SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

 

INFORMATION FOR AUTHORS
The journal welcomes article submissions dealing with topics including (but not limited to): socio-political and economic developments, foreign policy issues, historical events, art and architecture, geography and politics of the former Soviet space and the Middle East, diasporas and their relations with their home countries, sociological and anthropological issues, role of ethnography and nationalism in politics and history, ethnic conflicts and conflict resolution as well as topics dealing with literature, language, education and religion. The Armenian Review also accepts previously unpublished primary documents, memoirs, reviews, briefings, statistical charts and data, and bibliographical lists. The Armenian Review will, on occasion, consider article submissions in the Armenian language, but if the article is accepted the author should be prepared to have it professionally translated into English.

 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
Manuscripts may be submitted in electronic format (preferably in Microsoft Word) as an email attachment to editor@armenianreview.org. Hard copy manuscripts can be mailed to The Editor, Armenian Review, 80 Bigelow Avenue, Watertown, MA 02472. All manuscripts submitted to the Armenian Review should be original, unpublished works and should not be under consideration for publication in any other journal at the time of submission.

Submissions will be reviewed anonymously by at least two referees; therefore, authors are asked to prepare a separate cover page including their name, mailing/contact address, telephone number, e-mail address, and a 75 word biographical statement of the author(s). Each submission should also include a summary/abstract of the article, not to exceed 100 words. After the reviews are submitted by the referees, the Editor will notify the authors of the acceptance, rejection, or need for revision of the submission.

 

MANUSCRIPT PREPARATION
Manuscripts should be on 8½ by 11" paper with 1" margins on all sides. The text should be double-spaced and use a size 12 font for the main text and size 10 for references. The submissions should have the following setup: title page and author(s)' information; main text; endnotes; bibliography. Unless previously agreed upon with the Editor, submissions should not exceed 40 pages (including the endnotes and the bibliography).

 

STYLE
Citations should be endnotes (not footnotes) and should adhere to the guidelines found in The Chicago Manual of Style, latest edition. Accuracy of endnotes and tables is the responsibility of the author(s) and the editor reserves the right to turn down an article if it does not adhere to this style. The “footnotes” function of the word-processing software should be used to create the endnotes rather than useing the in-text author citation method. Below are samples of the format used for endnotes.

Books
Wallace L. Daniel, The Orthodox Church and Civil Society in Russia (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2006), 98.

Journal Articles
Patrick M. Jenlink, “Creating Public Spaces and Practiced Places for Democracy, Discourse, and the Emergence of Civil Society,” Systematic Practice and Action Research 20, no. 5 (October 2007): 432.

Chapter in a Book
Patrick Clawson, “The Former Soviet South and the Muslim World,” in After Empire: The Emerging Geopolitics of Central Asia , ed. Jed C. Snyder (Washington, D.C.: National Defense University Press, 1995), 41.

Newspaper Article
William S. Niederkorn, "A Scholar Recants on His ‘Shakespeare’ Discovery,” New York Times, June 20, 2002.

Publications in Languages Other than English
Publications in a language other than English should include the transliterated title of the work followed by the translation of the title in brackets.

David Ananun, Rusahayeri hasarakakan zargatsume [The Social Development of Russian-Armenians], vol. III (San Lazaro, 1926), 38.

Thesis and Dissertation
M. Amundin, “Click Repetition Rate Patterns in Communicative Sounds from the Harbour Porpoise, Phocoena phocoena” (PhD diss., Stockholm University, 1991), 35.

Interviews
John Smith , interview by author, Waltham, MA, May 15, 2001.

Websites
Evanston Public Library Board of Trustees. “Evanston Public Library Strategic Plan, 2000–2010: A Decade of Outreach.” Evanston Public Library. http://www.epl.org/library/strategic-plan-00.html (accessed June 1, 2005).

For second and subsequent references which follow without interruptions, “ibid” should be used. Otherwise, a subsequent but interrupted reference should include the author's last name and a short form of the title. For example:

Wallace, The Orthodox Church, 98.

More details can be found at http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html

Please note that we prefer not to have a bibliography as all the sources would be mentioned in the endnotes.

 

ILLUSTRATIONS
The Armenian Review will publish suitable illustrations in black and white. Low resolution photographs and photocopies are accepted for the initial review. Once the submission is accepted the author(s) have to provide a high resolution electronic copy of the illustration(s) in a separate word file with the proper legend and caption. Illustrations will be cropped and sized by the publisher as needed.

Authors are responsible for obtaining permission to reprint extracts and reproduce illustrations. Copies of permission forms must be supplied with the final manuscript.

 

TRANSLITERATIONS
The Armenian Review employs the following transliteration styles:

Armenian words should be transliterated according to the Armenian Review. Transliteration key found here: Download PDF

For Russian use the transliteration guide as defined by Library of Congress found at: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/romanization/russian.pdf

For Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, and Osmanli (Ottoman Turkish) use the transliteration guidelines of International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies (IJMES) found at: http://www8.georgetown.edu/departments/history/ijmes/

 

CONTRIBUTORS' COPIES
Authors will receive two complimentary copies of the issue in which their articles appear as well as 10 offprints of their article.

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