The Hellenic Association of Political Scientists (HAPSc) is inviting all researchers and experts to submit Policy Briefs based on recent research conducted in the following topic: “Rebuilding the Future: Policy Making in the Early Post-Covid World”.
The Call for Papers:
HAPSc Policy Briefs Series is a scientific journal of the Hellenic Association of Political Scientists (HAPSc). It was established aiming at the comprehensible and coherent publication of information on current issues, as well as at the exchange of interdisciplinary approaches for the analysis and provision of policy proposals. This biannual publication aims to develop interdisciplinary and multilingual dialogue by providing summaries of relevant research, suggesting possible repertoires - policy options or presenting specific actions, measures and policies. The journal uses the system of double-blind peer review, while the free open access of its content is provided.
ISSN: 2732-6578, e-ISSN: 2732-6586
Open Submissions: 05/04/2021
Deadline for Submission is: 16/05/2021
Answers will be given at the start of June 2021.
Ι. Introduction: Policy Briefs are tools that can transfer academic findings to a concise policy note that could be accessible by policy makers and general public.
The choice of the topic is left open to researchers.
ΙΙ. Eligibility: The Call is open to both members and non-members of the Hellenic Association of Political Scientists and the brief could be a submitted by up to six authors.
Authors can be academics, technocrats and business executives.
III. Language: Accepted language is English. Additionally, applicants could also submit papers in French, Spanish and Greek. We encourage interdisciplinary and interlinguistic dialogue.
IV. Topics: Topics may include, but are not limited to the following:
V. Submission and Evaluation process: Please submit your Policy Brief to policybriefshapscorg with e-mail Subject: “Submission at HAPSc Policy Briefs Series”
The policy brief should:
✔ be between 2.000 – 2.500 words including references.
✔ include your name and your affiliations. Also, Google Scholar Profile and ORCID should be included for each author, if available.
✔ Include up to 10 Keywords.
Also, your submission should include two word documents:
Your policy brief should be named as “nameofauthor_hapscpolicybriefs2021.docx” and should be written in Times New Roman 12, line spacing 1.5. Use the available template. Also, you should follow the APA reference style (7th Edition) (see the template for more information).
Submissions that follow the instructions will be reviewed by two anonymous referees. The evaluation will be based on the following criteria:
⮚ the choice of the topic
⮚ the contribution to the existing knowledge
⮚ the recommendations and policy relevance and their feasibility
⮚ the quality of writing
The selected Policy Briefs will be published at the HAPSc Policy Briefs Series, vol. 2, no. 1 – “Rebuilding the Future: Policy Making in the Early Post-Covid World”.