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Author Guidelines

TAWARIKH will provide a peer-reviewed forum for the publication of thought-leadership articles, briefings, discussion, applied research, case and comparative studies, expert comment and analysis on the key issues surrounding the history education and historical studies, and its various aspects. Analysis will be practical and rigorous in nature.

Prospective authors must adhere to the following guidelines: (1) article length is 15 pages minimum and 25 pages maximum, including bibliography and appendices; (2) abstract and its key words are included; (3) the article may be written by three persons maximum; and (4) attach a bio mentioning author’s current profession, newest photograph, and postal and e-mail addresses.

The article should follow the outline:

Title (brief, clear, and interesting)

Name of author



Sub title

Sub title

Sub title (adjusted as needed)

Conclusion (including the recommendation)

References (contains literature cited in the text)

Citation takes the following form: “…” (Suwirta, 2007:45). Bibliography from books, journals, and unpublished sources should be written in the following form, respectively:

Mulyana, S. (2006). Nagara Kretagama dan Tafsir Sejarahnya. Jakarta: Bharata – Karya Aksara.

Widnya, I.K. (2008b). “The Worship of Shiva-Buddha in the Balinese Hindu Community” in Journal of Religious Culture, 101, pp.1-12.

Haklev, Stian. (2010). “The Chinese National Top Level Courses Project: Using Open Educational Resources to Promote Quality in Undergraduate Teaching”. Unpublished Thesis submitted in conformity with the requirements for the degree of Masters of Arts Graduate at the Department of Theory and Policy Studies, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, USA [United States of America].

Internet sources and interview should include place and date of access, for example:

Watson, Elizabeth F. (2012). “Library Services to Distance Learners: The New Professional Paradigms”. Available [online] also at: [accessed in Tangerang, Indonesia: July 14, 2014].

Interview with IC-10 (10th Chinese Informant), in Bandar Seri Begawan, Negara Brunei Darussalam, on 25th July 2014.

The article should be sent at least 3 (three) months prior to the publication months (April and October) addressed to the editor of TAWARIKH: International Journal for Historical Studies. It is recommended that the article should be sent via e-mail. E-mail addresses that can be contacted are: and

Information on the article’s possible publication will be sent via e-mail. The TAWARIKH is an international scholarly journal, especially for scholars of Southeast Asian countries and generally for around the world. Published articles will be required that the authors contribute a journal fee for editing, printing, and shipping costs in which its amount will be determined later by the editor.  

About published article, author will get 3 (three) exemplars of the journal and 2 (two) exemplars of the journal off print, and his/her name, photograph, abstract, and full text in PDF will also be displayed in the journal website.

Since early 2016, the website of TAWARIKH journal has been migrated from web based on WP (Word Press) program at: towards the web based on OJS (Open Journal System) program at:

Unpublished articles will not be returned, except on written requests from the authors. 

Articles in TAWARIKH: International Journal for Historical Studies do not necessarily represent the views of the Editor or Editorial Committee. The Editor is responsible for the final selection of the content in the TAWARIKH journal and reserve the right to reject any material deemed inappropriate for publication. Responsibility for opinions expressed and for the accuracy of facts published in the TAWARIKH journal rests solely with the individual authors.

Bandung, Indonesia: October 28, 2016

Sincerely yours,


Prof. Dr. Haji Sulasman
Editor-in-Chief of the TAWARIKH Journal in Bandung; and Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Adab and Humanities UIN SGD (State Islamic University, Sunan Gunung Djati) Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. 

Office address (for corresponding):
Minda Masagi Press, Sekretariat ASPENSI, Komp Vijaya Kusuma B-11 No.16 Cipadung, Bandung 40614, Jawa Barat, Indonesia. Website: 


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

(1) Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

(2) Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

(3) Authors should sign copyright transfer agreement when they have aproved the final proofs sent by TAWARIKH prior the publication.


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