CFP Studia Politica 1/2018 (deadline 1 February 2018)

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Call for Papers
February 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Political Science, Political History / Studies, Social Sciences

Call for Papers Studia Politica

Studia Politica. Romanian Political Science Review is a peer-reviewed quarterly academic journal edited by the Department of Political Science, University of Bucharest. Established in 2001, it is one of the first academic journals in the field of political science in Romania. The journal fosters the work of the first generations of Romanian political scientists permeated by a sense of critical engagement with European and American intellectual and political traditions that inspired and explained the modern notions of democracy, pluralism, political liberty, individual freedom, and civil rights.

Studia Politica. Romanian Poitical Science Review is indexed in the following academic data bases: CEEOL (since 2005); SSOAR (since 2009); Scopus (since 2013); EBSCO (since 2011); ProQuest (since 2013).

We invite original contributions in English, French, Italian, German or Romanian from scholars whose work focuses on contemporary political science, political theory, political sociology, comparative politics, international relations and European studies issues.  All the texts submitted for publication are peer reviewed by at least two referees. We also welcome reviews of political science books recently published (no more than 3 years old).

Please comply with the schedule of submission deadlines, as given in the list below:

o   Spring (1) 2018: February 1st

o   Summer (2) 2018: April 15th

o   Fall (3) 2018: August 1st

o   Winter (4) 2018: September 30th


Guidelines for the articles

Manuscripts will be accepted on the understanding that their content is original and that they have not been previously published in a different form or language. No manuscript will be considered for publication if it is concurrently under consideration by another journal or press or is soon to be published elsewhere. The manuscripts submitted should be written in academic English, French or Romanian in order to be considered for review.

The manuscripts should have 8.000-9.000 words. They must include an abstract (maximum 200 words), keywords (maximum 5) and the author's short biography (200 words), current affiliation and email address.

The manuscript should be in MS Word format, and the document must be set at the A4 paper size standard. The document (including the footnotes and bibliography) will be 1 line spaced with 2.5 cm margins on all sides. A 12-point standard font such as Times New Roman should be used for all the text, including headings, notes and bibliography.

Submissions should conform to the notes and bibliography version of Studia Politica.s

Manuscripts will comply with Studia Politica style in matters of punctuation, capitalization and the like. The articles should have footnotes and conform to the following format: 
o references to books should list author(s), title, publisher, place of publication, year; 
ex.: Giovanni SARTORI, Theory of Democracy Revisited, Chatam House, Chatam NJ, 1987.
o references to journal articles should list author(s), title of article, journal name, volume, year, and inclusive pages; 
ex.: Giovanni SARTORI, “What is ‘Politics’?”, Political Theory, vol. I, no. 1, 1973, pp. 5-26
o references to works in edited volumes should list author(s), essay title, volume editor(s), volume title, publisher, place of publication, year, and inclusive pages. 
ex.: Mauro CALISE, "Presidentialization, Italian Style", Thomas POGUNTKE, Paul WEBB (eds.), The Prezidentialization of Politics, Oxford University Press, Oxford & New York, 2005, pp. 88-106.

Manuscripts submitted for review are evaluated anonymously by two scholars, one of which will be often a member of the Advisory Board. However, the Editors alone are responsible for every final decision on publication of manuscripts. The Editors may suggest changes in the manuscript in the interest of clarity and economy of expression. Such changes are not to be made without consultation with the author(s). The authors should ensure that the manuscript is submitted in final form.

Manuscripts that do not comply with these requirements will not be accepted.


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