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Call for papers: Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2017/18

Call for papers: Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2017/18

03 Aug 2017

The Monitoring Regional Integration Yearbook reviews regional integration developments in Southern Africa. This Project is supported by the Trade Law Centre (tralac) and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.

We are inviting abstracts (maximum 300 words) for papers to be included in the 2017/18 Yearbook. This will be the 15th edition of the yearbook. The following are some of the areas that could be the focus of papers:

  • Southern African Customs Union (SACU) developments
  • Politics, Governance, Peace and Security developments
  • External Relations and Regional Integration (e.g. SADC EPA, China, US)
  • SADC’s industrial development agenda
  • Infrastructure and infrastructure services: energy, transport, communications
  • Legal and Institutional Development for Regional Integration
  • Sustainable development agenda: climate change, environment, green economy, good governance
  • Tripartite Free Trade Area and Continental Free Trade Area developments

 Please note

  • This edition will focus on regional integration developments since 2000
  • Acceptance of an abstract and first draft does not automatically result in publication of a paper
  • Maximum words for the draft and final paper below
  • Authors need to indicate whether the paper has been submitted for publication elsewhere

Time Line

  • Abstracts (max 350 words) should be sent to (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by 10 August 2017
  • Authors of selected papers will be notified by 25 August 2017 and will receive guidelines for preparation of the papers
  • First drafts (max 7000 words) to be submitted by email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by 1 November 2017; following which authors will receive reviews from editors
  • Final papers (max 7500 words) to be submitted by 10 January 2018
  • Launch: May/June 2018

Download: Call for papers (PDF)

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