AUTHOR RESOURCES

Submission

Meltem: Journal of the Izmir Mediterranean Academy editorial office welcomes submissions of full-length scholarly articles, essays, and reviews at meltem@izmeda.org. Submissions not conforming to publication guidelines may be returned.

Publication Guidelines

1. Meltem: Journal of the Izmir Mediterranean Academy prioritize scholarly works related to the Mediterranean and Izmir.

2. Meltem: Journal of the Izmir Mediterranean Academy encourages interdisciplinary scholarly approaches.

3. Submitted research articles, reviews, and other works should not be simultaneously submitted or previously published elsewhere.

4. Submitted research articles and reviews are subject to a preliminary examination by the editorial board. Research articles and reviews found eligible in terms of subject, style, and content in the preliminary examination are sent to two peer reviewers for evaluation. In the case of an unfavorable report, the article is sent to a third peer reviewer. Two favorable reports are required for a submission to be considered for publication.

5. In accordance with the peer reviewer reports, the editorial board decides to publish the article as it is, to request revisions or to refuse the article. It is up to the editorial board to decide in which issue the article is to be published.

6. Articles and reviews published in Meltem: Journal of the Izmir Mediterranean Academy does not reflect the views of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality and the Izmir Mediterranean Academy. The responsibility of the article lies with the author.

7. Articles published in Meltem: Journal of the Izmir Mediterranean Academy can only be quoted by providing proper attribution to the source.

8. Meltem: Journal of the Izmir Mediterranean Academy does not publish material conflicting with scholarly ethics.

9. In the framework of scholarly ethics, consent of the participants is imperative in applied field research.

10. Authors must clear the necessary reproduction rights for any content (images, photos, figures, music) credited to a third party.

Manuscript Preparation and Style

Research articles and essays may be between 4,000–7,000 words including footnotes, tables, and the references. Reviews of books and thesis should not exceed 1,500 words. All research article submissions must include 100-150-word abstracts in English and Turkish. Five keywords should be provided under the abstracts. Articles and abstracts should indicate only the title of the submission. A separate cover letter must be submitted including the author’s name, e-mail address, telephone number, and institutional affiliation (if any). Main text of the article must be in 12-point Times New Roman with a spacing of 1.5 lines. Footnotes must be in 10-point Times New Roman with single line spacing. A bibliography must be provided at the end of the text. For book, thesis, and dissertation reviews, please provide the title, the name of the author(s)/supervisor(s), name of the university, and the date of the publication.

Citation Style

We use the notes and bibliography system of The Chicago Manual of Style. For further details, please refer to the Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide.

Book

One author

1. David Abulafia, The Great Sea: A Human Historiography of the Mediterranean (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011), 17.
2. Abulafia, The Great Sea, 143-44.

Abulafia, David. The Great Sea: A Human Historiography of the Mediterranean. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Two or more authors

1. William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White, The Elements of Style. 4th ed. (New York: Longman, 2000), 119–21.
2. Strunk and White, The Elements of Style, 63.

Strunk, William, Jr. and E. B. White. The Elements of Style. 4th ed. New York: Longman, 2000.

For four or more authors list all of the authors in the bibliography; in the note, list only the first author, followed by et al.

1. Nilgün Abisel et al., Çok Tuhaf Çok Tanıdık (İstanbul: Metis Yayınları, 2005), 77.
2. Abisel et al., Çok Tuhaf Çok Tanıdık, 125-26.

Abisel, Nilgün, Umut Tümay Arslan, Pembe Behçetoğulları, Ali Karadoğan, Semire Ruken Öztürk, Nejat Ulusay. Çok Tuhaf Çok Tanıdık. İstanbul: Metis Yayınları, 2005.

Editor, translator, or compiler instead of author

1. Spyridon N. Litsas and Aristotle Tziampiris, eds., The Eastern Mediterranean in Transition: Multipolarity, Politics and Power (Farnham: Ashgate, 2015).
2. Litsas and Tziampiris, The Eastern Mediterranean in Transition.

Litsas, Spyridon N. and Aristotle Tziampiris, eds. The Eastern Mediterranean in Transition: Multipolarity, Politics and Power. Farnham: Ashgate, 2015.

Editor, translator, or compiler in addition to author

1. Cyprian Broodbank, Orta Deniz’in Yapımı: Başlangıçtan Klasik Dünya’nın Doğuşuna Kadar Akdeniz’in Tarihi, trans. Ebru Kılıç (İstanbul: Koç Üniversitesi Yayınları, 2016), 299.
2. Broodbank, Orta Deniz’in Yapımı, 417-421.

Broodbank, Cyprian. Orta Deniz’in Yapımı: Başlangıçtan Klasik Dünya’nın Doğuşuna Kadar Akdeniz’in Tarihi. Translated by Ebru Kılıç. İstanbul: Koç Üniversitesi Yayınları, 2016.

Chapter or other part of a book

1. Sibel Bozdoğan, “The Legacy of an Istanbul Architect: Type, Context and Urban Identity in the Work of Sedad Eldem,” in Modern Architecture and the Mediterranean: Vernacular Dialogues and Contested Identities, ed. Jean-­François Lejeune and Michelangelo Sabatino (Oxon: Routledge, 2010), 137.
2. Bozdoğan, “The Legacy of an Istanbul Architect,” 144-45.

Bozdoğan, Sibel. “The Legacy of an Istanbul Architect: Type, Context and Urban Identity in the Work of Sedad Eldem.” In Modern Architecture and the Mediterranean: Vernacular Dialogues and Contested Identities, edited by Jean-François Lejeune and Michelangelo Sabatino, 131-46. Oxon: Routledge, 2010.

Journal article

In a note, list the specific page numbers consulted, if any. In the bibliography, list the page range for the whole article.

1. Eyüp Özveren, “Writing with the Mediterranean in the Twentieth Century: The Advent of the Fisherman of Halicarnassus,” Mediterranean Studies 23 (2015): 197–98.
2. Özveren, “Writing with the Mediterranean,” 219-20.

Özveren, Eyüp. “Writing with the Mediterranean in the Twentieth Century: The Advent of the Fisherman of Halicarnassus.” Mediterranean Studies 23 (2015): 195–222.

1. Burcu Taşcı et al., “Rediscovering the 19th Century of a Port Town in Levant: Smyrna/Izmir,” Athens Journal of Mediterranean Studies 1 (2015): 61-79.
2. Taşçı et al., “Rediscovering the 19th Century of a Port Town in Levant,” 66.

Taşcı, Burcu, Büke Özden, Fatma Davras, Hümeyra Birol Akkurt. “Rediscovering the 19th Century of a Port Town in Levant: Smyrna/Izmir.” Athens Journal of Mediterranean Studies 1 (2015): 61-79.

Thesis or dissertation

1. Sibel Zandi-Sayek, “Public Cities and Urban Citizens: Ottoman Izmir in the Remaking, 1840–1890” (PhD diss., University of California, Berkeley, 2001).
2. Zandi-Sayek, “Public Cities and Urban Citizens,” 19.

Zandi-Sayek, Sibel. “Public Cities and Urban Citizens: Ottoman Izmir in the Remaking, 1840–1890.” PhD diss., University of California, Berkeley, 2001.

Photograph

1. Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother (1936), accessed July 27, 2013. http://arkapencere.blogspot.com/2012/03/tarihten-bir-fotograf-migrant-mother.html.
2. Lange, “Migrant Mother.”

Lange, Dorothea. Migrant Mother. 1936. Accessed July 27, 2013.
http://arkapencere.blogspot.com/2012/03/tarihten-bir-fotograf-migrant-mother.html.

Video and movie

1. Marguerite Donlon, Le Sacre Du Printemps (2011).
2. Donlon, Le Sacre Du Printemps.

Donlon, Marguerite. Le Sacre Du Printemps. 2011. Accessed June 30, 2016. https://vimeo.com/148276189.

1. Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Bir Zamanlar Anadolu’da (İstanbul: Zeyno Film, 2012).
2. Ceylan, Bir Zamanlar Anadolu’da.

Ceylan, Nuri Bilge. Bir Zamanlar Anadolu’da. İstanbul: Zeyno Film, 2012.