Information For Authors

IAPSS Politikon is committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in scholarly publishing. We actively encourage submissions from authors of diverse backgrounds, including those from underrepresented groups and the Global South. By amplifying a wide range of voices and perspectives, we aim to contribute to the development of a more representative and equitable field of Political Science.

All submissions need to be sent via e-mail to

Before making a submission, please review the author guidelines. These instructions are designed to help ensure that we have all the necessary materials to facilitate a seamless progression of your paper through the peer review, production, and publication processes. Please read and follow these instructions to the best of your ability, as this will ensure that your paper meets the journal's specific requirements.

Our journal welcomes submissions from students and scholars of all levels of academic qualification. Manuscripts for publication are considered on a continuous basis. We accept contributions in the following formats:

  • Full-length research articles
  • Research notes
  • Review essays


If you are interested in reviewing a newly published book for IAPSS Politikon, please contact the Book Review Section Editor at


The Conversations section offers a unique space for academic interventions that extend beyond the traditional research article format. This section welcomes a wide range of contributions, including:

  • Opinion essays
  • Insightful interviews with prominent figures in the field
  • Reflective discussions on pedagogy and teaching practices
  • Commentaries on films and other media relevant to Political Science
  • Critical reflections on academic events such as conferences and workshops

By embracing these various modes of expression, the Conversations section aims to push the boundaries of Political Science, fostering creative interventions, interdisciplinary dialogue, and a more holistic understanding of the discipline. We encourage authors to explore innovative approaches and challenge conventional thinking in their submissions to this section.