Call for papers for the 2017 issue of "Hemispheres. Studies on Cultures and Societies"

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Call for Papers
September 30, 2017
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Anthropology, Middle East History / Studies, Political Science, Social Sciences

Hemispheres. Studies on Cultures and Societies (ISSN 0239-8818; e-ISSN 2449-8645) is a peer-reviewed journal which publishes original and quality research focusing on the Middle Eastern and African countries. Review process is based on initial editor screening and refereeing by anonymous referees. All peer review is double blind.

Topics may include, but are not limited to, interdisciplinary studies of:

  • History of the Middle Eastern and African countries,
  • International relations in the Middle East and Africa,
  • Current political issues,
  • Popular culture,
  • Anthropology of religion,
  • Social changes,
  • Developments of urban areas,
  • Ethnic and religious conflicts,
  • Social movements.

Manuscript length should not exceed 9000 words (including the main text, footnotes, and spaces), and should be typed on A4 paper, in 12-point Times New Roman font, with ample margins on all sides.

Articles must be in English, French or in German. The article should begin with an abstract of up to 100 words, followed by five keywords, which should describe the articles main arguments and conclusions. The entire manuscript must be 1½-spaced and numbered consecutively. The title, the author’s name and her/his institutional affiliation should be at the top of the first page (do not use headnotes).

All titles in non-Roman alphabets must be transliterated. An English translation of other language titles should be provided in square brackets after the title. Footnotes at the bottom of the text page are obligatory.

Deadline for manuscripts: 30 September 2017

Please e-mail your work to the Editor:

Contact Info: 

Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures
Polish Academy of Sciences
Nowy Świat 72,
00-330 Warsaw
Tel./fax (+48) 22 826 63 56