Hassen Chaabani, University of Monastir, Tunisia
Antonio Arnaiz-Villena, University Complutense, Madrid, Spain
Robert Akoko, University of Buea, Cameroon
Ahmed Rebai, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Azim Malikov, Samarkand State University, Uzbekistan
Esther Esteban, University of Barcelona, Spain.
Arnab Das, University of Calcutta, India
Setha Low, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA
Mustapha Tekin, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida, USA
Pedro Moral, University of Barcelona, Spain.
|It is a peer-reviewed journal, which publishes papers aiming to extend our understanding of the humankind in all its aspects. It concentrates on topics, which need syntheses of multidisciplinary data from different specialities of Biological and Cultural Anthropology:
- Human origins and evolution
- Genetic Anthropology
- Forensic anthropology
- Medical Anthropology
- Health and Population Sciences
- Human Biology
- Formation of the basic structure of the first bio-molecules common to humans and all living beings: Origins of life on Earth
- Psychological anthropology
- Anthropological linguistics
- Anthropology of religion
- Historical archaeology
- Social Anthropology
It publishes papers following several formats:
Original Synthesis Articles presenting grand syntheses of analysed data from biological anthropology specialties and those linked up from cultural anthropology specialties or vice versa. Syntheses must be original and provide new important conclusions, new theories or new methods and / or lead to resolutions to old questions or to convincing critic and review of questionable considerations (presented in about 26 to 35 pages of manuscript double-spaced).
Original Synthesis Reports or Research Reports presenting new experimental and / or theoretical results on interesting anthropological subjects (presented in about 13 to 24 pages).
Original Discovery Reports (do not exceed 6 pages) are papers, which provide only the first information of discoveries in Biological Anthropology and in all aspects of basic Human Biology or in Medical Anthropology such as discoveries expanded from popular traditional medicine. Thus, authors could publish the corresponding detailed results in a second original article or in a patent.
Review Synthesis Articles or Review Synthesis Reports reflect current interests on all aspects of Biological Anthropology and related aspects of Cultural Anthropology (articles presented in about 26 to 35 pages, while reports in about 10 to 20 pages).
Critical Reports or Critical Short Reports, in which modern anthropologists can bring out general ambiguities and classic or new questionable considerations in any anthropological subject. They can also criticize data and conclusions provided by recent original paper.
Thought Reports or Thought Short Reports, Editorials, Perspectives and Book Reviews are welcome
The manuscript is expected to be prepared as a single MS Word document (12 pt Time New Roman) with the complete text, references, tables and figures.
The manuscript must be double-spaced; top, bottom should be 2.5 cm and both side margins 3 cm. It should consist of the following subdivisions:
- The title page must contain: - the title of the manuscript, - name(s) (first name, and name) of the author(s), - corresponding author (name and address), - authors affiliations (Institution(s), laboratory, University, the region and the country, and the electronic address of each author).
Optional: The corresponding author could give his CV (in only 5-7 lines) that would be presented at the end of the paper.
- In a second page the abstract should count 150 - 300 words and have in the case of original papers, a structural form :background and aim, material (or subjects) and methods, results and conclusions. Key words (4 - 8 words) and running title (maximum 50 characters) must be indicated.
- The text, in the case of original paper, should be divided into sections: Introduction, Material (or Subjects) and Methods, Results and Discussion followed by Acknowledgement, References, Tables, Figures and Figures legends at the end on separate pages.
- Tables and figures should be referred in text as follows: Figure 1; Table 1…. Or (Fig. 1)… Each Table and/or Figure must have a legend that explains its purpose without reference to the text.
- The pages should be numbered consecutively, beginning with the title page.
- All references should be presented in the text as (Esteban 2000) or (Esteban et al. 2005) and arranged alphabetically in the “References” section as shown below:
Hassen Chaabani 2014. Recent out of Yemen: new version of the theory of unique and recent origin of modern man
International Journal of Modern Anthropology 1(7): 13 – 42
In the case of references with many authors, at least the first five authors must be indicated.
The journal receives manuscripts only in English from all over the world. Authors whose mother tongue is not English should have the manuscript checked by a native English speaker prior to submission.
Each manuscript should be accompanied by a covering letter, signed by the corresponding author, which states the following:
- The manuscript has been seen and approved by all authors.
- It is not under active consideration for publication, has not been accepted for publication, nor has it been published, in full or in part (except in abstract form).
- When the manuscript is accepted (with or without rectifications) authors commit to continue with the process of publication steps.
- The authors should declare that there is no conflict of interest relating to their submitted studies.
- When studies concern human subjects, authors should indicate that they have respected the ethical standards.
- E. mail of all authors must be given
Manuscripts should be sent to Pr Hassen Chaabani by E. mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This journal has a distinguished international editorial board that maintains high scientific standards. Each manuscript must be reviewed by at least two reviewers. Acceptance is based on the quality of the work particularly on its accuracy, originality and suitability for a broad international readership.
Publication & Open access
This journal publishes each year 5 to 15 articles.
Each accepted paper could be published soon online “Early online” meanwhile their definitive publication within the corresponding issue; it appears online with open access to the full text of articles and with print availability.
This journal is a print and electronic journal, freely open access online in www.ata.org.tn without article submission and processing charges.
Authors retain the copyrights of their papers, which are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-NoDerivative Works 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). This License allows readers to disseminate and reuse the article, and so will enable the sharing and reuse of scientific material. It does not however permit commercial exploitation or the creation of derivative works without specific permission.
To view a copy of this license visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/.
Publication Ethics Statement
As indicated below, authors must declare in a signed cover letter that submitted manuscripts must not be under active consideration for publication, has not been accepted for publication, nor has it been published, in full or in part (except in abstract form). They declare also that there is no conflict of interest relating to their submitted studies and, if studies concern human subjects, they should indicate that they have respected the ethical standards. Editors maintain high standards with strict ethical policies: Any contraventions of professional ethical codes, such as plagiarism, should be taken very seriously by the editors. The Editors and the publisher of the journal are not responsible for the statements and opinions expressed by the authors.