“Open Humanities Press is an international open access publishing collective in critical and cultural theory.
Open Humanities Press journals are fully peer reviewed, scholarly publications that have been chosen by OHP’s editorial advisory board for their outstanding contribution to contemporary theory. OHP’s journals are independent, published under open access licences and free of charge to readers and authors alike.
Cosmos and History is a journal of natural and social philosophy. It serves those who see philosophy’s vocation in questioning and challenging prevailing assumptions about ourselves and our place in the world, developing new ways of thinking about physical existence, life, humanity and society, so helping to create the future insofar as thought affects the issue.
Publishing open access since 2005
The aim of Culture Machine is to seek out and promote the most provocative of new work and analyses in culture and theory from a diverse range of international authors. Culture Machine is particularly concerned to promote research which is engaged in the constitution of new areas of inquiry and the opening of new frontiers of cultural and theoretical activity. It is also committed to the generation of possibilities for new scholarship and research.
Publishing open access since 1999
Fibreculture Journal is a peer-reviewed international journal that explores the issues and ideas of concern and interest to both the Fibreculture network and wider social formations. The journal encourages critical and speculative interventions in the debate and discussions concerning information and communication technologies and their policy frameworks, network cultures and their informational logic, new media forms and their deployment, and the possibilities of socio-technical invention and sustainability.
Publishing open access since 2003
Film-Philosophy is an international journal dedicated to philosophically reviewing film studies, philosophical aesthetics, and world cinema. A substantial resource for both students and researchers, Film-Philosophy offers scholarly articles, a discussion forum and a gateway to the best of the Web for Film and Cultural Studies in general.
Publishing open access since 1997
Slavoj Žižek is a Slovenian philosopher/cultural theorist and intellectual tour de force. Notwithstanding such caricatured media portrayals as “the Elvis of cultural theory” and the “Marx Brother”, Žižek has sustained enormous international scholarly interest with his inimitable application of otherwise esoteric works to contemporary mass culture and politics. Non-English language content is provided as an important part of IJŽS’s aim to be a meaningfully international journal.
Publishing open access since 2007
Parrhesia is a journal that aims to gather a range of thinkers to examine the intersections between questions of subjectivity, politics, ethics, aesthetics and truth, intersections which both theoretically and practically form the critical points in our culture and in our time. As Walter Benjamin suggests it is these ‘perilous critical moments’ upon which the very act of reading, writing and thinking must be based.
Publishing open access since 2006
Vectors is a new electronic journal that brings together visionary scholars with cutting-edge designers and technologists to propose a rethinking of the dynamic relation of form to content in academic research, focusing on ways technology shapes, transforms and reconfigures social and cultural relations.”