JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (PJIR)
Department of International Relations at the University of Karachi is
the oldest Department of International Relations in Pakistan and the
third oldest in South Asia. It was established in 1958 and it just has
held Golden Jubilee Celebrations, to mark its 50 years of existence
this year, 2008. As part of the Golden Jubilee celebrations, the Department
has now decided to move one step forward and launch its own biannual
research journal, namely, the Pakistan Journal of International Relations
Pakistan Journal of International Relations purports to be a quality,
peer reviewed journal inviting interesting and thought provoking contributions
from scholars of national and international repute as well as doctoral
students and researchers. The subject areas covered are as follows:
International, Regional and Domestic Security
• Conflict Resolution and Confidence Building Measures
• Peace Studies and Peace Building
• Theories of International Relations
• Terrorism and Political Violence
• National Defense Policy
• Foreign Policy of South Asian Countries
• Nuclear Proliferation
• Ethnic Conflict
• Inter-state and Intra-state Warfare
• International Law and United Nations
• Human Security and Development
• Human Rights
• Environment and Gender
• Regional Cooperation and Regional Institutional Building
the editorial team of the Pakistan Journal of International Relations
(PJIR), kindly extend an invitation to contribute articles and Book
Reviews in the above-mentioned areas. All submitted research articles
must be original and should not have been published nor should be under
consideration for publication anywhere else. The approximate length
for main articles is 8,000-10,000 words and for book reviews 700-800
words. All submitted pieces should be typed double-spaced in Times New
Roman with a 12 font size.
main articles should be accompanied with an Abstract and short introduction
of the author including his/her present place of affiliation. All submitted
articles will be assessed by two referees. The anonymity of the author
will be maintained during the refereeing process.
references should be typed as footnotes with a bibliography at the end.
Citations should confirm to the following examples:
Halliday, Rethinking International Relations (Vancouver, BC: University
of British Columbia Press, 1994), p. 177.
Garnett, “The Causes of War and the Conditions of Peace,”
in James Baylis et al. (eds.), Strategy in the Contemporary World: An
Introduction to Strategic Studies (London: Oxford University Press,
2002), p. 67.
W. White and Terry Falkenberg White, 'Repression and the Liberal State:
The Case of Northern Ireland, 1969-1972', The Journal of Conflict Resolution
No. 2. (June 1995), p. 330.
The editorial team of the journal comprises the
following faculty members of the Department of International Relations,
University of Karachi:
Prof. Dr. Shaista Tabassum, Chairperson,
Department of International Relations, University of Karachi. E. Mail:
Dr. Naeem Ahmed, Assistant Professor, Department
of International Relations, University of Karachi. E. Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Farhan Hanif Siddiqi, Lecturer, Department
of International Relations, University of Karachi. E. Mail: Farhan_74@hotmail.com
Nausheen Wasi, Lecturer, Department of
International Relations, University of Karachi. E. Mail: email@example.com
Advisory Editorial Board comprises the following:
Ayesha Siddiqa Agha, Security and Defense Analyst.
Dr. Imtiaz Ahmed, Department of International Relations, University
of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Dr. Tahir Amin, Chairman, Department of International Relations, Quaid-e-Azam
Akhtar, Senior Research Analyst, The Institute of Regional Studies,
Dr. Stephen P. Cohen, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, Washington
DC, United States.
Eric Gonsalves, former Ambassador of India to the European Community
and former Secretary to the Government of India.
Mussarat Jabeen, Associate Professor & Chairperson, Department of
International Relations, University of Balochistan, Quetta.
Dr. Amal Jawardene, Dean of Arts and Professor International Relations,
University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Dr. Iftekhar H. Malik, Bath College, Oxford, U.K.
Mistry, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science & Director,
Asian Studies University of Cincinnati.
Eva Maria Nag, editor LSE based journal Global Policy.
Bux Rais, Professor of Political Science, Lahore University of Management
Gowher Rizvi, Provost, University of Virginia, United States.
Ringmar, Professor, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan.
Dr. P. Sahadevan, Chair, South Asian Studies, School of International
Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
Dr. Mehtab Ali Shah, Department of International Relations, University
of Sindh, Jamshoro.
Dr. David Taylor, former Vice-Provost, Agha Khan University, Karachi
and an expert on International Relations now based in London.
Dr. Marvin Weinbaum, Scholar-in-Residence, Middle East Institute, Washington
DC, United States.
can be either sent to the following address by March 31, 2009:
of International Relations
University of Karachi
Pakistan. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pakistan Journal of International Relations
Department of International Relations
University of Karachi.