skip to primary navigationskip to content

Publish with Peripheral Histories: Call for Submissions

last modified Mar 22, 2021 11:03 AM

Peripheral Histories invite submissions based on original archival research as well as conference/roundtable reports and discussion posts. Peripheral Histories is particularly intended as a forum for postgraduate/early career researchers and we therefore welcome posts drawing on work-in-progress. Please contact the editors if you are interested in submitting a guest post and we would be happy to discuss your proposal with you. 

If you have an idea for a series of related posts drawing on a particular project or addressing a particular theme or region, please contact us to discussion the possibility of guest editing the blog for a month.

 All proposals should be directed to

Posts should usually be between 800-1,000 words (please contact us directly re. possible exceptions). The editors review all posts for clarity and will contact you with any suggestions for revisions.

 Where possible, please provide hyperlinks instead of footnote references. For any necessary notes, please follow the Chicago Manual of Style notes/bibliography style. A brief guide is available here:

Please use Library of Congress transliteration for Russian, or a standard simplified version appropriate to the particular language you are working in.

We encourage you to submit images along with your post. It is the responsibility of the contributor to secure permissions from the copyright holder. Please email the images as separate files with your text. JPEG, TIFF, and PNG formats all accepted. Captions and photo credits should be included with the image.

Please provide a short bio to appear at the bottom of the post, as well as links to your professional website and/or Twitter handle.

Select Publication List: 

Prajakti Kalra, Is Central Asian History Peripheral? (2020)

Nick Hall, ‘The reverse side of the picture’: The Soviet city and countryside in the eyes of British travellers (2021)

Alison Ruth Kolosova, Falling through the cracks of history: Daniil Filimonov and Orthodoxy in Chuvashia (2021)

Stefan Applis, World Heritage tourism and the built space of Svaneti, Georgia (2021)