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HSA President’s Report (October 2020)

HSR Call for Submissions

The editors of Hungarian Studies Review are seeking proposals and submissions for the following types of manuscripts:

Articles: 5000–7000 words (plus notes) based on original research and analysis. Submissions will be subject to peer review.
Thematic Article Cluster: 2–4 articles (5000–7000 words per article plus notes) and an introduction (800–1000 words) on a theme. Proposals should be sent to the managing editor prior to submission. Subject to peer and editorial review. • Roundtables: A cluster of 5–7 statements (800–1000 words per text with very limited notes plus a short introductory essay) that reflect conversations and debates about a topic or theme that have come primarily
from an in-person or virtual roundtable. Proposals should be sent to the managing editor prior to submission. Subject to editorial input and review.
Forums: A cluster of 4–6 essays (1500–2500 words with limited notes) and an introduction (800–1000 words) on an issue related to a historical or contemporary debate, controversy, or question pertinent to Hungarian studies. Proposals should be sent to the managing editor prior to submission. Subject to editorial input and review. • Book reviews: Reviews of 1000–1500 words that provide a description of the contents as well as provide a critique of a book. Submissions will be subject to editorial review. Review essays: Longer reviews of several works on a given topic, conceived as several linked book reviews. Submissions will be subject to editorial review.
Primary Source Translation and Commentary: Translated Hungarian sources (in whole or in part) accompanied by an introduction/commentary. Proposals should be submitted to the managing editor prior to submission. Subject to editorial review and copyright restrictions.
Reports on New Media and Digital Content: Overviews and analyses of online material and resources including digital collections, databases, websites, and webinars. Proposals should be submitted to the managing editor prior to submission. Subject to editorial review and copyright restrictions.
The editors of HSR also welcome submissions beyond those outlined above, including project and conference reports, polemical scholarly debates, pedagogical discussions, and photo essays (subject to permissions). We also welcome proposals for special thematic issues.
The journal provides copy-editing assistance to contributors, though we will return submissions to authors prior to consideration for publication if significant revisions are necessary.
*The editors are prepared to secure review copies of books.
Please consult the most recent version of the Chicago Manual of Style for details on how to format your submission. HSR uses endnotes for articles and essays, and in-text parenthetical references for book reviews.
Send all submissions and proposals to our managing editor, Steven Jobbitt: sjobbitt@lakeheadu.ca.
Send all suggestions for books to review to our book review editor, Richard Esbenshade: rsesbenshade@gmail.com.

(HSR Call for Submissions PDF)