Polaris | Call for Submissions

Polaris now welcomes submissions of 750-3000 words on all aspects of cultural practice in Northern Europe from the fifteenth to seventeenth centuries.

Andreas Cellarius Plates from Harmonia Macrocosmica, 1661

Polaris is the sister publication of the Journal of the Northern Renaissance and its hub for short-form scholarship, notes and queries, research spotlights, and other more informal academic contributions. The Polaris supports Open Access Scholarship and immediately presents your work to an international audience. We welcome submissions from scholars at all career stages and interdisciplinary submissions regarding previously understudied topics and artefacts. Please send initial inquiries regarding submission to


About the JNR

Established in 2009, the JNR is a peer-reviewed, open-access online journal dedicated to the study of both the cultural productions and the concepts of the Northern Renaissance. We publish articles and book reviews in an Open Access format without sacrificing any of the editorial control of more conventional print journals. All JNR articles are double-blind peer-reviewed.


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