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Journal of Contemporary History

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The Journal of Contemporary History is a scientific journal that publishes the results of research important for contemporary history. The journal is published by the Croatian Institute of History. In 2003, the journal was classified as an A1 category journal, whose quality is on par with journals with an internationally recognised reviewing process. The Journal of Contemporary History is referenced in the following publications: Croatian Bibliography, Series B; Central and Eastern European Online Library (CEEOL); European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS); Historical Abstracts (EBSCOhost); International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS); Scopus; Ulrichsweb, Global Serials Directory; Web of Science Core Collection, Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). Our call for papers is always open, and manuscripts are sent to the Editorial Board exclusively at the web address: In case of problems, authors can contact the Editorial Board via email.

  • Peer review: peer review, national peer review, scientific and professional papers, double blind review, double
  • First year of publication: 1969.
  • Frequency (annually): 3
  • Scientific disciplines and subdisciplines: History
  • Date added to HRČAK: 09.03.2006.
  • Rights: Journal of Contemporary History is an Open Access journal. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, redistribute, print, search and link to material, and alter, transform, or build upon the material, or use them for any other lawful purpose as long as they attribute the source in an appropriate manner according to the Creative Commons licence CC BY-NC ( The papers published in Journal of Contemporary History can be deposited and self-archived in the institutional and thematic repositories providing the link to the journal's web pages and HRČAK. Journal does not charge article processing charges (APC). The editors assume no responsibility for statements of fact or opinion made by contributors. Self-archiving policy is indexed at Sherpa/RoMEO ( where is visible that journal permits self-archiving (it is allowed to deposit pre-print, post-print and publisher's version of the paper).

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