How to format your article

Instruction for Authors

With acceptance of publication in The Eurasia Studies Society of Great Britain & Europe Journal by the author, the author gives the necessary copyright permission for it to be published online at The Eurasia Studies Society Journal in perpetuity. No other copyright permission will be assumed from the author.

If the author wishes to submit the same article to other publishers they are free to do so, as long The Eurasia Studies Society of Great Britain & Europe Journal retains the right to continue hosting the article online at The Eurasia Studies Society of Great Britain & Europe Journal. 

Manuscript preparation

1. General guidelines

Papers are accepted only in English. British English spelling and punctuation is preferred.

Manuscripts should be compiled in the following order:

  • title page;
  • abstract; approximately 150 words.
  • keywords; each paper should have 4-6 keywords.
  • main text;
  • acknowledgements;
  • appendixes (as appropriate).

The paper should be submitted in Book Antiqua 12 point font.

Section headings should be concise and indicated in Book Antiqua bold font at 12 points.

Sub-headings should be indicated in Book Antiqua italic font 12 points.

Articles titles will be Book Antiqua 20 points.

Your name Book Antiqua italic 16 points.

 

References in Book Antiqua 10 point.

All the authors of a paper should include their

  • full names,
  • affiliations,
  • postal addresses, telephone and fax numbers
  • email addresses on the cover page of the manuscript.
  • Biographical notes on contributors are not required but can be included if desired.

For all manuscripts non-discriminatory language is mandatory. Sexist or racist terms should not be used.

2. Style guidelines

It is the author’s responsibility to ensure that their submission meets the journal’s style guide. Articles that do not conform will be sent back to the author for changes.

If you have any questions about references or formatting your article, please contact the editors.

  • File format: Word DOC or DOCX compatible file format.
  • Font: Book Antiqua, 12 point, single spaced.
  • Margins: Use margins of at least 2.5 cm (1 inch) and text should be full justified.
  • Title: Use bold for your article title, Book Antiqua, 14 point, with an initial capital letter for any proper nouns.

Language:

  • Use British English throughout (e.g., centre, programme, and ‘c’ instead of ‘z’: democratisation, not democratization).
  • Numbers under 10 should be spelled out (one, two…) and ordinals used for 10 and above (10, 11, 12…).
  • Quotations should be placed within single quotation marks (‘……’). Quotations longer than 40 words should be indented at left margin and single-spaced.
  • Dates should be in the form 3 November 1996; 1995-1998; and 1990s.
  • Use footnotes (preferably automated footnotes in Word) and do not have a bibliography (see the reference guide for more information).
  • Use ‘per cent’, rather than ‘percent’ or ‘%’, although ‘%’ can be used in tables and figures.

3. Reference Style Chicago Style

Note: In footnotes ‘ibid.’ should be used where possible, but it should not be used where the previous note contains more than one source.

Books

John Smith, The Book Title (London: London Publishing Co., 1999), p. 100.

John E. Smith (ed.), The Book Title (London: London Publishing Co., 1999), pp. 100-102.

John Smith and Mary Jones, The Book Title (London: London Publishing Co., 1999), 1999, p. 100.

Subsequent references should appear as: Smith, The Book Title, p. 100.

Articles in Edited Books

John Smith, ‘Article Title’, in Mary Jones (ed.), Book Title (London: London Publishing Co., 1999), 1999, p. 100.

John Smith, ‘Article Title’, in Mary Jones and John Doe (eds.), Book Title (London: London Publishing Co., 1999), 1999, p. 100.

Subsequent references should appear as: Smith, ‘Article Title’, p. 100.

Articles in Journals

John Smith, ‘Article Title’, in Journal Name, Vol. #, No. # (Month Year), p. #.

Subsequent references should appear as: Smith, ‘Article Title,’ p. #.

From the internet:

John Smith, ‘Article Title’, in Journal Name, Vol. #, No. #, Month Year, at http://www.full.url.com/…. [last visited 21 October 2012].

Subsequent references as above.

Manuscript References

PRO King’s Remembrancer’s Memoranda Roll, E159/69, m. 78. BM Add. MS 36042, fo.2 (plural fos.).

Scottish Record Office (hereafter SRO), Airlie Papers, GD 16, section 38/82, April 5, 1844.

Compton Papers, kept at the estate office of the Marquess of Northampton, Castle Ashby (hereafter CA), bdle. 1011, no.29.

Official Papers

Parliamentary Papers: Select Committee on Manufacturers (Parl. Papers, 1833, VI), 0.456.

Subsequent references as:

SC on Manufacturers (PP, 1839, VII), 00.2347.

Hansard (Commons), 4th ser. XXXVI, 641–2, 22 Aug. 1895.

Theses

For titles of published and unpublished theses use italics:

John E. Smith, Title of Thesis, unpublished Ph.D. thesis, Name of the University, Year, Chapter #, p. #

Subsequent references as books above.

Internet References

Center for Strategic Research of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ‘A Global Spring- Why NATO needs to goGlobal’, at http://www.sam.gov.tr/perceptions/volume13/autumn/DustinDehEz.pdf [last visited 21 October 2012].

John Doe, ‘Name of Article’, Crisis Group Reports, June 2012, at http://www.crisisgroup.org/full URl [last visited 21 October 2012].

Subsequent references as journal articles above.

Newspaper Articles

John Doe, ‘Article Title’, in Newspaper, 17 September 2012, p. 3

John Doe, ‘Article Title’, in Newspaper, 17 September 2012, at http://www.%5Bfull URL] [last visited 21 October 2012].

Subsequent references as journal articles above.

4. Figures

It is in the author’s interest to provide the highest quality figure format possible. Figures must be either sent separate to the text or are can be edited in the text. Please do not embed images that cannot be edited in the paper file.

All figures must be numbered in the order in which they appear in the paper (e.g. figure 1, figure 2). In multi-part figures, each part should be labelled (e.g. figure 1(a), figure 1(b)).

5.  Publication Charges

There is no submission fee for The Eurasia Studies Society Journal.

6. Reproduction of Copyright Material 

As an author, you are required to secure permission to reproduce any proprietary text, illustration, table, or other material, including data, audio, video, film stills, and screenshots, and any supplementary material you propose to submit and to show proof to the Editorial Board.

7. Supplementary Online Material

Authors are welcome to submit animations, movie files, sound files or any additional information for online publication as long as the necessary copyright permissions have been secured and proven to the Editorial Board.