Historical Social Research
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Historical Social Research
Historical Social Research
DisciplineSocial history, humanities, social science
LanguageEnglish, German
Edited byWilhelm Heinz Schröder
Publication details
Former name(s)
QUANTUM Information
Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences
Delayed, after 6 months
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Hist. Soc. Res.
OCLC no.224464663

Historical Social Research/Historische Sozialforschung (HSR) is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering political science, social science, cultural studies, and history. It is the official journal of the QUANTUM association and is published by GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences. The journal was established in 1976 as QUANTUM Information and obtained its current name in 1979.[1] The journal publishes four issues plus one supplement per year. All content is available as open access after six months.[2]

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:[3]

Editorial board

Main editors
  • Heinrich Best (Jena), also Managing Editor
  • Wilhelm H. Schröder (Cologne), also Managing Editor-in-Chief
Managing editors
  • Wilhelm H. Schröder, Editor-In-Chief (Cologne)
  • Nina Baur (Berlin)
  • Heinrich Best (Jena)
  • Rainer Diaz-Bone (Lucerne)
  • Philip J. Janssen (Cologne)
  • Johannes Marx (Bamberg)

Topics overview

The HSR has covered a plethora of topics since its inception in 1976. Here is a short overview of the volumes from the last five years:

Year 2020
  • Volume 45.4 (2020): Negotiating the Aftermath of Violence Induced Mobility in the Wake of the Second World War. Rethinking Sources, Methods and Approaches from the Intersection of War and Migration Studies in the Digital Age
  • Volume 45.3 (2020): Social Finance, Impact Investing, and the Financialization of the Public Interest/Challenges for Big Data Analysis
  • Volume 45.2 (2020): Military and Welfare State: Conscription, Military Interests, and Western Welfare States in the Age of Industrialized Mass Warfare
  • Volume 45.1 (2020): Emotion, Authority, and National Character: Historical-Processual Perspectives
Year 2019
  • Supplement 32 (2019): Celebrity's Histories: Case Studies & Critical Perspectives
  • Volume 44.4 (2019): Entrepreneurial Groups and Entrepreneurial Families
  • Volume 44.3 (2019): Islamicate Secularities in Past and Present
  • Volume 44.2 (2019): Governing by Numbers
  • Volume 44.1 (2019): Markets, Organizations, and Law
Year 2018[4]
  • Volume 43.4 (2018): Challenged Elites - Elites as Challengers
  • Volume 43.3 (2018): Economists, Politics, and Society
  • Volume 43.2 (2018): Visualities - Sports, Bodies, and Visual Sources
  • Volume 43.1 (2018): Agent-Based Modeling in Social Science, History, and Philosophy
  • Supplement 31 (2018): Models and Modelling between Digital and Humanities
  • Supplement 30 (2018): Historische Migrationsforschung (Historical Migration Studies) (Note: Only in German)
Year 2017[5]
  • Volume 42.4 (2017): Changing Power Relations and the Drag Effects of Habitus
  • Volume 42.3 (2017): Critique and Social Change: Historical, Cultural, and Institutional Perspectives
  • Volume 42.2 (2017): The Impact of Religious Denomination on Mentality and Behavior / Spatial Dimensions of Governance in 20th Century Political Struggles
  • Volume 42.1 (2017): Markets and Classifications. Categorizations and Valuations as Social Processes Structuring Markets
  • Supplement 29 (2017): From History to Applied Computer Science in the Humanities
Year 2016[6]
  • Volume 41.4 (2016): National Political Elites and the Crisis of European Integration
  • Volume 41.3 (2016): Established-Outsider Relations/Knowledge Transfer as Intercultural Translation
  • Volume 41.2 (2016): Conventions and Quantification
  • Volume 41.1 (2016): Risk & Social History
  • Supplement 28 (2016): Zeitgeschichte zwischen Politik, Biografie und Methodik (Contemporary History Between Politics, Biographies, and Methods) (Note: Only in German)


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