Published continuously since 1881, Historisk tidskrift
(“Historical journal”) is Sweden’s leading journal for research
in history and economic history. It is a quarterly, peer-reviewed
journal published by the Swedish Historical Society, a member
of the International Committee of Historical Sciences. With
an edition of approximately 1 300 copies distributed to national
and international subscribers, Historisk tidskrift is the largest
Swedish academic journal in the humanities. Each yearly volume
has four issues and contains approximately 800 pages.
tidskrift publishes articles based on original research in
the historical sciences and has no chronological, thematic,
disciplinary or geographic restrictions. All article manuscripts
that pass the first editorial review are assessed by at least
two external reviewers, one of whom is normally affiliated
with a non-Swedish academic institution. Currently, around
one out of five unsolicited manuscripts is accepted for publication.
In addition to original research Historisk tidskrift also
publishes review essays, book reviews, debates and notices.
The majority of Swedish dissertations in the disciplines of
history and economic history are reviewed by faculty opponents.
Every year a thematic issue is published which typically contains
six to nine research articles on a specific theme of current
The majority of the contributions to Historisk tidskrift
are written in Swedish, although occasionally articles and
review essays are published in another Scandinavian language
or in English. All research articles are provided with an English
summary of between 1 000 and 2 000 signs. Since 2002, all issues
are published in full text on the journal’s Internet web page
with a half year moving wall.
Historisk tidskrift is published
with the support of the Swedish Research Council and Sweden’s
Royal Academy of Letters. Subscriptions are SEK 200 per year
for students under the age of 30, SEK 400 for individuals and
SEK 500 for institutions within Sweden. For international subscribers
postage is added. Please contact the editiorial office at firstname.lastname@example.org for orders and more information.