The Journal of the Western Society for French History is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal published once annually in an open-access, online format. JWSFH welcomes submissions from scholars of all backgrounds and career stages, including early-career researchers for whom a submission to JWSFH may be their first experience with the peer-review process and/or publication. JWSFH embraces scholarship about France and the Francophone world that engages a wide variety of methodological and theoretical approaches and emerges from a range of disciplinary backgrounds.
Volumes 1-42 of this journal were published under the title Proceedings of the Western Society for French History, Online ISSN 2162-0423. The current title debuted in 2015 with Volume 43.
Manuscripts must be submitted electronically using the journal's online submission portal. Additional information about submission and a style guide are available on the website of the Western Society for French History. Authors whose papers are accepted for publication in the Journal will receive a journal publication agreement form to complete at the time of acceptance.
*Authors who publish with JWSFH retain intellectual copyrights for their work.
In line with the Western Society for French History's mission statement and ongoing work to promote, diversity, equity, and inclusion within the profession, the Journal of the Western Society for French History is published open-access. All content is freely available to scholars and students around the globe without the limitations of a subscription or paywall. Published articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs license, which permits anyone to download, copy, distribute, or display the full text without asking for permission, provided that the creator(s) are given full credit, no derivative works are created, and the work is not used for commercial purposes.
JWSFH invites submissions for its 2024 issue! The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2024. Manuscripts must be submitted electronically using the journal’s online submissions portal. In order to be considered for publication, submissions must conform to guidelines provided in our JWSFH Style Sheet.Read More
The 49th volume of the Journal of the Western Society for French History is in the final stages of preparation. Featuring a special thematic cluster of articles on the theme of "Reparations and Restitution," this issue will also introduce the new journal sections "Interventions" and "Notes on Sources." Look for notifications of this forthcoming issue as well as a Call for Submissions to [...]Read More
Roxanne Panchasi, Meghan Roberts and Andrew M Daily
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