Journal of History and Culture (ISSN 2348-3830)

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Call for Papers
December 11, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Oral History



Call for Papers

Journal of History and Culture

(An Annual peer-reviewed international journal of the Department of History, Gauhati University, Assam, India)

This is a call for Research Articles, Research Reports, Review Essays and Book Reviews for consideration of publication in Volume VI of the Journal of History and Culture. This journal is an interdisciplinary academic exposition of research publications focussing broadly on History and Culture intersecting over time and space with ethnology, gender, ecology, cultural rights, anthropology, geography, etc..

The papers are double-blind peer reviewed.

1. Guidelines for Author:

  • The Research Articles should contain an abstract of not more than 300 words. The abstract should mention the keywords.
  • Introduction of the paper should include objectives.
  • Word limit (approximate): Research Article : 2500-7000; Research Report : 2000-5000; Review Essay – 1500-3000; Book Review: 1000-2000.
  • Papers may be submitted to Email ID:
  • Last date for submission of papers is : 11.12.2019.
  • The authors are to provide a certification of the following information in their forwarding mail :

- That the article/report/essay/review submitted is original and has not been published before.

- That all ethical standards relating to methodology and citations have been adhered to.

In case a Research Article is from more than one author, the Corresponding Author (who will be considered as the main author with full responsibility of authorship), must be clearly indicated to facilitate correspondence.

2. Reference Style :

A. In-text Reference : References or citations in the text should be in parentheses with author name(s) and year of  publication, and page number e.g. [Roy :1984:32]; More than one page, [Roy:1984:32-45]

  • When citing a paper written by three or more authors, write the name of the first author, followed by ‘et al’ e.g: [Barpujari, :1999:78-89]. However, all authors must be given in the references at the end of the paper.
  • -Where there are two or more papers by the same author in one year, distinguishing letter (a,b,c…..) should be added to the year e.g. [Sen:1997 b: 17 ],  [Sen: 1997 c: 24 ]
  • Avoid using ibid and op. cit, in the text.

B. Endnotes and References (to be listed at the end of article):

                Note: No separate sub-heading/s for Journal/Books, etc. is required

  • Journal : Trigger, Bruce G. (1982) Ethno History : Problems and Prospects in Ethnohistory. Vol 29, No. 1  (Winter) Duke University Press 1-19.
  • Book : Sharma, R. S., (2005) India’s Ancient Past, New Delhi: Oxford University Press.
  • Article/Chapter in Book: Sharma, Sarita, (2009) Development, Women and Environment in Northeast India in J Kumar. (ed.) ‘Northeast Issues and Trends’, New Delhi, CBS publishers. 238-51
  • Seminar Paper : Naik, Subham, (1978) Historical Perspective of the Identity of the Adivasis in Bihar ; paper presented in National Seminar on ‘Identity and Social Change in Bihar’ University of Jharkhand, Ranchi. November 23-24, 2010.
  • Report : Mills, A.J.M. 1984. Report on the Province of Assam Reprint, Guwahati : Assam Publication Board .
  • Thesis / Dissertation: Barua, Dina, (1981) Ecological Influence on the Socio Cultural System of the Nepalis in Assam, Ph.D. Thesis (Unpublished), KKH Library, Gauhati University, Guwahati.
  • Website: Smith, William. (2009) Post-Colonial Immigrants in Western Europe in ‘Journal of Contemporary Society’, Kolkata: Bhavani Press Accessed on May 24, 2013. url.: Internet sources should mention the complete url with the date and time of accession.

3. ABBREVIATIONS: : and others: Ed: edition, edited by, editor; ibid : in the same place; op.cit. : in the work cited; loc.cit.: a term used to repeat the title and page number for a given work (and author) trans: translator, translated by; chap: Chapter.

4. QUOTATION: No quote marks should be used in quotations that are more than 40 words. Quotations with more than 40 words should be mentioned in a separate indented paragraph.

5. ITALICS: Italics should be used for non-English words.

6. NUMBER: Numbers 0 to 9 should be written in words. Numbers 10 and above, in numerals.


Contact Info: 

Dr. Rajib Handique,

Professor and Head, Department of History,

Gauhati University,

Guwahati - 781014

Assam, INDIA

Phone: +919101053615


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