Papers submissions for post-conference book

Papers Submission


Delegates seeking future publication have the possibility to submit the paper for one of two possible review processes:

Option A:

Paper in Central European Journal of Communication (ISSN 1899-5101) – the official Journal of the Polish Communication Association . It is published twice a year by the University of Wrocław Press. The number of papers included is up to 10.

Central European Journal of Communication provides an international forum for empirical, critical and interpretative, quantitative and qualitative research examining the role of communication in Central Europe and beyond.

Each article submitted for publication in Central European Journal of Communication is peer-reviewed. Each volume is reviewed by at least two external experts in a given media and communication discipline from Poland and other countries.

Option B:

Paper in a peer-reviewed post-conference book. We are very pleased to inform that the post-conference proceedings based on the papers from our event will be published by Cambridge Scholar Publishing .


Please indicate for which publishing option you are submitting your paper. The note should be placed below the paper’s title. 

Submission requirements

Delegates seeking future publication either in option A or B are asked to submit full written papers in English in WORD format no later than October the 31st, 2017 to the following email address:

In order to speed up the copy editing process for full papers accepted for publication please follow the following guidelines concerning full-paper format. As the language of the planned conference book will be English, if this is not your first language please ask a first-language English speaker to correct your draft for linguistic expression before submission.

Important note: Papers which do not comply with given guidelines will be returned to authors.

General information:

  • Manuscripts must be no longer than 40000 characters notes and reference list inclusive.
  • Manuscripts shall include an abstract of 100-150 words as well as the list of six keywords.
  • The recommended length for interviews and comments is up to 2000-4000 words, for book reviews up to 1500 words.
  • Biographical data (up to 70 words) and complete address (incl. e-mail address) shall be enclosed.
  • Each author receives one printed copy of the issue of Central European Journal of Communication where the article is published.
  • One year after publication, the contribution is made freely accessible on Central European Journal of Communication website.
  • The processes of manuscript submission, review and production shall be in line with Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement adopted by Central European Journal of Communication. See:

Style and manuscript guidelines:

  • Title of article (Times New Roman, 12 points bold, centered).
  • Authors’ names, affiliation(s), addresses, e-mail, website (Times New Roman, 11 points, centered).
  • Abstract (max. 150 words), keywords (up to 6 keywords).
  • Introduction
  • Extended abstracts should have 2 pages and a structured form, with Headings (Times New Roman, 10 points bold) numbered as 1., 2., etc.
  • Use A4 paper format with margins set to 2,5 cm.
  • Write the text in single interline, with Times New Roman 12 points, left and right justified.
  • Equations (centered) are allowed: the same applies to figures and tables. Use 9-point font size for figure/table caption. Figures should be delivered as CDR, AI, EPS fi les, photos as 300 dpi TIFF?s. Authors are requested to submit their extended abstracts electronically as PDF or WORD files.
  • The whole paper should be maximum 45 000 characters. Subheadings shall be limited to two levels. Titles in foreign languages shall be translated and English title shall be placed in parenthesis.


Only references and books quoted in the text might be placed in the reference list. References shall be listed alphabetically.

References in text: 

  • Mancini and Hallin (2004) compared media systems
  • In a recent study of media systems (Price, 1994)
  • Media systems today are changing. (Donsbach, 1994, p. 106).
  • With multiple sources: In a recent study of media systems (Alpha, 1994, 1996; Beta, 2001; Carter & Dodd, 1987)

Reference list: 

  • Books: McQuail, D. (1997). Audience analysis. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Edited books: Swanson, D. L., & Nimmo, D. (Eds.). (1990). New directions in political communication. A resource book. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.
  • Chapter in edited book: Gurevitch, M., & Blumler, J. G. (1990). Comparative research: The extending frontier. In D. L. Swanson & D. Nimmo (Eds.), New directions in political communication. A resource book (pp. 305-325). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.
  • Article in journal: Brants, K., & Neijens, P. (1998). The infotainment of politics. Political Communication, 5, 149-164.
  • Conference Paper: Johnson, A., & Calhoun, D. R. (2004, May). Survey of media systems in Europe. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Convention, New Orleans.
  • Web citation: provide usual information, but at the end of the citation provide the date and location from which the source as retrieved as follows: Jones, (date and title as usual). Retrieved September 10, 2004, from



Grażyna Stachyra, Ph. D.

Assistant Professor


Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin

Faculty of Political Science

Department of Social Communication

Plac Litewski 3

20-031 Lublin, Poland


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