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Hemispheres. Studies on Cultures and Societies is a yearly journal published online.

Articles from current and recent issues are available at: hemispheres.iksiopan.pl 

Articles submitted to the journal should not be submitted elsewhere. Authors are responsible for obtaining permission to publish any material under copyright (see the ‘Statement for authors’ files at: hemispheres.iksiopan.pl).

Articles must be in English or French. The article should begin with an abstract of up to 100 words, followed by five keywords that should describe the article’s main arguments and conclusions. Manuscript length should be between 25,000 and 40,000 characters (including the main text, footnotes, and spaces), and should be typed on A4 paper, in 12-point Times New Roman font, with ample margins on all sides.

The entire manuscript must be 1½-spaced and numbered consecutively. The title,the author’s name,and her/his institutional affiliation should be at the top of the first page (do not use head notes). All titles in non- Roman alphabets must be transliterated. An English translation of other language titles should be provided in square brackets after the title.

Footnotes at the bottom of the text page are obligatory, and they should be typed in 10-point Times New Roman font and single-spaced. Quotations must be numbered consecutively throughout the text and the style of note citation should conform with the following examples:


Ivor Wilks, Wa and Wala. Islam and Polity in North-Western Ghana, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989, p. 70.

John L. Esposito and John O. Voll, Islam and Democracy, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996, p. 23.


Raymond Hinnebusch, ‘Syria under Bashar: Between Economic Reform and Nationalist Realpolitik,’ in Syrian Foreign Policy and the United States: from Bush to Obama, Raymond Hinnebusch, Marwan J. Kabalan, Bassma Kodmani and David Lesch (eds), St. Andrews: University of St. Andrews Centre for Syrian Studies, 2010, p. 20.


Zygmunt Komorowski, Kultury Afryki Czarnej [Cultures of Black Africa], Wrocław: Ossolineum, 1994, pp. 89–90.

Larry J. Dimond, ‘Rethinking of Civil Society,’ Journal of Democracy, Vol. 5, No. 3, July 1994, p. 4.


Stephen Lewis, Rainbow support for York pride,’ The Press, York, 18 June, p. 6.

NEWSPAPER ARTICLE (electronic source):

‘Tunisia’s al-Nahda to Form Party,’ Aljazeera, 1 March 2011, http://www.aljazeera.com/news/%20 middleeast/2011/03/201131132812266381.html (accessed10 November 2011).

Sudan Peace Act Report: 21 April 2003, Washington DC: Department of State, 2003, www.state.gov/p/af/rls /rpt/2003/19790.htm (accessed 23 August 2013).

WEBPAGE (no author):

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821), http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/bonaparte_napoleon.shtml (accessed 18 July 2015)

WEBPAGE (with author):

Dan Snow, How did so many soldiers survive the trenches?, 2015, http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z3kgjxs (accessed 18 July 2015).

RESEARCH REPORT (available online):

Martha Brill Olcott, ‘Sufism in Central Asia A Force for Moderation or a Cause of Politicization?,’ Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, No. 84, May 2007, pp. 1–35, https://www.policyarchive.org/handle/10207/6450 (accessed 20 September 2010).

When notes to the same work follow after the interruption, use the author’s last name and a shortened title of the book or article.

Hinnebusch, ‘Syria under Bashar…,’ pp. 20, 22.

A bibliography should be included at the end of the paper. It should list, alphabetically by author’s last name, all the books, and articles cited in footnotes.

More substantial editing will be returned to the author for approval before publication. No rewriting will be allowed at the proof stage. Authors will be asked to return the material to the editorial office within 4 days of receipt, or approval will be assumed. Articles are qualified on the basis of a double-blind review process by external referees (see the ‘Peer Review Process’ file at: hemispheres. iksio.pan.pl). Manuscripts and all editorial correspondence should be addressed to: .

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