The following is a growing selection of research projects, networks and websites related to (primarily European) periodical research. If you have any suggestions, please send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Research networks, societies and centres:

  • Middlebrow Network, focused on research on the term "middlebrow" (includes a mailing list)


Research projects and databases:

  • The Curran Index (Identifying the men and women whose stories, poems, and articles appeared anonymously in nineteenth-century British periodicals.)
  • NoRMMA: Network of Research: Movies, Magazines, Audiences. (A research network situated at the University of Kent but open to all scholars interested in fan and film magazines and their position as a meeting ground between industry and audiences.)
  • WeChangEd: Agents of Change: Women Editors and Socio-Cultural Transformation in Europe, 1710-1920, Ghent University
  • SpaTrEM: Spaces of Translation: European Magazine Culture 1945 – 1965, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz and Nottingham Trent University
  • KYPSELI: database on Ottoman Women's Press (19th century - 1923), University of Crete.

Other websites of interest:

  • Europeana, site dedicated to the digitilisation of European cultural heritage
  • Mapping the Magazine 3, papers presented at the Mapping the Magazine 3 Conference, held at Cardiff University 7 and 8 July 2011
  • Nineteenth Century Index, source for nineteenth-century books, periodicals, official documents, newspapers and archives
  • Weimar Studies Network, resources on the history, culture and society of the Weimar Republic (1919-1933); includes links to German periodicals online