Studia Rosenthaliana is the world’s only scholarly journal on the history, culture and heritage of the Jews in the Netherlands, its colonies and diasporas. It was established by the Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana, University of Amsterdam, in 1967 and covers a wide variety of subjects. Studia Rosenthaliana is a double-blind peer-reviewed fully "diamond" open access English-language journal. It appears twice a year.
Studia Rosenthaliana was founded in 1967. It appeared with Van Gorcum from 1967 to 1998, Amsterdam University Press from 1999 to 2001 and Peeters from 2002-2014. All previous issues except 2014 have been digitized and can be found here.
From 2020 the journal appears again with Amsterdam University Press. The process of editing and publishing is coordinated from the Menasseh ben Israel Institute for Jewish Social and Cultural Studies in Amsterdam, an academic collaboration between the University of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Jewish Cultural Quarter.
The journal is open to article submissions on all aspects of on the history, culture and heritage of the Jews in the Netherlands, its colonies and diasporas. It is interested in all disciplines including (but not limited to) the fields of Jewish History, Jewish Studies, Amsterdam, Yiddish, Antisemitism, the Dutch Republic, Religious Studies, Ashkenazic Studies, Sephardic Studies, Booklore, Book History, Judaism, Yiddish Studies, Literature, Art, Philosophy, Economic History, Social History, Linguistics, Holocaust Studies, Political History, Early Modern History and Modern History.
The journal will be published online in two issues per year.
This journal is published in "Diamond Open Access" which means that authors are not required to find funding for publication. The journal is sponsored by the Menasseh ben Israel Institute for Jewish Social and Cultural Studies in Amsterdam, an academic collaboration between the University of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Jewish Cultural Quarter.
All articles are published under the terms of the CC-BY 4.0 license.
As an open access academic journal Studia Rosenthaliana cannot exist without the support of sponsors. It is currently sponsored by a subsidy from the ‘commissie joodse erfpachttegoeden’. For its long-term existence it is in need of additional sponsors and donations. Those interested in supporting the journal financially can contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Rachel Boertjens Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana
Dr. Bart Wallet University of Amsterdam, Free University of Amsterdam
Dr. David Wertheim Menasseh ben Israel Insititute
Prof. Irene Zwiep University of Amsterdam
Dr. Alexander van der Haven University of Bergen
The Menasseh ben Israel Institute functions as the editorial office of Studia Rosenthaliana.
Manuscripts should be submitted digitally as a word file to email@example.com.
Authors should carefully read and follow the instructions in the Guide for Authors.
Menasseh ben Israel Institute
Postal address: PO Box 16737 NL-1001 RE Amsterdam
Visiting address: Nieuwe Amstelstraat 3-5, Amsterdam
Telephone: +31(0)20 5310324
Studia Rosenthaliana publishes reviews of books on Dutch Jewish History. Review copies can be sent to our review editor Alexander van der Haven
Postal address: Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion University of Bergen POB 7805, 5020 Bergen, Norway
Prof. Marion Aptroot Heinrich Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany
Prof. Avriel Bar-Levav The Open University of Israel
Prof. Aviva Ben-Ur University of Massachusetts Amherst
Prof. Karin Hofmeester International Institute of Social History, Netherlands
Prof. Wim Klooster Clark University
Dr. Gerben Zaagsma University of Luxembourg
Prof. Shmuel Feiner Bar Ilan University, Israel
Prof. Matt Goldish Ohio State University, USA
Prof. Jonathan Israel Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton, USA
Prof. Yosef Kaplan Hebrew University Jerusalem
Prof. James Kennedy Universiteit Utrecht
Prof. Vivian Liska Universiteit Antwerpen, Hebrew University
Prof. Dan Michman Bar Ilan University/ Yad Vashem, Israel
Prof. Steven Nadler University of Wisconsin-Madison
Prof. Emile Schrijver University of Amsterdam, director Jewish Historical Museum Amsterdam
Amsterdam University Press and this journal endorse the COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) guidelines and will pursue cases of suspected research and publication misconduct (e.g. falsification, unethical experimentation, plagiarism, inappropriate image manipulation, redundant publication). Our full Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement can be consulted here.
Submitted manuscripts are read by members of the editorial board, who decide whether to accept for peer review. Once accepted for peer review, the anonymized version is read by two external reviewers (double blind peer review), who report to the editorial board. The editorial board decides whether to accept, conditionally accept or reject the manuscript. If the article is conditionally accepted, it will be returned to the author for revision, upon which the editors take the final decision to accept or reject the article for publication. Authors will need to sign a Consent to Publish Agreement prior to publication.
Articles in this journal have Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs), which are registered with CrossRef. The DOI is a unique number that identifies a published article. The DOI provides a link to current information about that article, including where it can be found online, irrespective of any changes in the journal or publishing company website.
For long-term preservation, all issues of this journal as published by AUP are archived at CLOCKSS and Zenodo.
Institutions €123.00 per year (excl. VAT)
Individuals €42.00 per year (incl. VAT)
Single print issue: €29.95 (incl. VAT).
Postage costs outside of the Netherlands are not included.
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