Open Essays and Researches welcomes contributions on various topics, with a preference for those relying on innovative research designs and methods;
Eliasian Themes aims to cultivate the journal’s roots in Nobert Elias’ tradition, by hosting discussions of his works, but especially by favouring theoretical reflections and research works that explicitly refer to his theoretical architecture and analytical methods;
(Re)reading the Classics collects theoretical reviews of classic books, aiming to show the newness of the thought of classic authors.
Submissions are first evaluated by the Editors / Board of Directors and by the members of the Editorial Boards within four weeks. If the manuscript is considered suitable for publication, it is sent to at least two reviewers.
The peer review process is double-blind, whereby both referees and authors are kept anonymous. Referees are asked to evaluate the manuscript within three weeks. If the reviews are positive, but the manuscript requires to be revised and resubmitted, the author is expected to submit the revised version in three weeks.
Full articles – unpublished and not submitted for evaluation to other journals, either in the English or Italian language, no more than 50,000 characters in length including all references – must be sent at least by March 10th (to be considered for publication in the June issue) and September 10th (to be considered for publication in the December issue). All those interested to contribute must register as “authors” in the journal’s website and follow the online procedure to make a submission:
Please, be sure that the text is compliant with the guidelines for authors provided by the publisher: