Submissions

SUBMISSIONS

 

ARTICLES

 

All submissions should follow the following format

 

File format for submission of papers is Microsoft Word and must be submitted electronically to Martina Horakova at mhorakov [at] phil [dot] muni [dot] cz . You should send the article as one document with no indication of name or anything which may identify you as author. In a separate document you should submit your name, institutional affiliation if appropriate, e-mail address and a brief personal biography to be used if the article is accepted. The biography should be single spaced and in Times New Roman 12 point.

 

1. Page Settings

 

1.1 Article Length Paper Format

The full paper must be formatted for A4 paper using Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx file) and should be between 5,000 - 8,000 words in length (excluding Title, Abstract, Tables and References) with longer submissions requiring consideration from the Editorial Board.

 

1.2 Paper size, Margins, Alignment

A4 page. Top and bottom margins, 2 cm. Left and right margins, 3 cm

 

1.3 Spacing

All text single-spaced, fully aligned

 

2. Title, Abstract

 

2.1 Paper Title

14pt, bold, centred. Do not put your name or affiliation as the article has to go to peer reviewers.

 

2.2 Abstract

The word ‘Abstract' should be first in bold, 12 pt, followed by a colon (Abstract:) and then the text of the Abstract. Leave two blank lines after the Abstract.

 

2.2.1 Keywords

The word 'Keywords' should be first in bold, 12pt, followed by a colon (Keywords:). Three to six words or phrases, separated by a semicolon, should be provided to facilitate indexing and refereeing. Leave two blank lines after the Keywords and begin Main text.

 

2.2.2 Main text

Font style Times New Roman, 12pt, single-spaced, fully aligned. Place one line space between paragraphs. DO NOT INDENT the first line of each paragraph.

 

2.3 Headers, Footers, and Page Numbers

Please do not use headers, foooters, or page numbers.

 

2.4 Headings and subheadings

Any subsection headings should be separated by a single space from the paragraph above, but not separated from the following text, which begins immediately on the next line. They should be set left, not centred, in 12-point type, bold.

 

2.5  Long Quotes (roughly, quotes of 4 lines or more)

12pt, indented 1 cm left and right

 

2.6 Footnotes

While footnotes are possible, please keep them to a minimum and only in cases where they provide relevant additional information. DO NOT use footnotes for references.

 

3. Appendices and References

 

3.1 Appendices

They should follow the same guidelines as the Main Text

 

3.1.1 Tables and Figures

Tables and figures should be placed, when possible, in the body of the text. Captions in 12pt, bold, sentence case, left aligned

 

3.1.2 Diagrams

Diagrams, illustrations, graphs etc. must be directly inserted into the word format text.
The Author must have permission to use all images used, indicated by © followed by the name of the copyright holder.

 

3.2 References

All submissions must follow the latest edition of the MLA Handbook. They should be also proofred and edited before submission.

 

3.2.1 Acknowledgements

Acknowledgements can be made after the References. Use Body Text style.

 

3.2.2. Biographical Data on Authors

This should go at the end of the article in Alphabetical order of Family name. Use Body Text Style. Please remember that biographical data should be sent in a separate file from the article. See the first paragraph above.

 

BOOK REVIEWS are welcome and should follow the format above. The Review should have the title of the book reviewed, the date of publication, place, publisher, and ISBN number in Times New Roman 14 point italics. The reviewer's name should be separated by two spaces after the title in Times New Roman Bold.
Reviews should have a minimum of 1,000 words.