intervalla: platform for intellectual exchange is a transdisciplinary, open-access academic journal that strives to provide a forum for scholars from all fields to test and circulate thoughts on contemporary matters of human experiences. Each issue is dedicated to a particular topic that examines intersections or conjunctions of areas that often remain buried in more discipline-specific approaches. intervalla promotes contributions that forge thinking between disciplines and welcomes ideas that push established boundaries.

The journal is peer reviewed and published annually. Each volume focuses on a particular theme and is edited by volume editors.  intervalla: platform for intellectual exchange does not have article submission charges nor article processing charges (APCs).

intervalla is indexed on Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and EBSCO Discovery.  The journal is open access and adheres to the creative commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International license (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). Authors retain copyright and publishing rights with no restrictions.

Instructions for Authors

Authors are invited to respond to the call for papers announcement for upcoming volumes. Due to the transdisciplinary nature of journal, specific author instructions (e.g., reference styles, paper length, etc.) will vary. Please follow the guidelines specified in a given call for papers and contact volume editors for further inquiries. The journal also welcomes special volume proposals. Please contact the journal for more information.

Ethical Research

Authors are expected to follow the highest standard of code of ethics in their scholarly work. Any conducts that deviate from the ethical research principles such as plagiarism and data manipulations are not tolerated. The journal asks authors to review the Office of Research Integrity website that explains plagiarism in scholarly publishing.

When submitting a manuscript for review, authors are required to sign a form that states that the content of submitted manuscript is original and does not include any plagiarism based on the criteria explained in the guideline. Furthermore, intervalla asks peer reviewers to comment explicitly that there is no plagiarism in the manuscript to the best of their knowledge. The journal asks reviewers to share any concerns/potential plagiarism with volume editors. Volume editors need to share such concerns with the members of editorial board to resolve the situation.

Editorial Contact

Gabriel Gee
Associate Professor, Art History
Franklin University Switzerland
Email: ggee@fus.du

Editorial Board

Johanna Fassl
Associate Professor, Art History and Visual CommunicationFranklin University Switzerland

Gabriel Gee
Associate Professor, Art HistoryFranklin University Switzerland

Satomi Sugiyama
Professor, Communication and Media StudiesFranklin University Switzerland

Caroline Wiedmer
Professor of Comparative Literary and Cultural StudiesFranklin University Switzerland

Scientific Advisory Board

Giuliano Avanzini
Emeritus Professor of Neurology at Fondazione IRRCS Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milan, Italy

Leopoldina Fortunati
Professor and Director of the PhD Programme in Multimedia Communication, University of Udine, Udine, Italy


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Masthead photograph contributed and copyrighted by Johanna Fassl