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Snapshot student journal

Issue One of Snapshot

Finally, the first issue of Snapshot undergraduate student journal is out! This journal was written, reviewed, and edited by students of the Humboldt Language Centre.

We want to thank everyone who worked with us on this issue and put a lot of effort into making it a success, especially the authors who submitted their work. We are very pleased with the result and you can download a pdf of the journal here or by clicking on the image below.

The publication process

After receiving all the submissions, we started to peer-review every article. We provided feedback and suggestions to the authors and then edited the articles together.

Finally, we put all the edited submissions together into one document to create the final version, printed one copy to check the layout, and sent it off to the printers.

Our reflections on the process

We, the editors, loved the process of putting together this journal.

If you are interested in becoming a future editor of Snapshot yourself, or if you want to read about our experiences, then check out ‘An interview with the Snapshot journal team’ on page twenty two.

Goodbye, farewell

Now that we have finished the first issue, it is time for us make way for the next group of editors, as there is another Student Journal course planned for summer semester 2022.

It was a great experience working as a team and collaborating with other students. If you are interested in taking the Student Journal course in the future, you can contact the instructor Mr Walsh for information at: walshpau (at) hu-berlin.de

So goodbye – and we hope you enjoy reading the journal!

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Snapshot editors

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One week left to submit – deadline June 4th!


Thanks to everyone who has submitted work to Snapshot undergraduate journal. The deadline for submissions is Friday June 4th, 2021 so potential authors have one week left.

We accept different content e.g. drawings, pictures, creative writing, as well as essays, research papers, or texts of up to 4,000 words (but not theses). Send your submissions in PDF or MS Word form to EITHER of these email addresses:

paul.joseph.walsh@hu-berlin.de

sebastian.rust@hu-berlin.de

Please ensure your submission is as concise as possible. Academic references should be consistent with the citation system you are using.

If accepted then your work will be reviewed and you will receive valuable feedback from us. Also, even if your submission is not published in the journal, it may be posted on this blog!

Please put SNAPSHOT JOURNAL in the subject line of your email and include a brief description of your submission, what interests you personally about your chosen topic, and your field of study.

If you have any questions please contact us.

We look forward to reading your work!

–Blog team

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Reminder for potential authors!

First of all, thank you to everyone who has already handed in submissions to Snapshot journal. As the deadline is approaching, we want to remind you that submissions should be sent in before June 4th. We are looking for the best work of Humboldt students in the social sciences and humanities and have an inter-/cross-/transdisciplinary focus, so if you have an exciting idea to communicate then get in touch!

All submissions will be carefully reviewed. Participants can expect feedback on their work as soon as possible after the deadline and, if selected for potential publication, you can expect to go through an uncomplicated editorial process under our guidance.


What can you submit?

You can submit articles or research papers of up to 4,000 words. We are also interested in drawings, pictures, or creative writing. We do not accept theses but do accept coursework and shorter pieces of writing.


Why you should submit

  • There is a good chance your work will be published
  • Students and teachers will read your work
  • Your writing will reach readers across the university
  • It’s a great opportunity to improve your academic English
  • You can expect helpful feedback from us on your writing

How to submit your text


Your submission should be no longer than 4,000 words. Please ensure your submission is as concise as possible before you submit. Put SNAPSHOT JOURNAL in the subject line and include in your email a brief description of your paper or research article, what interests you personally about your chosen topic, and your field of study. Academic references should be consistent with whatever citation system you are using.


Send your submissions in PDF or MS Word format by or before 4th June 2021 to EITHER of the following email addresses:
paul.joseph.walsh@hu-berlin.de
sebastian.rust@hu-berlin.de


If you have any questions do not hesitate to write to us.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Snapshot journal wants your submissions!

Do you have an idea in your head that you want to share? If so, our new journal Snapshot is interested in your ideas!

Snapshot is an undergraduate academic journal edited by students from the Humboldt University Language Centre. We want to communicate exciting ideas from the humanities and sciences to a broad audience and we need you for that.

We are interested in a broad field of multicultural perspectives and open to all disciplines. Our emphasis is on contemporary topics and debates within academic disciplines, but we are open to creative writing too.

What we want:

– interesting contemporary topics, debates, and themes

– exciting ideas that are communicated with enthusiasm

– entertaining articles or papers

We are open to different kinds of content e.g. drawings, pictures, creative writing and we have an inter-/cross-/transdisciplinary focus.

Submission guidelines:

Your submission should be no longer than 4,000 words. Please ensure your submission is as concise as possible before you submit. All submissions should be in PDF or MS Word format. Academic references should be consistent with whatever citation system you are using.

Send your submissions by or before 04.06.2021 to EITHER of the following email addresses.

paul.joseph.walsh (at) hu-berlin.de

sebastian.rust (at) hu-berlin.de

Please put SNAPSHOT JOURNAL in the subject line and include in your email a brief description of your paper or research article, what interests you personally about your chosen topic, and your field of study.

We are looking forward to hearing from you – and reading your ideas!

Snapshot team

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Submissions are in – peer review starts

Thanks to everyone who has submitted their work to Snapshot journal. We have received several interesting papers and we will now proceed to carefully review all the submissions. Authors can expect helpful feedback on their work as soon as possible and any updates will be posted here.


Snapshot Team

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