Submission Guidelines:

Submissions must be academic papers between 3,000-15,000 words in length and written in English. However, submissions will not be penalized on the basis of English proficiency alone.

Submissions must pertain to an aspect of contemporary international affairs (defined as occurring within 20 years of the current year).

Submissions must be written by either a professor, a postgraduate student, or an undergraduate student affiliated with an accredited academic institution. Papers from non-academic experts in the relevant field will also be considered for publication.

Submissions must be correctly formatted with Chicago-style citations, and include footnotes and a full bibliography.

Submissions that do not meet these requirements will be rejected summarily with notice. Authors have one week from the date of such notice to resubmit their manuscript.

Exceptions to these requirements may be granted at the discretion of the CIAR editorial board.

Submission deadlines:

Submissions are due by February 10th, 2019 to Only .pdf files and Microsoft Word documents will be accepted.

Submissions sent by our early submission deadline of January 27th, 2019 will receive priority consideration.