Call for Special Issue Proposals

call for special issue proposals: grand strategy research

The Overseas Dispatch Magazine invites scholars and young professionals to submit a special issue proposal. The purpose of the special issue is to provide a collection of articles on the specific topic of Grand Strategy in international affairs. We plan to consider proposals for the Grand Strategy Special Issue until December 15, 2021. The Overseas Dispatch Magazine is a peer-reviewed, Open Access publication that publishes throughout the year. The mission of The Overseas Dispatch is to eliminate barriers to publication for young professionals and students. For any inquiry, please contact Christina Walker, Editor-in-Chief of The Overseas Dispatch Magazine, at

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Grand strategy is the way that states create plans and policies using political, military, diplomatic, and economic tools to further the state’s national interest.

Some topics that may fall under this theme include but are not limited to: 

  • International order and global governance
  • Alliances and cooperation
  • Balancing
  • The rise of China
  • North Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Democratization
  • Weapons
  • Misinformation
  • Economics and trade

Please email your abstract to by December 15, 2021 at 5 PM ET to ensure that your research is related to grand strategy. Please include your name, email address, and institutional affiliation on your abstract. Once your abstract has been approved, you will have until March 15, 2022 at 5 PM ET to submit your final research paper for publication pending peer review. 

Any questions may be emailed to the address provided above.

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