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Journal for the History of Public Administration / Zeitschrift für Verwaltungsgeschichte
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ADMINISTORY. Journal for the History of Public Administration is published jointly by the Institute of Austrian Historical Research (IÖG) and the Swiss Federal Archives (SFA) in cooperation with the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory, Frankfurt and the Munich Centre for Global History, LMU Munich.

Why subscribe and read

ADMINISTORY. Journal for the History of Public Administration is published once a year and covers a wide range of perspectives, from biographical to discourse analysis. Spanning multiple eras and with an international orientation that extends beyond Europe, it raises awareness of continuities and fractures, and enables exchange between national knowledge cultures and epistemic communities. In order to retain focus while encouraging that diversity, each individual volume of the yearbook is devoted to a specific topic that creates space for dialogue.
In addition to articles on that topic, there is an open area containing articles on current issues relating to the history of states and administrations, in particular methodological innovations, and research reports.

Why submit

ADMINISTORY. Journal for the History of Public Administration aims to foster debate on the history of states and administrations. With its innovative articles and broad methodological and theoretical spectrum, the yearbook is a key interface between historical and cultural science research, and discussions on the state and administration in the social, legal and political sciences.
ADMINISTORY. Journal for the History of Public Administration publishes articles in English and German.

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ADMINISTORY. Journal for the History of Public Administration publishes submissions that meet the most exacting academic standards. Each submission is evaluated by the editorial team and then subjected to a double-blind peer review process. The reviewer is asked to give an opinion on the academic excellence of the submission and offer suggestions as to how it might be revised if necessary. A period of around four weeks is allowed for the review.


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Zeitrahmen der Veröffentlichung:
1 Hefte pro Jahr
Fachgebiete der Zeitschrift:
Geschichte, Themen der Geschichte, Verfassungs- u. Rechtsgeschichte, Andere Themen der Geschichte, Rechtswissenschaften, Öffentliches Recht, andere, Sozialwissenschaften, Politikwissenschaften, Kommunale Politik und Verwaltung