Annales d’Éthiopie Guide for authors Annales d’Éthiopie is a yearly journal published by the Centre Français des Études Éthiopiennes and the Authority for Research and Conservation of the Cultural Heritage. All original manuscripts in French or in English should bear on Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa, and deal with topics such as history, social sciences, archaeology, palaeontology, or natural sciences. The papers are peer-reviewed. Annales d’Éthiopie accept five types of original manuscripts: articles (including review articles); field notes ; scientific and cultural chronicles; book reviews. This guide is in the format defined by the Editorial Committee. Authors’ formatting of the manuscripts must follows the rules defined below. It must be limited to the essential (no line break besides required ones, no section of page breaks, no page numbering, no tabs for paragraphs). Manuscripts that will not follow these rules will be immediately sent back to the authors. Langages The journal accepts manuscripts in French and in English. Articles, field notes, and chronicles in French should include a short version in English (see below). Authors of English manuscripts must consistently use British or American English throughout the manuscript. Short version in English (only for manuscripts submitted in French) This short version must be included in all articles, field notes, and chronicles in French. Manuscripts that will not comply with this rule will be rejected. The length of the short version should be equivalent to about 20 % of the full length of the French text (bibliography and appendices excluded). It should be placed just after the title page, and should start by the English translation of the manuscript title. The short version should preserve the general structure of the paper, the main data, interpretations and reference citations, and should cite the figures. The figures of French papers will be accompanied by a French and an English captions. Title page Indicate the title, a possible running title of maximum 55 characters (including spaces), the complete name of authors, with addresses indicating the laboratory or department spelled out, institution(s), town, country, plus an e-mail address and possibly a phone address for corresponding authors. For regular articles and field notes, if the text is in French, provide French and English abstracts of 250 words maximum each. Texts in English must provide at least an English abstract of 250 words maximum. Suggest a maximum of 10 keywords. No abstracts and keywords are required for chronicles and book reviews. Manuscript organisation Title page Main text Acknowledgements Bibliography Appendices Figure and table captions Fonts The font should be unicode (Times, DejaVu) for the core text and for the footnotes (see below for titles). Interline spacing and titles Interline spacing should be 1.5. Title 1: Arial narrow, bold, 11 Title 2: Arial narrow, bold, italics, 11 Typographic rules Mark capitalized vowel in French with accents where necessary: École, À Hambourg, au Moyen Âge, etc. To indicate centuries, follow the common use of the manuscript language: XIVe siècle, th 14 Century. Authors are free to select a transcription system but must apply it consistently throughout the manuscript. Miscellaneous Exergues will not be considered. The text should be justified. Cited references and footnotes Do not include complete references in the text or in footnotes, but present them in a bibliography section. Following the rules of each field, references can be cited in the text between brackets: (Schneider, 1973 : 285), (Robin & De Maigret, 1998 : fig. 4 ; Robin & De Maigret, 1998 : 735), or be reported as footnotes.1 Beyond two authors, the cited reference should be indicated as following: (Bernand et al., 1991). Footnote marks should follow the usual rules of the manuscript language: mark following the punctuation in English, preceding it in French. Comments added as footnotes should be concise. Bibliography The reference must be presented according to the following examples. Conference proceedings and theses should follow the format suggested for books. Cite Ethiopian author names according the format of the cited article or book. Articles: Schneider R.., 1973, Deux inscriptions sudarabiques du Tigré, Bibliotheca Orientalis, 30 (1), 385389. Book chapters: Ayalew Workneh, Peacock C., Alemayehu Nigatu, Reda A. & Rey B., 2000, The characterization of indigenous goat types of Ethiopia and Eritrea, in Blench R.M. & Mac Donald K.C. (ed.), The origins and development of African livestock: archaeology, genetics, linguistics and ethnography, London, UCL Press, 280-289. Books: Bernand E., Drewes A.J. & Schneider R., 1991, Recueil des inscriptions de l’Éthiopie des périodes préaxoumite et axoumite, intr. F. Anfray, Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, Paris, De Boccard. 1 Schneider, 1973 : 285 ; Robin & De Maigret, 1998 : fig. 4 ; Robin & De Maigret, 1998 : 735. Figures and tables All illustrations will be printed in black and white. Illustrations which quality do not allow proper reading will be rejected. Photographs, diagrams, and maps should be numbered in their order of appearance in the text and labelled as figures: Fig. 1, Fig. 2, Fig. 1 & 2. Tables (labelled Tab. 1, Tab. 2, Tab. 1 & 2 in the text) and figure captions should be placed at the end of the manuscript, after the reference list and appendices. Tables should be formatted as follow. Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Line 1 Line 2 Image files sent with the manuscript should be less than 250 Ko in size if they are sent by e-mail. Image files sent with the final version should be in TIF format and should have a resolution of at least 300 dpi. It is authors' responsibility to obtain written copyright permissions to reproduce any copyright materials from other sources.