Terms and Conditions for publishing in periodical of “Aafaqu al-thaqafa wa al-turath” (Horizons of Culture and Heritage)

  • The topic should have a distinct novelty, objectivity and comprehensiveness which enriches the knowledge, and deals with one of two things:
    • A contemporary cultural issue, due consideration to the benefit of Arabic and Islamic culture, and contribute to overcome the cultural problems.
    • The issue of scientific heritage, which can contribute to the development of intellectual and cognitive intake of Arabic and Muslim human, and enrich the Arabic and Islamic culture new.
  • The research should not be the part of a master’s or doctoral thesis prepared by the researcher, and not have been published in any manner whatsoever, including researches submitted for publication to anywhere,
    or those already have been provided to universities or scientific seminars, etc. and it should be a written undertaking signed by the researcher.
  • Due consideration should be given to the religious texts as to write them accurately with punctuation and pronunciation marks, likewise attributing the Quranic verses, and referring the ‘ahadith’ to their reference
  • Research must be free from linguistic and grammatical errors, taking into account punctuation marks, generally accepted in the Arabic style, with putting the pronunciation marks wherever needed.
  • Scientific method must be followed in terms of the briefing, thoroughness, relying on authentic sources, attribution, documentation, footnotes, references, and other rules in force in scientific research, keeping
    in mind that the references and footnotes of each page should be at the bottom of that page.
  • Indexing the sources and scientific references and their authors at the end of the research in alphabetical order, according to the title, with mentioning the publisher and date of publication.
  • Work should have been composed on the computer, or typed on typewriter, or written by clear handwriting, on only one side of the paper.
  • The researcher should attach to his research, brief summary of his educational career, indicating his full name, degree, job title, place of work mentioning the department, the College and the University, as well
    as the address, and a recent colored photograph.
  • Similarly research work can be based on manuscript verification; in this case the known scientific rules in the field should be followed, attaching with the research the photos of the copies of verified manuscript,
    used in this process.
  • Research work neither should be less than 15 pages nor more than 30 pages.
  • Including researches in the periodical is subject to technical consideration.
  • Researches sent to the periodical will not be returned to their owners, whether published or not.
  • After presenting the research to the editorial board of the magazine, researcher is not permissible to withdraw it, unless for the reasons convinced by the editorial board, before he is notified of it’s acceptance
    for publication.
  • Any research contrary to the terms mentioned will be ruled out.
  • The magazine pays remunerations for published research, or book reviews, or any other intellectual works.
  • Researcher is given two copies of the magazine.