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Call for Papers: JTMS Summer/Fall 2017 Issue

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The Journal Territorial and Maritime Studies (JTMS) is soliciting submissions for its Summer/Fall 2017 issue.  In the interest of increasing submissions for this recently launched publication, JTMS is offering authors of articles successfully passing peer review and selected for publication in the Summer/Fall 2017 issue an honorarium of $1000. 

JTMS is an interdisciplinary Journal of research on territorial and maritime issues sponsored by the Northeast Asia History Foundation with editorial offices hosted by Yonsei University in South Korea.  The Journal provides an academic medium for the announcement and dissemination of research results the fields of history, international law, international relations, geography, peace studies, and any other relevant discipline. The journal covers all continental areas across the world, and it discusses any territorial and maritime subjects through the various research methods from different perspectives; moreover, practical studies as well as theoretical works, which contribute to a better understanding of territorial and maritime issues, are encouraged.

Manuscripts should be submitted electronically to Submitted papers should include four major sections: the title page, structured abstract, main body, and references. The title page should contain the title of the paper, the authors name, the institutional affiliation and keywords.

To be considered, Manuscripts must follow the JTMS style guide available on our website. A length of maximum 9,000 words is preferred for an article, including endnotes, and approximately 2,000 words for a review.

Submissions wishing to be considered for the Winter/Spring issue must submit their manuscripts by no later than April 1st 2017.

Inquiries may be sent via the email address provided above.

General Information

Journal of Territorial and Maritime Studies publishes two issues per year, one in spring and one in fall. Issues are published at the end of June and January. Authors wishing to appear in the Winter/Spring issue must submit their articles for consideration by October 1st; those wishing to appear in the Summer/Fall issue must submit their articles by April 1st. Peer review may take up to six weeks. Online access to issue articles may take up to two months following publication depending upon the schedule of the online access provider.

JTMS welcomes research articles (up to 9,000 words) and short papers, commentaries, and reviews (up to 4,000 words) on territorial and maritime studies. Submitted papers should include four major sections: the Title Page, Abstract, Main Body, and References. The title page should contain the title of the paper, the author’s name, the institutional affiliation and keywords. Manuscripts should follow the author-date method of in-text citation; author’s last name and the year of publication for the source material should appear in the text. Papers about economics, business, culture, history, politics, international relations and other academic disciplines are accepted for consideration. To submit an article for possible publication in JTMS, please submit your paper as an email attachment in Microsoft Word to the editor. Authors will receive an email confirmation when their articles are received.

For further details about preparing an article and formatting files, see the style guide.

Submit all manuscripts and editorial inquiries about JTMS to:

Lonnie Edge

Yonsei Institute of North Korean Studies

Kim Dae Jung Library

#302, 5-26 Sinchon-ro 4 gil, Mapo-gu

Seoul 121-818

South Korea

JTMS Call for Blog Entries

The blog of Journal of Territorial and Maritime Studies welcomes submissions for blog entries. This forum is intended to discuss topics related to recent territorial and maritime news, research, and policy.  It is hoped that this blog will help bring fresh perspective on how to deal with territorial and maritime issues and the complexities these issues present.

Those wishing to submit a blog post can send their post to  along with the author’s contact info, bio, and recent photo.

Book Reviews

JTMS publishes short summaries of all books received and complete reviews of selected books. Authors and/or publishers interested in having a summary or review of a maritime and territorial studies related book appear in our journal should send a complimentary copy to the book review editor. All reviews should be sent to the managing editor, Lonnie Edge (jtms@ <> ).

Books currently available for review are:

  • Gutirrex, Norman A. Martnez (2016). Limitation of Liability in International Maritime Conventions: The Relationship between Global Limitation Conventions and Particular Liability Regimes, Routledge
  • Kennedy, Greg & Harsh V. Pant (2016). Assessing Maritime power in the Asia-Pacific: The impact of American Strategic Re-Balance, Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group
  • Carcano, Andrea (2015) The Transformation of Occupied territory in International Law, Leiden: Brill Nijhoff
  • Strauss, Michael John (2015). Territorial Leasing in Diplomacy and International Law, Leiden: Brill Nijhoff
  • Schofield, Clive H. & Sokwoo Lee & Moon-Sang Kwon (2014). The Limits of Maritime Jurisdiction, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
  • Erikson, Andrew S. & Lyle Goldstein & Nan Li (2013). China, the United States, and 21st-century Sea Power: Defining a Maritime Security Partnership, Naval Institute Press
  • Elden, Stuart (2013). The Birth of Territory, University of Chicago Press
  • Jin-Hyun Paik & Seok-Woo Lee & Kevin Y.L. Tan (2013). Asian Approaches to International Law and the Legacy of Colonialism, Routledge Research in International Law
  • Clulow, Adam (2013) Statecraft and Spectacle in East Asia: Studies in Taiwan-Japan Relations, Routledge
  • Wilson, Thomas M. & Hastings Donnan (2012). A Companion to Border Studies, Blackwell Publishing Ltd
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