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ISSN 2203-7543

Double Blind Blind Peer-Reviewed | Diamond Open Access | No Fees for Publication or Subscription

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Historical Encounters Journal
Aims & Scope

Historical Encounters is a double blind peer-reviewed, diamond open access, interdisciplinary journal dedicated to the empirical and theoretical study of:

  • historical consciousness;

  • historical cultures; and

  • history education.

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Publication Information
Important Information

  • Completed volumes of the journal are archived via the National Library of Australia's edeposit system (NED), and discoverable through Trove.

  • From 2021, all individual articles and issues are published with Digital Object Identifiers (DOI) registered with Crossref.

  • Contributors to the journal retain copyright to their work. Please read the Author Copyright policy for full details.

  • Journal Open Issue Statistics (2021-Present):

    • Acceptance Rate: 69.23%

    • Rejection Rate: 30.77%

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A/ Prof. Robert Parkes

The Editor-in-Chief is the key liaison with potential authors regarding suitability of possible submissions; potential Guest Editors; and all external agencies and institutions; including all journal policy and management matters; and is the point of contact for authors whose manuscript has been accepted and is now in the copy-editing, proofing and publication phase.


A/ Prof. Debra Donnelly

A/ Prof. Heather Sharp

The Editors are the key liaison with authors who have submissions under review; including the status of a (new or revised) manuscript under review. Editors are also the key contact for potential and actual reviewers.

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