Guidelines for the publication of reviews

You can suggest a review of a publication or personally register as a reviewer for H-Soz-Kult. For this, please directly contact the specific editor for the respective topic or era. For an overview, see the website’s section "about HSK / editorial department". You can also write to the central address of the editorial department (see below). Your request will then be forwarded.

Please follow the H-Soz-Kult style guidelines for reviews (listed below). Doing so makes the work for H-Soz-Kult’s editorial team significantly easier and facilitates a quicker publication of your text.

Please follow H-Soz-Kult’s copyright rules> for all articles.

Reviews of books and CD-ROMs [Code: Rez:]

H-Soz-Kult publishes reviews of books and digital media of the last two years from the field of historical science. The editorial department selects the to-be-reviewed books and the reviewers. Please follow

Review essays

Review of websites [Code: Rez. WWW]

Reviews of exhibitions [Rez. Ex:]

Reviews of important historical exhibitions for are processed by

Jan-Holger Kirsch


and Irmgard Zündorf


If you would like to suggest or review an exceptional exhibition, please get in touch with the aforementioned contact persons or write to the editorial department. Please follow


Please direct all questions concerning reviews to the editorial staff



Last changes: March 2023