"Asia-Pacific: A New Pivot". Call for papers for the Italian journal "Geopolitica"
Call for Papers Date:
Vol. 2, no. 2 (Summer 2013): "Asia-Pacific: A New Pivot"
Deadline for proposals: April 20, 2013
Deadline for papers: July 1, 2013
The Italian journal of geopolitics GEOPOLITICA. Rivista dell’Istituto in Alti Studi di Geopolitica e Scienze Ausiliarie calls submissions for the Summer 2013 issue.
The issue’s section theme is "Asia-Pacific: A New Pivot". This issue will explore the greater importance gained by Asia-Pacific region in US world strategy, its potential for a global pivotal role, and its internal balance.
This issue of GEOPOLITICA will examine in particular a series of topics including but not limited to:
- main geopolitical features of Asia-Pacific and their verification in regional history;
- the role of Asia-Pacific in US past, present and future grand strategy;
- the Asia-Pacific balance of power: main actors from inside and outside the region (China, Japan, India, Russia, USA etc.) and their interaction;
- relevant political, economical, social or cultural trends in Asia-Pacific;
- the Chinese Seas dispute: origins, condition, prospectives and its influence on regional and world balance of power.
Abstracts that are no longer than 400 words and a short (maximum one paragraph) biography of the author should be submitted by April 20, 2013, electronically by this contact form: [http://www.geopolitica-rivista.org/contatti/]. 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 1, 2013. An invitation to submit a full article does not guarantee publication. In exceptional cases 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.
The issue 2 of the second volume of GEOPOLITICA is scheduled to appear in September 2013. 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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