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Special Issue of Epiphany, the Journal of Transdisciplinary Studies

Special Issue of Epiphany, the Journal of Transdisciplinary Studies

Call for Papers
Socio-Political and Economic Prospects of Western Balkans Integration in the European Union

Epiphany, the Journal of Transdisciplinary Studies is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the promotion of scholarly publication in humanities and social sciences. Epiphany is a biannual publication affiliated to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, International University of Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The 2016 special issue of Epiphany is aimed at covering the subjects on socio-political and economic prospects of the integration of the Western Balkans into the EU. While the EU is experiencing an internal crisis due to the dissatisfaction of some member states and the immigration challenge, Western Balkan countries are still on the path to the EU integration process, awaiting to open new chapters as to reform the legal, social, institutional, financial, economic, educational and other dimensions of their states. The special issue of Epiphany aims to promote an interdisciplinary approach in dealing with different socio-political and economic prospects of the integration of the Western Balkans into the EU. Therefore, this issue is open to scholars from different disciplines including political sciences, sociology, history, law, culture, and media. Specific topics could revolve around the following: governance; state-building; political stability; political parties and systems; corruption and governance; elections and voting; NGOs and civil society; institutions and bureaucracy; social media, communication and youth; political participation; regional cooperation and integration; regional security; history and national identity; conflict resolution and peace building; globalization and the EU integration; refugees and migration crisis; cultural, political and religious transitions; nation-building and democracy; economic developments and investments; trade and finance; business administration and management; foreign investments and trade; marketing; political sociology; culture and multiculturalism; religion; education; socio-politics of identity.

Academicians, scholars, professionals and policy-makers are invited to submit their papers for the special issue related to the above-mentioned topics by 15 September 2016.

To submit a paper to the Special Issue, please go to the Journal's official website: epiphany.ius.edu.ba/index.php/epiphany/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions or submit your manuscript via e-mail to epiphany@ius.edu.ba

For more information, please contact Ahmed Kulanic, Managing Editor of Epiphany, Journal of Transdisciplinary Studies at ahmedkula@yahoo.com