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OpenEdition Freemium

OpenEdition serves the humanities and social sciences research communities through a comprehensive electronic ecosystem composed of four publication and information platforms: OpenEdition Books (books series), (academic journals), Calenda, (academic announcements), and Hypotheses (research blogs). The first discipline of the OpenEdition portal is History / Archeology and the presentation will focus on the contents in Medieval and Renaissance studies, mostly centered on the French, European and Mediterranean areas.

Jul 19, 2016
Vocabulary for the Study of Religion Online

The Vocabulary for the Study of Religion offers a unique overview of critical terms in the study of religion(s). This first dictionary in English covers a broad spectrum of theoretical topics used in the academic study of religion, including those from adjacent disciplines such as sociology, anthropology, historiography, theology, philology, literary studies, psychology, philosophy, cultural studies, and political sciences.

Jun 24, 2016