Leiden, 1 March, 2021 (published at 8.45 am, before opening stock market)
Brill is delighted to announce that we have reached agreement with the shareholders of Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Verlage (“V&R”) to acquire all business assets of V&R. This renowned German publishing house, founded in 1735 and headquartered in Göttingen, has a superb and long-standing international reputation in the Humanities, especially in the fields of Theology and History. Since 2017 Böhlau Verlag, another high-quality humanities publisher, based in Cologne and Vienna, is also part of the V&R group. Total revenue of the V&R group amounted to c. 10 million euro in 2020.
Brill is pleased to announce the addition of two new peer-reviewed book series to its Social Sciences publishing program: International Studies in Maritime Sociology and Studies in Political Economy of Global Labor and Work. The series will be published online and in print.
Two journals, the Journal of Labor and Society (JLSO) and Protest, have been added to Brill’s expanding publishing program in the Social Sciences. Both journals will be published online and in print. Previous volumes of JLSO are already available on Brill’s website, the first issues of Protest are planned for publication in 2021.