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Cultural Logic
CL was first published in Fall 1997 with over ten contributions including articles, reviews and a poetry entry.
Cultural Logic "publishes essays, poetry, and reviews (books, films, other media) by writers working within the Marxist tradition."
One issue contains 7-12 pieces. The site is searchable. Publication started in 1994, it is unclear when the last additions were made to the site.
Cultronix is "an interdisciplinary journal of art and cultural studies, addressing critical issues in contemporary institutions and practices. It publishes contributions spanning a wide range of media, and encourages contributors to use new media in order to expand critical and theoretical work to Internet reading audiences."
Cultural Analysis
An Interdisciplinary forum on folklore and popular culture
Cultural Analysis is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to investigating expressive and everyday culture. The journal features analytical research articles, but also includes notes, reviews, and cross-disciplinary responses. Cultural Analysis is global in scope, with an international editorial board.

Dissent Magazine
Dissent is a quarterly magazine of politics and culture. Each issue features reflective articles about politics in the U.S., incisive social and cultural commentary and a sophisticated coverage of European politics

The Edge (Journal of Intercultural Relations)
Started in 1997, The Edge is published four times a year. A table of contents is available for each issue. Works are presented in HTML format.
In addition to academic papers, The Edge also publishes biographies, travelogues, fiction, poetry, photo essays and teaching/training resources. The latter include such documents as syllabi for intercultural communication courses and information on instructional videos.
Started in the Spring of 1997, the last issue was published in the Fall 1997. One issue includes over ten pieces including 2-3 reviews.
Enculturation is a journal of cultural theories and rhetorics. It is "devoted to theoretical approaches to discourse, culture, and society." It features essays on rhetoric, music, film, literature, and critical/literary/postmodern theory.
History of Intellectual Culture
Edited since 2001 by the University of Calgary Press.
"a peer-reviewed academic electronic journal that provides a forum for publication and discussion of original research on the socio-historical contexts of ideas and ideologies and their relationships to community and state formation, physical environments, human and institutional agency, personal and collective identity, and lived experience. The journal will highlight the viability and vibrancy of intellectual history as a scholarly field, present new perspectives for research and analysis, and stimulate critical discussion amongst scholars and students.
Intercultural Comunication
Since 1999, irregularly
"The goal of the journal is to promote research but also education and training in the area of intercultural communication. The journal is an outgrowth of the activities of NIC – the Nordic Network for Intercultural Communication."
INTRO: Kultur, Politik und Zeitgeist (German)
Essais on Contemporary Trends and Developments, particularly in
politics, literature and film.
Journal on Multicultural Societies
"Established in the framework of UNESCO's MOST ("Management of Social Transformation")".
Publishing  full text on-line since 1999.
Postmodern Culture publishes articles,  poetry, letters and reviews by different writers in this field
Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology Working Papers
Edited by the MPI in Halle/Saale. About 15 articles per year since 2000.
Other Voices - A Journal of Critical Thought
Click on the big cover image to get to the site contents. The site has not been updated since March 1997.
OV is an interdisciplinary journal of cultural criticism published at the University of Pennsylvania, College of Arts and Sciences. In addition to articles, the site also features interviews and hypertext projects.
Public Culture
Published three times a year since 1988 for the Society for Transnational Cultural Studies by the Duke University Press. Full text on-line since Winter 1994.
"Public Culture is an interdisciplinary journal of cultural studies, seeks a critical understanding of the global cultural flows and the cultural forms of the public sphere which define the late twentieth century. As such, the journal provides a forum for the discussion of the places and occasions where cultural, social, and political differences emerge as public phenomena, manifested in everything from highly particular and localized events in popular or folk culture to global advertising, consumption, information networks." 
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E- Journal on Feminist News in Culture and Politics
Social Policy 
"The Social Policy is a quarterly magazine about politics, culture and movements." Published since 25 years by The Union Institute. Not active since 1998
"The social policy focus is multi-issue, they regularly cover movements in environment, feminism, jobs, the budget, community service, racial politics, health and education ."
Stanford Electronic Humanities Review
SEHR is the electronic sister of the Stanford Humanities Review and so be default anything on the electronic version is available in its entirety online. One issue is published every Spring
SEHR is an interdesciplinary journal with an aim to "provide a wide-open forum for diverse voices from all over the intellectual landscape." Topics covered have included
Artificial Intelligence and the Humanities, The Cultural and Technological Incubations of Fascism, "Bridging the Gap": Where Cognitive Science Meets Literary Criticism. Contributors represent a multitude of departments including film studies, philosophy, English, comparative literature, cognitive science and sociology.
Techné: Journal of the Society for Philosophy and Technology
SPT is an American electronic quarterly journal, published on line since fall 1995.
SPT focuses on technology, particular technologies, modern or traditional, or social problems associated with technology.
is published by the Department of German at the University of California, Berkeley, is the first multidisciplinary journal dedicated to critical inquiry of travel, migration, and multiculturalism in the German-speaking world.
VOKUS - Volkskundlich Kulturwissenschaftliche Schriften
Herausgegeben vom Institut für Volkskunde der Universität Hamburg
Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture
Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture (WPCC) is a peer-reviewed journal, published twice a year in hard copy and PDF format. WPCC recognises the interdisciplinary nature of the field of Media and Cultural Studies, and therefore deliberately encourages diverse methods, contexts and themes.  Particular interests include, but are not limited to, work related to Popular Culture, Media Audiences, Political Economy, Promotional Culture, New Media, Political communication, Migration and Diasporic Studies.

Markus Roth
Soziologisches Institut
der Universität Zürich
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Prof. Hans Geser
Soziologisches Institut
der Universität Zürich
Andreasstr. 15
8050 Zürich

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Soziologisches Institut 
der Universität Zürich
Andreasstr. 15
8050 Zürich