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Call for Papers | NATO and Security of the Southern Gas Corridor

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

NATO and Security of the Southern Gas Corridor

 

Deadline for proposals: 10 May 2020
Deadline for full papers: 14 June 2020

 

The Institute for Democracy and Mediation, in cooperation with NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division, is launching a bi-annual security journal to discuss issues related to Albania’s role in NATO and the protection of NATO’s southern flank. We are excited to start a much-needed discussion on Albania’s national security doctrine, its capacities, and the most pressing issues of the Alliance’s southern flank.

Each journal issue will have a general theme and three discussion topics. The theme of the first issue is “NATO and security of Southern Gas Corridor.” The topics for contribution to the issue are the following:

  1. Albanian military capabilities and the security of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline
  2. Regional military cooperation and energy security in the Balkans
  3. Cooperation between Turkey and Russia on energy and arms transfers

We invite postgraduate students, academics, researchers, and professionals working in security or defence to contribute to the discussion by submitting original papers in any of the three topics. We strongly encourage submissions from a variety of analytical approaches: security and defence, international relations, sociohistorical, socioeconomic, institutional, organisational, or legislative.

 

Guidelines for submission

Interested authors are required to submit the following documents to adafa@idmalbania.org in English by 10 May 2020 (23:59 CET):

  1. CV (including a list of publications with URL references if possible)
  2. One writing sample (max 2000 words, can be an excerpt )
  3. Abstract of no more than 200 words indicating the topic and main argument

Late submission will not be accepted. If you have not heard from us by 15 May, regretfully you may consider that your paper has not been selected.

 

Selected authors will be invited to submit their full papers by 14 June 2020 (23:59 CET).

Papers must be submitted to adafa@idmalbania.org in Word format and written in English using Times New Roman (12 pts) script. The length of papers must be within 3000-3500 words, excluding references. The referencing style to be used is Chicago Manual of Style (note-bibliography format). Endnotes must be included; bibliography is not necessary.

 

Should you have further inquiries, please send them to Alban Dafa via email at adafa@idmalbania.org.