Manazir Journal welcomes guest editors to submit proposals for thematic issues in English, French, German and Italian and is open to languages of the MENA region, such as Arabic, Turkish and Persian.

If you would like to submit a proposal for an issue, please send an abstract in English (max. 600 words), a short CV of the editors and a list of potential contributors to The editorial team reviews and accepts or declines the issue proposal.

Upon acceptance, the editorial team and the guest editors will have a meeting with the guest editors to define the next steps. The guest editors must adhere to the guidelines and style sheet of Manazir Journal. Once the issue proposal is accepted, it is also possible to have an open Call for Papers.

On average, the publishing process with Manazir Journal takes approximately two years, from the submission of the issue proposal to the final publication online.

PDF Manazir Journal Guidelines for Editor

PDF BOP Manual for Editor

Submitting an Abstract or Article (as part of an annual issue)

Please note that Manazir Journal does not accept the submission of individual articles outside of the annual issues. When guest editors request a Call for Papers, this is advertised here. Manazir Journal runs on the publishing platform Open Journal Systems (OJS), as part of Bern Open Publishing (BOP). It offers a sophisticated publishing management workflow from submission to peer-review, copy editing, publication and archiving. Your contribution must be submitted through BOP by creating an account here. For more information, see the BOP Manual for Authors below.

As part of the article submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to the guidelines or the style sheet.

✓ The article is part of an annual issue of Manazir Journal

✓ The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).

✓ The submission file is in .odt, .doc, .docx or .rtf document file

✓ The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements as well as the citation style (Chicago Manual of Style 17th ed.) outlined in Manazir Journal’s style sheet.

PDF Manazir Journal Style Sheet

PDF BOP Manual for Authors

Copyright Notice

Issues and articles published with Manazir Journal are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Manazir Journal, based at Bern Open Publishing with the University of Bern, Switzerland, is subject to Swiss copyright right and image right. Amongst other things, this implies that copyright expires 70 years after the death of the creator.

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