Friday, October 27, 2017

Call for Papers: New journal of Romanian Studies

The Society for Romanian Studies is pleased to launch a new biannual peer-reviewed journal in collaboration with Ibidem Press. The new interdisciplinary journal examines critical issues in Romanian Studies broadly conceived, linking work in that field to wider theoretical debates and issues of current relevance, and serving as a forum for junior and senior scholars.

Submissions:
The journal considers manuscripts that draw on various theoretical, conceptual and methodological perspectives as understood in disciplines ranging from history, political science, philosophy, law and justice studies, anthropology, sociology, ethnography, and education to literature, linguistics, economics, business, religious, gender, film and media studies, art history, and music. It considers theoretically informed manuscripts that examine political, socioeconomic and cultural developments in Romania and Moldova, the situation of their ethnic minorities and their relations with the ethnic majority, as well as the position, culture, and history of Romanians and Moldovans living outside the shifting boundaries of those countries. The journal also welcomes articles that connect Romania and Moldova comparatively with other states and their ethnic majorities and minorities, and with other groups by investigating the challenges of migration and globalization, changes and opportunities in international relations, and the impact of the European Union. Both articles with a historical focus and studies dealing with recent events will be considered.

The journal editors will consider the following types of manuscripts
  • original research articles (of up to 10,000 words, including bibliography)
  • review articles (of up to 3,000 words, commenting on 2-3 books on a common theme)
  • book reviews (of up to 1,000 words)
All submissions are subject to peer review. Special issues that group research articles on a common theme in Romanian Studies are welcomed. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis. The first issue will be published in 2018.

Manuscript submission guidelines
Your manuscript should include the title, a 200-word abstract, the text of the article, as well as a bibliography. Note that the abstract should be around 200 words, and the entire manuscript (including bibliography) no longer than 10,000 words.

The entire manuscript should be double-spaced, including the abstract and the bibliography.

The manuscript should not include your name and affiliation anywhere. Note that we will consider only manuscripts that are not under review elsewhere. To this effect, your email cover letter should clearly state that your manuscript is not under review with other journals.

WEBSITE: More information about the submission process is available here.

JOURNAL EDITORS: Lavinia Stan (lstan@stfx.ca) and Margaret Beissinger (mhbeissi@princeton.edu)
BOOK REVIEW EDITOR: Radu Cinpoes (Radu.Cinpoes@kingston.ac.uk)
 
ADVISORY BOARD: Dennis Deletant (Georgetown University, US), Jon Fox (University of Bristol, UK), Valentina Glajar (Texas State University, US), Peter Gross (University of Tennessee, US), Brigid Haines (Swansea University, UK), Irina Livezeanu (University of Pittsburgh, US), Mihaela Miroiu (National School of Political Science and Public Administration, Romania), Steve D. Roper (Florida Atlantic University, US), Domnica Radulescu (Washington and Lee University, US), Paul E. Sum (University of North Dakota, US), Cristian Tileaga (Loughborough University, UK), Lucian Turcescu (Concordia University, Canada), and Vladimir Tismaneanu (University of Maryland, College Park, US).

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