Call for Papers: PEAR Spring/Summer 2012

Yonsei Graduate Journal of International Studies

Request for Submissions for the Spring/Summer 2012 Issue

Papers, Essays and Reviews (PEAR) is a biannual interdisciplinary journal affiliated with the Center for International Studies at Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea. PEAR welcomes submissions from all scholars, most notably graduate students, regarding the diverse field of International Studies. We particularly encourage submissions that challenge the conventional wisdom of a given issue.

Each issue will contain the following three sections:

PAPERS:  This section includes feature-length articles of original research and must include proper citations.
Inclusions should range from 3,000 to 8,000 words.

ESSAYS:  This section includes essays that take stances on issues and develop sophisticated arguments in the form of editorials, recommendations and reflections.
Inclusions should range from 1,500 to 3,000 words.

REVIEWS:  This section focuses on evaluations and reviews of existing arguments contained in essays, articles and books, in addition to policy reviews or previously published material in PEAR.
Inclusions should be no longer than 2,000 words.

All submissions must be formatted in Microsoft Word and include an abstract. Please adhere to The Chicago Manual of Style. Submissions can be made via email at or via the PEAR website at Full submission guidelines are available from our website.

The deadline for PAPERS is March 10, 2012
The deadline for ESSAYS AND REVIEWS is April 15, 2012

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