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Journal of Low Countries and South African Studies; The Journal of Adam Mickiewicz University

Werkwinkel is a peer-reviewed scientific journal which is published twice annually, either as standard or themed issues. Scientific articles in the broad fields of Dutch and South African Studies (culture, language and literature) are published in English, Dutch and Afrikaans. The editorial board also allows space for views and reviews of the newest publications in these fields.
Werkwinkel appears on the "European Reference Index for the Humanities" and on the list of scientific journals, recognised by the Polish government.

Why subscribe and read

Werkwinkel seeks to create a forum for exchanging ideas and opinions and for the publication of research results in the field of Dutch and South African Studies (culture, literature, language).

Why submit

Werkwinkel is a peer- reviewed journal and appears on the "European Reference Index for the Humanities" and on the list of scientific journals, recognised by the Polish government.


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The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

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Please submit your manuscripts to Werkwinkel via Editorial Manager

Jerzy Koch, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland

Assistant Editor
Katarzyna Wiercińska, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland

Editorial Advisory Board
David Attwell (York)
C.J. Conradie (Johannesburg)
Theo D'haen (Leuven)
G.J. Dorleijn (Groningen)
Joan Hambidge (Cape Town / Kaapstad)
Siegfried Huigen (Wrocław)
Ernst Kotzé (Port Elizabeth)
Maria-Theresia Leuker (Köln)
Bert Paasman (Amsterdam)
O.J. Praamstra (Leiden)
Wim Rutgers (Aruba)
T.L. Vaessens (Amsterdam)
H.P. van Coller (Bloemfontein)
Louise Viljoen (Stellenbosch)

Language Editors
Małgorzata Drwal, Christopher Joby, Karen Kuhn, Robertus de Louw, Nancy Saeys

Katarzyna Wiercińska

De Gruyter Poland
Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
01-811 Warsaw, Poland