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We welcome submissions and pitches to the Policy or Research section of the journal and e-zine. Please read the below instructions and information in full.

Please send submissions or pitches to us via e-mail: submissions@omerjournal.com
Upon submission, please allow 48 hours for an editor to get in touch. If you do not receive a response after this time, please get in touch.

Submission guidelines
Article submissions must include the following:

  • Name
  • E-mail address
  • Institutional affiliation/Occupation
  • Article title
  • Abstract (no longer than 200 words).
  • Section preference (are you submitting to the Policy or Research section?)

Article formatting:

  • Microsoft Word (or similar word processing) file format
  • Word count
    Up to 2,000 words for Policy submissions; up to 10,000 words for Research submissions. This includes footnotes, but not bibliography.
  • References
    Footnote referencing and full bibliography. Chicago’s ‘notes and bibliography’ style.
  • Style
    The Chicago Manual of Style. Please use the British convention for quotation marks, i.e. primarily single quotation (‘) and double (“) for any quotes within quotes.

Incomplete article submissions may not be considered.

Submission and review process
Submitted work will initially be assessed by members of the editorial board. If successful at this stage, the article will be reviewed by a peer. A section editor will be in touch with authors during the review process.

Fine print
Please note that by submitting a piece to Oxford Middle East Review you consent to the editors sharing your submission with other members of the editorial board and any academic fellows in appropriate fields for the sole purpose of review, editing, and quality control. Please note also that if your submission is selected for print you consent to the editors publishing your article publicly in a format chosen by the editors.

Oxford Middle East Review is an independent project and publication. The views expressed are the responsibility of the contributing authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the editors or the senior members.

If you have any enquiries, please do not hesitate to get in touch.