Unveiling the Focus and Scope of New Contree
New Contree, the latest open-access scholarly journal published by AOSIS, has been making waves with its unique approach to historical studies. For those curious about the journal’s focus and scope, don’t miss this exclusive interview with Editor-in-Chief, Prof Elize van Eeden from the North-West University.
In the interview, Prof Van Eeden shares exciting insights into how the journal serves as a scholarly voice and platform for instilling and disseminating specific and comparative local and regional history debate in Africa and beyond. The journal has garnered a reputation for its broader value in transnational contexts by offering new perspectives on the historical, political, and social issues of the African continent.
Along with discussing the journal’s broader goals, she also describes the types of articles accepted for publication and encourages researchers with aligned research to submit a manuscript for consideration.
Make sure you don’t miss out on the chance to learn about this innovative journal and its distinctive approach to historical studies.
To find out more about the journal’s focus & scope, please visit https://bit.ly/3LqnYBj
How to submit your manuscript
If you think that your research fits into the focus and scope of this journal, then please visit the journal website at newcontree.org.za and submit your manuscript for consideration. Please refer to the submission procedure when submitting your original manuscripts. The submission guidelines include information about the types of articles received for publication and preparing a manuscript for submission.
Other relevant information about the journal’s policies and the reviewing process can be found under the about section.
The journal has a double-blinded peer review process. Manuscripts are initially examined by editorial staff and are sent by the Editor-in-Chief to two expert independent reviewers, either directly or by a Section Editor. Read our full peer review process.
The journal was established in January 1977 under the former Institute of Historical Studies of the Human Science and Research Council as Contree. At the time, its establishment was viewed as: ‘…an important development in co-ordinating and advancing regional historical research in the [Republic of South Africa] RSA, since it creates a channel whereby interested persons will be able to discuss matters of mutual interest and through which guidance can be given to those anxious to study in this field. Read more…