Calls for Papers

Institute of Latin American Studies – ILAS Weekly Digest: Week of April 22nd,  2018

Columbia University Journal of Politics and Society


The submission deadline for the Spring 2020 edition is August 15th

The Journal of Politics & Society is the United States’ premier interdisciplinary journal of undergraduate scholarship in the social sciences, published by the Helvidius Group of Columbia University. Founded in 1989, the Journal provides a forum for young scholars to contribute to the global dialogue on a diverse range of issues pertinent to the social sciences.

The Editorial Board of the Helvidius Group is seeking submissions of scholarly research from undergraduate students in colleges and universities around the world, from our home here in New York to Illinois to England to Singapore. Current undergraduates and recent graduates may submit work they completed as undergraduate students.

The Journal of Politics & Society is seeking original, creative, and rigorous articles in the fields of political science, economics, sociology, history, psychology, linguistics, law, anthropology, criminology, cultural and area studies, development studies, and demography.

Students from all social science disciplines are encouraged to submit their work.

Submissions should be at least 20-25 pages long (double-spaced), but there is no maximum number of pages. Papers selected for publication undergo an intensive peer review and editing process, which involves significant communication between the Editorial Board and the author. Work previously written for classroom or individual use is welcomed. It is mandatory that your submission be free of your university’s name.

Please submit all manuscripts at Please note that essays directly submitted via email cannot be accepted. For further information please visit:


The São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Science Diplomacy and Innovation Diplomacy (InnSciD SP), supported by the São Paulo School of Advanced Science Program at FAPESP (O sistema de proteção de mensageria do MRE detectou possível risco de segurança neste e-mail. Recomenda-secautela ao abri-lo. “” está sendoapresentado com o texto and organized by the Institute of International Relations (IRI-USP), will take place from 21 to 30 August 2019 at the University of São Paulo, in Brazil.

Important dates:

Beginning of the registration period: April 20, 2019

Closing of the registration period: May 5, 2019

Announcement of the students selected to participate: May 15, 2019

Support and Selection Process:

The school will fully fund the flights (Economy Class) and accommodation (standard and shared rooms) for all participants thanks to a grant from FAPESP (this does not, however, apply to students currently in Brazil receiving a FAPESP scholarship or those who live in the Greater São Paulo metropolitan area). Other expenses (costs of processing visas, or eventual vaccination procedures for traveling to Brazil) will not be covered by InnSciD SP.

There are 40 vacancies for international participants and 40 vacancies for participants from Brazil. The main target audience for the school are students enrolled in Master’s, doctoral or postdoctoral programs and who have interest in the school’s topics. When presented with multiple candidates of similar abilities, we will aim to diversify/balance the group of students on the basis of gender and geographic origin.

Participant selection will be conducted by members of the InnSciD SP Executive Committee on the basis of the information submitted online for registration.

How to apply: Please fill out a registration form at and upload the following files:

  • A letter of interest describing your motivations for participating (pdf, 1 page maximum).
  • A description of your current research (pdf, 2 pages maximum).
  • Curriculum Vitae (pdf, 5 pages maximum).

If you have questions or require more information, please send an e-mail to or visit

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