Jahrbuch fuer Kommunikationsgeschichte

The Jahrbuch für Kommunikationsgeschichte (“Yearbook for Communication History”) is an interdisciplinary forum for scholars interested in the history of culture, media, and communication. The yearbook offers four main sections. The first section, Essays, publishes recent research on the history of communication; the research concentrates on primary sources and focuses on both the problems of the past and the interests of the present. The second, Miscellania, reports on the latest research on archival sources. A broad overview of publications provide the third and fourth sections: Important monographs, compilations and editions are discussed in the Reviews. The fourth section, Bibliography, compiles references from more than 800 international journals and yearbooks.


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Edited by

Prof. Dr. Daniel Bellingradt

Universität Augsburg
Institut für Europäische Kulturgeschichte
Eichleitnerstr. 30
86159 Augsburg

PD Dr. Astrid Blome

Institut für Zeitungsforschung
Max-von-der-Grün-Platz 1–3
44137 Dortmund

Prof. Dr. Jörg Requate

Universität Kassel
Geschichte Westeuropas
FB 05 Gesellschaftswissenschaften
Nora-Platiel-Str. 1
34127 Kassel

Advisory board

Stefanie Averbeck-Lietz (Bremen)
Olaf Blaschke (Münster)
Holger Böning (Bremen)
Frank Bösch (Potsdam)
Andreas Fickers (Esch-sur-Alzette)
Dagmar Freist (Oldenburg) 
Markus Friedrich (Hamburg)
Maria Löblich (Berlin) 
Rudolf Stöber (Bamberg) 

Editorial office

Karen Peter
Bochumer Straße 25
10555 Berlin



Prof. Dr. Daniel Bellingradt
Universität Augsburg
Institut für Europäische Kulturgeschichte
Eichleitnerstr. 30
86159 Augsburg


Founded by

Holger Böning
Arnulf Kutsch
Rudolf Stöber

Jahrbuch für Kommunikationsgeschichte

General information

ISSN 1438-4485 (print)

ISSN 2748-2502 (online)

Founded: 1999

Publication frequency: annual

Size: 17 x 24 cm

Annual number of pages: ca. 336

Languages: German

Review section: Yes

Databases covering Jahrbuch fuer Kommunikationsgeschichte: 

  • Dietrich's Index Philosophicus
  • ERIH PLUS – European Reference Index for the Humanities
  • IBR / IBZ
  • IBSS – International Bibliography of the Social Sciences
  • Ulrichs web

Publishing information

Please send manuscript submissions to the editorial office (jbkg@posteo.de). Submissions must be original articles (no translations) which must not be previously published. During the review process, manuscripts may not be submitted elsewhere. A manuscript submitted to the journal must be ready for publication, the editors do not accept partial or draft versions. In initial submissions, the citation rules of the journal do not have to be strictly followed. Please pay attention to the anonymization of your text so that your identity as author cannot be ascertained directly or indirectly (e.g. by acknowledgments and self-references in footnotes).

All submissions are subjected to double blind peer review. The review process can result in acceptance, the recommendation of revisions or rejection of the manuscript. The author is informed of the decision by email. The editors attempt to reach a decision within 3 months of the submission of the manuscript.

If a manuscript is accepted, the editors request a file with the final version. The final version includes names and acknowledgments. Also, please follow the guidelines of publisher and editors provided below.

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