Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Medieval Worlds

Medieval Worlds
New open access online journal – first issue has come out! For the first issue, follow this link or access it through http://medievalworlds.net/7849-1inhalt. Authors of the first issue include early medievalists such as Patrick Geary, Ian Wood and Ann Christys, Eduardo Manzano, Michael Borgolte, but also a number of renowned scholars from other fields.

Medieval worlds is a biannually, peer-reviewed open-access journal published by the Institute for Medieval Research at the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Medieval Worlds fosters interdisciplinary and transcultural studies of the Middle Ages. Specifically it encourages and links comparative research between different regions and fields and promotes methodological innovation in transdisciplinary studies. There is no publication charge.

Call for Papers
Medieval worlds is inviting papers on any comparative topic for Volume 3, Issue 1 which is scheduled to be published on 1 July, 2016.
Medieval worlds publishes research articles of 5.000 to 10.000 words and shorter articles of 2000-5000 words (including footnotes and reference list) in three categories: comparative papers, pairs/clusters of papers addressing comparative issues and reports on ongoing major research projects.
If you are looking for a potential partner to publish a pair/cluster of papers addressing a comparative common issue, please send a request tomedievalworlds@oeaw.ac.at. We are looking forward to bring together scholars from different areas of interest and encourage interdisciplinary groups to publish focused sets of articles.
If you intend to submit a paper, please drop us a note indicating provisional title and area of interest to medievalworlds@oeaw.ac.at.

Submission deadlines:
Abstracts: 27 February, 2016
Full paper: 31 March, 2016
Registration and login are required to submit abstracts and papers online and to check the status of current submissions. You will receive a notification of acceptance within 7-10 days from the date of manuscript submission.
For more information on submissions, visit http://medieval.vlg.oeaw.ac.at/index.php/medievalworlds/index.

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