Exploring History

(ISSN-2230-8490)
 
 





About the Journal:
Exploring History is a bi-annual UGC approved Peer-reviewed journal for History and other social science subjects. The journal has been issuing by the Post Graduate Department of History, Malda College, Malda since 2010.

Offered Research Area and Subjects:
History and Other Social Science Subjects

Aim and Scope:
The main aim of the journal is to explore the new research area of different Social Science subjects specially History .The journal was initiated for encouraging the fundamental research thought in History and Social Science. It as well puts importance on review of old research thought. Now a day’s contemporary research is going on in different dimensions and the journal is the way to look forward to different aspects and scopes of research. Exploring History is the platform of new promising scholars, students, academicians and reputed scholars of India and abroad for sharing their key research ideas and thoughts. Trace on regional history is another objective of the journal.

Frequency of Publication:
The Exploring History is a biannual journal, generally published each year by 30 June and 31 December. The last date(s) for submission of essays/articles in these volumes are 31 March and 30 September respectively each year.
 
Publication Fee:
No fee is required for submission of an article to Exploring History. However, certain publication fee shall be required for the accepted article. The fee structure will be notified in due time.
 
 
Copyright:
By submitting an article to Exploring History for publication author(s) accept the 'Publishing Agreement' and thereby transfer the copyright to the Postgraduate Department of History, Malda College, Malda . However, the author(s) will retain certain rights such as to use for a patent, to use for the preparation of a lecture.
 
 
Submit Online:
To publish your research work in Exploring History email your manuscript to exploringhistory.mc@gmail.com
 
 
 Subscription:
Individual Faculty Members Individual Scholars/Students          Institution     
Rs. 100 Rs. 50 Rs. 1000 per annum
 
For subscription please contact to:
Dr. Dilip Debnath
Convenor
Research and Consultancy Cell
Malda College
Malda - 732101, India
Email: ddnath2000@yahoo.com

Editorial Board:

Editor-in-Chief:
Dr. Utpal Roy, Assitant Professor, Department of History, Malda College, Malda
 
Editors:
Md. Soharab Ali, Department of History, Malda College, Malda
Mr. Jagdip Chowhan, Department of History, Malda College, Malda


 
AUTHOR GUIDELINES
Introduction: The main aim of the journal is to explore the new research area of different Social Science subjects specially  History .The journal was initiated for encouraging the fundamental research thought in History and Social Science. It as well puts importance on review of old research thought. Now a day’s contemporary research is going on in different dimensions and the journal is the way to look forward to different aspects and scopes. Exploring History is the platform of new promising scholars, students, academicians and reputed scholars of India and abroad for sharing their key research ideas and thoughts. Trace on regional history is another objective of the journal.
 
Nature & Status of the Journal: Exploring History is a Bi-annual UGC approved Peer-reviewed journal for History and other social science subjects. The journal has been issuing by the Post Graduate Department of History, Malda College, Malda since 2010.

Offered Research Area and Subjects: History and Other Social Science Subjects  

Frequency of Publication: The Exploring History is a biannual journal, generally published each year by 30 June and 31 December. The last date(s) for submission of essays/articles in these volumes are 31 March and 30 September respectively each year.

All articles must be formatted for printing on one side of A4 paper with margins on all sides and double-spaced throughout (i.e., including quotations, notes, references and any other matter). The media should be PC-compatible and the text should be in MS Word.
 
The length of an article should not exceed 10,000 words.
 
The article must include an abstract within 150-200 words after the title of the paper along with 4-6 key words.
 
Title page: The title should be concise to describe the main importance of the work. Times New Roman 14 point fonts must be used for the title.
 
The article must focus on important new results. Papers must be concise, lucid, and interesting that will attract the reader to the work.
 
Obviously, findings are very essential part of the article. The article should mention clearly about the research gap, area of discussion with specific methodology.
 
There is no need to highlight paragraph(s) by giving any sub-title except Abstract (like Introduction, Review of literature, Research gap, Methodology...  and Conclusion.)

Use Microsoft Word End Note (follow the number style 1,2,3..) for references.


The following examples illustrate the style to be followed for End Note:
(a) Books:
Masters, B. The Origins of Western Economic Dominance in the Middle East: Mercantilism and the Islamic Economy in Aleppo, 1600-1750, Oxford, New York, 1988, p.12

(b) Edited Volumes:

Troll, C. W. ed., Muslim Shrines in India: Their Character, History and Significance, Oxford, Delhi, 1989. pp.12-14

(c) Articles in Journals:
Hambly, G. ‘A Note on the Trade in Eunuchs in Mughal Bengal’, Journal of the American Oriental Society (hereafter JAOS), Vol. 94 (1), 1974, pp. 125-29.

(d) Articles in Edited Volumes:
Gaeftke, P. ‘Alexander and the Bengali Sufis’, in Alan W. Entwistle and Francoise Malison, eds, Studies in South Asian Devotional Literature, Research Papers, 1988-1991, New Delhi/Paris, 1994, pp. 278-84.

Interview Method: In case of Interview please mention the full name and address of the person(s) and date of the interview. The video or soft copy of the interview is essential to review any confusion.
 
Citing Archival Sources: For citation Archival sources please mention: Name of Collection, Author/ Department, Series/Proceeding, File Name/No., Sl. No., Date, 
Archive.

Example: Telegraph Licenses in Darjeeling, Miscellaneous Public Improvement Branch of PWD, 1E/3/1911,1-7, July 1909, West Bengal State Archive.