Guidelines for authors

For articles to be submitted the following rules apply:

  • A maximum amount of 2.000 words (footnotes included)
  • Information about the author (max. 75 symbols, link to website of preference is allowed) & picture of the author.
  • Please avoid the use of hyperlinks in the text.Use of footnotes should be limited, in size as well as in number.
  • References to books, articles in bundles, articles in newspapers and magazines should be displayed in the corporate style of the Clingendael Magazine (see below).
  • Paragraphs should be as short as possible with frequent use of subparagraphs for online legibility.

 

Correct referencing in footnotes of:

Webpages:

When possible please don't mention the URL but rather use a Hyperlink.

Please use the function 'Insert Hyperlink' in Word or use the hotkey Ctrl + K.

Books:

First the name of the author (preferably first name and surname) and a comma, followed by the title of the book in italics, then the location of the publisher and a colon, then the publisher and a comma, finished by the publication year and a comma, and when applicable add the page numbers.

Example:
Koos Janssen, De Verenigde Staten en China, Amsterdam: Bert Bakker, 2012, page 82-86.

Articles in a newspaper or magazine:

First the name of the author (preferably first name and surname) and a comma, followed by the title of the publication in citation marks and a comma, then the name of the paper or magazine in italics and a comma, then (for magazines, if possible) the volume and issue and a comma, finished by the date of publication, and when applicable add the page numbers.

Example newspaper:
Maarten van Dalen, ‘Obama wint Amerikaanse verkiezingen’, de Volkskrant, 10 november 2012.

Example magazine:
Maarten van Dalen, ‘Obama wint Amerikaanse verkiezingen’, Internationale Spectator, jrg. 67, nr. 2, februari 2013, blz. xxx-xxx.

Articles in sheaf:

First the name of the author (preferably first name and surname) and a comma, followed by the title of the publication in citation marks and a comma and the word 'in' and a colon, then the names of the editors of the respective sheaf and add '(red.),' behind it, finished by the name and publisher of the sheaf as if it were a book (see above).

Example:
Piet Dillissen, ‘Zuid-Afrika en de apartheidspolitiek’, in: Daan Peters & Jan Visser (red.), Geschiedenis van Zuid-Afrika, Deventer: Kluwer, 2012, blz. 124-156.