The Journal of Atatürk Research Center, which began to be published in November, 1984, is published in two issues per year in Spring and Autumn.
Publication Purpose of the Journal
Within the frame of topics as part of Turkish and world history since the second half of the 19th century, the aim is to share the scientific researches and studies about the information and documents relating to Turkish History, Atatürk and the Republic of Türkiye with science world by publishing on both national and international levels.
Topics of the Journal
Journal of Atatürk Research Center, within the frame of topics as part of Turkish and world history since the second half of the 19th century, is a contemporary history journal in which a wide range of topics relating to “Turkish History”, “Atatürk” and “the Republic of Türkiye” are addressed. The Journal includes the researches, evaluations and studies which inspect the political, socio-economic and cultural dimensional national and global atmosphere which Atatürk and the Republic of Türkiye were born into according to scientific criteria in terms of humanities and social sciences.
The Studies to be Included in the Context of the Journal Should Be:
- Original articles, filling the gap in their field, based on research,
- Research, review and compilation articles which evaluate and criticize the reviewed subjects according to a rich bibliography and put forward new and noteworthy opinions,
- Developed researches within the scope of projects about Turkish History, Atatürk and the Republic of Türkiye’s History since the 19th century.
- Articles promoting the works, personage and scientific events about National Struggle and the Republic of Türkiye.
Articles which will be sent should not be published elsewhere previously or accepted for publication. Papers presented in a scientific congress previously can be issued provided that they are added new information, document and review, and stated as original with their new edition.
Evaluation of Articles
After looking for the eligibility of the principles of the Editorial Board, incoming articles are sent to two referees who are expert in their fields. In case one of the reports is positive and another is negative, the article can be sent to a third referee. Names of the referees are kept confidential and reports are kept for five years. The author(s) take(s) into account the corrections and suggestions of the referees and the Editorial Board. If they disagree, they reserve the right for a justification report. The author(s) of the articles/articles accepted or not accepted for publication are informed, but the article / writing texts will not be refunded.
The copyright of the published articles in the Journal of Atatürk Research Center shall be transferred to the Presidency of Atatürk Research Center. The copyright includes publication in written, visual and virtual platforms.
The responsibility for the published articles/writings belongs to their authors. Text and photos can be cited by stating the source.
Copyright and examination fees are paid within two months from the date of publication to author(s) and referees of the articles/writings agreed for publication. The amount of the fees is determined according to the Copyright, Publishing and Sales Regulations of “Atatürk Supreme Council for Culture, Language and History” and affiliated institutions.
It is compulsory to abide by research and publication ethics in papers to be published.
The official languages of the Journal of Atatürk Research Center are English and Turkish. However, articles written in other languages can be accepted by the decision of the Editorial Board providing that they do not exceed one-third of each issue of the journal.
English and Turkish summaries of the published articles can be given with the keywords determined by their authors.
Structure of the Article
In general, the article must be taken into the order specified below:
1. The title should be written in bold capital letters.
2. Author's name(s) and last name(s) should not be included in the article, as the blind peer-review system is applied in the journal. During the publication of the article, information such as the author's name(s), last name(s), institution, academic title, address, ORCID are added by the editorial board of the journal.
3. Abstract (with keywords)
4. English title and abstract in English (with keywords)
5. An introduction should indicate article, purpose, scope and methods of work and sections of the main texts should be arranged to include Conclusion and Bibliography.
The abstract should be written separately in Turkish and English, with a minimum of 250 words. The abstract should reflect the contribution and the main idea of the article. A minimum of 4 and a maximum of 8 keywords should be given by leaving one blank line below the summary.
The article should be written in A4 size, with a margin of 2.5 cm above/bottom/right/left. The gutter should be 0 cm, the first line of the paragraph should be indented 1 cm, before and after the lines with 12nk 1.5 line spacing and 11 point (abstracts with 10 points) Times New Roman font in MS Word program. Article length should be 10.000 words.
Intermediate and sub-headings can be used in the article to determine the structure of the article and to provide a regular information transfer in the main text. Main headings [Article Turkish and English titles, ÖZ (ABSTRACT), ABSTRACT, GİRİŞ (INTRODUCTION), SONUÇ (CONCLUSION), KAYNAKÇA (BIBLIOGRAPHY), EKLER (ATTACHMENTS)] in capital letters; Intermediate and sub-headings should be written in lowercase letters with the first letters in capital letters and in bold.
II. Büyük Buhran ve Buhran Vergisi (II. The Great Depression and the Depression Tax)
II.1. Buhran Vergisinin Yasal Çerçevesi (II.1. Legal Framework of the Depression Tax)
Figures, Tables and Pictures
Figures, tables and pictures should be numerated beginning with one and the footnotes should be given beneath them. Figures, tables and pictures should not exceed 10 pages.
Citations should be in quotes. The citations passing three-line should be formatted left and right 1.5 cm and written in 11 pt.
References should be written in the form of a footnote, and should be 10 pt. with one line space.
a-Book: Author’s name and last name should be written in capital letters; title in bold, (if any) Volume, publisher, date and place of publication and page numbers of the book should be given.
Abdurahman Çaycı, Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (The Leader of National Independence and Modernization), Atatürk Research Center Publications, Ankara 2002, p.130.
b-Article: Author’s name and last name should be written in capital letters; title of article should be in quotes; name in bold, Volume, Number, publisher, date (if any), place, year and page numbers of the publication should be given.
Mehmet Ali Beyhan, “The Literature of Reforms and Depressions: The Era of Selim III and Mahmut II”, Literature Journal of Research on Turkey, Volume I, Issue II, Istanbul 2003, p.57.
When citing books or articles with multiple authors, the name of the first author must be specified, the names of other authors may be specified with a comma in between, or they may not be written on condition that “etc.” is indicated after the first author. However, the names of all authors must be included in the bibliography.
Durmuş Yalçın, etc., Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Tarihi, Cilt I, 7. Baskı, Atatürk Araştırma Merkezi Yayınları, Ankara 2010, s.511.
In the repeated references: Last name should be written; if the work is a book, one should write ibid but if the work is an article one should write ibid; page number should be added.
Çaycı, ibid, p.11.
Beyhan, ibid, p.60.
Bibliography should be put in alphabetical order by last names of authors.
a- Book: Author’s (s’) last name, name, the book’s title, publisher, place and date of publication should be specified.
Çaycı, Abdurahman, Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (The Leader of National Independence and Modernization), Atatürk Research Center Publications, Ankara 2002.
b- Periodical: Author’s (s’) last name, name, title of article (in quotes), periodical’s full name, Volume, Number, place and date of publication, page range should be specified.
Beyhan, Mehmet Ali, “The Literature of Reforms and Depressions: The Era of Selim III and Mahmut II”, Literature Journal of Research on Turkey, Volume I, Issue II, Istanbul 2003, p.57-99.
c- Papers: Author’s (s’) last name, name, title of declaration (in quotes), symposium’s or congress’ name, name of organization place, date of issue, declarations, (if any) editors’ name, volume, printing house/publishing house, place and date of publication, page range should be specified.
Şimşir, Bilal N., “Atatürk ve Avusturalya”, Sixth International Atatürk Congress, Ankara, 12-16 November 2007, Papers, Volume I, Atatürk Research Center Publications, Ankara 2010, p.35-73.
Submission of Writings
The applications of the articles to be published in the Journal of Atatürk Research Center, prepared in accordance with the publication principles, are to be made via YAYSIS (Publication Tracking System) which can be reached at https://giris.ayk.gov.tr/signin on the website of Atatürk Supreme Council for Culture, Language and History. Authors are deemed to have accepted that minor corrections which do not target the essence may be made by the Editorial Board and by the editors of the journal.