About Hypotheses

A platform for humanities and social science research blogs

Hypotheses hosts several thousand blogs covering all areas of the humanities and social sciences. The texts are in open access. They are not aimed exclusively at specialists and may be of interest to a broad readership. Each day our team showcases new posts.
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Blog directory

Once a Hypotheses blog is up and running, we add it to the OpenEdition catalog. This operation carried out by our team gives the blog more visibility and provides it with an international standard serial number (ISSN) but only for blogs located in France.
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An international outlook

Hypotheses publishes content in a wide range of languages. It is possible to browse the platform in the most commonly used languages on Hypotheses: French, German, Spanish and English.
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A sustained growth

Founded in 2009, Hypotheses now hosts several thousand blogs, produced by a vast community of bloggers from countries the world over. The platform receives over a million visits each month.
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An OpenEdition platform

Hypotheses is part of a larger portal, OpenEdition, which is a comprehensive digital publishing infrastructure for the dissemination of humanities and social science publications. OpenEdition also includes a journals platform (OpenEdition Journals), a books platform (OpenEdition Books) and an online calendar of announcements, covering thousands of academic events (Calenda).
OpenEdition is run by OpenEdition Center, a public non-profit initiative supported by leading research and higher education institutions, whose main objective is to promote open access digital publishing.

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