Zealos: Studies in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts & Design (update)

deadline for submissions: 
December 31, 2021
full name / name of organization: 
University of Nicosia, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
contact email: 

Zealos: Studies in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts & Design, Volume 1, Summer 2022

Zealos: Studies in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts & Design is an annual peer-reviewed and open-access journal published by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Nicosia (UNIC). We are now accepting contributions for the inaugural volume of Zealos to be published in Summer 2022. Zealos welcomes original and previously unpublished articles that fall within the scope of the journal and follow internationally sanctioned scientific standards. Submissions are free of charge. We welcome contributions in Greek or English.

Zealos is a fully open access journal issued annually. Each volume is published electronically as a PDF file. All papers are available on the Internet to all users immediately upon publication and free of charge, according to the Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. Under this license, authors agree that others can copy and distribute the article for free as long as appropriate credit is given and the article is not modified and not used for commercial purposes.

The journal’s aim is to showcase empirical, theoretical and practice-based research work by scholars and practitioners in the humanities, social sciences, arts and design. Zealos intends to leave its mark on these fields through the publication of research papers, essays and creative work, conference and book reviews. By taking a multi-disciplinary perspective, we hope to contribute to both local and international literature and showcase some of the work conducted by academics and practitioners. All manuscripts will be double-blind peer-reviewed by two experts in the area of the submission.

Submission guidelines:

Submissions must be double-spaced in Times New Roman 12 points. Research papers must be between 6000–8000 words; essays must be between 4000–6000 words and book reviews up to 3000 words. Please note that document length includes references. The manuscript should be a Microsoft Word file and should be accompanied by:

• Author’s name, title, affiliation, and email

• An abstract, up to 300 words. For articles in Greek an additional abstract in English should also be submitted.

• Keywords (max. 5)

• A list of figure captions and table titles.

• In-text citations and references should follow the referencing style used by the American Psychological Association (APA style) https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/citations; https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/references


Figures should be in one of the following file formats: .tif, .psd, .ai, .eps. JPG files should be avoided, if possible. The recommended resolution is 300 dpi.

Each image should be saved and submitted as a separate file. Filenames should consist only of the author's last name and an ascending number. Images inserted into MS Word file have a very poor quality and will not be accepted. Authors who wish to reproduce copyrighted material are responsible for obtaining the permission of copyright holders and for clearly referencing the original source.

Deadline for submission: 31 December 2021

Where to submit: shss.zealosubmissions@unic.ac.cy