Regularly Centaurus, the Official Journal of the European Society for the History of Science, publishes issues dedicated to a special theme. Past issues include:
In November 2014, a Call for Special Issues of Centaurus was circulated and posted. The following four submissions were asked to work out their proposals.
Now, the editorial Board of Centaurus solicits proposals for special issues for 2017 and 2018.
Proposals should include the following:
Usually 80-100 pages (40,000 – 50,000 words) are available for a special issue. The guest editor(s) may raise money for additional pages, if desired. All topics that belong to the scope of the journal can be chosen. See the website of the journal:
The committee selecting the special issues will be composed of the editorial board and ESHS members. Criteria include the quality and interest of the proposal, the expertise of the guest editor(s) and the feasibility of the project.
Deadline: proposals should be sent to the editor (at the address below) no later than June 1, 2016. The results of the selection process will be announced on September 1, 2016.