Cadernos de Estudos Africanosis a Portuguese journal published by the Center of African Studies (CEA), at the ISCTE-IUL in Lisbon, focusing on an academic approach to Africa. It has joined the OpenEdition platform as part of the LusOpenEdition project, the Lusophone humanities and social sciences platform. It welcomes the collaboration of the international scientific community, specialising in the Social Sciences branch of African Studies, and publishes articles in four languages, Portuguese, English, Spanish and French. For the inauguration of the site, four issues are available in full-text on open access.
New books and journals annoucements
Cadernos de Estudos Africanos, a journal focusing on the multidisciplinary study of contemporary Africa26 October 2011
14 October 2011
Aitia. Regards sur la culture hellénistique au XXIe siècle is an electronic journal devoted to the history of culture, philosophy and literature in the Hellenistic period, 323 BC - 30 AD. On the cusp between the classical Greek and Roman worlds, the Hellenistic period is a crucial one when literary critical and academic approaches to texts became defined, with the museum library of Alexandria at the core of these developments. The Aitia journal editorial stance is resolutely international and its main vocation is disseminate advanced research from three establishments: the École normale supérieure de Lyon, the Roma III University and Ohio University. For the opening of the site an inaugural issue visions or archaism is online in full text.
12 October 2011
Founded in 2002, the Questions Vives. Recherches en éducation journal publishes original academic research into education and training. Each issue is composed of a theme section coordinated by a guest editor, and other regular sections: varia, interviews, perspectives and reading notes. Questions Vives – live issues – encourages debate on controversial themes within the academic community, providing a reminder that it is constantly useful to question and explore certitudes, consensus opinions, bones of contention, and knowledge. To coincide with the opening of the journal’s website, five issues have been published online in full text.
10 October 2011
The aim of Laboratoire italien is to provide a focus for thinking and debate about Italian politics, in all its plurality and diversity, from the Middle Ages to the present day. In terms of methodology, the journal likes to promote analysis based on experience as well as legal, literary and philosophical texts and concepts. The journal is published annually by ENS Éditions and has the support of the UMR 5206 Triangle (ENS de Lyon/Université de Lyon) and the Dipartimento di scienze giuridiche at the Université de Trente. Each issue includes a special theme feature, varia articles, publications of texts, previously unpublished documents and readings of recently published works. For the inauguration of the journal’s website, issues 1 to 8 (2001-2008) have been published in full-text and on open-access.
04 October 2011
Linx journal, created in 1978, is published by linguists at the Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense. It is characterised by openness and a desire for dialogue between all currents and schools of language sciences: syntax, semantics, pragmatics, discourse analysis, lexicology, history and epistemology of linguistics, language and cognition, oral linguistics, written linguistics, language acquisition, language didactics, automatic language and linguistic processing, etc. Fourteen issues are now available online on the journal’s website, with thirteen in full-text.
03 October 2011
Kernos. Revue internationale et pluridisciplinaire de religion grecque antique is produced by the Centre international d’étude de la religion grecque antique (CIERGA) at the Université de Liège. This academic journal is entirely devoted to the study of religious facts and phenomena in Greek antiquity. It aims to supply an instrument for reflection and working tools to advance our knowledge of the Greeks’ religious system. Each annual issue offers original peer-reviewed articles, as well as a series of chronicles examining the current state of epigraphical, archaeological and bibliographical research. For the inception of the journal, 23 issues have been made available online, with 20 on open-access. Articles are in French and English.