Our focus is to feature the latest debates and discussions on the various facets of international relations. We are mainly calling for papers written for the purpose of serious academic research and professional analysis. The methodology could be in either qualitative or quantitative research methods, or both. Non-academic papers with regards to international affairs such as film reviews and travel notes, however, are also welcomed. That said, as the audience of The Glocal is the global citizens, authors are encouraged to explain unique terms, jargons, or other conceptual ideas generally and briefly.
We do not replace any specific restrain on topic areas. As long as the article falls under the scoop of international relations, the author is not required to write in any sub-field by the editorial. They are required to specify their sub-topic areas or fields within the article, however. A few examples are as below for your reference:
Contemporary Issues: South China Sea Dispute, U.S. Presidential Election
Historical Analysis: Analyzing the End of Cold War
Economic Analysis: International Crude Oil Market, BRICS
Length of Paper: There is no word limited on their paper.
Use of Written Language: Papers in Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese and English are accepted.
Document Requirements: The paper should be typed, double spacing with at least font size of 12. For English, they are advised to use Times New Roman or Arial as the font style; as for Chinese, they are required to use “新細明體” as the font style. Normally, pictures will be added by us for illustrative purpose, authors can also embed their own or creative common pictures inside the article. Moreover, Title and subheads with Title Case should be added in the paper.
Academic Referencing: Appendix (including statistical chart, infograph and so on), could be added to their paper for supplementary purpose. Any citation and reference must be consistent with APAStyle of Referencing. (For details, please refer to: http://www.apastyle.org)