Call for Proposals JHoK 2023 Special Issue

Journal for the History of Knowledge – Call for Proposals, Special Issue Summer 2023


The Journal for the History of Knowledge includes an annual special issue, compiled by guest editors, which explores a theme central to the journal’s scope.

We are currently accepting proposals for the Summer 2023 Special Issue.


Proposals should contain the following:

  • A description of the proposed theme (1500-2000 words) highlighting its significance for the history of knowledge
  • A table of contents (typically 8-12 articles of 8000 words)
  • Abstracts of the articles
  • Two-page CVs of the editors; short biographies of the contributors
  • An outline of the production process up to manuscript submission. All manuscripts must be submitted to the journal by early summer 2022.


Please send your proposal to all three editors:
Sven Dupré (,
Renée Schilling (, and
Geert Somsen (


Proposal deadline: 30 June 2021
Notification of acceptance: by 30 September 2021


After submission, all manuscripts will go through a process of peer-review, author’s revisions, and copy-editing. JHoK is an Open Access journal, in principle at no charge to the authors.

Details of the journal’s scope and a full list of the editorial team and advisory editorial board is available on the journal’s website.