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  • Please submit two anonymous electronic versions, one in .docx/.doc format and one in .pdf format, without any formatting at all, except italics and bold type (no indentations, no tab-stops, no hard spaces).

  • A separate file will include your personal details: Name and surname, personal address and phone number, e-mail address, Institution and Research Unit (acronym, full title), and the title of article.


  • 7,500 words maximum, excluding references

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  • Police Times New Roman, 12

  • No formatting at all, except italics and bold type (no indentations, no tab-stops, no hard spaces)

  • Italicize words in foreign languages.

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    To do this, open the file in which you want to embed fonts; click File, then Save As, then either click Tools and Embed TrueType Fonts or click General Options and Embed TrueType Fonts.


  • No reference in the title of the article

  • The title should not exceed 100 signs.

  • Do not number subparts but include subtitles.

  • If the conclusion does not have a specific title, then simply skip a line.

Quotations and references:

  • Please use double quotation marks for all cases (inverted commas) except for embedded quotes (single quotation marks).

  • Use a hard return for quotes longer than 3 lines. They will be indented by the editor.

  • No references in the footnotes, in-text references only: (Bourdieu, 1992: 153).

  • Translate quotations in other languages than French and English into the language of the article (in a footnote).

  • In French, respect the rules relating to hard spaces in punctuation.

  • Use […] for omissions and transformations in quoted passages.

  • Footnotes are indicated in-text by superscript Arabic numbers after the punctuation of the phrase to which the note refers.


  • Authors are responsible for settling copyright issues. They are requested to provide proof of reproduction authorizations for all images they wish to publish alongside their text. Please note that authors encur all fees related to the acquisition reproduction rights.

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Paratext needed for publication (once your article has been accepted):

  • Author: Name – First name and institution

  • Complete postal address which the volume will be sent to

  • Bio-bibliography in 100-150 words

  • Title in English and in French

  • Abstracts in English and in French (150 words to 200 words maximum)

  • Five keywords in English and five keywords in French.

References (final bibliography)

Please use the following style:

Books, edited work, and chapters in a book

BOURDIEU, P. (1992): Les Règles de l’art, Paris, Seuil, 572 p.

ALLEN, C. (2016): “Typological change: investigating loss of inflection in early English,” in KYTÖ, M. & PAHTA P. (eds.), English Historical Linguistics, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, p. 444-459.

TRUSWELL, R., ALCORN, R., DONALDSON, J. & WALLENBERG, J. (2019): “A Parsed Linguistic Atlas of Early Middle English”, in ALCORN, R., KOPACZYK, J., LOS, B. & MOLINEAUX, B. (eds.), Historical Dialectology in the Digital Age, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, p. 19-38.


WINFORD, D. (2005): “Contact-induced changes: Classification and processes,” Diachronica 22.2: 373-427.

KLEIBER, G. (1997): "Les Anaphores associatives actancielles", in KUPFERMAN, L. & SARFATI, G.E. (eds.), Scolia vol. 10/1997, Strasbourg, Univ. Marc Bloch, 262 p.

Electronic references

You should provide DOIs when available, or the complete reference with access date as in:

PROFFITT, M. (ed.) (2018): Oxford English Dictionary, 3rd ed., Oxford, Oxford University Press. (accessed 16 September 2019)

PEREK, F. & HILPERT, M. (2017): “A distributional semantic approach to the periodization of change in the productivity of constructions”, International Journal of Corpus Linguistics 22, 490-520.

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