Aug 20, 2010


Call for Papers

July 2010


Analytical is an electronic journal published by Analytica, think-tank from Skopje, which is focused on studying and analyzing the recent and ongoing socio-political and economic developments in the Western Balkans and the wider region. The journal will include contributions that approach the subject area “countries of the Western Balkans“ from various perspectives: political, IR, economic, historical, sociological, educational, public policy, etc.

Analytical now accepts submissions for the sixth issue. The topic of the upcoming issue is:

Energy in the Western Balkans - The Path of Development

(from negative trends to positive developments)

The past two decades have been years of political and economic turmoil for the countries of the Western Balkans, which has had long-lasting implications on the development of their energy sectors. Nowadays, faced with many challenges like: the EU integration process, economic growth, environmental protection and sustainable development the countries of the Western Balkans have elevated the energy issues high on their policy agenda. What has been achieved so far; how big is the energy potential of the region; and what are the perspectives for development of
sustainable energy sector and a regional energy market - are only few of the issues which concern the decision-makers, the energy experts and the consumers/citizens. Drawing from the experience of different countries, we encourage research papers that will set ground-breaking recommendations for a sustainable development of the energy sector in the countries of the Western Balkans.

Whilst, our aim is to represent a wide spectrum of disciplines and approaches, we strongly encourage comparative and multi-disciplinary perspectives, and welcome proposals using new research methodologies. We invite submission of original research papers including but not limited to the following themes:

Energy politics and Energy economics

Security of supply

Energy as a tool of foreign policy

Regional cooperation in energy

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

"Green" technologies

Environment and Energy

Local energy policies and initiatives

We strongly encourage cross-cultural, cross-national and multi-disciplinary perspectives, with entries on new research methodologies welcomed.

Important Note:

The papers should be original and not previously published.


MS Word Document

Papers should be written in Chicago referencing style:


Times New Roman, 12pt, 1.5 lines spacing, 2cm margins.

Limited to 2500 - 5000 words (including bibliography)

Paper abstracts of up to 500 words and a short CV should be sent with full contact details (E-mail, Telephone, Postal Address) to journal@analyticamk .org. For more information please visit .

Deadline for abstracts is 15 September 2010.

Final deadline for papers is 30 October 2010.

Please quote 10 Academic Resources Daily in your application to this opportunity!

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