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Author Guidelines

The editorial board of the journal Konfliktologiaaccepts author’s articles, reviews, bibliographic reviews, educational materials of dealing with conflict problems. Realizing an independent editorial policy, the journal is a public platform for free scientific exchange. The Editorial Board draws a clear line between scientific editing and censorship of materials, so the opinion of the Editorial Board may not coincide with the author's opinion and style of articles or reviews. 

The decision on publication is based on the veracity, scientific significance and relevance of the work in question.

Relevance of article is characterized in the context of other researches in the field of conflictology and according to modern trends. References to known research and achievements, convincing reasoning, actual content, facts authenticity, the logic of the narrative, the correct design of text and proper bibliography are necessary for the article quality.

Articles and other materials are sent to the Editorial assistantDaur Abgadzhava by e-mail:

The Editorial Board of the journal make reviews and also execute articles proofreading by the authors' request.

The decision to publish material is made by the Editorial Board within one month after receipt of the manuscript and communicated to the author by e-mail. In case of rejection the Editorial Board sends the author a reasoned refusal. 

1. Basic requirements for manuscripts

Manuscripts are accept only on condition that they are not currently being considered for publication in another journal, were not placed on Internet resources and were not published earlier. The authors guarantee that their manuscripts are original work that does not contain elements of plagiarism and unscrupulous borrowing. Authors should notify the Editorial Board about any conflicts of interest. Authors should clearly indicate all sources used in their text. The authors are responsible for the selection and reliability of the information, etc. The authors should report any errors that they find in their manuscript after publication.

Materials that are improperly designed and do not meet the requirements listed below are not considered. Manuscripts do not return.

Manuscripts are accept, if it written in Russian, English, German, French.


• Title of the article;

• Author name (co-authors);

• Abstract of the article and key words;

• The main part of article;

• References list;

• Information about authors.

Information about authorsincludes the city, the postcode, the country, the full name of the organization where the author works, e-mail addresses.

Volume of manuscripts: article consist of 40 000–60 000 characters, including spaces; research — 20 000 characters, including spaces; reviews — up to 20 000 characters, including spaces. Methodical materials for students, postgraduates and doctoral students — up to 32 000 characters, including spaces. The materials of conferences — 40 000 characters, including spaces. Reports of scientific conferences, seminars — up to 500 characters.

Materials are accepted in electronic version in MS Word (font Times New Roman, font size 12, single line spacing, without word wrap, margins — 2 cm on each side, indent 1.25 cm). Title of the article in bold is typed in capital letters on the center. Initials and surname of the author in bold are printed on the left side below the title. If the author does not plan to order the editing of text, then the article should be carefully subtracted, the text should not contain stylistic, factual, spelling and punctuation errors.

2. The article structure

Block 1— title of the article, initials and surnames of authors, address (organization, city, postcode, country), abstract and key words in the original language of the article.

Please,pay attentionto the design of links to the organization: if the authors work in different organizations, each author's surnames have different letters (a, b, c, etc.), if the organization is one, do not put a letter near Surname, just indicate the organization. If one author works in several organizations, then the name should have links to these organizations through a comma (for example, John Smitha, b).



First authorа, Second authora, b

а  The first organization, the City and the index of the organization, the Country (for example, the Russian Federation)

b  The second organization, the City and the index of the organization, the Country

Abstract: Text text text text text.

Key words: text text text text text..

Аcknowledgment: This work was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, project no. 94-02-04253a.

The quality of the abstract is estimated by content (how complete and understandable is the content of the article), volume and language.

It should keep in mind that the abstracts are intended for foreign scientists and specialists. The abstract is the main and, as a rule, the only source of information about the content of the article and the results of the research presented in it. Foreign experts evaluate the publication by the abstract, determine their interest in the submitted article, can use it in their publication and refer to it, open a discussion with the author of the article, request the full text of the article, etc.

The abstract to the article is designed to perform the function of an independent information source and can be published independently, in isolation from the main text, therefore, should be understandable without reference to the publication itself.

Abstracts should be:

  • informative (do not contain common words);
  • original;
  • meaningful (to reflect the main content of the article and the results of the research);
  • written in a quality language;
  • compact (the volume of the text of the annotation is determined by the amount of information, their scientific value and / or practical value), but not less than 100–250 words.

The information contained in the title of the article should not be repeated in the text of the abstract.

The abstract does not have links in the references list of the article.

Abstract should be accompanied by several key words or phrases reflecting the main topic of the article and facilitating the classification of work in computer search systems. The key words are separated by commas. At the end of the enumeration, a point is put at the end of a list. The key word size cannot be more than 100 characters, including spaces (limitation for e-library).

Block 2— the full text of the article in one of the languages allowed for publication in the journal.

The main part of the article should have a structure to make it easier to understand the author's logic. Desirable:introduction, subsectionsandconclusion.

Block 3— Referenceslist.

Pay special attentionto the order in the design of references: a comma separates surname, initials, article title, publisher, city, year and pages. There are no abbreviations in the names of cities or publishers, the main name is italicized. If the link is to a non-English source, after specifying the pages, we put the language of original in round brackets.



[1]   Meier-Braun, K.-H., Die 101 wichtigsten Fragen: Einwanderung und Asyl, C.H.Beck, München, 2015. (In Germ.)

[2]   Clark, J.C.D., England’s Ancien Regime as a Confessional State, in Albion, 1989, vol. 21, рр. 450–474

[3]   Сatalogue of Political and Personal Satires Preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, George, M.D., Ed., vol. 11, British Museum, London, 1954.

[4]   Wir sind nicht Burka. Cited March5, 2018. (In Germ.)

It is necessary to pay attention to the fact that the list of literature consists only of references in the text of the article, and it is built not in alphabetical order, but according to the links in the text.

In order for all authors of the publication to be taken into account in electronic systems, in the description of the article it is necessary to include all authors, without cutting them by three, four, etc.

For Russian-language articlesfrom journals, the following version of the bibliographic reference structure is required:

Authors (transliteration). The title of the article is in the transliterated version. From a new line the translation of the title of the article into English, the name of the Russian-language source (transliteration) (translation of the name of the source into English, the output with the notation in English).

There are a number of rules, in which you can get the maximum number of links to publications in the journal. Such rules include:

1) the representation in References only transliterated (without translation) description is unacceptable;

2) it is undesirable to make arbitrary abbreviations of source names in references;

3) all major output publishing information (in the journal descriptions: volume designation, numbers, pages, in the descriptions of books: the place publication, the name of the publishing house (except for its own untranslated name of the publisher, it is transliterated), the city must be presented in English;

4) the translation of the title of the article or source is taken in square brackets;

5) one publication is described in the literature list once, no matter how many times the source was mentioned in the text of the publication.

Block 4— in the section "About Authors" the following information is indicated: full name of the author, scientific title, position, place of work, e-mail.


About author

John Smith Dr. Sci. (Philosophy), Professor, the name of the Department, the name of the Institute or Faculty, the University name,


Representation of the Russian-language text (Cyrillic alphabet) according to various transliteration rules (or without rules at all) leads to the loss of necessary information in the analytical system Scopus. Therefore, it is important to choose and adhere to one or two of the most common systems. If you look at the dictionary of Russian authors in Scopus, you can distinguish at least four of the most frequently used transliteration systems. All these options must be taken into account when searching for publications and references of authors, organizations and journal titles that are transliterated from Cyrillic.

On the site you can use the program of transliteration of the Russian text into the Latin alphabet.

For transliteration of references, one should use variants without the designations of a hard and soft sign.

Transliteration is done just like References.

The journal's materials are presented on the platform of the Scientific Electronic Library (archives of all numbers, starting from 2004), also on the journal's website: authors articles metadata are posted in the Registration Agency of the International DOI Foundation,CrossRef