Contributor Guidelines

The HIR welcomes submissions of academic pieces on the topic of International Relations. All submission must use in-text citations, as the HIR does not use footnotes. Please include an author bio with your submission.

Please see below for section-specific guidelines:

The Perspectives section welcomes submissions of articles between 3500-4000 words. These pieces should be argumentative and focus on pertinent issues in international relations. Please email submissions to editorial@hir.harvard.edu.

The Spotlight section welcomes policy-proposal type or empirical-data based pieces, exposing the international relations world to exciting new research. Please email submissions to editorial@hir.harvard.edu.

The Correspondence section welcomes letters to the editors in response to previously published content in the magazine and on our website. Please email your correspondence to letters@hir.harvard.edu, or mail them to:
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