Submission Guidelines:

Submissions must be original academic papers between 3,000 - 15,000 words in length and written in English. The word count includes footnotes, citations, appendices, and the abstract (if applicable). Submissions will not be penalized on the basis of English proficiency alone.

Submissions should contain properly formatted citations based on the Chicago footnote and reference system.

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 professors, postgraduate students, or undergraduate students currently affiliated with accredited academic institutions. Papers from non-affiliated experts in the relevant field will also be considered for publication.

Submissions that do not meet these requirements shall be summarily rejected with notice. Authors may resubmit at any time before the deadline. If notice of summary rejection is given any time within one week from the final deadline, authors will have one week from the date of such notice to resubmit their manuscript.


Submissions are due by February 10th, 2019 to

Please format the subject line of your submission as such: [S19]: Title of Submission. Only .pdf files and Microsoft Word documents will be accepted. Submissions received by our early submission deadline of January 27th, 2019 will receive priority consideration.