Information for Authors

Spelling Rules

You can submit your articles by entering your e-mail address and password through the “Submit Manuscript” link on the main page:  (use the drop-down box to select your language preference). You will be notified by email to your registered address when all referee comments are available. You may then review the referee comments through the same link. PLEASE NOTE: because you are allowed to edit the corrections one time only, you must wait until all referees submit their comments before editing your corrections.

Provide the complete names of all authors as they should appear in the published work. One of the authors should be designated as the corresponding author. It is the corresponding author's responsibility to ensure that the author list, and the individual contributions to the study are accurate and complete. If the article has been submitted on behalf of a consortium, all consortium members and their affiliations should be listed after the Acknowledgements section.

Authors' affiliations must include the full mailing addresses for correspondence, including e.g., institutional affiliation (e.g. university, institute), street address or post office box number, city, state/province (when applicable), and country.

The content in the articles should be as follows: Turkish title, English title, Turkish abstract and keywords, English abstract and keywords, main text, conclusion, bibliography, and appendices if any (maps, figures, etc.).

Abstracts should be no more than 200-word long. Shold be in Turkish and English languages.

Up to seven (7) keywords, in alphabetical order and separated by commas, should be included in the text following the abstract. Keywords must be different than what already appears in the title.


Body Text

  1. a) Use American or British English and articles must be typed in Microsoft Word program and page structures should be organized as follows:

Page Size

A4 vertical

Top Margin

3 cm

Bottom Margin

3 cm

Left Margin

3 cm

Right Margin

3 cm

Fisrt line of each paragraph

1 cm

Block quotations (right and left)

1 cm


Times New Roman

Font Type Style


Size of Normal Text


Size of Abstract


Size of Block Quotations


Size of Foot Note


Space Between Paragraphs

Before 0 nk, after 6 nk

Space Between Lines



b) Page numbers, details such as headers and footers must not be included in the articles.
c) The main Turkish title must be written in capital, bold letters and the English title must be written in lowercase, bold and italic. Subtitles should be written in lower case, except the first letters. Titles should be numbered except for entry, result and bibliography.
d) For Turkish word spelling, punctuation and abbreviations, the most recent edition of Turkish Language Society Spelling Dictionary should be used.


e) Footnotes should be given after the sentence. In footnotes please follow “Name, Surname” order. Examples
In footnotes Halil İnalcık, The Ottoman Empire: The Classical Age 1300-1600, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London 1973, p. 153.   Tamer Balcı, "Ottoman Balkan Heritage and the Construction of Turkish National Identity”, Journal of Ottoman Legacy Studies, Volume: 1/1, 2014, p. 65.


If the work will be used for the second time in the footnote, after the first letters of the author's name and surname, abbreviations such as m.w. (mentioned work, italics), m.a. (mentioned article), m.t. (mentioned thesis) are used.

H. İnalcık, ibid. p. 170.
 If an author’s more than one work of the same type is to be used, the names of these works must be written briefly.
T. Balcı, "Ottoman Balkan Heritage...", p. 67.
T. Balcı, "Kosovo Almanias...", p. 168.


  1. g) Bibliography

In bibliography follow “Surname, Name” order.

İnalcık, Halil, The Ottoman Empire: The Classical Age 1300-1600, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London 1973.

Balcı, Tamer, "Ottoman Balkan Heritage and the Construction of Turkish National Identity”, Journal of Ottoman Legacy Studies, Volume: 1/1, 2014, pp. 60-70.

All articles submitted to Near East Historical Review (NEHR)must follow Near East Historical Review (NEHR)Publication Guideline sand use footnotes. See the examples below for most commonly used forms of citations. For any source not explicitly stated below, follow Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edt, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010 or