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Call for Submissions/ Academic Articles: Africa Peace & Conflict Journal (December 2011 issue)

22 July 2011
Call for Submissions/ Academic Articles: Africa Peace & Conflict Journal (December 2011 issue)
Deadline: 1 September 2011

The Africa Peace & Conflict Journal, published by the UN Mandated University for Peace, is now accepting full length articles, on all subjects related to peace and conflict studies, for its upcoming December 2011 publication. The deadline for receipt of full-articles for this issue is September 1st 2011.

Guide for Contributors

The APCJ is a refereed journal with a panel of international editorial advisors and readers. All articles are anonymously peer reviewed by at least two referees. We welcome the following types of contributions year round and will periodically issue calls for papers on specific topics:

Articles and case analysis-critical case studies or thematic discussion and analysis of topical peace and conflict themes (7,000 words maximum, including endnotes; abstract, 150 words or less).

Briefings/practice-training or intervention strategies, outcomes and impacts, policy review and analysis, country situational updates, and so on (2,000 words maximum).

Book reviews-critical assessments of new books that integrate peace and conflict concerns (1,500 words maximum).

Resources-reports, upcoming conferences and workshops, notices of new books and videos, e-communications, and Web sites that link peace and conflict studies (150 words maximum); documents, declarations, communiqu├ęs, and other relevant nongovernmental or multilateral organizational statements (1,000 words maximum).

The editors will consider only material that meets the following requirements:

• The submission must be original and not under consideration for publication by another journal or organization or have been published previously.

• For notes and references, use the short-title system (not the author-date system) as per Butcher's Copy-editing: The Cambridge Handbook for Editors.

Submit to editor@apcj.upeace.org and assted@apcj.upeace.org

Contact Information:

For inquiries: editor@apcj.upeace.org, assted@apcj.upeace.org

For submissions: editor@apcj.upeace.org, assted@apcj.upeace.org

Website: http://upeace.org/

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