For Contributors

Are you interested in contributing an article or images to the next issue of Tvergastein? Let us know at


Article Contributions

  • Op-ed style (2 000 – 5 000 Characters)
  • Academic style (10 000 – 20 000 Characters)

Where do I send it all?

You send it all to Please send the file as a Word-document. If you would like a hard copy of the journal, send us your post address. Thank you for your work and contribution – we look forward to reading your article!

Article Structure:

  1. Title
  2. Subtitle(s)
  3. Author name(s)
  4. Abstract/teaser/opening/introduction
  5. Article text (including images)
  6. Footnotes and references
  7. Author bio(s)

Title and subtitle(s):
Should be clearly identifiable and concise.

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Author name(s):
Include all names as they should appear in the journal.

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Should be bolded so it is clearly identifiable. This will be placed in its own box at the start of the article in the journal.

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Article text:
Should be free of all track changes, comment boxes etc. Please include the intended images in the text where they should be displayed. The text may include short subheadings to increase readability. Please keep font and size consistent throughout contribution. Ensure that all footnotes and references are properly labelled throughout the text.

Please select 1-5 quotes that can be used as highlighted quotes. The number of quotes that will be selected to highlight depends on length of text (copy-paste them from the original text and include them at the end, after the references).

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If the text has graphs and other illustrations as part of the text, please insert images where they belong in the text, and send the original image files alongside the text. Each image must be submitted as an individual file, in high resolution JPEG format. A resolution of at least 300 ppi (pixels per inch) is required for clear reproduction.

The contributors must obtain the copyright privileges to publish each image they submit. Remember to submit credits for each image.

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Footnotes and references:
All references and footnotes in the main body of the text should be indicated by a superscript Arabic numeral (1, 2, 3…) in the order they appear in the text. Numbers should be placed on the outside of the punctuation mark (. / , / ; …etc.) expect for the dash (-) in which it should precede.

Footnotes and Reference section should follow the at end of contribution – please do not put footnotes in the footer of the document.

Our journal uses the Chicago Manual of Style for Referencing – 16th Edition, Author-Date system. Please include page numbers in references.

Here are some examples:

Book: Little, Peter D. 2003. Somalia: Economy Without State, 280-286. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Chapter in edited book: Davies, Robert. 2003. “The Business Community: Social Responsibility and Corporate Values.” In Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism, edited by J. H. Dunning, 301-19. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Journal article: Mousseau, Mark. 2003. “The Nexus of Market Society, Liberal Preferences, and Democratic Peace: Interdisciplinary Theory and Evidence.” International Studies Quarterly 47:483-510.

Webpage: Williamson, Samuel H. 2013. “Seven Ways to Compute the Relative Value of a U.S. Dollar Amount – 1774 to Present.” MeasuringWorth. Accessed April 5, 2013. http:// www.

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Author biography:
At the end of the text add a short bio. Here is an example:

Piper Donlin is a master’s student at the Centre for Environment and Development studying indigenous food systems and food sovereignty in the US. Piper holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Policy and Sustainability from the University of Minnesota. Piper is a contributor to the UiO blog, “Matlære.” She is also an avid lover of food and cooking and spends a great deal of time in the kitchen experimenting to the delight (and dismay) of her partner, Carl Frederik. Voluntary: E-mail / website.

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