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Call for papers 2022


Issue XIX, 2022 dedicated to Distinguished Professor Keith Hitchins

Historical Yearbook is a scientific journal published by the “N. Iorga ” History Institute in Bucharest, of the Romanian Academy and the Faculty of History and Political Science, “Ovidius” University of Constanta. Starting with 2013, Historical Yearbook is indexed in the “Central and Eastern European Online Library – CEEOL”. The journal is currently being evaluated for indexing in Erih Plus and Index Copernicus.

Historical Yearbook publishes articles on topics related to political, diplomatic, social, economic and cultural history, history of international relations, evolutions of minority communities, political biographies. All items received in the editorial office will undergo a peer-review procedure.

Texts should not exceed 15 pages in Times New Roman size 12 (1.5 lines) with footnotes  size 10 (complying with the Romanian Academy normatives). All the texts must be accompanied by an abstract (maximum 500 characters) and 3-5 keywords. Authors must also indicate their institutional affiliation. We only accept texts in English and French that must be unpublished work.

The deadline by which you can send articles and studies is September 1, 2022.

We look forward to your contributions to the following contact addresse:


            The text

  • must comprise an English abstract of maximum 1500 characters
  • 3-5 key words
  • must not exceed 15 pages
  • must be written in Times New Roman, 12, line spacing 1.5

Footnotes will be written according to the guidelines of The Romanian Academy:

  1. Gheorghe I. Brătianu, Marea Neagră. De la origini până la cucerirea otomană, Polirom, Iaşi, 1999. p. 35.
  2. Ibidem.
  3. Ibidem, p. 221
  4. Keith Hitchins, The Romanians: 1774-1866, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1996, p. 57.
  5. L. Hays, E. D. Jones, Policy on the Run: Henry II and Irish Sea Diplomacy, în Journal of British Studies, 1990, nr. 4, p. 295.
  6. Keith Hitchins, op. cit., p. 123.
  7. Konrad Bercovici, Rumania, Betrayed, Keeps Up the Fight, in “The Sun”, February 24, 1918, p. 3.

When authors do not quote from the primary sources but from another book, they must introduce the mention apud (= according to);

In order to highlight the existence of a point of view identical to the opinion of another author, the mention confer (or cf= in conformity with) must be introduced:

9) Confer Charles King, The Black Sea, a history, Oxford University Press, New York, 2004, p. 27.

The authors may be in the situation of quoting information from a large number of pages from a different paper. In order to avoid the risk of introducing a multitude of footnotes, they may write one single footnote in which, instead of the number of the page, the term passim is introduced (=everywhere):

10)Alexandru Marghiloman, Note Politice (1897-1924), İnstitutul de Arte Grafice Eminescu, București,1927, passim.

When quoting websites, the date of access will also be mentioned:

11) http://intermarium.ro/ro/index.html (17-05-2018).

Archived documents will be quoted as follows:

12) Arhiva Ministerului Afacerilor Externe, București (henceforth, AMAE), Fond 71/1920-1944 Dosare Speciale, vol. 45, f. 245.

13) Bașbakanlık Cumhuriyet Arșivi (henceforth BCA), Ankara, 030.10./247.668.16, 18 January 1932,f. 2.

14) AMAE, Fond 71/1920-1944 URSS, vol. 134, f. 164.

15) BCA, 030.10./247.668.16., 28 februarie 1935, f. 2 – 3.

Volumes of documents will be quoted as follows:

Documents on American Foreign Relations, vol. IV, July 1941-June 1942, (henceforth DAFR….), edited by Leland M. Goodrich, Boston, World Peace Foundations, 1942, p. 686.