2nd Arts & Humanities Conference, Florence

Instructions for authors

Please note that the same article cannot be published both in the conference proceedings and in a journal.

Authors, who want their full paper to be published in the conference proceedings, are asked to upload the paper in MS Word format in the registration form. Only the body of article should be uploaded. The names of authors, abstract, keywords etc. will be generated automatically from the registration form.

Sample of full paper

Template of full paper


All articles must be written in English. If English is not your first language, please ask an English-speaking colleague to proofread your article.

Title Page

The title of the article should be followed by the name(s) of the author(s) and their institution(s).


The abstract must have minimum of 100 words and maximum of 400 words. It should be placed only into the field “Abstract” in the registration form.


Approximately 5-10 key words (words or phrases) suitable for indexing and on-line search purposes should be supplied. Keywords field should contain all the essential words or phrases of the title and of the abstract.


All copy, including indented material and footnotes, should be single-spaced ‘standard’ font, 12-pointARIAL; spacing 1,15. For mathematical symbols, Greek letters and other special characters, use normal text or Symbol font. Margins must be 2,4 cm on all sides. All pages must be only portrait, no landscape.

Tables and Figures

Use the Microsoft Word table function to create tables; please do not use any lines. Tables and figures should be located in the text and numbered sequentially using Arabic numerals, i.e., Table 1 or Figure 1. Please prepare all figures, especially line diagrams, to the highest possible standards. Bear in mind that lettering may be reduced in size by a factor of 2 or 3, and that fine lines may disappear. Figures, tables and pictures should have title above and source below.


Bottom of the page footnotes are preferred to end of the article endnotes. They should be indicated by numerals placed in the text.


References should be cited in the text according to the Harvard reference system, that is, use the last name of the author(s), the date of publication and, following quoted material, the page references, i.e. (Smith, 1776, p. 33). More details: http://www.staffs.ac.uk/assets/harvard_quick_guide_tcm44-47797.pdf. The reference list should include every work cited in the text. References should be arranged alphabetically.

Please note that once the final version of conference proceedings is published, it is no more possible to make changes or amendments in the text.

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