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Call for Papers – Stronger Together: What Future Awaits the European Union?

The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade has been running Foreign Policy Review, its annual English publication for several years now. This year, FPR’s issue will concentrate on the debate around the future of Europe and the European Union.


The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade has been running Foreign Policy Review, its annual English publication for several years now. This year, FPR’s issue will concentrate on the debate around the future of Europe and the European Union. We are seeking submissions in the following topics:

  • How the Franco-German axis will shape the EU?
  • Priorities of the Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-27
  • Is there a future for the cohesion policy and structural funds?
  • Regional groupings within the EU: complementary of competitive?
  • Managing Brexit
  • Common defense: how to do it the smart way?
  • External relations: Russia, China, USA etc.
  • Security challenges on the East and South
  • Dealing with migration

 

We are announcing this call for papers in order to provide an opportunity for young and accomplished researchers, both in Hungary and abroad to contribute to the debate on the EU’s future. We are looking for original, previously unpublished essays, with a maximum length of 50.000 characters to be published in this year’s FPR issue.

Timeline

  • July 15, 2018: those interested in contributing to the issue, should send their maximum 500 word abstract to the address info@ifat.hu
  • August 1, 2018: decision is announced on the preliminary acceptance of the abstracts
  • October 30, 2018: deadline for the submission of the full paper
  • November 15, 2018: decision of the double-blind peer review process is announced
  • December 1, 2018: revised papers are due
  • December 31, 2018: publication of the 2018 FPR issue

All manuscripts must be referenced according to the APA format. Submissions without proper references will be automatically rejected. All submissions will go through a double blind peer review process, and we provide feedback for every author. Copyediting and proofreading will be provided by IFAT as the editor of the volume.

IFAT reserves the right to reject the publication of any paper without prior notice. IFAT does not keep and return manuscripts, but we try to ensure that even the papers which do not get published in the printed volume, have an opportunity to appear on IFAT’s other series, especially in the KKI Studies format.

Should you have any questions regarding this call, please contact us in email at info@ifat.hu