About Baltic Worlds

Baltic Worlds is a quarterly publication, with international distribution. The journal Baltic Worlds is published by the Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES) at Södertörn University, and is financed by funds made available by the Östersjöstiftelsen (Baltic Sea Foundation).

Baltic Worlds is an English-language magazine aimed at individuals and institutions with a professional interest in the economy, politics, culture, and history of the Baltic Sea region. Baltic Worlds seeks to disseminate knowledge about the research being conducted on and in the Baltic Sea region and Eastern Europe. Baltic Worlds contains both peer-reviewed material written by researchers and articles solicited by professional writers, as well as reviews and commentary by researchers. All scientific articles have been peer-reviewed. The scientific advisory council includes scholars from several countries and disciplines.

Peer-reviewed articles have undergone a double-blind peer-review by at least two independent specialists. A peer-reviewed article published in BW generates one publication point for the authors and their institutions in the Norwegian bibliometric register (DHB). Baltic Worlds is an Open Access Journal and all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Authors do keep the copyright to their own articles. Reuse of articles, such as republishing or translation, may be freely done as long as it is noted that the articles firstly has been published in Baltic Worlds, stating pages and issue.

Baltic Worlds is an Open Access Journal. Our Open Access policy means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the scholarly articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author; as long as  it is noted that the article firstly has been published in Baltic Worlds, stating pages and issue, and name of aouthor(s). This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of Open Access.

Baltic Worlds signed an agreement with EBSCO January 2013 about inclusion in EBSCOhost™ databases,.

ISSN: 2000-2955

The Chair of the scientific advisory council and scientific editor is Markus Huss, PhD in literature, Stockholm University.

Joakim Ekman, professor CBEES, is the person legally responsible for the publication.

Ninna Mörner, is the editor-in-chief of Baltic Worlds.

Sara Bergfors and Lena Fredriksson,work with the design of the printed journal.

Translator Brian Manning Delaney has developed the Style Guide, based on a modified version of the Chicago system.

The illustrators for the journal include both young as well as established artists.

In addition, there are a large number of illustrators, writers, and researchers who contribute or have contributed to the magazine in various ways.

Learn more about all Baltic Worlds collaborators under the tab Contributors.

If you would like to contribute an article, read more under the tab Contribute.

The magazine is sent to a number of subscribers in over 50 countries around the Baltic Sea and in Eastern Europe, but also subscribers in other countries within the EU, and elsewhere.

Subscriptions to Baltic Worlds are free. More information can be found under the tab Subscriptions (where you can also indicate a change of address).

About this Web Site

Each issue of the printed Journal Baltic Worlds can be dowloaded as a PDF-file. Press here.>>

You may also will find a selection of articles previously published in the quarterly Baltic Worlds, in particular research articles and reviews, published directly on the Web. Those articles will be added and arranged in chronological order. They are categorized according to the same vignettes used in the magazine: essay, feature, review and interview.

To navigate around the site, simply search using the tags.

On the start page there is a presentation of articles grouped around various themes or topics the editors want to highlight.

It is easy to leave a comment on the individual articles, and it is possible to suggest an article to a colleague. Baltic Worlds on the Web is a space where views and ideas on research can be exchanged, in good scientific tradition.

The editor have the possibility of eliminating comments they regard as misuse, and we would like to hear from anyone who wants report any suspected misuse, but Baltic Worlds cannot take responsibility for every single post.

This site is under development, new functions and sources of information will be added.

If you have ideas about how the site can be improved and developed, please email the editorial board: bw.editor@sh.se.