Focus and Scope
TSEG/ The Low Countries Journal of Social and Economic History is the Dutch-Flemish journal of social and economic history. It is an open access, peer-reviewed, scientific journal which was granted A status/ INT 1 by the European Science Foundation.
The journal publishes articles and reviews in the fields of social and economic history in the broad sense, with a particular but not exclusive interest in the low countries. The journal has a strong interest in the manner in which people in the past have interacted with each other and given shape to social, economic, cultural and political patterns. Key notions here are economic growth, power & (in)equality, group cultures, networks, identity, gender, ethnicity, ecology, trade & technique, entrepreneurship, labour & social movements.
TSEG/The Low Countries Journal of Social and Economic History issues four numbers a year
Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
Authors of articles published remain the copyright holders and grant third parties the right to use, reproduce, and share the article according to the Creative Commons license agreement.
All issues since 1970 are online available in open access. To ensure permanency of all publications, this journal utilises CLOCKSS archiving systems to create permanent archives for the purposes of preservation and restoration.
Self-archivingThis journal is registered as a SHERPA/RoMEO Blue journal.
Authors are explicitly encouraged to deposit their article in their institutional repository.
When publishing in TSEG – the Low Countries Journal of Social and Economic History authors are not required to pay any charges or fees, such as Article Processing Charges (APC), as the costs are currently covered by the International Institute of Social History (socialhistory.org).
Printed version by Uitgeverij Verloren
The Posthumus Institute provides their PhD students with a free subscription.
Abstracting and Indexing
The journal focuses on making content discoverable and accessible through indexing services. Content is also archived around the world to ensure long-term availability.
TSEG is indexed by the following services:
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