The Young African Research Journal seeks Contributions from Young Writers

The Young African Research Journal seeks Contributions from Young Writers

Deadline: February 15, 2014

The Young African Research Journal (YARJ) is a bi-annual publication that seeks contributions from young writers all over the African continent. YARJ is a biannual student-content journal that is openly available to showcase the research and academic writing capacity of young Africans. It is an initiative of the Young African Research Arena (YARA), a youth-led project that aims to encourage the enhancement of academic writing skills among African students (www.yararena.org).

Eligibility

  • Open to African students across the continent

Requirements

YARJ submissions are reviewed by an Editorial Team. All submissions are subject to a general editorial review by the Team. We welcome the following types of contributions at any time of the year:

  • Critical Analyses of topical themes drawing on public policy, law and development. These may also include critical case studies – 3,500 (minimum) – 7,500 words (maximum).
  • Book or Paper Reviews – Critical assessments of new books, reports or journal articles that address public policy, law and development issues – 3,500 words (maximum).
  • Commentaries – Intellectually motivated commentary on any topical issue – 2,500 words (maximum).

Submission

Submit abstracts and articles in word-processing software, preferably MS Word. All submissions and abstracts should be submitted by email to: [email protected] Details here.

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