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John Benjamins Publishing Company
  • John Benjamins
  • Claire Benjamins
Country of originNetherlands
Headquarters locationAmsterdam
Key peopleSeline Benjamins
Publication typesBooks, Academic journals
ImprintsB. R. Grüner

John Benjamins Publishing Company is an independent academic publisher in social sciences and humanities with its head office in Amsterdam, Netherlands.[1] The company was founded in the 1960s by John and Claire Benjamins and is currently managed by their daughter Seline Benjamins. Its North American office is in Philadelphia.[2]

John Benjamins is especially noted for its publications in language, linguistics, political linguistics and literary studies. It publishes books, as well as a number of academic journals and yearbooks, including Archiv Orientální, International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, Language Problems and Language Planning, Studies in Language, Lingvisticae Investigationes, Journal of Language and Politics and Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area.


  1. ^ "Amsterdam (main office)". John Benjamins Publishing Company. Retrieved on November 19, 2011. "Visiting and express delivery: Klaprozenweg 75 G, NL-1033 NN AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands"
  2. ^ "Philadelphia (North American office)". John Benjamins Publishing Company. Retrieved on November 19, 2011.