Welcome to Peter Lang – International Academic Publishers!

Peter Lang specializes in the Social Sciences and Humanities and covers the complete spectrum from monographs to student textbooks. The Peter Lang Publishing Group has its headquarters in Berne and Pieterlen, Switzerland, with publishing offices strategically located in Berne, Brussels, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Vienna and Warsaw.

The publishing program focuses on the following 12 core disciplines:

  • Economics & Management
  • Education and Pedagogy
  • English Language and Literatures
  • German Language and Literatures
  • History
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Media & Communication
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Romance Languages and Literatures
  • Theology

The Peter Lang academic publishing group covers the complete range of topics in the Social Sciences and Humanities. For example: Cultural Studies, Fine Arts, Religion, Sociology, Psychology, Gender Studies and
Black Diversity Studies.

You can order all our titles online, regardless of whether you want the print or the electronic format. From 2014, Peter Lang eBooks are available as EPUB and ePDF. Peter Lang also supports Open Access publishing.

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Contact us at info@peterlang.com, we look forward to answering your questions.

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Lagerkvist, Johan

Tiananmen redux

The hard truth about the expanded neoliberal ...

Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2016. 360 pp.
ISBN 978-3-0343-2005-4 pb. (Softcover)

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Liberska, Hanna / Farnicka, Marzanna (eds.)

Aggression as a Challenge

Theory and research Current Problems

Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2016. 274 pp., 22 tables, 31 graphs
ISBN 978-3-631-65688-4 hb. (Hardcover)

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Galdia, Marcus

Legal Discourses

Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2014. 449 pp.
ISBN 978-3-631-65590-0 hb. (Hardcover)

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Pieńkos, Andrzej

The House of Art

Modern Residences of Artists as the Subject a...

Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2016. 412 pp., 170 b/w ill.
ISBN 978-3-631-66972-3 hb. (Hardcover)

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New head of Peter Lang USA


New York, April 11th 2016 New York-based academic publisher Peter Lang Publishing Inc. has appointed
Dr. Farideh Koohi-Kamali
Senior Vice President of the company, effective immediately. She replaces Christopher Myers who has left the company after over 25 years of service as Managing Director and
Education Editor.

Having started her publishing career at Routledge, Koohi-Kamali spent the last 14 years at Palgrave Macmillan as editorial director of the US Academic Program and publisher of the Global Outreach Program. She was responsible for editorial growth and expansion in emerging markets and has managed major strategy and market development across a wide portfolio of products. She has a M.Phil. and D.Phil. in Politics from Oxford University and is Adjunct Professor of Middle Eastern Studies at New School University.

At Peter Lang USA, Koohi-Kamali will develop and expand the company’s editorial and market coverage in North and Latin America, as well as in other emerging markets, and she will be responsible for improving the company’s strategy to focus on business development.

Announcing the appointment, Kelly Shergill, CEO of Peter Lang Intl. Academic Publishing Group, commented: «I am very pleased that Dr. Koohi-Kamali has joined Peter Lang Publishing USA. The group has invested in a new global ERP system and state of the art digital platform thereby repositioning the group at the forefront of academic publishing. Dr. Koohi-Kamali has a proven track record in academic publishing and with her combination of in-depth market knowledge and fresh external thinking is ideally suited to pursue the current developments in the publishing industry such as open access or digital product development and achieve the company’s progressive publishing vision.»


Key Media Contact:

Susanne Schettler
E-Mail: s.schettler@peterlang.com
Tel. +41 (0)32 376 17 69


Nouvelle directrice éditoriale chez


Mme Laurence Pagacz, Ph.D., a été nommée en date du 1er avril 2016 directrice éditoriale de la maison d’édition scientifique internationale P.I.E. Peter Lang SA (Bruxelles). Elle prend la succession d’Emilie Menz qui a quitté la société pour s’engager dans d’autres projets, en dehors du monde de l’édition.

Laurence Pagacz est co-directrice de la page consacrée à l’auteur mexicain Homero Aridjis auprès de la Fundación Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes (Espagne). Elle a travaillé plus de six ans comme chercheuse et assistante d’enseignement à l’UCL (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgique). Elle possède un M.A. en langues et littératures romanes et un M.C. en pédagogie de l’enseignement supérieur, ainsi qu’un doctorat en langues et lettres de l’UCL. Elle parle couramment le français, l’espagnol et l’anglais.

Chez Peter Lang Bruxelles, Laurence Pagacz sera chargée de la stratégie éditoriale et de l’expansion dans les régions francophones, poursuivant ainsi la mission de Peter Lang de diffuser également la recherche non anglophone dans le monde entier. Ses responsabilités comprennent toute l’activité éditoriale et commerciale de la société.

Kelly Shergill, CEO du groupe Peter Lang International Academic Publishers, déclare : « Nous sommes fiers d’intégrer Dr. Laurence Pagacz à l’équipe actuelle de P.I.E Peter Lang SA. Son bagage académique et sa profonde connaissance du monde scientifique, combinés à son excellent réseau, font d’elle un grand atout pour nous, qui continuons à repositionner le groupe à la pointe de la publication scientifique. »


Key Media Contact:

Susanne Schettler
E-Mail: s.schettler@peterlang.com
Tél. +41 (0)32 376 17 69


Attractive eBook offers


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Would you like to host on our server and access at any time the Peter Lang eBooks you have purchased?

Then ask us to set up IP access for you. This offers you the following benefits:

  • unrestricted access to your eBooks
  • unlimited number of authorised users
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Please bear in mind that you can only purchase eBooks with multi-user licences for IP access.

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eBooks packages

As a library, you can compile your individual Pick & Choose Package from a selection of titles that we update on a daily basis.

Terms and conditions:

20 – 50 eBooks: +5% discount on the invoice amount
51+ eBooks: +10% discount on the invoice amount

Contact our customer service to apply for IP access or to obtain further information about the range of products and services we offer.



Peter Lang Children's Trust

The Peter Lang Publishing Group supports the philanthropic efforts of the Peter Lang Children’s Trust, a grant-making charity in the UK, who support educational and social initiatives for babies and very young children, aged conception to 3 years of age.

For additional information, please visit the Peter Lang Children’s Trust at: www.plct.org.uk

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