IR - International Relations

International Relations (Uluslararası İlişkiler), published by the International Relations Council of Turkey (IRCT), is a double-blind reviewed, multidisciplinary journal open to articles on international relations, political history, international law, security studies, diplomacy, and international political economy. Launched in 2004, International Relations (Uluslararası İlişkiler) aims to contribute to the global International Relations literature by engaging theoretically and empirically grounded original works. IR is open to all methodological approaches and welcomes unsolicited scholarly submissions and book reviews.

Volume 20, Number 079, 2023

Latest issue: Russia and Turkey in a Changing Global Order.

Online First

The 'Online First' section serves as a scholarly repository for the most recent contributions to our journal, made available prior to their inclusion in a finalized print volume.

Call for Papers

Any current calls for papers for International Relations on a special theme or topic, with a specific deadline for submission, will be listed below. The journal, however, remains open for general, unsolicited, submissions year-round. Please visit the "Instructions for Authors" page and "Publication Policy and Ethics" page for further information.

Alternatively, if you wish to submit a proposal for preparing a special issue for International Relations with on a special theme or topic with guest editor(s), please get in touch with the Managing Editor for instruction.

Instructions for Authors

International Relations is changing its reference style from footnote to in-text author-date system, developed by the University of Chicago. The Journal's style guideline has been changed accordingly.

All manuscripts to be submitted to the journal from July 7, 2023, on should follow the new guidelines. Manuscripts currently under review will be asked to confirm after the review process has been completed. Please refer to the Style Guidelines page for full details and examples.

The change of reference system will not affect the journal's article word limit, which will remain as 8000 words, including the abstract, key words and references.

Evaluation Process

How does the peer review process for the articles work? This page has been prepared to briefly explain paper evaluation processes of journal of International Relations.

IR Dataverse Usage

This guide outlines the steps for authors to submit their research data to Uluslararası İlişkiler's Dataverse repository upon article acceptance. It covers requirements for quantitative and optional guidelines for non-quantitative data. It also details the registration process, dataset uploading, terms of use, and citation format. The submission process ensures transparency and replicability of published work.

Book Reviews

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