Confucius Institute is an officially published magazine with an ISSN and CN that is produced by Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban). The main focus of the magazine is reporting on Confucius Institute activities, Chinese language education, and cultural topics, with the goal of increasing cultural communication between the Confucius Institute and all nations of the world. At present, the 80-page bimonthly magazine is published in eleven languages (in Chinese bilingual editions) and is available in 130 countries and regions. We are now inviting authors from around the world to contribute articles of the following types:
Topics: Stories about Chinese culture, touching on history, geography, economics, society, people, traditions, customs, cuisine, etc.; giving readers a complete introduction to the ancient but modern country that is China.
Requirements: 1,500 to 2,500 words; relevant illustrations accepted (size of each must exceed 1 megabyte); must be written from a cross-cultural perspective.
Topics: Experiences, methods, knowledge, etc. about studying the Chinese language and learning about Chinese culture.
Requirements: 1,000 to 3,000 characters; relevant illustrations accepted (size of each must exceed 1 megabyte); must be written in an approachable, easy to understand manner; information must be accurate.
Topics: Reporting on important news, events, etc. from worldwide Confucius Institutes (Classrooms).
Requirements: 500 to 800 characters; must include two or three media photographs (size of each must exceed 1 megabyte); must be timely and newsworthy.
Information for contributors:
1. Articles must be original and unpublished (on print and on the Internet.) Plagiarism is strictly forbidden. When other authors’ works are summarized or quoted, the source and the original author’s name must be listed in the References section of the text. When submitting an article written by multiple authors, the submitter must first obtain the permission of all authors involved and list their names. Any conflicts related to authorship rights must be resolved by the submitter.
2. Articles must not contain illegal content or infringe on the legal rights of others, including the right to reputation, the right to privacy, trade secrets, etc. The submitter takes full legal responsibility for any infringement. 3. By submitting an article, the author transfers his worldwide authorial rights (excluding the rights of attribution and integrity of authorship), including the rights of revision, reproduction, distribution, adaptation, compilation, translation, transmission on information networks, and copyright on digital editions to the Editorial Office of Confucius Institute.
4. If the Editorial Office does not send the submitter a Notice of Acceptance within five (5) business days of its confirming the submission of the article, the submitter should consider the article declined. Do not submit the same article multiple times. Once an article is published, the submitter will be compensated at the standard rate.
5. The author must include relevant personal information when submitting an article. The email address for submissions can be found on the copyright page of the magazine in each language.
6. By submitting an article to Confucius Institute, the submitter indicates agreement to all of the aforementioned terms unless a written declaration stating otherwise is included with the submission.
For inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.