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British Journal of Politics and International Relations
The British Journal of Politics and International Relations is an international journal that publishes innovative, cutting edge contemporary scholarship on international relations, comparative politics, public policy, political theory and (especially) politics and policy in the United Kingdom. It is the world’s premier journal for research into British politics.
BJPIR is a fully refereed journal of the Political Studies Association of the UK. It has always sought to reflect and drive the major currents of debate in political science and international relations, both in the UK and internationally. The journal seeks to reflect and respond to the changing real world of politics, by publishing articles that are of contemporary relevance to both the study and practice of politics.
Since its inception in 1999, in response to the growing internationalization of the political studies community in the UK and beyond, the transnationalization of the political science profession and the globalization of politics, the journal has welcomed empirically rigorous and theoretically innovative articles on themes and issues that are of such global and scholarly significance that they matter for all states and countries irrespective of geographical location.
Email address for journal: email@example.com
Deputy Editor: Alan Convery, University of Edinburgh: Alan.Convery@ed.ac.uk
Consultant Editors: Elizabeth Cripps, Iain Hardie, Ailsa Henderson, Charlie Jeffery, Julie Kaarbo, James Mitchell (all University of Edinburgh)
Each year, a call for proposals for special issues is issued by the BJPIR editorial team. To be published in the following calendar year, proposals should be submitted by 1st March of the current calendar year.
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International Advisory Board
Our International Advisory Board provides broad support and advice on matters related to refereeing and general direction while ensuring the journal's international profile.
Professor Tim Bale, Queen Mary, University of London
Dr John Bartle, University of Essex
Professor Alexander Bellamy, Griffith University
Professor Richard Bellamy, University College London
Dr Lynn Bennie, University of Aberdeen
Professor Simon Caney, University of Oxford
Professor Louise Chappell, University of New South Wales
Professor Patrick Dunleavy, London School of Economics & Political Science
Professor Elisabeth Gidengil, McGill University
Assistant Professor Nicole Grove, University of Hawaii
Professor Peter A. Hall, Harvard University
Professor Andrew Hindmoor, University of Sheffield
Professor Daniel Kelemen, Rutgers University
Professor Caroline Kennedy-Pipe, University of Hull
Professor Catriona McKinnon, University of Reading
Professor David Mutimer, York University
Professor Kai Oppermann, University of Sussex
Professor Guy Peters, University of Pittsburgh
Professor Mark A Pollack, Temple University
Professor R.A.W. Rhodes, University of Southampton
Professor Roger Awan-Scully, Cardiff University
Professor Vicky Randall, University of Essex
Professor George Shambaugh, Georgetown University
Professor Donley T. Studlar, West Virginia University
Professor Roland Sturm, Friedrich-Alexander Universität
Professor Arlene Tickner, Universidad de Lose Andes
Best Article Prize
Each year BJPIR showcases and rewards the best article published by the Journal. The winning article is chosen by our (extended) Edinburgh Editorial Team and is directly accessible through SAGE’s website. The author(s) receives a £250 cash prize and the result is unveiled at a major conference, such as APSA or ISA, at a BJPIR reception/event.