Editorial Board of interdisciplinary journal of the humanities and social studies “Intelligentsia and the World” welcomes contributions from leading and young scholars working in various spheres of humanitarian knowledge. Since 2010 the Journal has been included in the list of the leading peer-reviewed academic journals and periodicals recommended by the Higher Attestation Committee of the Russian Federation for publication of the key results of dissertations for obtaining a scientific degree of Candidate of Historical Sciences or Doctor of Historical Sciences. The articles are indexed in the Electronic Scientific Library ( and in Central and Eastern European on-line Library (

Journal Details:

ISSN 1993—3959

Subscription index in “Russian Press” catalogue 41533

“Intelligentsia and the World” welcomes your contributions on the following topical subjects:

Current issues of intelligentsia studies

Genesis, origins, development and activities of intelligentsia

Role of intelligentsia in the development of statehood and culture of Russia and foreign countries

Intelligentsia and society in the contemporary world

The role of personality in Russian and world culture and history

International relations and personality

The role of religion in the development of world culture

Educational and methodical problems of teaching intelligentsia studies and other disciplines of the social and humanitarian field

Reviews of scientific papers and dissertations, the chronicle of scientific life

From archives: publication of historical sources.


  1. The Journal accepts for publication articles, conference proceedings, conference papers, reviews. Recommended size of the article: 30000 — 40000 characters (up to 1 author’s sheet), in very rare circumstances up to 45000 characters. Size of a conference paper is up to 20000 characters (0,5 author’s sheet), reviews must be 10000 — 15000 characters. Submissions are presented electronically, typed in Microsoft Word, Times New Roman font, 14 point size, 1.5 spaced.

2. The submissions are sent electronically to the addresses indicated by the Journal (see:, also they can be sent to the following addresses:,,

3. The submissions should include two files:

3.1. File 1 — the article, conference paper or review. The order should be as follows:

For the article, conference proceedings, conference papers, reviews — in upper right corner BBK (LBC —  Library Bibliographic Classification) index is indicated,

in the next line, center alignment — in bold initials and surname (s) of the author (s) in Russian,

in the next line, center alignment — IN CAPITAL LETTERS in bold the title of the article.

The article must have the following structure:

Introduction with indicated sections: topicality, rationale for the research, methods and approach (brief historiographic review is appreciated);

Body of the article: (division into sections is appreciated);

Conclusions, where the results of the research are drawn.

Conference proceedings, conference papers, reviews have no definite internal structure.

Footnotes: automatic, continuous numbering, pagination, the names of the authors are in italics, 11 point size, one line spacing.

Bibliographic description of the sources is arranged according to GOST 7.1—2003, 7.0.5—2008.

For the footnotes, a brief description of the sources should be submitted: author (s), title, place and year of publication, range of pages referring to the citation.

For electronic sources, the date of access should be indicated.

Additional recommendations:

— automatic hyphenation;

— for citation «» quotation marks are used, inside the quotes —  “ ” marks;

— it is necessary to distinguish between a dash «—» (ctrl + alt + minus sign in the right corner of the keyboard) and a hyphen «-»;

— for dates, page numbers etc. a dash is used. For example: 1920—1930, Pp. 258—259.

3.2. File 2 must contain:

3.2.1 In Russian:

— information about the author (s) (surname, name, patronymic, degree, academic title, place of work, position, contact details: telephone number, email address);

 — title of the article;

— abstract must be at least 200 words and must contain rationale for the problem, a brief description of the goals, objectives, research methods, basic conclusions;

— key words (10 minimum);

— Bibliographic list.

Bibliographic description is arranged according to GOST 7.1—2003, 7.0.5—2008. Bibliographic list includes only the cited literature alphabetically arranged. First, books in Russian are indicated, then in foreign languages. For books in translation, it is necessary to indicate the name of the translator. For books, it is necessary to indicate the publisher, total number of pages. For articles, the range of pages is indicated. Such elements as [text] or surnames of the authors through slash, dash between the elements of the description, ISBN, should not be included. Materials of the archives and newspapers are not included in the bibliographic list.

3.2.2. In English:

— information about the author (s) (surname, name, patronymic, degree, academic title, place of work and position, contact details: (telephone, email);

 — title of the article;

— abstract must be at least 200 words and must contain rationale for the problem, a brief description of the goals, objectives, research methods, basic conclusions;

— key words (10 minimum); 

3.2.3 In transliteration:

the Bibliographic list — “References”.

To compile the “References” it is necessary to transliterate the works that are not in the Latin script. When making transliteration it is necessary to rely on the US Library of Congress transliteration system. See: or

For the Russian language sources (and sources in alphabets other than Latin), in the “References” section transliteration of the surname, name, patronymic, title of the work, journal or collection of articles, (in books the publisher is also transliterated) in the Library of Congress system is introduced first, then [in square brackets] — translation of the title of the work, title of the journal or collection of articles into English.

Titles of the works published in Latin script are introduced both in the Bibliographic list and in the “References”.

In the “References” the order of the list is determined by the Latin alphabet.

For the examples of “Footnotes”, “Bibliographic list” and “References” see the site of the Journal.

4. The Journal «Intelligentsia and the World» does not publish texts:

— containing the material published earlier;

— with originality less than 75% as revealed by antiplagiarism programs;

— that do not meet the requirements;

— that are separate stages of incomplete research;

— authors of which refuse from editing the work;

— by the authors who refuse to take into consideration constructive criticism of the reviewers or provide argument supporting the author’s point of view.

5. The Editorial Board will have the right to edit, correct, and abridge the text without damaging the content and the author’s style.

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