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CONTENT FIT Your paper can be categorized in at least one of these areas: Conversation Analysis Interactional linguistics Multimodal interaction research
PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS The following requirements apply to you: You are an early career researcher (PhD student or postdoc). You are First Author of the paper you submit. You are willing to review other articles for this journal at least once.
FORMAL CRITERIA Your contribution meets the following formal criteria: Your paper is between 6,000 and 8,000 words long (excluding literature and transcripts). Your contribution is written in English or German. Your contribution has not yet been published and is not available to any other journal. You have formatted your paper according to our stylesheet. Can‘t open dotx? Click here. You own the rights to images and, if applicable, consent forms of interactors.
OPTIONAL ADDITIONAL MATERIALS Transparency and reliability are essential components of good scientific work. Therefore, with fokus:interaktion you have the possibility to submit optional additional materials together with your contribution (if data protection allows this!). This includes for example: Complete transcripts Ethnographic data (excerpts from protocols, pictures of the setting, etc.) (Anonymized) audio/video data of the analyzed cases. If you would like to submit optional supplementary materials for your paper, please indicate this in your submission. We will then send you a link to upload the materials.
DO THESE PROPERTIES APPLY? If you and your contribution meet these criteria: send us an email with your formatted and for the peer review anonymized paper as .docx to einreichen (AT) If your contribution is written in English, please indicate whether you would like the reviews in German or English. An overview of the whole process leading up to the publication of your paper can be found here. Do you have a question about the journal or the submission process? Then send us an email to info (AT)
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The aim of the journal fokus:interaktion is to offer PhD students and Postdocs in the field of interaction research a low-threshold, self-responsible and transparent publication experience. double blind peer review open access (CC BY SA 4.0) without submission fees long-term archiving with DOI


Open Access Journal for

Early Career Scholars of Interaction


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