Informations for Contributors

Manuscript submissions

Authors should submit articles as word attachments by e-mail, formatted as Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format files, along with complete contact information to: .

Please note that all correspondence will be transmitted via e-mail. Submitted articles may not exceed 9,000 words in length, including footnotes.

Normally, Contributions to the History of Concepts will not consider for publication articles previously published elsewhere, whether in print or online, whether in English or in some other language. Articles made available via open-access repositories are considered published. The journal will not publish articles structured as interviews. It is a condition of publication in CHoC that authors grant an exclusive license to Contributions to the History of Concepts. It is the author’s responsibility to obtain print and online permission to quote material from third party sources and to cover any costs incurred in securing these rights. The editors should be alerted at the earliest opportunity as to any difficulty in securing these third party rights.

Before sending us your manuscript please consult Contributions to the History of Concepts' style guide (PDF), which is based on the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition. The journal uses American English punctuation and spelling, according to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary or the American Heritage College Dictionary (italicize non-English words throughout that do not appear Romanized in these dictionaries).


Publishers interested in submitting books for review, or scholars interested in reviewing books or writing review articles should consult the
review guidelines and contact:

Jani Marjanen