1. Submission of articles, book reviews and news:

Articles and reviews to be considered for publication should be sent to the Editors of the journal and/or the Coordinator of the volume by the end of November of each year. The following details should be supplied:

  • Name of author
  • Academic affiliation (maximum two)
  • E-mail address
  • Contacts
  1. Publication of articles
    2.1. Presentation and length of text

Articles may be written in Spanish, French, Italian, English or Portuguese, and should be no more than 50,000 characters in length (with spaces) including abstract, notes, bibliography, etc.

The title and abstract (up to 150 words) should be provided in the language in which the article is written and also in English, as should the keywords (3 to 5). The final bibliography should be restricted to the works cited.

Footnotes should be kept to a minimum and used mostly to add further information or commentaries rather than for bibliographic references (these should instead be given in abbreviated form in the body of the text). The footnote numbers should be placed before the punctuation mark.

  1. 2. Formatting

The text should be formatted in Microsoft Office Word, size A4, justified, font Times New Roman size 12pt, one and a half spaces (except for long quotations and footnotes, which should be size 10pt, single-spaced). The pages and notes should be numbered sequentially.

Quotations are given in double curly inverted commas (“ ”), except when they exceed three lines, when they should be separated from the main text by one space presented in font size 11pt, accompanied by an abbreviated reference to the cited work.

  1. 3. Final bibliography


Anunciação, Maria José Ferraz da (2003). Jornalismo desportivo. Novas perspectivas de análise. Lisbon: Costa Reis.

Machado,Vitorino Custódio Antunes (2009). Os Conimbricenses e a retórica. 2nd ed. Coimbra: Respublica, 123-145.

Sousa, Manuela Augusta Pereira, Feliciano, José da Rocha eds. (2003). A filologia na era da informática. Porto: Associação de Livreiros.


Figueiredo, António (1988). “Alterações climáticas em Portugal”, in Antónia Vieira Simões (ed.), Impactos da oscilação climática no Atlântico Norte. Évora: Muralha, 3-34.

Moreira, Alberta Maria Reis (1994). “D. Miguel do Couto e a arquitectura militar do Renascimento em Portugal”, Revista de História da Arte, 13, 111-123.


Arquivo Nacional da Torre do Tombo, Ministério do Reino, Livro 234, fl. 23.

Online articles:

References to online pages and sites should, where possible, contain the name of the author, title and date. The URL and last date of access must be given.

SCHILLING, Ruth – Homagium or Hospitality? The Struggle for Political Representation in Bremen around 1600. Eras. School of Historical Studies on-line Journal (2003),(, accessed 2007.09.12).

  1. 4. Abbreviated quotation (in the body of the text)

Quoted excerpts, works and manuscripts mentioned should be referenced in abbreviated form. Examples: (Anunciação 2003: 25), (ANTT, Min. Reino, L. 234, fl. 23).

The following abbreviations are used: id., et al., ed., eds., coord., trad., org., intr., pref., posf., ib., cit., ad loc., cf., v., in (reserved for collective works), apud, s.d., s.l, s.n., s.p.


      2.5. Figures

Graphs, tables and other figures, which should be of professional quality, should be submitted in separate files, with an indication in the text itself of where they will be placed. The author is responsible for obtaining permissions to publish images that are subject to copyright.

  1. Publication of reviews and news

The work being reviewed should be identified in accordance with the model used in the bibliography, plus the ISBN. Reviews should not exceed 8000 characters (with spaces).

Authors will be sent proofs to correct. Alterations of more than 5% of the original text will not be accepted at this point. The proofs should be corrected in accordance with the norms laid out in the Prontuário ortográfico e guia da língua portuguesa (by Magnus Bergstrom and Neves Reis) and returned to the coordinator within 3 weeks.

Upon publication, authors will each receive a hard copy of the journal and separata in digital format.

For any further information, please contact the General Editor or the Coordinator of the respective issue.  

Failure to observe any of the above procedures will jeopardize acceptance of the article.


Editorial Policy

All articles submitted for publication will be assessed by external specialists in a process directed by the Issue Coordinator and overseen by the General Editor and Editorial Board. Texts that are not accepted for publication will not be returned to their authors. In some cases, authors will be asked to make alterations to their original text in order to make it suitable for publication.