Notes to Contributors

Iranian Studies is a peer reviewed journal of history, literature, culture and society, covering everywhere with a Persian or Iranian legacy, especially Iran, Afghanistan, Central Asia, the Caucasus and northern India.
In general, articles should be between 5,000 and 10,000 words in length, including notes.


Please read the guide for ScholarOne authors before making a submission.

If an author cannot submit online, a submission may be sent to:

Sussan Siavoshi
Editor-in-Chief, Una Chapman Cox Professor of International Affairs , Political Science
George M. Storch Memorial Building 105G, Trinity University
One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212-7200, USA (E-mail:

Book reviews and books for review. Publishers are asked to check with the appropriate book review editor before sending a copy for review. As a rule, the book review editors assign books for review. Anyone who wishes to write a review, please check with the appropriate book review editor rather than sending an unsolicited review.

Assef Ashraf, (History) (History), University of Cambridge, UK
Carlo G. Cereti (pre-Islamic Iran), La Sapienza University of Rome, mailing address: Via dei Giornalisti, 15
00135 Rome, Italy (E-mail:
Shervin Farridnejad (pre-Islamic Iran), Austrian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Iranian Studies, Hollandstrasse 11-13, A-1020 Vienna, Austria(E-mail:
Laetitia Nanquette (Cultural Studies), University of New South Wales, School of Arts and Media, Sydney 2052, NSW, Australia (Email:
Nahid Siamdoust (Social Sciences), Yale MacMillan Center, Council on Middle East Studies, 34 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511 USA (Email:
Marta Simidchieva (Modern Literature), Department of Humanities, York University, 262 Vanier College
4700 Keele St., Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada (Email:

Publishers are asked to check with the journal editor or the appropriate book review editor before sending a book for review.

Book reviews should follow the guidelines for articles.