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The OJSH, as an international multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed online open access academic journal, publishes academic articles deal with different problems and topics in various areas of history (prehistory, ancient history, post-classical history, modern history, contemporary history, world history, regional history, people’s history, military history, cultural history, economic history, political history, intellectual history, history of science, history of arts, counterfactual history, comparative history, psychohistory, philosophy of history, historiography, historical methodology, critical theory, archeology, palaeography, palaeoanthropology, history and related disciplines, etc.).

The OJSH aims to publish articles, reviews of recent historical literature, review essays, summaries of books, etc. A broad range of historical approaches is accepted, including social, economic, political, diplomatic, intellectual and cultural.

The OJSH also invites researchers to submit proposals for special (or thematic) issues, which also can involve papers from a conference. Those responsible for an approved proposal may be invited to take on the role of guest editors.

The authors of articles accepted for publishing in the OJSH should get the ORCID number (, and Thomson-Reuters' Researcher ID (

The OJSH is already listed in Crossref (DOI), DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals), BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine), Google Schoolar, J-Gate, ResearchBib. WorldCat - OCLC, and EZB - Electronic Journals Library, and is applied for indexing in the other bases (Clarivate Analytics – SCIE, ESCI and AHCI, Scopus, ERIH Plus, Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory, Cabell’s Directory, SHERPA/RoMEO, etc.).

The journal is now publishing 2 times a year.

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