"What is Geopolitics?". Call for Papers, Italian journal of geopolitics "Geopolitica".
Call for Papers Date:
Vol. 1, no. 2: What is Geopolitics?
Deadline for proposals: April 30, 2012
Deadline for papers: July 15, 2012
The Italian journal of geopolitics GEOPOLITICA. Rivista dell’Istituto in Alti Studi di Geopolitica e Scienze Ausiliarie calls submissions for the Fall 2012 issue.
The issue’s section theme is What is Geopolitics?. This issue will try to explain what Geopolitics is from a theoretical point of view and what are its practical applications.
This issue of GEOPOLITICA will examine in particular a series of topics including but not limited to:
- history of Geopolitics;
- definition of Geopolitics;
- actuality of Classical Geopolitics theories and categories;
- influence of geography on current international politics;
- role of Geopolitics in contemporary society;
- how and where Geopolitics should be taught;
- Geopolitics as an aid to statecraft;
- Geopolitics as an approach useful for historical studies.
Abstracts that are no longer than 400 words and a short (maximum one paragraph) biography of the author should be submitted by April 30 2012, electronically by this contact form: . Abstracts are accepted only in English and Italian.
By no more than 10 days after the submission, authors of approved abstracts will be asked to submit their full articles for peer review. There is not a maximum lenght for articles, though is recommended to not exceed 4500 words. Articles are accepted in English, Italian, French and Spanish.
The due date for completed drafts of articles is July 15, 2012. An invitation to submit a full article does not guarantee publication. Even articles approved by the referees may be not published due to lacking of room in the issue, but they will be published, with the author’s assent, in a following issue or in the journal’s website.
The issue 3 of the first volume of GEOPOLITICA is scheduled to appear in September/October 2012. GEOPOLITICA is the journal of the Italian no-profit Institute of Advanced Studies in Geopolitics and Auxiliary Sciences (Istituto di Alti Studi in Geopolitica e Scienze Ausiliarie, IsAG) based in Rome and is the first and sole refereed journal of geopolitics in Italian language. Each monographical issue contains invited papers by recognized experts of the subject and peer-reviewed papers freely submitted from scholars following a public call for papers.
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