New composition of the OpenEdition Scientific Board

Following a call for applications to renew the membership of the OpenEdition Scientific Board, we received 71 applications, which demonstrates the importance of OpenEdition and the involvement of the scientific community in its development. The new board is composed of the following members:

  • Souad Azizi – Professor, Anthropology, Hassan II University of Casablanca (Morocco)
  • Karine Bennafla – Professor, Geography, Lyon III University (France)
  • François Bougard – Director of the Institut de recherche et d’histoire des textes (Institute for Research and Text History) (France)
  • Sandra Breux – Associate Professor, Urbanization, Culture, Society, National Institute of Scientific Research (Quebec)
  • Éric Duchemin – Professor, Environmental Sciences, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) (Quebec)
  • Mélanie Dulong de Rosnay – Research Fellow, Head of the Governance of Information and Commons Division, CNRS / Sorbonne University (France)
  • Michael Eberle-Sinatra – Professor, Department of Literature and World Language, University of Montreal (Quebec)
  • Elena Giglia – Head of the Open Access and Digital Publishing Office at the University of Turin / Delegate of the Scientific Board of OpenEdition Italia (Italy)
  • Lucas Graeff – Lecturer and Researcher, Sociology, La Salle University (Brazil)
  • Jean-Claude Guédon – Honorary Professor, Department of Literature and World Language, University of Montreal (Quebec)
  • Tincuta Heinzel – Lecturer, Aesthetics and Artistic Sciences, University of Loughborough (England)
  • Isabelle Laboulais – Professor, Modern History, Director of Strasbourg University Press, University of Strasbourg (France)
  • Thomas Lamarche – Professor, Economics, Paris Diderot University (France)
  • Éric Monnet – Lecturer and Researcher, Economics, École d’économie de Paris / Centre for Economic Policy Research / Banque de France (France)
  • Deborah Paci – Lecturer, Contemporary History, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (Italy)
  • Anne Page – Professor, British Literature and Civilization, Aix-Marseille University (France)
  • Antònia Pedroso de Lima – Assistant Professor, Anthropology, ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon / Delegate of the LusOpenEdition Scientific Board (Portugal)
  • Sylvain Piron -– Director of Studies, Intellectual History of Medieval Societies, EHESS (France)
  • Bernard Pochet – Lecturer, Scientific Literature, Director of the Bibliothèque des Sciences agronomiques (Library of Agricultural Sciences) and Director of the University Press of Liège in Gembloux (Belgium)
  • Anne Réach-Ngô – Lecturer, Language Sciences, University of Haute-Alsace (France)
  • Olivier Rey – Research Engineer, Head of the Monitoring and Analyses Unit at the Institut français de l’Éducation (French Institute of Education), ENS Lyon (France)
  • Alexis Rivier – Lead Curator for Digital Policy, Geneva Library (Switzerland)
  • Nicolas Sauger – Professor, Political Science, Sciences Po Paris (France)
  • Marta Severo – Lecturer, Communication and Information Sciences, Paris Nanterre University (France)
  • Marie-Ève Thérenty – Professor, French Literature, Paul Valéry University Montpellier 3 (France)
  • Hervé Théry – Emeritus Research Director, Geography, CNRS (France)
  • Marta Torre-Schaub – Research Director, Law and Climate Change, CNRS (France)

The secretariat and chair of the Scientific Board will shortly be appointed by the members.

The main tasks of the Scientific Board are to develop open digital publishing in the humanities and social sciences, to participate in the strategic development of the OpenEdition platforms, and to oversee the scientific steering of the organization.

We thank all members of the former Scientific Board for their involvement over the years.

Cite this blog post
OpenEdition team (2019, February 18). New composition of the OpenEdition Scientific Board. Open Electronic Publishing. Retrieved June 18, 2024, from

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