Indicators of the Internationalization of the Social Sciences and Humanities

Johan Heilbron

Abstract


This contribution, which is part of the collaborative European research project INTERCO-SSH, presents indicators for studying the internationalization of the social and human sciences. Five dimensions are distinguished and for each one of them various indicators are presented. Although neither the dimensions nor the indicators are exhaustive, they capture some of the most significant aspects of internationalization. They pertain to international scholarly associations, international scholarly journals, the flows and meanings of book translations, transnational authorship, and policies of internationalization. In addition to these dimensions, three particular areas of inquiry are presented: changing relations between the North and the South, between Western and Eastern Europe, and between the West and Asia.

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  • Peter Baehr (Lingnan University, Hong Kong),
  • Fernanda Beigel (Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina),
  • Christian Fleck (University of Graz, Austria),
  • Andreas Hess (University College Dublin, Ireland),
  • Laurent Jeanpierre (Université Paris 8, Vincennes-Saint-Denis, France)
  • Olessia Kirtchik (National Research University, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia)
  • Thomas Koenig (Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, Austria)
  • George Steinmetz (University of Michigan, USA)
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  • Carl Neumayr (University of Graz, Austria) 
  • Associate Editors
  • Ivan Boldyrev (Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands)
  • Thibaud Boncourt (Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, France)
  • Matteo Bortolini (University of Padua, Italy)
  • Marcia Consolim (Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil)
  • Christian Dayé (Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt, Austria)
  • Jefferson Pooley (Muhlenberg College, Allentown PA, USA)
  • Elisabeth Simbürger (Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile)
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  • Kristoffer Kropp (Roskilde University, Denmark) 

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  • Richard Bellamy (University College London, United Kingdom)
  • Mark Bevir (University of California, Berkeley, USA)
  • Peter Breiner (State University of New York, USA)
  • Peter Burke (University of Cambridge, Emmanuel College, United Kingdom)
  • Hamilton Cravens (Iowa State University, USA) †
  • Paul H. Erickson (Wesleyan University, USA)
  • Jean-Louis Fabiani (Central European University, Budapest and Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris)
  • Liah Greenfeld (Boston University, USA)
  • Johan Heilbron (Erasmus University, Rotterdam and Centre de sociologie européenne, Paris)
  • Dirk Kaesler (University of Marburg, Germany)
  • Michèle Lamont (Harvard University, USA)
  • Wolf Lepenies (Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Germany)
  • Sergio Miceli (Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil)
  • Philip E. Mirowski, (University of Notre Dame, USA)
  • Helga Nowotny (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
  • William Outhwaite (Newcastle University, United Kingdom)
  • Margaret Schabas (University of British Columbia, Canada)
  • Cherry Schrecker (Université Grenoble-Alpes, France)
  • Peter D. Simonson (University of Colorado, USA)
  • Pierre Singaravélou (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France)
  • Friedrich Stadler (University of Vienna, Austria)
  • Nico Stehr (Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen, Germany)
  • Eleanor R. Townsley (Mount Holyoke College, USA)
  • Stephen P. Turner (University of South Florida, USA)
  • Gary Wickham (Murdoch University, Australia),