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Human Affairs

Postdisciplinary Humanities & Social Sciences Quarterly

Editor In Chief: Emil Višnovský
Edited by: Gabriel Bianchi, Marek Hrubec and James Tartaglia

Postdisciplinary international journal for humanities and social sciences published in English by the Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia. The underlying editorial strategy is to advance human self-understanding and communication via publishing innovative theoretical, interpretative, critical and historical contributions transcending traditional disciplinary and cultural frontiers.

Journal Homepage
www.humanaffairs.sk

Why subscribe and read

Brings together contributions from all traditional and non-traditional fields of humanities and social sciences which relate to crucial contemporary human affairs.

Why submit

Fast, fair, and constructive peer review and editing Language-correction services for authors.

Rejection Rate

30%

Journal Metrics

Cite Score
0.26
European Reference Index for the Humanities
SCImago Journal Rank
0.288
Scource Normalized Impact per Paper
0.221

Abstracting & Indexing

Human Affairs is covered by the following services:

  • Cabell's Whitelist
  • CEJSH (The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities)
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  • EBSCO (relevant databases)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
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  • IBR (International Bibliography of Reviews of Scholarly Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences)
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  • Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  • J-Gate
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  • Microsoft Academic
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  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ProQuest (relevant databases)
  • ReadCube
  • SCImago (SJR)
  • SCOPUS
  • Summon (ProQuest)
  • TDNet
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • Web of Science - Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

Mission and Scope Statement

Human Affairs: Postdisciplinary Humanities & Social Sciences Quarterly (founded in 1990 as Human Affairs) is an international journal for humanities and social sciences published in English by the Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia. It aims to bring together contributions from all traditional and non-traditional fields of humanities and social sciences which relate to crucial contemporary human affairs. The underlying editorial strategy is to advance human self-understanding and communication via publishing innovative theoretical, interpretative, critical and historical contributions transcending traditional disciplinary and cultural frontiers. By publishing primarily, though not exclusively, original and theoretical articles, empirical studies and their interpretations, reviews and notes of domestic authors, Human Affairs: Postdisciplinary Humanities & Social Sciences Quarterly serves the mission of fostering multicultural and international conversation concerning the whole range of human and social issues.

Online Manuscript Submission

Human Affairs: Postdisciplinary Humanities & Social Sciences Quarterly operates an online submission and peer review system that allows authors to submit articles online and track their progress via a web interface. All papers must be submitted via the online system. Please visit www.editorialmanager.com/ha and submit your article.

Upon acceptance of an article, authors will be asked to transfer a copyright.

Manuscript preparation

Authors are requested to follow strictly guidelines for authors as given below. Submissions that do not conform to Human Affairs style requirements will not be considered for publication.

Manuscripts should be submitted in English. Only Microsoft Word 6.0 (or higher) or rich text (rtf) formats will be accepted. Human Affairs accepts original articles which are not under consideration for publication by another publisher at the time of submission.

Manuscripts should not exceed 20 pages, including endnotes and references, that is, 5,000 words or 36,000 characters including letters and spaces altogether. Book review articles should not exceed 10 pages (2,500 words or 18,000 characters altogether). All texts should be edited using Times New Roman 12 p., line spacing 11/2.

Subtitles in the text — first level—bold, first letters capitalized, second level italics, all 12 p. Please use no more than two levels of subtitles.

References should be cited in the text by surname of the author and the publication date in parentheses, e.g. Rorty (1979) or (Rorty1979, 25-6). All references must be listed alphabetically at the end of the article and should follow the guidelines of APA Citation Manual.

For example,
book: Rorty, R. (1979). Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature. Princeton: Princeton University Press;
journal article: Rorty, R.(1993). Hilary Putnam and the Relativist Menace. Journal of Philosophy 90, 443–461;
book chapter: Rorty, R. (1994).Daniel Dennett on Intrinsicality. In B. Dahlbom (Ed.).Dennett and His Critics, pp. 10-25. Oxford: Blackwell.

Footnotes to the text are numbered consecutively, indicated by superscript. Do not use footnotes or endnotes as a substitute for a reference list.

Illustrations, figures, diagrams, tables, photographs and the like should be numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals in order of appearance in the text beginning on a separate sheet and their incorporation into the text should be clearly indicated.

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Copyright Agreement

Hybrid Open Access

For complete details on hybrid open access publishing at De Gruyter please see: https://www.degruyter.com/page/560

Effective 1st January 2016, authors from an institution affiliated with either the Association of Dutch Universities (VSNU), the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries or some UK libraries participating in the Jisc Collections SMP may publish primary research and review articles open access in any of De Gruyter's OnlineOpen journals at a discount of 90% of the APC price. For more information and to confirm whether your institution is eligible please see the following:

The Netherlands: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1461
The UK: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1462
Switzerland: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1463

Editorial Office

Editor in Chief:
EMIL VIŠŇOVSKÝ, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia

Associate Editors:
GABRIEL BIANCHI, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
MAREK HRUBEC, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
JAMES TARTAGLIA, University of Keele, United Kingdom

Deputy Associate Editors:
BARBARA LÁŠTICOVÁ, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
ALBERT KASANDA, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
STEPHEN LEACH, University of Keele, United Kingdom

Managing Editor:
BARBORA TANCEROVÁ, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia

Book Review Editor:
MIROSLAV POPPER, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia

Technical Editor:
ALENA REBROVÁ, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia

Editorial Board:

MÁRIA AUGUSTÍNOVÁ, Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France
LYUBOV BUGAEVA, University of St. Petersburg, Russia
EMANUELA CEVA, University of Pavia, Italy
GIDEON CALDER, University of Wales, Newport, United Kingdom
PETRA EZZEDDINE, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
JURAJ HVORECKÝ, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
KATARÍNA JARIABKOVÁ, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
GABRIELA KILIÁNOVÁ, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
ĽUBICA KOBOVÁ, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
SÁNDOR KRÉMER, University of Szeged, Hungary
IVAN LUKŠÍK, Slovak Academy of Sciences Bratislava, Slovakia
JURAJ MARUŠIAK, Slovak Academy of Sciences Bratislava, Slovakia
CARLOS MOUGAN, University of Cadiz, Spain
JOHN RYDER, American University of Malta, Cospicua and Marsaskala, Malta
THEODORE R. SCHATZKI, University of Kentucky, USA
PAUL STENNER, University of Brighton, United Kingdom
MARIANA SZAPUOVÁ, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
VIERA VILHANOVÁ, Slovak Academy of Sciences Bratislava, Slovakia
CHRISOPHER J. VOPARIL, Union Institute & University Cincinnati, USA
KATEŘINA ZABRODSKÁ, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
OĽGA ZÁPOTOČ, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
MARÍNA ZAVACKÁ, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia

Advisory Board:

VIERA BAČOVÁ, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
JÁN BAKOŠ, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
VÁCLAV BĚLOHRADSKÝ, University of Terst, Italy
MICHAEL BILLIG, Loughborough University, UK
MORITZ CSÁKY, University of Graz, Austria
ETELA FARKAŠOVÁ, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
KENNETH J. GERGEN, Swarthmore College, USA
HECTOR GRAD, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
PETER HASLINGER , Herder-Institut, Marburg, Germany
LARRY A. HICKMAN, Southern Illinois University, USA
HANS JOAS, University of Erfurt, Germany
DUŠAN KOVÁČ, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
JOSEF KROB, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
MIROSLAV MARCELLI, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
SAMI PHILSTRÖM, University of Helsinki, Finnland
JANA PLICHTOVÁ, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
JOËLLE PROUST, Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS, Paris, France
CARL RATNER, Institute for Cultural Research & Education, Trinidad (CA), USA
PETER SALNER, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
SHALOM H. SCHWARTZ, Hebrew University, Israel
RICHARD SHUSTERMAN, Florida Atlantic University, USA
GIUSEPPE SPADAFORA, University of Cosenza, Italy
DAVIDE TORSELLO, University of Bergamo, Italy
KRYSTYNA WILKOSZEWSKA, University of Krakow, Poland
RUTH WODAK, Lancaster University, UK

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