Submission Guidelines

The Hungarian Historical Review welcomes articles, proposals for thematic blocks (3-4 papers), and proposals for entire special issues (5-6 papers) in any topic pertaining to the history of the broadly defined East-Central and Southeastern Europe. Authors of articles are expected to submit their manuscript that consists of 8 to 10 thousand words (including abstract, keywords, notes, and bibliography). Prospective editors of blocks or special issues are expected to submit the titles and abstracts of the papers and a short summary that explains their coherence. All submissions shall be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Peer review process

The Hungarian Historical Review is double-blind peer reviewed by independent external experts. We ask peer reviewers to submit us their reports per email. Historical journals receive many more submissions than they can publish. Therefore, we ask peer reviewers to keep in mind that every paper that is accepted means that another good paper must be rejected. To be published in The Hungarian Historical Review, an essay should meet the following criteria:

-   provide strong evidence for the conclusions,

-   novel,

-   importance to historians in the field and in the theme of the issue,

-   interesting to researchers in other related disciplines.

All submitted manuscripts are read by the editorial staff prior to being sent for formal review. Those papers judged by the editors to be of insufficient general interest or otherwise inappropriate are rejected promptly without external review.

When submitting a manuscript each author

-   represents that the submission is original and gives the Hungarian Historical Review the right of first refusal,

-   accepts that no royalty will be paid for any article,

- assigns to the Hungarian Historical Review the copyright to the Article whereby the Publisher shall have the exclusive right to publish the Contribution and translations of it wholly or in part throughout the world during the full term of copyright including renewals and extensions and all subsidiary rights.

All contributors of published articles will have free access to the PDF version of their article.

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