Issue 8.2 is out now!
Our current issue is out now featuring nine articles including our Royal Studies Journal and Winchester University Press article prize winner of 2021 by Rachel Delman and another eleven reviews charting a range of new works in the field of royal studies.
Posted on 21 Dec 2021
New Special Issue 8.1 out now!
We've just released our newest special issue, 'Performing Royal Power in Premodern Europe' guest edited by Aidan Norrie and Sophie Shorland. It features 7 full-length articles plus an introduction by the editors on English and European premodern monarchs. As always, issue 8.1 also features a selection of book reviews on the newest works in royal studies.
Posted on 07 Jun 2021
New special issue 7.2 out now!
This exciting special issue on 'Gender and Monarchy' features an introduction "Gender and Constitutional Monarchy in Comparative Perspective" by Rosalind Dixon along with seven further full length articles which examine issues of gender and monarchy in a global, modern perspective.
Posted on 14 Dec 2020
Join the RSJ Team--Call for Copyeditors
The RSJ is looking to recruit some new copyeditors!
Copyeditors are responsible for ensuring that all submissions assigned to them adhere to the journal’s styleguide, both in terms of references and textual conventions.
Copyeditors also check submissions for grammatical errors, unsound phrasing, and overall coherence, ensuring consistency, clarity, and conformity across the articles and book reviews published by the journal.
Many an embarrassing mistake has been spotted by an eagle-eyed copyeditor, and this important role is central to upholding the RSJ’s high quality.
Copyeditors work closely with, and are supported by, the Chief Copyeditor, Aidan Norrie. Aidan is more than willing to field questions about the role, and takes great pride in supporting the volunteers who keep this central part of the production cycle ticking over.
If you are interested in joining the RSJ team or would like more information about being a copyeditor, contact us via the website or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted on 03 Aug 2020
New issue 7.1 out now!
This new issue has five fantastic articles, including two which look at the military engagement of royal women—one in the context of the Crusades and the other in the defence of Kildrummy Castle. As always, we have a great selection of 15 book reviews which give you a review of exciting new scholarship in the field—from a new biography on Charlemagne to a work on the Romanovs.
Posted on 15 Jun 2020
New special issue 6.2 out now
Our latest issue is a special collection on a theme of 'Royal Sexualities' edited by Katia Wright, Edward Legon and Matthew Storey. It also features our 2019 prize winning article by Michelle Beer on the queenly affinity of Catherine of Aragon and a selection of book reviews on new work in the field of royal studies.
Posted on 13 Dec 2019
New issue 6.1 out now!
Check out our latest edition of the Royal Studies Journal
with five excellent new articles covering many aspects of royal studies including corporate monarchy in the Kingdom of Jerusalem, ideas of sacral kingship and succession in medieval England, princely patronage in Renaissance Italy and our first article in German on the Russian Tsar Alexander I. This edition also features fifteen book reviews to help you keep on top of new publications in the field.
Posted on 03 Jun 2019
New issue 5.2 out NOW!
The new issue 5.2 is out now featuring the full text of the ECR prize winning article by Alison Creber, plus an additional 5 articles on royal saints and chapels, queenly regalia, funeral orations and imperial celebrations on the birth of an heir. The issue also features reviews on new work in the field of royal studies from the ancient world to modern monarchy.
Posted on 04 Dec 2018
New Special Issue!
We are delighted to announce the publication of our latest special issue, guest edited by Professor Robert Aldrich and Cindy McCreery from the University of Sydney. Our biggest issue to date, it features ten full length articles on various aspects of royal tours from Canada to New Zealand as well as fifteen book reviews. We hope that you enjoy it-click the 'current issue' banner to check it out now!
Posted on 09 Jun 2018
Logging onto our new website
We're happy to present our new website! If you've reviewed or published with us before, please click "Log in" at the top right-hand side of the homepage. You'll have to reset the password to your account.
If you have any questions about the new website or the new system, please email email@example.com. We hope you enjoy the new look!
Posted on 01 May 2018