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Editor Cathrine Sandnes (2006-present)
Former editors
Categories politics, literature
Frequency 4 per year
Publisher Aschehoug
First issue 1890; 126 years ago (1890)
Country Norway
Language Norwegian
ISSN 0036-3928
OCLC number 464037763

Samtiden is a Norwegian political and literary magazine.

History and profile[edit]

Samtiden was founded by Jørgen Brunchorst and Gerhard Gran in 1890.[1][2] The magazine's first publisher was John Griegs forlag (Bergen), and from 1900 Aschehoug (Oslo).[3]

Gran was the magazine's editor from 1892 to 1925. As of 2002 Thomas Hylland Eriksen was the editor-in-chief of the magazine.[4] Cathrine Sandnes has been editor-in-chief since 2006.[1]

Samtiden is a member of the Eurozine network.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Samtiden". Store Norske Leksikon. Retrieved 20 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Samtiden". Magazine List. Retrieved 20 September 2014. 
  3. ^ Aarnes, Sigurd Aa (2001). "Gerhard Gran". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). 3. Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 21 March 2009. 
  4. ^ Norway: Country Study Guide. Int'l Business Publications. 1 February 2002. p. 56. ISBN 978-0-7397-4398-0. 
  5. ^ "Members". Eurozine. Retrieved 20 September 2014. 

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