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May 14, 2013

CFP: Journal of Ukrainian Politics and Society

Seeking article contributions for an inaugural issue of the Journal of Ukrainian Politics and Society from scholars working on developments in Ukrainian economics, history, international relations, law, politics, public policy and sociology. All methods and approaches will be considered. Manuscripts should not have been previously published. Preference will be given to articles that present findings from new research.

The Journal will be published online, bi-annually, in an open source format. Krytyka reserves all rights to the material it publishes.

The Journal of Ukrainian Politics and Society is the first peer-reviewed English journal that aims to aid the development of social sciences in Ukraine. Our Editorial Board that will review your articles consists of world-renowned experts on Ukraine as well as exceptional emerging scholars. Published bi-annually and in an open-source format, the Journal will have a quick turn-around time between submission, review and consequent publication.

The vision is to imbed the study of Ukraine in broader regional, international and transnational processes. In pursuing this goal, hoping to examine Ukraine’s social and political transformations in comparative perspective as a part of larger macro-systemic, political, economic, legal, historical and social dynamics. In doing so, the journal would like to widen the pool of scholars who provide knowledge about Ukraine to global readership by helping local academics communicate their ideas to peers and in English.

Especially seeking to publish:
Articles that place knowledge of Ukraine in wider comparative and interdisciplinary perspectives (within the region and with countries in other regions).
Studies that are methodologically and theoretically rigorous, shaping and identifying new directions in the study of Ukraine.

Please adhere to the following guidelines:
Authors should limit their manuscripts to 8,000-10,000 words (including footnotes), although occasionally we will consider longer articles of an exceptional quality.
Please remove your name or any references in the manuscript that might identify you.
Include an abstract (100-150 words) on the first page of your manuscript.
A publication of the KRYTYKA INSTITUTE
In a separate cover letter please provide your name, short bio, affiliation and contact information.
Please use Harvard style referencing and BGN/PCGN/UN transliteration or Romanization system.
Simultaneous submissions are not allowed.
We will primarily accept articles in English and encourage authors to have their articles translated and edited before submitting. However, articles in other European languages of an exceptional quality will be accepted for translation, peer-review and publication.
If you have questions or seek advice on translators or editors for your work, please contact at:

Posted by sarayu at May 14, 2013 11:56 AM