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Uluslararası Suçlar Ve Tarih / International Crimes And History (ICH) is an annual bilingual (English and Turkish) peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the study of inter-communal, inter-ethnic, inter-religious, and international conflicts and crimes that took place in the past. For nine years of its publication, the ICH has been a platform for the scholarly investigation of conflicts and crimes that have occurred in the Balkans, the Caucasus, the Eurasia region, and the Middle East. The ICH is indexed in the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey-Turkish Academic Network and Information Center (TUBİTAK-ULAKBİM) and EBSCO Host.

For more information, visit the website of the ICH at:

The ICH calls for papers that focus on past and present-day ethnic, religious and national conflicts in the Balkans, the Caucasus, the Eurasia region, and the Middle East from sociological, political, historical and legal perspectives, and reviews of recently published books on these subjects for its 18th issue that will be published in February 2018

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 January 2018.


Manuscripts submitted for publication are subject to peer review. The ICH accepts academic research that has not been previously submitted to another journal for publication. Submissions must be written in accordance with the standards put forward by the journal, and with a clear and concise language.

  • Manuscripts should be submitted via email to Dr. Turgut Kerem Tuncel (
  • Manuscripts should be in English or in Turkish.
  • Manuscripts should be word processed using Microsoft Word.
  • Manuscripts should be 12 point font, Times New Roman, and 1.5 spaced allowing good (1-1/2 inch) margins. Pages should be numbered sequentially.
  • International Crimes and History adheres to the Chicago reference style. 
  • All manuscript submissions should include the following information on the first page of the Word document:
    • Full name(s) of the author(s)
    • Short biographical note(s) about the author(s)
    • Professional position(s) of the author(s)
    • Current department and institutional affiliation(s) of the author(s)
    • Email(s) of the author(s)
    • Full address(es)/phone(s)/fax details of the author(s)
    • One photo of the author (as another attachment to the email)

The ICH welcomes the submission of manuscripts as Main Articles and Book Reviews.

  • Main Articles should be 7,000–9,000 words including footnotes and bibliography. They should include an abstract between 150–200 words and 4–6 keywords (in alphabetical order, suitable for indexing. Ideally, these words should not have appeared in the title).
  • There should be a clear hierarchy of headings and subheadings.
  • Quotations more than 40 words should be indented from both the left and right margins and single-spaced. 
  • Book Reviews should be 3,000–4,000 words including footnotes on recently published books on related subjects. Book Reviews should have a title. The details of the book under review should be listed with the following details:
    • Author(s) or Editor(s) first and last name(s) of the book under review.
    • Title of book
    • Year of publication
    • Place of publication
    • Publisher
    • Number of pages
    • Language of the book
    • ISBN

The editorial office will make every effort to deal with manuscript submissions as quickly as possible. All papers will be acknowledged on receipt by email.