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    Dear hcommons community, you might be interested by this recent initiative that we, at OPERAS, have launched re the COVID-19 situation : our idea is to select SSH peer-reviewed publications useful to understand different aspects of the situation to feed a Zotero library, and then to publish reading notes on an academic blog to explain why those…[Read more]

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Pierre Mounier is deputy director of OpenEdition, a comprehensive infrastructure based in France for open access publication and communication in the humanities and social sciences. OpenEdition offers several platforms for journals, scientific announcements, academic blogs, and, finally, books, in different languages and from different countries. Pierre teaches digital humanities at the EHESS in Paris. He has published several books about the social and political impact of ICT (Les Maîtres du Réseau, les enjeux politiques d’Internet 2001), digital publishing (L’Edition électronique, with Marin Dacos, 2010) and digital humanities (Read/Write Book 2, Une introduction aux humanités numériques, 2012). As deputy director of OpenEdition, Pierre Mounier’s work mainly revolves around the development of an internationalisation strategy for the infrastructure, in particular by establishing partnerships with platforms and institutions in Europe and elsewhere . To further this objective, he regularly participates in international conferences and seminars to present OpenEdition’s programmes and discuss subjects relating to digital humanities and open access. Pierre Mounier is one of the coordinators of OPËRAS, the european infrastructure for open scholarly communication in the social sciences and the humanities and is, with Eelco Ferwerda, co-director of the Directory of Open Access Books.


1991-1995    Student at École Normale Supérieure, Ulm Paris.
1991    BA in Classical Studies, Sorbonne University.
1992    MA in Classical Studies, Sorbonne University.
1995    MA in Anthropology, Nanterre University.
1995    Certification to teach classical studies in middle and high schools


Pierre Mounier et Hugues Jallon, Les Enragés de la République (The radicals of Republic), La Découverte, Paris, 1999, 125 p.
Pierre Mounier, Pierre Bourdieu, une introduction (An introduction to Pierre Bourdieu), Pocket, Paris, 2001, 282 p.
Pierre Mounier, Les Maîtres du réseau, les enjeux politiques d’Internet (The masters of the Network. Internet political issues), La Découverte, Paris, 2002, 210 p.
Pierre Mounier et Marin Dacos, L’édition électronique (Digital publishing), La Découverte, 2010, 128 p.
Pierre Mounier (éd.), Read/Write Book 2, Une introduction aux humanités numériques, OpenEdition Press, 2013, 230 p.
Pierre Mounier, Les Humanités numériques, une histoire critique, Edition de la Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, 2018, 170 p.

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    • OpenEdition

    • OPERAS : Open Access Publication in the European Research Area for Social Sciences and Humanities

    • HIRMEOS : High Integration of Research Monographs in the European Open Science

    • OPERAS-Design

    • OPERAS-Preparation

    • COESO


    • Member of the Open Science Committee at the French Ministry of Research.

    • Member of Huma-Num Scientific Committee

    • Member of Coalition international committee

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