Focus and Scope of Journal

Meridiano 47 is a scholarly journal published by the Brazilian Institute of International Relations - IBRI dedicated to the promotion of reflection, research and academic debate on the issues of the international agenda.

Meridiano 47 publishes scholarly articles on International Relations in a broad sense, and more particularly on International Politics, Foreign Policy, International Economics, International Institutions, Global History, International History and History of Foreign Policy and on issues involving geographic areas and countries.

Meridiano 47 does not charge the authors for article processing charges (APCs).

Mission

Promote the research and the scientific-academic debate on the issues of the international agenda.

Peer Review

All contributions will be submitted to academic evaluation by at least two reviewers, using the double blind peer review system. Publications will always be supported by the recommendations of the Editorial Board and by the reviewers reports received concerning them.

Submissions are reviewed on the following criteria:

  • Adherence to the editorial policy of the journal;
  • Relevance of the subject and of the approach presented;
  • Quality of research (analysis, interpretation, design);
  • Advancement in the state of art (originality, arguments, methods, results);
  • Quality of writing (organization, clarity, style).

The process of editorial review can be extended for up to 30 days. The editorial review of all submitted manuscripts occurs in three steps:

  • All contributions will be reviewed by the Editors Committee, which preliminarily decide on the adherence of the article to the editorial policy of the vehicle and verify the consistency and preliminary correction on acceptable terms of writing;
  • The work approved in the first stage may be submitted to plagiarism detection mechanism. This necessarily involves identifying manuscript excerpts that have been published, albeit in modified form;
  • The contributions approved in the second step will be submitted to peer review in a double-blind process. Arbitration may recommend full acceptance, acceptance with modifications or rejection of the manuscript. In the case of refusal, the manuscript can not be resubmitted even after modifications.

Submisions are reviewed on the following criteria:

  • Adherence to the editorial policy of the journal;
  • Relevance of the subject and of the approach presented;
  • Quality of research (analysis, interpretation, design);
  • Advancement in the state of art (originality, arguments, methods, results);
  • Quality of writing (organization, clarity, style).

The names and email address provided will be used exclusively for the purposes of this journal and are not available for other purposes or to third parties.