• OKCIR director, Mohammad H. (Behrooz) Tamdgidi, retired early from his tenured position as Associate Professor of Sociology at UMass Boston in December 2013 in order to devote full-time to the independent pursuit of his scholarship via OKCIR. Read more.
• OKCIR is pleased to announce the publication of the Fall 2013 (vol. XI, 1) issue of Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge in its Edited Collection Series. The issue is devoted to "Conversations with Enrique Dussel on Anti-Cartesian Decoloniality and Pluriversal Transmodernity." Issue co-editors George Ciccariello-Maher (Drexel University) and Ramón Grosfoguel (U.C. Berkeley) collaborated with the journal editor Mohammad Tamdgidi in publishing this volume. Read more.
• OKCIR will take a break from publishing the Edited Collection Series of Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge in order to commence the journal's new Monograph and Translation Series. Further information in this regard will be forthcoming.
• OKCIR has since its inception in 2002 made the contents of the edited collection series of Human Architecture freely accessible online. These can be accessed via the Okcir Library links for each of the issues published to date. The hard copies of all the previous issues of the journal can now be ordered via the Okcir Store, or via selected online bookstores world-wide. The new manuscript series of Human Architecture to commence soon will be made available in parts freely accessible online, and in part for purchase via the Okcir Store or (forthcoming) via selected online academic databases or bookstores world-wide. OKCIR is pleased to announce the opening of its online Okcir Store. Its publications, digital or in hard copy, can now be ordered online. Read more.
• OKCIR is pleased to announce the launching of its Okcir Blog. This Blog will provide a conduit for timely commentaries on OKCIR's ongoing research, activities, and projects. It will also be the primary vehicle for reflecting on online conversations and reviews generated by Okcir's publications. Read more.
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