Journal of Manor & Estate History

The Current Forum for Danish Manorial History

Herregårdshistorie (Journal of Manor & Estate History) is the journal and annual review of Gammel Estrup The Danish Manor & Estate Museum and the Danish Research Centre for Manorial Studies.

Herregårdshistorie (Journal of Manor & Estate History) is published once a year. In addition, in 2018 the museum published a special edition – the book Fyrstelige måltider (Princely Meals).

Since 2018, the journal has featured a peer-reviewed theme.

From 2020, the articles in Herregårdshistorie (Journal of Manor & Estate History) will also be published digitally on the Royal Danish Library’s www.tidsskrift.dk.

Herregårdshistorie (Journal of Manor & Estate History) often contains articles in English.

The theme will often reflect the exhibitions at the museum or the projects in progress at the research centre.

The next five years’ peer-reviewed themes will be:*

2020, Herregårdshistorie 16: Consumption and Luxury in the Manor Houses
2021, Herregårdshistorie 17: The Household and Staff of the Manor House
2022, Herregårdshistorie 18: The Manor House and Cultural Formation
2023, Herregårdshistorie 19: The Manor Houses – A European History

*The themes and times may be subject to change


Other articles are also welcome

In addition to these themes, we also welcome articles on other topics. The only requirement to these articles is that the content is in the field of manor house history.

In addition to the peer-reviewed theme-based articles and the other articles, Herregårdshistorie (Journal of Manor & Estate History) also features the museum’s annual report.


Interested in writing?

Anyone interested in writing an article is more than welcome to submit an abstract on ½-1 page (250-350 words) to Marie Kirstine Elkjær, me@gammelestrup.dk before 15 October.

Peer-reviewed, theme-based articles must be 10-12 pages of 2200 characters.

Non-themed articles must be 5-6 pages of 2200 characters.

Articles are delivered every year before 15 February. Thematic articles are then subject to peer review. All articles are also subject to thorough editing.

You can find more information and guidelines for authors in our manuscript guide. Download guide here.

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