Guidelines for Contributors

Length: Religion Factor articles are generally 1500-2000 words in length. Exceptions may be made depending on the piece.

Author information: please put your name and a short author bio (one to two sentences listing your institutional affiliation and area of research/interest) at the end of your piece. If you have a personal webpage or university staff page, please include this link.

Images: where possible, please include a picture or visual image to illustrate your piece. Contributors are responsible for checking copyright restrictions.

Hyperlinks: if possible, please ensure that you have embedded relevant hyperlinks in the text.

Language: we accept submissions in Dutch or English.

Audience: we aim to reach both academic and non-academic readers from a variety of backgrounds.

Style: articles should be analytical but jargon-free; accessible to interested non-specialists; written in an engaging and respectful tone.

Re-posting: in certain circumstances, we will re-publish posts from personal blogs.

To submit: please email submissions to, or contact our editor, Méadhbh McIvor, at her University of Groningen email address.


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