CALL FOR PAPERS: Special Issue on Raphael Lemkin

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Call for Papers
Special Issue on Raphael Lemkin
(to be published in 2018)

The editors of Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal solicit articles for a special issue on Raphael Lemkin. The issue will consist 5 to 10 analytical and original research articles between 5,000 and 10,000 words. We are interested in articles on the following:

  1. New research on Lemkin, using archival resources in the USA, Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, Sweden, and UK.
    a. Especially interesting to the editors are articles on Lemkin’s non-English writings. Please contact the editors if you are interested in writing on Lemkin’s Polish, Yiddish, French, German, and Swedish writings. We can connect you with the relevant archives.
  2. Non-canonical cases of genocide, exploring genocide though a Lemkin-inspired historical or theoretical lens
  3. The application of social movement theory to Lemkin’s life and works (before, during, and after the UN)
  4. Lemkin and the civil rights movement in America, and the decolonization movement worldwide
  5. Lemkin’s relationship with Jewish thought
  6. Lemkin’s relationship with Zionism
  7. Feminist analysis of Lemkin
  8. Critical assessments of Lemkin’s legacy and relevance for our own time9. The editors welcome submissions that do not fall in the above categories, but are within the spirit of the issue

The special issue will be published in 2018 or early 2019. GSP is the official publication of the International Association of Genocide Scholars. An open access journal with over 57,000 downloads in the past 12 months from every continent in the world, GSP has a global readership and fulfils European Union tenure and grant requirements fir open access publishing.

To be included in this special issue, please submit manuscripts to GSP before January 15, 2018. Please e-mail the editors below to alert them that you have submitted an article that you wish to be included in this Lemkin issue.

Papers will be formatted according to GSP guidelines and submitted electronically through the GSP website via the “Submit Article” link at Please alert the editors that you have submitted your article and intend the article to be considered for this special issue.

Manuscripts not formatted according to GSP’s guidelines will be returned to the authors, and will not be sent for review. After internal review by the GSP editorial board, manuscripts will be sent for double-blind external peer review. If you have any questions, please contact the guest editors:

Special issue guest editors:

GSP issue editor:

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