Call for Papers - Makerere Historical Journal


The Department of History, Archaeology and Heritage Studies will publish a special issue of the Makerere Historical Journal in May 2022, as one of the events to celebrate 100 years of Makerere University’s existence. Towards this end, the Department invites scholars who would like to be part of this celebration to submit papers they would like to be considered for publication. Submissions should include a 300-word abstract and 50-word author biography.

Paper Word Count: 7,000-9,000 words, Times New Roman, 12–point font
Paper Topic: Any subject with a historical theme, even if it may not necessarily speak to the Hundred Years celebrations.
Bio Guidelines: Kindly indicate your name and academic or media institution of affiliation in a brief 50-word biography.
Paper structure  Guidelines: Each paper must have: I) a clearly stated question, ii) argument and ii)evidence to support the argument.
The decision of the Reviewers on the acceptability of the submission is final. All papers will be acknowledged via the online system. If you have not had a confirmation of receipt within 7 days of your submission, please contact the Journal Secretariat at <>. The Journal Reviewers reserve the right to accept or refuse a paper submission.  

Declaration of Consent to Publication and Assignation of Copyright

By submitting a paper, the authors collectively accept the following: I confirm that I checked this paper before submission and that all information is correct. I accept that the content of this paper cannot be modified or corrected after final submission and I am aware that it will be published exactly as submitted. Submission of the abstract constitutes my consent to publication (e.g. conference website, programs, other promotions, etc.)

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