Information for Authors

Contributions to the Encyclopedia are normally written by experts invited by the Editorial Board.

If you – as a proven expert (usually a doctorate is required) – would like to contribute to the Encyclopedia, please send an expression of interest, stating your choice of lemma or lemmas, to the Encyclopedia’s Editor-in-Chief ( Please note the historical-plural character of each lemma (see

We are happy to receive expressions of interest, though we ask you not to send unsolicited manuscripts.