Call for Papers: European and Security Affairs Journal


Call for Papers European and Security Affairs Journal

Deadline: 10 October 2017
Eligibilityscholars, researchers, public policy practitioners
Scholarship: original papers be published in the 35th issue of the Journal


IDM is pleased to announce the opening of the “Call for Papers” Vol. 35 of the European and Security Affairs Journal.

The European and Security Affairs Journal aims to inform the Albanian public on key reforming security issues of local, regional and international concern. In addition, it intends to stimulate debate, analysis and policy discourse on these issues that combine conceptual and empirical analyses in the following areas: security sector reform and performance, European and global security trends, NATO current and future priorities and challenges, Albanian security sector reforms, etc.

The ESA Journal is composed of two main parts. The first one is made of original articles from regional and local authors and the other part is a summary of the most important ideas reflected in the selected articles relevant to the topic, written by international scholars.

In the long run, the ESA Journal aims to become a leading publication in the field for academics, universities and all other targeted security sector institutions. The European and Security Affairs Journal is supported by the NATO Public Diplomacy Division.

Other criteria

This volume of the ESA Journal will be dedicated to “Migration and Security implications in the Western Balkans” with a particular focus on the following issues:

  • Challenges posed by the migration crisis to the Western Balkans and EU;
  • Cross-Border Cooperation in the Refugee Crisis;
  • The legal aspects and implications of the migrant and refugee crisis;
  • The nexus between migration, radicalisation and violent extremism.

Papers’ Format:

  • MS Word Document;
  • Papers should be written in Chicago referencing style;
  • Times New Roman, 12pt, single space;
  • Length from 5000 – 7000 words (footnotes included);
  • in English or Albanian language.


Candidates to submit their original papers to be published in the 35th issue of the Journal.


The authors are invited to submit an abstract of the paper (max. 500 words) and a short bio (max. 150 words) via e-mail to:

Deadline for abstracts is September 15th, 2017.

Final deadline for papers is October 10th, 2017.

For further details do not hesitate to contact us.

More information HERE.

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