Guidelines for Authors


Articles should be submitted to l.lenhart[at], and susan.reynolds.whyte[at]

Scope: Please read ‘About the journal’

Type of submission: Electronic manuscripts (MS word, not PDF)

Language: Manuscripts should be written in English (UK).

Length: Manuscripts 6,000–7,000 words (including abstract, acknowledgements and references)

File: Microsoft Word

Font: Times New Roman

Title: 16 point, bold, alignment justified, capital letters

Author: 12 point, alignment justified

Affiliation: 12 point, Italic

Heading first order: 14 point, bold, capital letters, Arabic numbering

Heading second order: 12 point, upper and lower case letters, Arabic numbering

Spacing: Single line

Page numbers: Times New Roman, 10 point, alignment centre, bottom of page

Details: Abbreviations and contractions should be kept to a minimum. So should footnotes. Such information should be integrated into the text.

Tables and figures: Should be numbered and referred to in the text. Tables and figures can be presented in text or presented after References.

References: Shouldfollow the Harvard System of Referencing

Reference in the text: (Author date: page number). For more than three authors, write (Author et al. date: page number)

Reference list:


Ward, Geoffrey C. & Ken Burns (2007). The War: An Intimate History, 1941–1945. New York: Knopf.

Chapter of a book:

Kelly, John D. (2010). ‘Seeing Red: Mao Fetishism, Pax Americana, and the Moral Economy of War.’ In Kelly, John D., Beatrice Jauregui, Sean T. Mitchell & Jeremy Walton (eds.). Anthropology and Global Counterinsurgency, Chicago: University of Chicago Press: 67–83.

Article in a print journal:

Weinstein, Joshua I. (2009). ‘The Market in Plato’s Republic.’ Classical Philology 104: 439–58.

Article in an online journal:

Vigh, Henrik E. (2015). ‘Militantly Well.’ HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory 5 (3): 93-110. Accessed July 12, 2016.

Article in a newspaper or popular magazine:

Mendelsohn, Daniel (2010). ‘But Enough about Me.’ New Yorker, January 25.

Stolberg, Sheryl Gay & Robert Pear (2010). ‘Wary Centrists Posing Challenge in Health Care Vote.’ New York Times, February 27. Accessed February 28, 2010.

Thesis or dissertation:

Choi, Mihwa (2008). ‘Contesting Imaginaires in Death Rituals during the Northern Song Dynasty.’ PhD diss., University of Chicago.

Paper presented at a meeting or conference:

Adelman, Rachel (2009). ‘“Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made On”: God’s Footstool in the Aramaic Targumim and Midrashic Tradition.’ Paper presented at the annual meeting for the Society of Biblical Literature, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 21–24, 2009.