Publication Principles


Purpose of the Journal is publishing and introducing researches related to science of Turkishness, especially the scientific assessments on Iran-Azerbaijan Turkish culture; introducing new publications related to Turcology; as well as supporting the development of national consciousness of people who are speaking the same language with us and deprived, for years, of their rights to be educated in the mother tongue. The Journal releases, from time to time, special issues devoted to particular subjects. The Journal does not publish writings which were previously published in Iran Press or at internet, other than certain exceptions which have been determined by the Editorial Board. Articles written in Turkish, Farsi, English and Russian languages are published after review of respective language editors. Writings must be sent to the e-mail or postal address of the Journal in electronic format allowing editing.


Length of Writing: Writings must not exceed 10000 words. Writings exceeding such limit shall be sent back to the author for abbreviation. Writings are accepted in Word or RTF files.

Title Page: First page of each writings must include the title, name(s) of the author(s), profession, contact address and number, number of photos/pictures (if any).

Key Words: 3 to 10 key words must be indicated for indexing purposes. Key words used in the title must be repeated herein.

Summary: Summary of each article must be provided within one page, at maximum. Summary must be prepared both in the original language of the writing and English.

Text: Text of the writing must include the following: Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussions.

Thank-you notes (if any) must be added to the end of the writing.

Footnotes must be avoided to the extent possible. If a need be, they must be indicated underneath the proper page and enumerated consecutively.

In case of long quotations (exceeding 40 words), they must be indicated and written within the text. Name(s) of author(s) of quotations and their publication years must be indicated in the chronological order. Where there are three or more authors, please use ‘v.d.’. Studies in the pipeline must be indicated as [unpublished research].

Quotations based on conversations with relevant persons must be indicated as “personal conversation”, names and surnames of these persons must be stated. Both these names and unpublished researches must be listed in the Bibliography/References section.

References within the Text: Name of the author and the date of his/her publication, together with the number of pages, must be written within the brackets.
Example: (Nutki 2010:55-56).

References/Bibliography: References must be listed alphabetically based on the surname of first author of each reference and the names must be written afterwards, and this must be followed by the information related to year, title, number of issue, volume and total page. If an author has more than one publications, then they must be sorted by their dates; in case of multi-publications of an author published in the same year, they must be sorted as (2010a), (2010b). Journals, monographs, published books must be written in italics. In case of internet references, exact dates, websites and links must be indicated. References must be listed at the end of the writing as follows:


(a) Books: NUTKİ, H. (2010). Beginning, Varlıq Journal, Tehran.
(b) Periodicals (magazines etc.): HESARİ, M.H. (2002). About Muslim Country and Civilization. Tehran: Varlıq, p.127, pp. 5-7.
(c) Internet: GÖKGÖZ, S.S. (2005). Intellectual Rhetoric of İsmail Gaspıralı on the Idea of Civilization and Nation. Journal of Modern Turkishness Researches, volume 2, Issue 2, June 2005, 19-33. (06.12.2005)