Manuscripts submitted to the Journal of Humanities (JH) must be original contributions and not under consideration for any other publication at the same time. The corresponding Author must submit the manuscript online-only through our Manuscript Submission System. Authors are kindly invited to suggest potential reviewers (names, affiliations and email addresses) for their manuscript, if they wish. Authors should ensure that work is written in correct British English before submission. Professional copyediting can help improve the manuscripts and increase its chances of being considered for publication by JH. In case you feel that your manuscript would benefit from a professional a professional English language copyediting checking language grammar and style, you can find a reliable revision service at:

Title Page

Title Page is required for all submissions and must contain the following information

  1. fore name and surname of each author, separated by commas;
  2. affiliation(s) of each author (in English);
  3. email address for the corresponding author.


Manuscripts must contain the following in that order

  1. title (lowercase), without acronyms;
  2. an abstract between 200 and 300 words in length
  3. at least five key words from the manuscript.
  4. Introduction
  5. Main text
  6. Conclusion
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. Declaration of conflict of interest
  9. References
  10. Tables and Figures

Manuscript must be submitted in an electronic file (Microsoft Word) and should use Times New Roman (12 pt.) and 2.0 line spacing. Manuscripts must have block paragraphs which must be justified on the right and left. Manuscripts must indicate paragraph breaks by leaving a line open. The Main text of the manuscript should be reasonably divided into sections and, if necessary, sub-sections, clearly indicating the hierarchy of subheadings. Cited sections should be marked by quotation marks and emphasized expressions should be marked in italics. The document of the main manuscript must be anonymised. Authors must check that all references cited in the text are included in, and correspond with, those in the works cited or references section.

Tables and Figures

If tables and figures are used, they should be presented each on a separate page at the end of the manuscript after the references. They must be numbered in the order they are cited in the text of the manuscript; each must be cited in the main text. If figures are used, they must be submitted as .tiff or .jpg files, with the following digital resolution:

  1. colour (saved as CMYK): minimum 300 dpi;
  2. black and white/grayscale: minimum 600 dpi;
  3. one column width (8.5 cm) or 2 column widths (17.5 cm).

Authors must obtain written permission for the reproduction and adaptation of material which has already been published. A copy of the written permission has to be provided before publication (otherwise the paper cannot be published) and appropriately cited in the figure caption. The procedure for requesting the permission is the responsibility of the Authors; JH will not refund any costs incurred in obtaining permission.

Manuscript Length

Original articles (Full reports of results from original research. They provide an overview of innovative research in a particular field with or related to the focus and scope of the journal) should be between 5000 and 8000 words including references.

Book reviews (provide a short but comprehensive analysis of a recently published book) should be between 2000 and 3000 words.

Letters to the editor (short essays that express the authors’ viewpoint, may respond to published manuscripts in our journals, or deliver information or news regarding an issue related to the Journal scope. If the letter relates to a published manuscript, the authors of the original manuscript will be given the opportunity to provide a response.) should be between 1000 and 1500 words.

Standpoints/Opinions (offer short pieces or personal perspectives (not research) on knowledge, practices, technological concepts and/or developments that highlight recent, exciting research or policy developments related to any aspect of humanities.) should be between 1500 and 2000 words.


If abbreviations are used in the text, authors are required to write full name and abbreviation in brackets [e.g. Multiple Myeloma (MM)] the first time they are used, then only abbreviations can be written.

Ethical considerations

JH requires Ethical Considerations section in main text. An Ethical Considerations sub-section is REQUIRED in the Methods section for all studies involving human or animal subjects. Authors must include the following:

  1. name of Institutional Review Board or ethics committee or institution that reviewed the study,
  2. manner (oral, written) in which consent was obtained from participants, and
  3. methods used to protect data and confidentiality of participants.


Short quotations should be indicated by double inverted commas, with single inverted commas for quotations within the main quote. Quotations of not more than 3 lines should be enclosed in double inverted commas (double quotes). A quotation within a quotation must be marked with single quotation marks. A quotation of more than 3 lines must be indented and blocked on both sides. Its font size must be 11 pt.


Avoid footnotes. However, if the author gives information which should not be part of the main text, she may explain in a footnote. When referring to published material, please use the latest version of American Psychological Association (APA) Style Manual (7th Ed). References are cited in the text by giving the name of the authors(s), the year of publication (in parenthesis), and the page number(s) as follows:

  1. In the text of a research paper, if the author’s name is part of the narrative, include only the year of publication in the parentheses. Example: According to Sango (2013), teaching art in a poor country is a challenging task because of lack of materials.
  2. If the author is citing a particular page or chapter of a document, include that information in the parentheses. For example: Teaching art in a poor country is a challenging task because of lack of materials (Sango, 2013, p. 199).
  3. In general, a scholar is expected to look for and use the original source of the information. When such work becomes difficult to find, a secondary source may be cited as follows: Seidenberg and McClelland’s study (as cited in Coltheart, Curtis, Atkins, & Haller, 1993)
  4. At the end of the paper, in a section called “References,” full citations are listed in alphabetical order. For example:
    1. Books by a single author: Kimmel, M. S. (2007). The gendered society. Oxford University Press
    2. Books by two or more authors: DiFonzo, N., & Bordia, P. (2007). Rumour psychology: Social and organizational approaches. American Psychological Association.
    3. Books by a Corporate (Group) Author: American Sociological Association. (1975). Approaches to the study of social structure. Free Press.
    4. Edited Book: Rhodewalt, F. (Ed.). (2008). Personality and social behaviour. Psychology Press
    5. Book/Document with No Author: The universal declaration of human rights. (1974). U.S. Catholic Conference, Division of Latin America.
    6. eBooks: Gillam, T. (2018). Creativity, wellbeing and mental health practice. Wiley Blackwell.
    7. From a website: Sanger, M. (2000). Woman and the new race. (Original work published 1920).
    8. Chapters in Books: Levi-Strauss, C. (1971). Totem and caste. In F. E. Katz (Ed.), Contemporary sociological theory (pp. 82-89). Random House.
    9. Article, entry, or chapter from an online reference book (encyclopedia, dictionary, handbook): Watkins, M. (2013). Mind-body problem. In H. Pashler (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the mind.
    10. Journal Article: Klimonske, R., & Palmer, S. (1993). The ADA and the hiring process in organizations. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 45(2), 10-36.
    11. Newspaper Article – Online: Cieply, M. (2013, November 11). Gun violence in American movies is rising, study finds. New York Times.
    12. Newspaper Article – Print: Jones, S. (1997, October 19). Hit-and-run suspect commits suicide. New York Times, p. 17.
    13. Dissertations or Theses: Rockey, R. (2008). An observational study of pre-service teachers’ classroom management strategies [Doctoral dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania].

All citations must be fully listed in a works cited or references section at the end of the article or review in alphabetical order by author, with complete bibliographic details.

Manuscripts should be submitted to:

Journal Identifiers

eISSN: 2948-0094
print ISSN: 1016-0728