European Forum – a peer reviewed periodical published by the Institute for European Studies, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland – is seeking contributors for its forthcoming edition.
The special issue will be dedicated to different perspectives of constructing Europe both by European and the outer narrators. Editors are particularly interested in juxtaposing European discourses (represented by e.g. European constitutionalists, political scientists, sociologists, media and communication researchers) with non-European points of view on one of the following topics:
• Politicians, media, elites and civil society – the narrators of Europe;
• Europeanization as political and social process;
• The disocurse of Europeanization as seen from inside and outside Europe;
• Representations of European identities; symbolic conflicts between identities;
• Transformation and social change in Europe;
• Political discourses of civil society and about civil society;
• Media discourses of European transformation and social change;
• Constitution for Europe – the project in the making;
• European leadership and its representations;
• Constitutionalisation of European public sphere;
• Axiology of public communication in Europe and America – European values, American values, democratic values;
• The democratic deficit in the context of Europe;
• Reassessing political legitimacy in Europe.
• Submissions should be written in English, edited in Microsoft Word and should not exceed 22 pages of regularly formatted type, or 8.500 words (including annotation text).
• Materials should include a summary in English, one page in length of regularly formatted type.
• Reviews, write-ups, polemics, and information should not exceed 11 pages of regularly formatted type.
• Annotation text should be in the form of footnotes and formatted uniformly in the following manner: in the instance of hard prints (books), we go by order of surname(s), first name initial(s) of the author(s), title, place and date of publishing, page(s). In the instance of on-going prints (journals), we write in order of the surname(s), first name initial(s) of the author(s), title of article, title of journal, year, volume number and page(s).
• With exception to corrections suggested by the editors of FE, the author does not have the possibility to make changes to his/her text while it is in the process of being published. We ask that all materials be sent in their final form.
• The authors are asked to include:
-his/her full name and surname,
-academic degree and title,
-name of institution where he/she is employed,
-exact address and telephone number, fax, e-mail,
-short biographical information (100-200 words)
• Manuscripts should be sent by e-mail attachment to Jacek H. Kolodziej before March 31, 2007 on at least two of the following addresses:
Jacek H. Kolodziej, PhD
European Forum, Editor
Assistant Professor in media and communication, political science
Institute for European Studies
Faculty of International and Political Studies
Jodlowa street no. 13, 30-252 Krakow, Poland
Tel. +48 12 693 534 509
Fax +48 12 429 80 00 Email: email@example.com
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