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Publication guidelines

The International Journal of Yezidi Studies welcomes articles which are the result of an original research and make a clear contribution to Yezidi studies in academic fields of the humanities, including:

Furthermore, the journal seeks to complement this range of topics with publications covering questions of migration and forced migration, genocide, conflict, and human rights as well as the public opinion related to these issues. In addition, the journal is devoted to publishing reviews of the latest scholarly books on the religion and culture of the Yezidi people. The journal acknowledges the wide range of opinions held by researchers which are often controversially discussed in academic circles. Scholars of all different schools of thought and with any opinions differing from the ones held by mainstream researchers of Yezidis and Yezidi religion are welcome and encouraged to collaborate.

Manuscripts of articles and book reviews should be written in fairly good English, which does not warrant further editing, and when quoting of, or referring to, texts written, (author, title, etc.) in non-English works the “Guidelines for Preparing Footnotes and Bibliography-Referencing Style” and “Annex I” approved by the International Journal of Yezidi Studies should be used for transliteration. Articles should not exceed 12,000 words (excluding the bibliography) and book reviews are limited to 3,000 words. Articles and reviews should be submitted in both Word and PDF format. Articles may include pictures and maps as well as other graphics which must be in a printable format (JPEG preferred), and should not exceed 100 MB. References and quotations should follow the IJYS Referencing Style and should be provided exclusively in the footnotes, using the format: