SIPR Forum

Stanford International Policy Review (SIPR) Forum

SIPR Forum

The Stanford International Policy Review "SIPR" Forum elevates cutting-edge analyses of timely and relevant issues in international affairs in the form of short articles and opinion pieces. As the digital companion to the Stanford International Policy Review, the Forum seeks to foster discourse and expand the conversation by publishing global insights continuously throughout the year.

Write for us ! Pitches and completed works accepted on a rolling basis

The SIPR Forum is a new initiative that seesks to elevates cutting-edge analyses of timely and relevant issues in international affairs in the form of short articles and opinion pieces. As the digital companion to the Stanford International Policy Review, the Forum seeks to foster discourse and expand the conversation by publishing global insights continuously throughout the year. We invite a wide range of submission formats, as long as they are relevant to global policy.

SIPR Forum is in it's first year as a rolling submissions online-magazine. We plan to re-launch regular content in early 2022, but welcome article pitches at any point. Please complete this form if you'd like to pitch us. 

Pitch and submission formats we're currently accepting include: 

  • Comment: 800 - 1200 word opinion pieces from students and policy practitioners that are a reaction to developing events relevant to international policy and global affairs.
  • Argument: 1500 - 2000 word pieces opening up a policy debate or proposing a new perspective through which to consider an ongoing conversation. 
  • Book reviews, photo-essays, case studies: 
    • Book reviews - we accept book reviews for books released within the past 12 - 18 months, maximum 1,200 words.
    • Photo essays - we welcome compelling depictions of events or long-running social and political issues with international relevance. Photo essays should be limited to a maximum of 15 photos. 
    • Case studies - we accept submissions commenting on specific policy developments with international relevance. Case studies should include 500 words or less of general content, and no more than 1,200 words of author commentary.

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