About This Journal


Focus and Scope

Studia Ceranea. Journal of the Waldemar Ceran Research Centre for the History and Culture of the Mediterranean Area and South-East Europe is published once a year at the Waldemar Ceran Research Centre for the History and Culture of the Mediterranean Area and South-East Europe (Ceraneum), University of Lodz, Poland.

Studia Ceranea being designed as an international journal, contributions in the standard conference languages will be accepted (English, French, German, Russian and Italian). We have resolved to accept papers pertaining to the history and culture of the eastern Mediterranean and the Slavic area within the chronological limits from the 1st through the 17th century AD.

The task that the Editorial Council of Studia Ceranea has set before itself is the gradual creation of a scientific journal, interdisciplinary in character, which will offer specialist articles, reviews and notes on newly published monographs. Along these lines, we will attempt to cross the limits of the narrow specializations restricted to Byzantine or Slavic studies; the papers contributed would represent various aspects of the Late Ancient, Byzantine and Slavic culture of the eastern Mediterranean Area largissimo sensu and South-East Europe, which – we claim – forms an integrity, for all its diversity. Consequently, the journal, based on previous models of other respectable journals devoted to similar subject matters, utilizes the methodology and achievements of disciplines used in the study of Late Antiquity, Middle Ages and early Modern Era and is ready to face the new challenges posed by contemporary humanist thought.

The Editorial Board of Studia Ceranea is committed to provide the highest ethical standards at every stage of the publishing procedure. The review process is arranged by double blind peer review system (PrePrint type). Every text is subject to at least two reviews.

Amount of research and review articles which were published last year: 29.

Review Process

Review process is arranged by double-blind system. Every text is subject to at least two reviews.

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Reviewers (Latest Issue)

Reviewers of Studia Ceranea 10, 2020

Gianfranco Agosti (The Sapienza University of Rome)

Vihra Baeva (Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia)

Katarzyna Balbuza (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań)

Ivan Biliarsky (Institute of History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia)

Phil Booth (University of Oxford)

Łukasz Burkiewicz (Ignatianum University, Cracow)

Abdallah Cheikh-Moussa (Paris-Sorbonne University)

Claudia A. Ciancaglini (The Sapienza University of Rome)

Maria Pia Donato (French National Centre for Scientific Research, Paris)

Jarosław Dudek (University of Zielona Góra)

Simon Franklin (University of Cambridge)

Elsa Garcia Novo (Complutense University of Madrid)

Marcello Garzaniti (University of Florence)

Gergana Georgieva (St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tărnovo)

Marc L. Greenberg (University of Kansas, Lawrence)

Kazimierz Ilski (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań)

Ivelin Ivanov (St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tărnovo)

Marek Jankowiak (University of Oxford)

Aaron P. Johnson (Lee University, Cleveland)

Sebastian Kempgen (University of Bamberg)

Piotr Kochanek (John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)

Anna Kotłowska (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań)

Marzanna Kuczyńska (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań)

Fredrick Lauritzen (The Scuola Grande of San Marco, Venice)

Hartmut Leppin (Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main)

Henry Maguire (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore)

Przemysław Marciniak (University of Silesia in Katowice)

Luciano Micali (Charles University in Prague)

Ireneusz Milewski (University of Gdańsk)

Yavor Miltenov (Institute for Bulgarian Language, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia)

Evelina Mineva (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)

Paolo Odorico (School of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Paris)

Pirinka Penkova-Lyager (Denmark)

Zdzisław Pentek (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań)

Véronique Pitchon (University of Strasbourg)

Olivera Popović (University of Montenegro, Podgorica)

Günter Prinzing (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)

Abdelaziz Ramadan (King Khalid University, Abha)

Johannes Reinhart (University of Vienna)

Łukasz Różycki (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań)

Maciej Salamon (Jagiellonian University, Cracow)

Philip Schmitz (Leipzig University)

Małgorzata Smorąg-Różycka (Jagiellonian University, Cracow)

Marko Snoj (Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana)

Vlada Stanković (University of Belgrade)

Piotr Szczur (John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)

Mariusz Szram (John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)

Vittorio Springfield Tomelleri (University of Macerata)

Susana Torres-Prieto (International University, Segovia)

Domagoj Vidović (Institute of Croatian Language and Linguistics, Zagreb)

Marco Vitale (University of Basel)

Mila Vulchanova (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim)

Norbert Widok (University of Opole)