Call for papers “Danza e ricerca. Laboratorio di studi, scritture, visioni”, n. 8, 2016

deadline for submissions: 
August 1, 2016
full name / name of organization: 
“Danza e ricerca. Laboratorio di studi, scritture, visioni”
contact email: 

"Danza e ricerca. Laboratorio di studi, scritture, visioni" selects original contributions for the 8th issue, scheduled for publication by the end of 2016. D&R is an open access journal edited by Eugenia Casini Ropa and published by the Department of Arts (University of Bologna).


Articles can focus both on contemporary and historical dance. The type of contributions ranges from historiography to theory, to reviews, with an extensive use of research tools deriving from interrelated disciplines such as anthropology, philosophy, sociology and pedagogy. The paper should be written in a language of your choice among Italian, French or English,and the length should be between 25000 and 60000 characters, including spaces.

We also encourage the submission of already published articles and translations, provided that they are into the public domain or accompanied by the permission from the copyright holders.

Finally, applicants are welcome to submit bibliographies on particular topics in the dance field (e.g. concerning to specific disciplines, dance practises, dancers and choreographers). Each bibliography should be accompanied by a critical introduction.

Authors must submit licenses for all works requiring them with the manuscritpt. That includes permissions that may be needed to reproduce material created by other people, including images and text quotations.


Each article submission is blind reviewed by two international dance scholars, who could make a judgment: a) positive; b) positive, with  request for changes; c) negative. In any case, authors will receive an evaluation sheet. Submissions will be written according to the editorial guidelines ( and e-mailed to: The submission deadline for this issue is the 1st of August 2016.


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