Simmel Studies

Grazie ai fondi di ricerca di ateneo è stato possibile ripubblicare la rivista “Simmel Studies”, fondata dal Prof. Dr. Otthein Rammstedt, curatore delle opere complete di Georg Simmel. SIMMEL STUDIES

Impressum: Otthein Rammstedt (Editor Emeritus); Vincenzo Mele (Editor in Chief);
Gregor Fitzi, Claudia Portioli, Cécile Rol (Editors); Enrico Campo (Editorial Assistant).

Editorial board: Einer M. Acevedo (University of Antioquia, Colombia); Ferruccio Andolfi (University of Parma, Italy); Laura Boella (University of Milano, Italy); Vittorio Cotesta (University of Roma 3, Italy); Alessandro Dal Lago (University of Genova, Italy); Antonio De Simone (University of Urbino, Italy); Nigel Dodd (London School of Economics, UK); Maria Caterina Federici (University of Perugia, Italy); Alexander Filippov (Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia); Uta Gerhardt (Heidelberg University, Germany); Elisabeth Goodstein (Emory University, USA); Austin Harrington (University of Leeds, UK); Paolo Jedlowski (University of Cosenza, Italy); Thomas Kemple (University of British Columbia, Canada); Uwe Krähnke (University of Bielfeld, Germany); Volkhard Krech (Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany); Ralph Leck (Indiana State University, USA); Klaus Lichtblau (Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany); Harald A. Mieg (Georg Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies-Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany); Natalia Canto Milà (Open University of Catalonia, Spain); Hans-Peter Müller (Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany); Guy Oaks (Monmouth University, USA); Christian Papilloud (Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittemberg, Germany); Olli Pyyhtinen (University of Tampere, Finland); Enzo Rutigliano (University of Trento, Italy); Olga Sabido Ramos (Metropolitan Autonomous University, unit of Azcapotalco, Mexico); Daniel Silver (University of Toronto, Canada); Barbara Thériault (University of Montréal, Canada); Denis Thouard (Centre March Bloch Berlin, Germany); Monica Tokarzewska (University of Thorun, Poland); Gabriella Turnaturi (University of Bologna, Italy); Esteban Vernik (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina); Leopoldo Waizbort (University of São Paulo, Brasil); Patrick Watier (University of Strasbourg, France); Shu-Er Wei (Nahhua University, Taiwan).

Simmel Studies is published by the Georg Simmel-Gesellschaft e.V., Präsident Prof. Dr. Otthein Rammstedt, Otto-Beck-Str. 8, 68165 Mannheim (Deutschland); Deutsche Bank, IBAN: DE82 4807 0024 0196 3404 00. Subscriptions-2016 Prices (two numbers, shipping costs not included):

Individuals                                   Institutions

Print €30                                     Print €50

Online €30                                   Online €100

Print + online €45                        Print + online €120

Simmel Studies in digital format is available on É For more information about the institutional subscription, contact Érudit by phone at 514-343-6111 # 5500 or by email at

Articles published in Simmel Studies are original articles, not yet published or considered for publication elsewhere. Contributors may submit articles in English, German and French, and each article should be accompanied by a brief abstract (150 words) in English and the complete address of the author, including e-mail.

Authors should send their manuscript as email attachment to in format .rtf (readable with Word for Windows/Mac). Texts should be written with eleven sized Times New Roman and conform to the Simmel Studies’ style. For all details, please ask our Notes for contributors.

Articles will be double blind peer reviewed by members of the editorial board. Authors will receive confirmation of the appropriate reception of their articles and subsequently an evaluation form.

All correspondence should be sent to: Vincenzo Mele, Università di Pisa, Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche, via Serafini 3/A, 56126 Pisa (Italia).

Simmel Studies is abstracted and indexed by Sociological Abstracts (SA). Social Planning/Policy & Development Abstracts (SOPODA), and Linguistics and Language Behaviour Abstracts (LLBA).




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ISSN (Print) 1616-2552

ISSN (Online) 2512-1022





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