Scope and policy
The Journal of Humanities/Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe publishes original research and review articles in the following subject fields: theology, languages, art and culture, social, economic and educational sciences, as well as book reviews, chronicles and poems. It is a quarterly journal with articles in Afrikaans and Dutch only and summaries in English, French and German.
The intended audience of this journal is researchers and scholars in the fields of theology, languages, art and culture, social, economic and educational sciences.
A stringent process of peer reviewing is followed. Contributions are submitted for peer reviewing to two or three independent experts in the relevant field. In case of difference of opinion on the acceptance of an article a third peer reviewer or an arbiter may be called on.
Form and preparation of manuscripts
Manuscript format and layout / guidelines to authors:
Articles or contributions that have been published elsewhere will not be considered.
Two complimentary copies of the edition than contains an author's contribution, will be mailed to each author free of charge. More copies may be ordered from the publications office at the set price.
Manuscrpts, in Afrikaans or Dutch only, should be typed in double spacing Arial 12 with a 25 mm left margin. Manuscripts must be edited and according to the technical specifications of the journal.
Guidelines for headings:
1. MAIN HEADINGS are in capital letters and bold.
Leave a space between the heading and the text.
Captions of figures:
Figure 3: Systemic interdependence.
References in the text:
Volgens Swan (1996:45) ...
OR: ... (Swan 1996:45) ...
Page fees: There is a charge of R200 per printed page (+BTW) towards the printing costs. It is the responsibility of the author to arrange for payment of these fees by his/her university/institution. The journal is an approved publication with regard to government subsidy for universities and research institutes.
Copyright: Copyright remains with the author(s) of the article.
Responsibility for manuscripts, illustrations and disks:
Contributions need to be submitted via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
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