Submission Guidelines


  • Aim for a word count between 800 and 1,500 words.
  • Hyperlink each quote and link for online sources. Otherwise, use footnotes to quote from print sources.
  • Insert any pictures or illustrations into the Word document, positioned as you wish to see in the published post. Indicate the source of the photo or illustration by providing a caption in square parentheses.
  • Include your name and affiliation in a short biographical statement at the end of the post. You may link to your personal website, departmental page, and/or Twitter account.
  • Write a list of 2 to 5 ‘tags’ or keywords for your post following the biographical statement. Tags may be a single word or a phrase.


  • Send your post in Microsoft Word file format to, with ‘Canadian Eyes Only Submission’ in the subject line.
  • We will do our best to respond to your submission in a timely manner. If you don’t receive a response within two weeks, please feel free to send a friendly inquiry.
  • We do not provide translation services, so please submit your post in the language you wish to publish.


  • We edit each post for grammar, punctuation, and style. In response, we may ask you to revise your post for clarity, tone, strength of argument, and/or style.
  • You will have the opportunity to vet any changes prior to publication, and your post will only appear online with your approval.


  • Our regular publishing schedule is bi-weekly, but occasionally we will publish posts upon submission.
  • We publish all posts in the language of the original submission.
  • Knowledge dissemination is important to the success of the Canadian International History Committee. When you publish a blog post on our website, you agree to allow us to share your work online through social media.

Thank you in advance for your contribution.

Canadian Eyes Only Editorial Team,

Susan Colbourn
Asa McKercher
Timothy Andrews Sayle
Matthew S. Wiseman