Submission guidelines

The Center for International and Regional Studies accepts submissions to its Occasional Paper and Asia Papers series throughout the year. CIRS publishes original research on a broad range of issues, including international relations, political science, economics, and Islamic studies, among others. 

Papers should be a maximum of 10,000 words and cannot have been previously published, or under consideration for publication, elsewhere. Papers must adhere to the Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition) and utilize the "notes and bibliography" system. All transliterations must adhere to the International Journal of Middle East Studies. Papers should be double-spaced in 12pt Times New Roman font and should include a brief abstract and biography of the author.

All submissions are subject to a double-blind review process. Any copyright concerns are the full responsibility of the author. By submitting work to CIRS, the author agrees to the CIRS Copyright Agreement.

For inquiries, or to send electronic submissions, please contact Suzi Mirgani, Manager and Editor for CIRS Publications.