CALL FOR PAPERS: FALL 2020 ISSUE
Khamasin welcomes submissions from undergraduate and graduate students at the American University in Cairo from various disciplines relating to political science and/or broadly concerned with the Middle East and North Africa. This issue’s theme is on the Politics of Pandemics. Papers that are not on this theme, can also be proposed.
Submissions should contain both original research and analysis and are subject to a blind peer-review process that maintains the anonymity of authors and reviewers.
Submissions may come in the following visual and written forms:
- Research Papers in the range of 4,000–6,000 words
- Book Reviews in the range of 1,000 – 2,000 words
- Political Film and/or Art Reviews in the range of 2,500-3,000 words
- Roundtables/Interviews in the range of 2,500-3,000 words
Interested authors must submit 1-page proposals in English for submission electronically to the Khamasin Editors Drs. Maye Kassem: firstname.lastname@example.org and Nadine Sika in the department: email@example.com
The deadline for proposals is October 15, 2020, at 5:00 pm Cairo-time. Late submissions are not accepted.
Proposals are only considered in Microsoft Word format, along with an email including the paper’s title, the authors’ name, and a 75-word abstract of the intended article.
Manuscripts submitted for consideration must not have been previously published elsewhere including online or as a working paper, in English or any other language.
Text and reference note style should conform to The Chicago Manual of Style. All manuscripts must use footnotes rather than endnotes or in-line citations.
Additional Details on the Submission and Publication Process
In October/November and April/May of each academic year, the Editor will announce a Call for Papers for the Spring and Fall issues of Khamasin respectively.
The Fall Issue of Khamasin is launched in November. The Spring Issue of Khamasin is launched in May.
Below are the projected deadlines submission, leading to the eventual online publication:
Announcement of Call for Proposals for Spring Issue by: early November (launch of Fall issue)
Deadline for Proposals for Spring Issue due: December
Deadline for Draft one of submissions due: January
Editor review of Draft one of submissions due: February
Deadline for Draft two of submissions due: March
External review of Draft two of submissions: April
Final Drafts: April
Publication: early May
Announcement of Call for Proposals for Fall Issue by: early May (launch of Spring Issue)
Deadline for Proposals for Spring Issue due: June
Deadline for Draft one of submissions due: July
Editor review of Draft one of submissions due: August
Deadline for Draft two of submissions due: September
External review of Draft two of submissions: October
Final Drafts: October
Publication: early November