12 de April de 2017

AUSTRAL: Brazilian Journal of Strategy & International Relations

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About the Journal

AUSTRAL: Brazilian Journal of Strategy and International Relations was the first Brazilian journal in the area of International Relations to be fully published in English (2012). It is an essentially academic vehicle, linked to the Brazilian Centre for Strategy & International Relations (NERINT) and the Doctoral Program in International Strategic Studies (PPGEEI) of the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). Its plural focus seeks to contribute to the debate of the international political and economic order from the perspective of the developing world.

The journal publishes original articles related to the areas of Strategic Studies and International Relations, with special interest in issues related to developing countries and South-South Cooperation – its security problems; the political, economic and diplomatic developments of emerging countries; and their relations with the traditional powers. AUSTRAL is published semi-annually in English and Portuguese. The journal’s target audience consists of researchers, experts, diplomats, military personnel and postgraduate students in International Relations.

The content of the journal consists of in-depth analytical articles written by experts (Professors and Doctors), focusing on each of the great continents of the South: Asia, Latin America and Africa. Hence, the debate and diffusion of knowledge produced in these regions is stimulated. All contributions submitted to AUSTRAL are subject to rigorous scientific evaluation.

Editor

Marco Cepik (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)

Deputy Editor

Leonardo Granato (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)

Editorial Board

Analúcia Danilevicz Pereira (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
Chris Landsberg (University of Johannesburg, South Africa)
Eduardo Xavier Ferreira Glaser Migon (Brazilian Army Command and General Staff School, Brazil)
Érico Esteves Duarte (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
Fábio Morosini (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
Gelson Fonseca Jr. (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brazil)
Gladys Lechini (Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina)
Marcelo Milan (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
Paulo Visentini (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
Ruchita Beri (Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, India)

Assistant Editor

Guilherme Thudium (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)

Edition Assistant

Magnus Kenji Hernandes Hübler Hiraiwa (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)

Consultative Board

Adam Habib (University of Johannesburg, South Africa)
André Luiz Reis da Silva (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
Antonio Jorge Ramalho (Universidade de Brasília, Brazil)
Beatriz Bissio (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Bertrand Badie (Sciences Po, France)
Boris F. Martynov (Academia de Ciências da Rússia, Russia)
Carlos Aurélio Pimenta de Faria (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais, Brazil)
Carlos Schmidt Arturi (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
Cristina Soreanu Pecequilo (Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil)
Diego Pautasso (Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Brazil)
Henry Kam Kah (University of Buea, Cameroon)
Ilter Turan (Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey)
Isiaka Alani Badmus (Afe Babalola University, Nigeria)
José Ariosa Pérez (Universidad de La Habana, Cuba)
José Miguel Quedi Martins (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
Liu Youfa (China Institute of International Studies, China)
Lotfi Kaabi (Institut Tunisien des Études Stratégiques, Tunisia)
Lucas Kerr de Oliveira (Universidade Federal da Integração Latino-Americana, Brazil)
Luiz Rogério Goldoni (Brazilian Army Command and General Staff School, Brazil)
Mamoudou Gazibo (Université de Montréal, Canada)
Marcos Costa Lima (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil)
Maria Regina Soares de Lima (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Mehdi Parvizi Amineh (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Monica Hirst (Universidad Torcuato di Tella, Argentina)
Nikolai Mikhailov (Russkiy Mir Foundation, Russia)
Nilton César Fernandes Cardoso (University of Cape Verde, Cape Verde)
Sean W. Burges (Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies, Australia)

Publication Norms

Papers submitted to the journal will undergo an editorial process comprising several stages. First, received articles will be subjected to a preliminary assessment by members of the Editorial Board, which will determine the relevance of their publication. Having established that the article meets the thematic requirements, as well as the formal requirements listed under the Author Guidelines section, it will be sent to two external reviewers (ad hoc), specialists in the journal’s areas of interest, using the “double blind” peer-review system, and they will anonymously determine: a) the publication of the article, unmodified; b) the publication of the article, after minor modifications; c) the review of the article by a third reviewer; or d) not to publish the article. If the reviewers’ decisions differ, the paper will be reviewed by a third reviewer, whose decision shall define if the article is to be published or not. Finally, the reviewers’ decision will be communicated to the author(s) of the work.

Contact

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
Centre for International Studies on Government (CEGOV)
Brazilian Centre for Strategy & International Relations (NERINT)
9500 Bento Gonçalves Ave – 91509-900 – Porto Alegre/RS – Brazil
Phone: +55 51 3308-7988
E-mail: austral@ufrgs.br

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