Kaleidoscope is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal (ISSN 1756-8137) edited by postgraduates at Durham University. Working under the auspices of the Institute of Advanced Study (www.dur.ac.uk/ias), Kaleidoscope is designed to foster communication between postgraduates in different disciplines, to promote excellence in interdisciplinary research, and to raise awareness of the IAS as a public forum for interdisciplinary scholarship.
The Institute of Advanced Study publishes a new research theme each year. Submissions relating to the theme are particularly encouraged, from postgraduates and post-doctoral scholars from all disciplines. The theme for the academic year 2012-13 is “Time”.
Examples of subjects invited for submission include, but are not limited to:
• Nature and Geometry of Time
• Narrating Time
• Experiencing Time
• Reconstructing Time
• Time and the Present
• Scaling Time
More information on possible approaches and research interests of the current IAS Fellows can be found at IAS Subthemes website: www.dur.ac.uk/ias/time
Recognising that different disciplines apply different styles and standards of writing, we welcome material of individual or collaborative authorship in a variety of formats, including (but not restricted to):
Full-length articles (7000-10000 words) of original scholarship in your discipline. Articles should be comprehensible to those from outside your field.
• Shorter articles reflecting on how the current theme relates to your discipline, or reflections on how your work is informed by working across disciplines;
• Short book reviews (1000 words);
• Review essays (4000 words).
The final deadline for submissions for the current IAS theme will be 30th June 2013.
Brief guidelines for contributions to Kaleidoscope are provided below, but more detailed guidance can be found on our Submission Guidelines pages.
Manuscripts should be sent as email attachments in MS Word (2003 or 2007) format to firstname.lastname@example.org Submissions must be accompanied by a short abstract, and a brief biography outlining your institutional affiliation and research interests (100 words maximum), include any permissions obtained for reproduction rights (e.g. of lengthy quotations, pictures) that fall outside of Fair Dealing (Point 3 of Authors Copyright Agreement).
Only contributions formatted according to the Kaleidoscope template will be accepted. The template follows The Chicago Manual of Style (15th Edition); please refer to our Submission Guidelines pages and to www.chicagomanualofstyle.org for further information.
By submitting a manuscript to Kaleidoscope you acknowledge that the work is original, has not appeared in print and is not under consideration elsewhere and you agree to the terms of the Kaleidoscope Author’s Copyright Agreement.
Kaleidoscope Editorial Team
Dr Valentina Erastova
c/o the Institute of Advanced Study
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