Call for Papers: Issue 4/2016

The peer-reviewed open-access journal medieval worlds is inviting papers on genetic history for issue 4 which is scheduled to be published on 1 December, 2016.

Medieval worlds is a biannually published by the Institute for Medieval Research at the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Medieval worlds fosters interdisciplinary and transcultural studies of the Middle Ages. Specifically it encourages and links comparative research between different regions and fields and promotes methodological innovation in transdisciplinary studies. Publishing in medieval worlds is free of charge.

Medieval worlds publishes research articles of 5.000 to 10.000 words and shorter articles of 2000-5000 words (including footnotes and reference list) in three categories:

  • comparative papers,
  • pairs/clusters of papers addressing comparative issues,
  • and reports on ongoing major research projects.

If you are interested in submitting a paper, please drop a note indicating provisional title and area of interest to This notification, however, is not mandatory.

Submission deadlines:

Abstracts: 31 July, 2016

Full paper: 15 September, 2016

Registration and login are required to submit abstracts and papers online and to check the status of current submissions. You will receive a notification of acceptance within 7-10 days from the date of manuscript submission.

For more information on submissions, visit For the first two issues, follow this link.

Medieval worlds is indexed by Crossref, DOAJ, ERIH-PLUS, EZB.


ISSN: 2412-3196