Call for papers


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Thematic Areas

The organization of the IV Meeting of Typography, with the subject “From engraving to written”, calls for submission and presentation of originals short papers or posters, academic contributions and / or professional in various application of typographic contexts:

Typography and corporate identity


Typeface design


Education, history and critical studies on typography


Typography and media technologies


Typography and design


The intended areas crossing the theory and practice, from epigraphy through the tradition of printing until the new dynamic and interactive environments, where typographic tradition meets other design areas such as multimedia, audiovisual or cinema.


Download the rules and submission templates:

DownloadTemplate_Poster (.ai)
Download Template_Poster (.pdf)
Download Paper Template (.doc)

[Important Dates]

14 June 2013 
2nd Call for papers – Deadline for submission of proposals for  Papers and / or Posters

10 July 2013 
Communication of proposals acceptance with or without improvement recommendations

31 July 2013
Delivery of the final versions of papers and / or posters

23 September 2013
Deadline for submission of presentations in PPT or PDF

16 September 2013
Deadline for registration at the conference

27 to 28 de Setembro de 2013
IV Typography Meeting, Idanha-a-Velha, Portugal

[Rules and Instructions]

The submission of short papers and posters of projects (academic and/or professional) should be made electronically through the EasyChair online submission system EasyChair.

The papers and posters will be judged by the Scientific and Technical Committee under Double-blind peer review, which may suggest corrections to submissions.
Submissions can not contain elements that identify their authors. The submission system will hold a record that meets the following parameters:


Submission details

— Title;
— Summary until 500 words;
— Category (short papers, scientific posters or project posters);
— Keywords;
— Topics (subject areas);
— File attachment with the short paper (3000 words on .doc or .docx) or posters (.pdf).



— Ms word format (.doc or .docx) (without no personal identification);
— Full text up to 3000 words;
— References formatted in APA Standard.
Download the template with instructions (.doc).



Are accepted posters in two main areas: scientific (resulting from an investigation and making use of an explicit theme, goals, state of the art, methodology, hypothesis, results, bibliography) and professional or academic projects (final or in development).
A1 vertical format in .pdf
Download the template (.ai)


The accepted articles and posters will be published in electronic format online, with ISBN.


The presentation should be prepared for 15 minutes maximum.
Before the IV Meeting of Typography, authors should send their paper presentation file (PowerPoint or. Pdf).

Files will not be accepted on the day of the Meeting.


— Portuguese;
— Spanish;
— English.