Calls for papers


International Journal of Business and Globalisation
International Journal of Business and Globalisation


Special Issue on: "Foreign Affairs and Applied Diplomacy"

Guest Editors:
Ruth Rios-Morales and Max Schweizer, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Foreign affairs and diplomacy have traditionally been instrumental in the management of relations between states. In the era of globalisation, the understanding of the management of international affairs has become decisive to successful and effective interactions among states, global firms and institutions.

This special issue is devoted to foreign affairs, applied diplomacy, international business and globalisation, and seeks papers that will contribute to the understanding of contemporary developments in this field.

Subject Coverage
Suitable topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Diplomacy and globalisation
  • Foreign policy, economics and global affairs
  • Foreign affairs and applied diplomacy
  • Diplomacy and international trade
  • Diplomacy and foreign direct investments
  • Public diplomacy and business
  • Multinational entities and diplomacy
  • Techniques of negotiations in the globalised world
  • Cross-cultural negotiations
  • International business strategies
  • Strategies for international communication

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written and if appropriate written permissions have been obtained from any copyright holders of the original paper).

All papers are refereed through a peer review process. Have a look at our Author guidelines and read our detailed information on Preparing articles.

You may send one copy in the form of an MS Word file attached to an email to the following:

Ruth Rios-Morales
Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Centre of Foreign Affairs and Applied Diplomacy
School of Management and Law
Stadthausstrasse 14
CH-8401 Winterthur

Important Dates

Manuscripts due by: 1 February, 2014