Article Submissions

Hemispheres: Tufts University Journal of International Affairs
is excited to announce its 46th edition, 2023 issue:

Old Questions, New Answers

The international system pivots on certain recurring questions. For this issue of Hemispheres, students will identify and assess answers surfacing in global affairs.

We welcome and encourage a broad interpretation of the theme.
Potential research topics include
but are not limited to the following:

New alliances and strategic/geopolitical partnerships, the resurgence of far-right politics, revivalism, proxy wars, cyber warfare and technology, Asia in the international system, international versus regional institutions, capitalism, democracy, sovereignty, government transitions or obstinacy, historical memory, religion and the state


February 3rd, 2023

Papers will be evaluated through a double-blind review process based upon sound analysis, originality of argument, and novelty of research. This prevents any bias on the basis of an author’s school, gender, name, etc. Prospective authors are encouraged to consult previous issues of Hemispheres on this website (see “Archives” in the side menu) as examples.

To submit an article for evaluation, email it to with
Article Submission – [NAME]” as the subject line.
Please ensure compliance with the following guidelines.


  1. Papers should be 5,000 to 8,000 words each, including abstracts. Longer submissions may be accepted on a case-by-case basis.
  2. Use your university email to submit your paper. This helps us verify your enrollment and affiliation with your affiliated institution.
  3. All papers must be submitted in .doc or .docx form. PDF files will not be accepted.
  4. Work must have been completed during undergraduate study. If you have graduated from your undergraduate program but wish to submit work completed during your time as an undergrad, you are welcome to submit up to one year after your date of graduation.
  5. You cannot submit an already published paper or a paper that has already been submitted to a journal for possible publication.
  6. Citations should be structured according to the Chicago Manual of Style (17th edition), with references as endnotes. Submissions lacking full citations will not be accepted.
  7. Papers are to accord with the highest standards of writing and research. Quotations or excerpts must be employed within the limitations of fair-use.
  8. Include name, email, telephone number, and affiliated institution on the front cover page.


Any person submitting an article or photograph for publication in Hemispheres retains copyright in such article or photograph. However, the author is deemed to have granted a perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to Hemispheres and Tufts University to edit and publish the article or photograph in Hemispheres (in print and electronic formats, including on the Hemispheres and Tufts Digital Library websites) and to allow others to link to or republish any issue of Hemispheres which may include the article or photograph.