OpenEdition launches, a platform for German-language academic blogs

The platform for German-language academic blogs is officially launched today. The platform is developped by OpenEdition and the German Historical Institute. It is inaugurated on the occasion of the symposium “Weblogs in den Geisteswissenschaften oder: Vom Entstehen einer neuen Forschungskultur” jointly organised by editorial team, and held in Munich, Germany.

The platform already welcomes nine German-language blogs, representing the diversity of the projects hosted by is managed by Mareike König, head of the library at the German Historical Institute in Paris. The platform has its own Academic Council and Editorial board. The documentation is a translation by The project is supported by the  Stiftung Deutsche Geisteswissenschaftliche Institute im Ausland (DGIA), L.I.S.A. Das Wissenschaftsportal der Gerda Henkel Stiftung, the Institut für Zeitgeschichte der Universität Innsbruck and is also on Facebook, Twitter and Google +.

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The OpenEdition team (2012, March 9). OpenEdition launches, a platform for German-language academic blogs. Open Electronic Publishing. Retrieved June 18, 2024, from

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