Press: Krig och fred i vendel- och vikingatida traditioner, by Håkan Rydving & Stefan Olsson (eds.)

#OpenAccessWeek #OpenInAction – First OA book in the Series Stockholm Studies in Comparative Religion

We are happy to announce that the Editorial board of Stockholm Studies in Comparative Religion has now published their first open access book with Stockholm University Press. New book from Stockholm University Press: Horizons of Shamanism: A Triangular Approach to the History and Anthropology of Ecstatic Techniques The multifarious and sometimes contested concept of “shamanism” has … More #OpenAccessWeek #OpenInAction – First OA book in the Series Stockholm Studies in Comparative Religion

Platonic Occasions – New book from Stockholm University Press

Platonic Occasions: Dialogues on Literature, Art and Culture, by Richard Begam and James Soderholm An experiment in criticism inspired by Platonic inquiry What have we learned about the initiatives of culture and literature since our classical predecessors? In Platonic Occasions: Dialogues on Literature, Art and Culture, Richard Begam and James Soderholm reflect upon a wide … More Platonic Occasions – New book from Stockholm University Press

Stockholm University Press joins OAPEN!

By: Sofie Wennström Stockholm University Press is delighted to sign an agreement with OAPEN for further dissemination worldwide of their books. The OAPEN Library indexes academic and quality assured open access books, and provides a platform for further spread of electronic sources beyond the publisher platform. The OAPEN Library ensure that the peer review process … More Stockholm University Press joins OAPEN!

It takes two to tango – the value of peer reviewer recognition

By: Sofie Wennström In a recent blog post by the Scholarly Kitchen team, compelling arguments are made for institutions and funding agencies to start recognising the work done by academics that by tradition has been going on “behind the scenes”. Now, how does this relate to the library structures? Well, Stockholm University Press is currently … More It takes two to tango – the value of peer reviewer recognition