01 December 2022
CEJISS invites submissions to the next thematic section focused on decolonising CEE. This thematic section seeks to connect politics in and of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), on the one hand, and decolonial approaches, on the other hand. We understand decolonial approaches (decolonial thinking and praxis) as all those that aim to unmask and undo ‘colonial matrix of power’, colonial forms of...
09 November 2021
CEJISS welcomes special issue proposals related to international politics and international security. The journal is particularly interested in proposals that help advance its aims and scope. The Editorial Team of CEJISS assesses proposals on a rolling basis. It aims to publish a special issue within 10-13 months after accepting a proposal and within eight months after receiving an entire batch of...
29 July 2021
The new CEJISS website has been launched! Please also check out our new citation and formal guidelines. We follow the 'your paper, your way' principle. At the initial submission, you may use any formal and citation style as long as it is consistent.
23 June 2021
Central European Journal of International and Security Studies (CEJISS) is a quarterly journal that publishes peer-reviewed scholarly articles across the entire field of International Relations and International Security. CEJISS is a pluralist journal. It favours a variety of theories and methods used as well as topics and geographical areas covered. Nonetheless, CEJISS is primarily (but not...
Negotiating the Common Agricultural Policy: A Critical Appraisal of Franco-German Intra-Alliance Rivalry(2022 - Volume 16, Issue 4)
Abstract Any exploration of the power dynamics that underly the Franco-German tandem can surely benefit from the insights that the creation of the Common Agriculture Policy provides. The purpose of this article is to ascertain which government achieved its objectives more fully during the negotiations between France and West Germany leading up to the creation of the CAP, and to determine how those greater successes might be explained. This is achieved by applying discourse analysis and...
Double Marginalisation of the Communist Party: Ukraine’s Decommunisation and the Russian-Backed Rebellion in Donbas(2022 - Volume 16, Issue 4)
Abstract The article explains why the Communist Party of Ukraine (KPU) became marginalised during the insurgency in Donbas despite its ideological closeness to the rebel cause. The KPU was a popular pro-rebel party during the rebellion, but sharing the rebels’ ideological background doesn't automatically mean the party will profit from the insurgency to expand or retain a share of power in rebel enclaves during the rebel state-building efforts. The KPU officials welcomed the protests against...
Recuperar la Patria: Xenophobic Sentiments in Costa Rica in the Context of the Nicaraguan Refugee Crisis 2018(2022 - Volume 16, Issue 4)
Abstract This case study explores xenophobic sentiments and actions in Costa Rica during the refugee crisis from April to December 2018, caused by the internal political crisis in Nicaragua. By looking at Costa Rica’s long histories of migration it is evident that xenophobic sentiments against Nicaraguans derive from long-lasting interconnections and migration movements between these two countries. This study demonstrates not only that much of nationalist and xenophobic discourses originate...