Journal Scrinia Slavonica

SCRINIA SLAVONICA, annual review of the Croatian Institute of History, Department for the History of Slavonia, Srijem and Baranja (in Slavonski Brod, Croatia), publishes articles dealing with the history of North-Eastern Croatia, comprising the following historical regions: Slavonia (in the modern geographical sense of this term), Srijem or Syrmia, and the Croatian part of Baranja / Baranya.

SCRINIA SLAVONICA aims at promoting regional history of Slavonia and its adjacent historically connected regions as a meaningful frame for a productive and diversified historical research. It accepts both in-depth research contributions and articles of synthesis or recapitulation (review articles), as well as editions of relevant source texts in limited selections. Besides that, a part of the review’s space is dedicated to works on broader theoretical or methodological issues, primarily those applicable to specific regional research projects. Finally, articles in translation and book reviews are intended to help Croatian historians in their continuous following of historiographical developments and interesting events in the countries neighbouring Slavonia, i. e. Hungary, Serbia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina. These countries constitute an area which was encompassed in the course of past centuries by various structures of mutual connection and relationship. This largely common past results naturally in an overlap of interests (while not necessarily in unanimous interpretations) of present-day historiographies in Croatia and the neighbouring countries, which in turn requires communication, a sharing of knowledge, cooperation and a well- founded dialogue.

Editor-in-chief: Stanko Andrić

Secretary: Marijan Šabić

Editorial Board: Miroslav Akmadža, Mato Artuković, Marija Karbić, Suzana Leček, Robert Skenderović, Milan Vrbanus, Dinko Župan(All members of the Editorial Board are scholars in the academic ranks of Senior Research Fellow or higher).

Advisory Board: Carl Bethke (Tübingen), Hrvoje Gračanin (Zagreb), Fazileta Hafizović (Sarajevo), Đura Hardi (Novi Sad), Alojz Ivanišević (Wien), Milan Kruhek (Zagreb), Damir Matanović (Osijek), Nenad Moačanin (Zagreb), Antal Molnár (Budapest), Mirko Valentić (Zagreb), Szabolcs Varga (Pécs), Božena Vranješ-Šoljan (Zagreb), Piotr Żurek (Bielsko-Biała) and Zlata Živaković-Kerže (Osijek).

Address: A. Starčevića 8, HR-35000 Slavonski Brod
Tel. / fax: (+385) (0)35 447 243

The journal has been published since 2001. Since 2011, by decision of the National Science Council, the journal has been listed in Group A1 in the list of categorized domestic journals in the humanities.
Articles published in SCRINIA SLAVONICA are currently indexed in and available at: Historical Abstracts and Historical Abstracts with Full Text (; European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (; Central and Eastern European Online Library (; Portal of Croatian Scientific Journals (

Scrinia Slavonica is an open access journal. Its full content is available HERE. 

For the web-shop catalogue of the volumes published so far click HERE.


Information for Authors

Articles in SCRINIA SLAVONICA are published in Croatian, with summaries in English.

Detailed instructions for contributors can be found in the following documents: 

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Instructions for contributors (in Croatian)



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Instructions for writing notes and bibliographies in the editions of the Croatian Institute of History 
(in Croatian)


The call for papers is permanently open. Prospective authors are encouraged to send their manuscripts through journal’s web site via the following web address:

In case of problems, authors can contact the Editorial Board by email.

The Editorial Board of SCRINIA SLAVONICA accepts all papers that haven’t previously been published elsewhere. Accepted texts must be of a quality that meets the professional standards of the journal.

The Editorial Board provides two (exceptionally three) independent peer reviews for each scientific paper that undergoes editorial evaluation. SCRINIA SLAVONICA applies the double-blind review process common in the humanities, in which the editor doesn’t disclose the identity of the author to the reviewer nor vice versa. Editor-in-chief or the Editorial Board may reject an article without external review if they believe the topic of the article lies outside the focus of the journal, if the author clearly doesn’t respect ethic norms, if the article is of evidently poor quality, or if it doesn’t meet the minimal technical conditions for being accepted in a scholarly journal. Authors will be informed of the results of the review process, and are obliged to revise their article according to any suggestions, demands, and critiques made by the reviewers and editors (and mark all such changes if asked to do so). The revised texts will be made available to the reviewers upon their request. Reviewers give their opinion about the quality of the manuscript and suggest a category for the article, while the final decision regarding the article’s category is made by the Editorial Board, based on the Editor-in-chief’s and reviewers’ suggestions. Apart from peer-reviewed papers and book and journal reviews, SCRINIA SLAVONICA also publishes other contributions, such as conference and exhibition reports, obituaries, polemics, notifications, etc.


The journal SCRINIA SLAVONICA is committed to maintain high standards of ethical behaviour at all stages of the publication process. 

On the publishing ethics responsibilities of the publisher, editors, authors, and peer reviewers, please consult the following document:

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Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement for Scrinia Slavonica 


The Editorial Board of SCRINIA SLAVONICA bases its publishing ethics on the recommendations of the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education (MZO) and the Ethics Flowchart of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

The respective documents can be consulted here:

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MZO – Editorial standard
(in Croatian)

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   COPE – Editorial ethics guide (in Croatian)

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The research group linkage project »Regional Translocality in Historical Perspective: The Case of Slavonia and Bosnia« to be funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

The German Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has approved full funding for a research group linkage project involving the Croatian Institute of History – Branch for the History of Slavonia, Srijem and Baranja in Slavonski Brod, the Ruhr Bochum Center for Mediterranean Studies and the Department of Eastern and Southeastern European History at the Leipzig University.

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