(Updated: 2022/08/03)

About the journal


Basic Information


Founded in 1996, Tempo (Niterói.online), is an open journal published by the Department of History of the Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil. Since 2016, it has been published three times a year.

Tempo is dedicated  to historical studies, thus publishing  original papers (on open topic articles or issue-specific topics in dossiers), book reviews and interviews in Portuguese, English, Spanish, and French.

The authors must have at least a PhD. The journal does not charge any fee to authors in order to review, edit and publish their texts.
Its abbreviated title is Tem, which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.

Since 2012 the journal has been published exclusively in electronic format. The full collection is available at: https://www.historia.uff.br/tempo/num_public.php



Indexed in

  • Scielo
  • Periódicos CAPES
  • Scopus
  • ISI - Web Of Knowledge
  • Academic One File - GALE
  • Sumários de Revistas Brasileiras
  • Latindex - Sistema Regional de Información em Línea para Revistas Científicas de América
  • CLASE - Citas Latinoamericanas en Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades
  • Redalyc - Red de Revistas Científicas de América Latina y el Caribe, España y Portugal


Intellectual Property


Tempo adopts licença CC-BY Open Access license.




  • Pró-reitoria Pesquisa, Pós-graduação e Inovação - UFF
  • CNPq
  • PPGH - UFF
  • Capes
  • Faperj


Editorial Board



  • Juniele Rabêlo de Almeida (Editora) – Universidade Federal Fluminense – UFF – Niterói – Rio de Janeiro – Brasil
  • Marina Annie Martine Berthet Ribeiro (Editora) – Universidade Federal Fluminense – UFF - Niterói – Rio de Janeiro – Brasil
  • Paulo Cruz Terra (Editor) – Universidade Federal Fluminense – UFF – Niterói – Rio de Janeiro – Brasil
  • Ynaê Lopes dos Santos (Editora) – Universidade Federal Fluminense – UFF – Niterói – Rio de Janeiro – Brasil


Editorial Committee

  • Américo Oscar Guichard Freire - Fundação Getúlio Vargas - FGV – Rio de Janeiro – Rio de Janeiro - Brasil
  • Dale W. Tomich - Binghamton University – New York – Binghamton -  United States
  • Edmar Checon de Freitas – Universidade Federal Fluminense - UFF – Niterói – Rio de Janeiro – Brasil
  • Luís Balkar Pinheiro – Universidade Federal do Amazonas - UFAM – Manaus – Amazonas – Brasil
  • Ana Lúcia Araújo – Howard University – Washington – United States


Advisory board

  • Ana Teresa Marques Gonçalves – Universidade Federal de Goiás – UFG – Goiânia – Goiás - Brasil
  • Benito Schmidt – Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS – Porto Alegre – Rio Grande do Sul – Brasil
  • Bruno Gonçalves Alvaro – Universidade Federal do Sergipe – UFS – São Cristóvão – Sergipe - Brasil
  • Cláudia Viscardi – Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora – Minas Gerais - Brasil
  • Claudia Wasserman – Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS – Porto Alegre – Rio Grande do Sul – Brasil
  • Diogo Menezes Costa – Universidade Federal do Pará – UFPA – Belém – Pará - Brasil
  • Fernando Teixeira da Silva – Universidade Estadual de Campinas – UNICAMP – Campinas - Brasil
  • François Hartog – École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales – EHESS – Paris– France
  • Gladys Sabina Ribeiro – Universidade Federal Fluminense – UFF – Niterói – Rio de Janeiro – Brasil
  • Gustavo Alonso – Universidade Federal de Pernambuco – UFPE – Recife – Pernambuco - Brasil
  • Henry Rousso – Institut d'Histoire du Temps Présent – IHTP – Paris – France
  • Joana Maria Pedro – Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina – UFSC – Florianópolis – Santa Catarina – Brasil
  • João José Reis – Universidade Federal da Bahia – UFBA – Salvador – Bahia Brasil
  • Jose Luis Belmonte Postigo – Universidad de Sevilla - España
  • Laura Antunes Maciel – Universidade Federal Fluminense – UFF – Niterói – Rio de Janeiro - Brasil
  • Lucília de Almeida Neves Delgado – Universidade de Brasília – UnB – Brasília – Distrito Federal – Brasil
  • Luiz Carlos Ribeiro – Universidade Federal do Paraná – UFPR – Curitiba – Paraná - Brasil
  • Marcos Napolitano – Universidade de São Paulo – USP – São Paulo – São Paulo – Brasil
  • Maria Verónica Secreto de Ferreras – Universidade Federal Fluminense – UFF – Niterói – Rio de Janeiro – Brasil
  • Marina Franco – Universidad Nacional de San Martín – Buenos Aires – Argentina
  • Nuno Miguel Medeiros - Universidade de Lisboa – Lisboa – Portugal
  • Ricardo Fernando Fontes Jesus Serrado- Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa – Lisboa – Portugal
  • Rodrigo Perez Oliveira – Universidade Federal da Bahia – UFBA – Salvador - Brasil
  • Sidney Chalhoub – Harvard University – Cambridge – Massachusetts – United States
  • Tatiana Seijas – Rutgers University – New Jersey – United States
  • Vânia Fróes – Universidade Federal Fluminense – UFF – Niterói – Rio de Janeiro – Brasil
  • Wilma Peres Costa – Universidade Federal do Estado de São Paulo – UNIFESP – Guarulhos – São Paulo - Brasil


Editorial Production

  • Revisão
    Elisabeth Lissovsky e Miriam Junghans
  • Composição
    Estúdio OML
  • Arte Final
    Serifas Editoração Eletrônica



Instructions to authors


Scope and Policy


REGIMENT_Revista TEMPO_ 07DEZ_2021

Tempo publishes articles, reviews and interviews. It covers a wide range of topics, and spatial and temporal reference points in the field of History. However it does not publish articles on history of education. No manuscript will be accepted if it has already been published or is currently under evaluation by another journal or press. Originals should be submitted in Portuguese, English, Spanish, and French.

Tempo has no responsibility to review manuscripts submitted in foreign languages. The journal publishes two kinds of papers: open topic articles and issue-specific topics. The first can attain to a wide spectrum of  themes, based on bibliographical researches or primary sources, whereas the latter analyzes a specific topic proposed by a renowned specialist within dossiers.  Every two years, the journal launches a call for dossiers.

Authors must inform the editors about any potential conflict of interest, including but not limited to political or financial constrains connected to the research.

Doctorate degree is required for article submission.

In case of papers with multiple authors, it must be specified in a footnote at the end of the text, which were the contributions of every specific author, when it is possible. Such information will be excluded from the manuscript before sending them to the reviewers.

In order to submit the article for evaluation the authors must inform their ORCID number (Open Researcher and Contributor ID). Registration and information on the site https://orcid.org/signin

Each author can have only one article under consideration at a time. Authors are allowed to submit new articles after a two-year interval since their last Tempo publication.

The articles, book reviews, and interviews must obey the journal’s guidelines, laid out in the Manuscript formatting. All works must be in compliance with the criteria outlined below.

All manuscripts undergo the same publishing process. In the first step of the submission, occurs in our online system, the editors will analyze not only the papers conformity with the Tempo’s mission, but also their adequacy to the guidelines, and their innovative results. The editors can refuse it. In the second step, the works proceed for peer-review, in a double-blinded system.

The submission of manuscripts implies the cession of authorial and publication rights to Tempo. Al the content, concepts and opinionspresented in the published papers, are exclusively the responsibility of the authors. As such, the accuracy of the bibliographic references.

Tempo is an open access journal. It charges no tax for article submission and evaluation.  


First review

Second review

Third review

Final result















Accepted with suggestions



Accepted with suggestions


Approved after a  second reviewer evaluation

Accepted with suggestions

Accepted with suggestions


Approved after  new evaluations of the both reviewers


Accepted with suggestions







Both book reviews and interviews are also submitted through our online system, but they are analyzed by the journal’s editors and Editorial Committee.



Form and  preparation of  manuscripts


In order to allow blind evaluation, the manuscripts do not have author identification in the front page, in the text and in footnotes.

All contributions must use Microsoft Word text editor or compatible (Times New Roman font, size 12, and space 1.5).

The papers must have:

  • between 36,000 and 56.000 characters (including spaces)
  • title, abstracts and keywords in Portuguese and English
  • footnotes and bibliography
  • abstract up to 950 characters (including spaces)
  • three keywords in Portuguese and English
  • bibliography quotations in body text, footnotes and in the final bibliography must comply with the standards of ABNT (as shown in the examples below)

Critical book reviews:

Book reviewers are expected to stimulate scholarly discussion by placing the book under analysis within its relevant historiographical field. Reviewers are encouraged to go beyond summarizing the book by evaluating its themes, methods, and theory. Brazilian books may be reviewed if published in the current or previous year. Foreign books may have been published up to three years before submission. Reviewers are strongly invited to avoid situations constituting a "conflict of interest".

Tempo book reviews should have:

  • from 10.000 to 15.000 characters (with space);
  • its own title;
  • a short abstract in Portuguese and English (300 characters);
  • three keywords in Portuguese and English;
  • at least one bibliographical reference, listed at the end of the manuscript.

Tempo interview should have:

  • from 10.000 to 15.000 characters (with space)
  • its own title;
  • a short abstract in Portuguese and English (300 characters);
  • three keywords in Portuguese and English;
  • at least one bibliographical reference, listed at the end of the manuscript. 

Notes and references:

1 - Books

body text and footnote: (Bicalho, 2003, p.175)
bibliography: BICALHO, Maria Fernanda Baptista. A cidade e o Império: o Rio de Janeiro no século XVIII. Rio de Janeiro: Civilização Brasileira, 2003.

2 - Book chapter

body text and footnote: (Abreu, 2005, p. 267-289)
bibliography: ABREU, Martha Campos. Mulatas, crioulos and morenas: racialized gender in the love songs of pós-abolition, Brasil, 1890-1920. In: SCULLY, Pamela; PATTON, Diana. (Orgs.). Gender and slave emancipation in the Atlantic world. Durham: Duke University Press, 2005, p. 267-289.

3 - Journal article

body text and footnote: (Soihet, 2014, p. 1)
bibliography: SOIHET, Raquel. História das mulheres e relações de gênero: debatendo algumas questões. A Folha do Gragoatá (Niterói).  n.3, p.1, 8 jun. 2014.

4 - Academic thesis

body text and footnote: (Souza, 2015, p.139)
bibliography: SOUZA, Elizabeth Santos de.  O mercado de crédito na Corte Joanina: experiências das relações sociais de empréstimos (c. 1808-1821). Dissertação (Mestrado em História), Universidade Federal Fluminense. Niterói, 2015.

5 -Text from the internet:

SURNAME, Name. Title. Date (if any). Available in: www...; Accessed in: dd mm. year.

6-Work presented at an event:

Last name. Job title. In: EVENT NAME, number (if any), year, event location. Anais... Location: Publisher (if any), year. p.xxx-yyy.

7 – Archive documents (handwritten and typed, etc.)

Notes: Arquivo Histórico Ultramarino (AHU), “Application of João Cordeiro, asking for provision, for one year, to serve in the offices of notary, clerk of the Chamber and Almotaçaria in Vila de Pitangui, Comarca do Sabará”, Minas Gerais, Box 35 , Doc. 01.



Send of the manuscripts


All manuscripts should be submitted exclusively through the online submission system: http://submission.scielo.br/index.php/tem/login

More informations: tempouff2013@gmail.com

There is no fee for submitting and evaluating articles.




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E-mail: tempouff2013@gmail.com