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Babylon Nr. 1 – 2014:  The economy in the Middle East

The Gulf States continue to enjoy significant oil wealth and Turkey has been among the fastest growing economies in the world, however much of the population in MENA region live below the poverty line. The Palestinian state, for instance, has developed on strong dependency on international aid and countries like Iraq is ranked among the most corrupt. Babylon wants to focus on research that addresses the economic structures that affect the life and politics of the Middle East.

Article submission deadline: 1 February 2014
Review submission deadline: 1 March 2014

Babylon Nr. 2 – 2014:  Egypt

Article submission deadline: 1 September 2014
Review submission deadline: 1 October 2014

Manuscript standard
Babylon values communicative and argumentative strength. Our formats are articles, debate contributions and reviews. Articles should be 4000-4600 words. Standard length for book and film reviews is 900 words.

Manuscripts should be submitted in Times font size 12, with 1,5 line spacing, and 2,5 cm margins. Paragraphs should be marked with indentations. Titles of books should be in ”quotation marks”. Please avoid hard formatting in Word or any form of layout change as our typesetter does this in a separate programme.

Articles
Articles in Babylon are published with endnotes and without parentheses references in the text, footnotes or bibliographies. Endnotes must be enumerated with numeral 1, 2, 3 etc. Authors are asked to avoid or limit explanatory endnotes.

Contributors are asked to formulate a very brief abstract (30–40 words) and clearly highlight three or four sentences in the text that can be enhanced in the page layout. The title of the article should not be more that 40 characters including spaces. Contributors should attach the following information about themselves in a separate paragraph: Name, title, institutional affiliation, and, if desired, a relevant publication.

Contributions should be sent to artikler@tidsskriftet-babylon.com.