History and Civilization


Hypotheses.org, scholarly blogging in the Social Sciences and Humanities: a workshop by Pierre Mounier (EHESS, Paris)

  Pierre Mounier, Teacher at Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, EHESS (Paris, France) and Associate Director of the Center for open electronic publishing (Cléo) will teach two courses on Hypothèses.org at University of Pisa Wednesday 20 March 2013 and at the EUI the following day, Thursday 21 March. Both sessions will be free of charge. […]

CFP: “Memoria e Ricerca”. Twentieth Anniversary of an Italian Contemporary History Journal that published many EUI members and Alumni

In 2004 was organized in Sala Triaria, Villa Schifanoia at the EUI, a workshop coordinated by Peter Becker and Heinz-Gerhard Haupt to celebrate the first ten years anniversary (2003) of the Italian academic journal Memoria e Ricerca. A special issue of MR edited by Alexander C. T. Geppert and Massimo Baioni on “Esposizioni in Europa […]

Brussels Declaration on Open Access to Belgian publicly funded research

The Brussels Declaration on Open Access to Belgian Publicly funded Research was signed during the OA week, the 22nd of October 2012 and engages the Belgian Government. Interesting comments by Marin Dacos in the OpenEdition’s blog, Déclaration de Bruxelles sur le libre accès : la Belgique s’engage and in the Open repository and Bibliography blog at […]

OAPEN eBooks platform – The best Open Access European project in the Social Sciences and Humanities ?

OAPEN is an online library and publication platform for scholarly books in the Humanities and Social Sciences. OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks) is a collaborative initiative to develop and implement a sustainable Open Access publication model for academic books in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The OAPEN Library aims to improve the visibility […]

Paying for Open Access: the American History Association’s Statement

Who works in universities and for accessing the content of her/his own intellectual output, always thought that Open Access was the frontline for all sciences and disciplines against the power of big publishers.  But should we slow down a bit our enthusiasm and rethink the meaning of Open Access publishing in the Humanities ?  Yes […]