Urgent Call for Briefings and Articles - North Africa Social and
Political Change and the Impact on Migrant Communities – for the Africa
Peace and Conflict Journal, published by the UN Mandated University for
Peace, Africa Programme
The Africa Peace and Conflict Journal is seeking articles for its next
issue that relate to North Africa's social and political change and its
impact on migrant communities.
Particularly, we are interested compositions covering recent practice
and policy toward forced migrants in North African countries in 2011. We
will publish quality academic work providing discourse on North Africa,
including but not limited to analyses of the causes, the probable
outcomes of social/political change as pertains to migrants or migration
policy, impacts of recent events on the mental, health and social
wellbeing of migrants in host countries, and the impact of returning
migrant communities to their home countries with a special focus on Sub
There are two possibilities for contributions: articles (in-depth
studies of 7,000 words), and briefings (summaries of policy/practice of
2,000-3,000 words). Please see below for details. If you desire to
submit, please contact [log in to unmask] or [log in to unmask] The
deadline is 15 April 2011; your submissions are encouraged.
Articles and case analysis-critical case studies or thematic discussion
and analysis of topical peace and conflict themes (7,000 words maximum,
including endnotes; abstract, 150 words or less).
Briefings/practice-training or intervention strategies, outcomes and
impacts, policy review and analysis, country situational updates, and so
on (2,000-3000 words maximum).
We will also accept Resources-reports, upcoming conferences and
workshops, notices of new books and videos, e-communications, and Web
sites that link peace and conflict studies (150 words maximum);
documents, declarations, communiqués, and other relevant nongovernmental
or multilateral organizational statements (1,000 words maximum).
Please send all replies to: [log in to unmask] or [log in to unmask]
Catherine A. Nelson
Assistant Managing Editor
Africa Peace & Conflict Journal
UPEACE Africa Programme
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: + 251-11-618-0991
Fax: + 251-11-618-0993
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