The journal invites authors to submit their contributions for the next volumes, according to the following calendar*
*accepted manuscripts may be published earlier, as Online first, and then assigned to a specific issue 

 Issue 1/2023

Deadline for submission: 30 April 2023

Publication: July-September 2023 (online) / September-October 2023 (print) 

Issue 2/2023

Deadline for submission: 30 September 2023

Publication: December 2023-February 2024 (online) / by February-March 2024 (print)

Issue 1/2024

Deadline for submission: 30 April 2024

Publication: July-September 2023 (online) / September-October 2023 (print) 

Issue 2/2024

Deadline for submission: 30 September 2024

Publication: December 2024-February 2025 (online) / by February-March 2025 (print)


For all issues, we welcome original articles in all fields of political science and related research areas, including political theory, political sociology, international studies, political history, law and political economy.  

Groups of authors can ALSO submit a Forum (4-6 original articles by different authors, around a certain topic) or a Dialogue (2-3 original articles of different authors, around a certain topic). Such groupings can be, for instance, but not exclusively, the outcome of academic conferences or scientific team projects. 

For inquiries and submissions please contact us at or Manuscripts sent to editors should respect the style and format guidelines and the ethical guidelines.

We currently receive also contributions for the following special thematic dialogues / forums:

Politics. Food

Issue 2/2023 

Participants to the 8th International Conference of Political Research SCOPE: Science of Politics (general theme Politics. Food) can submit their contributions by the 15th of October 2023 the latest.

Political (mis)use of archives 

Issue 1/2024 

This collection explores how archives have been used in the public space, with a special focus on the post-colonial and post-communist political life and impact of historical archives. 

Special guest editor: Anca Șincan (Romanian Academy, "Gh. Șincai" Institute of Social Sciences and the Humanities)


The journal invites authors to submit reviews of recent volumes (no more than 3-year old) on subjects relevant for political research. The reviews can be of a single volume or in the form of review essays (an extended analysis of recent volumes around the same topic). A selective list of volumes that the editors can provide for book review is available and regularly updated here


LARRES, Klaus, ed. 2022. Dictators and autocrats: Securing Power across Global Politics. New York: Routledge, 464 pp. ISBN 9780367607876

MARK, James & Paul BETTS, eds. 2022. Socialism Goes Global: The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe in the Age of Decolonisation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 384 pp. ISBN 9780192848857

YAKOBLOV, Ilya & Precious N. CHATTERJE-DOODY. 2022. Russia Today and Conspiracy Theories: People, Power and Politics on RT. New York: Routledge, 116 pp. ISBN  9780367224677


ASTAPOVA, Anastasiya, Eirikur BERGMANN, Asbjørn DYRENDAL, Annika RABO, Kasper Grotle RASMUSSEN, Hulda THÓRISDÓTTIR & Andreas ÖNNERFORS. 2020. Conspiracy Theories and the Nordic Countries. New York: Routledge, 134 pp. ISBN 9780367354473

BETTS, Alexander. 2021. The Wealth of Refugees: How Displaced People Can Build Economies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 448 pp. ISBN 9780198870685

COSTELLO, Cathryn, Michelle FOSTER & Jane McADAM . 2021. The Oxford Handbook of International Refugee Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1344 pp. ISBN 9780198848639

FAIRFIELD, Joshua A.T. 2021. Runaway technology: Can law keep up? Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, viii + 298 pp. ISBN 9781108545839

MERON, Theodor. 2021. Standing up for justice: The challenges of trying atrocity crimes. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 384 pp. ISBN 9780198863434

PURSIAINEN, Christer & Tuomas FORSBERG. 2021. The Psychology of Foreign Policy. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, XIX + 391 pp. ISBN 9783030798871

SAJÓ, András, Renáta UITZ & Stephen HOLMES, eds. 2021. Routledge Handbook of Illiberalism. New York: Routledge. 1024 pp. ISBN 9780367260545


ASTAPOVA, Anastasiya, Onoriu COLĂCEL, Corneliu PINTILESCU, Tamás SCHEIBNER, eds. 2020. Conspiracy Theories in Eastern Europe: Tropes and Trends. London: Routledge, 310 pp., ISBN 9780367344771

BUTTER, Michael & Peter KNIGHT, eds. 2020. Routledge Handbook of Conspiracy Theories. New York: Routledge, 700 pp. ISBN 9780815361749

COMAN, Ramona, Amandine CRESPY & Vivienne A. SCHMIDT, eds. 2020. Governance and politics in the post-crisis European Union. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 444 pp. ISBN 9781108482264 

PERSILY, Nathaniel & Joshua A. TUCKER. 2020. Social Media and Democracy: The State of the Field, Prospects for Reform. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. ISBN 9781108835558

RICHARDSON-LITTLE, Ned. 2020. The Human Rights Dictatorship: Socialism, Global Solidarity and Revolution in East Germany. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 286 pp. ISBN 9781108440783

SAUL, Ben & Dapo AKANDE, eds. 2020. The Oxford Guide to International Humanitarian Law. Oxford: Oxford: University Press, 480 pp. ISBN 9780198840503