Open Access Week: A week of events promoting open access to research results


From 21 to 27 October 2013, the globally reaching Open Access Week will give everyone the chance to discover initiatives promoting open access to the results of academic research. This year, OpenEdition is one of the event’s many partners. No less than three themed events will be held in Paris on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings. What’s more, hands-on workshops focusing on the practical aspects of open access will run throughout the week. See below for the full programme of events. Sign up on this page. We hope you will be able to join us!

21 October: Open access for all!

Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (FMSH),
Auditorium, 190 avenue de France, Paris (13th arrondissement).
Métro Quai de la Gare

Evening animated by Nicolas De Lavergne, Head of Communications and Digital Innovation at the FMSH.

6–6.30pm Introduction: From open access to participative sciences

  • Hervé le Crosnier. Lecturer and researcher at the Université de Caen. Cofounder of C&F éditions. See his online course on digital culture.

6.30pm Round Table: Opening up research to citizens. Three examples

  • Creative Commons Licences: Danièle Bourcier,
    Director of research at the CNRS, academic director at Creative Commons France:

7.30pm Open buffet

23 October: Open access for research

École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS),
Amphitheatre, 105 boulevard Raspail, Paris (6th arrondissement).
Métro Notre-Dame-des-Champs

6–6.30pm Introduction to open access

6.30–7pm The role of academic publishers

7–8pm Round table on open access

8pm Open buffet

24 October: Open access and new media

Université Pierre et Marie Curie,
Amphitheatre 25, 4 place Jussieu, Paris (5th arrondissement).
Métro Jussieu

6.15–6.45pm Digital humanities

6.45–7.15pm Social networks and open access

7.15–8.15pm Towards new research practices?

8.15pm Open buffet

22, 23, 24 October: Workshops – Open access in practice

The URFIST (Paris), the CCSD (Centre pour la Communication Scientifique Directe) and the BUPMC (Bibliothèque Universitaire Pierre et Marie Curie) are offering the following hour-long workshops:

  • Economic models: green, gold, who pays?
  • Open access contributors: How to deposit articles in the HAL open archive?

15 places are available for each session. Register now!


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The OpenEdition team (2013, October 22). Open Access Week: A week of events promoting open access to research results. Open Electronic Publishing. Retrieved June 18, 2024, from

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