We are currently calling for papers for volumes no. 1-2, 3 and 4 to be published in 2018.
- The year 1918 - historical meanings and political consequences in East-Central Europe (the establishment of national states, the issue of ethnic minorities, the emergence of far right and far left political currents, the new international establishment and the role of Soviet Russia).
- European right-wing: Italian fascism, Nazism; Authoritarian regimes;
- Stalin’s Great Terror;
- The Comintern and Communist Parties in Europe;
- International relations: Western Communist Parties and the Communist Party of the Soviet Union;
- Political, economic, social, and cultural evolutions in the Soviet bloc after World War II;
- East-West relations during the Cold War;
- Opposition to totalitarianism: From resistance to dissent (types of opposition, ways of expressing alternative views:samizdat/tamizdat/magnitizdat, paralel cultures)
- Human rights movements and the fall of communist regimes in East-Central Europe;
- Ideology, propaganda, political parties and organizations: The totalitarian experience in the 20th century.
The papers may be submitted in ROMANIAN, ENGLISH, FRENCH.
The contributors are asked to send the FINAL DRAFTS and a short narrative cv until April 15, 2018, at the following addresses
firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
We are kindly asking the authors to respect the following length and editing suggestions:
Studies: maximum 40 000 characters, no spaces/ approximate 20 standard pages. The title of the submitted article should be descriptive, concise and must indicate the chronological limits. The studies must contain subtitles, an introduction presenting the stage of knowledge of the subject, the novelty of the research, the analysis of the subject, and a chapter of conclusions.
Documents: maximum 40 000 characters, no spaces/ approximate 20 standard pages. The texts published under this chapter must consist of the following elements: 2-4 pages of introduction and the documents must be accompanied by titles, the archival source and illustrations.
Biographies: maximum 10 000 characters, no spaces/ approximates 5 standard pages. Biographies do not have footnotes, but at the end of the text, the authors are asked to attach a selective bibliography of the sources. „Totalitarianism Archives” encourages the authors to submit along with the biography a photo of the person whose biography is being submitted.
Book Reviews: maximum 10 000 characters, no spaces/ approximate 5 standard pages.
Formatting: 12, Times New Roman, 1,5 spacing
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The submitted papers are to be subjected to the peer-review process. The authors will be notified regarding the decision of publication in due time.