Call for Papers
2018 Partition Center Journal
The Indian Subcontinent Partition Documentation Project (ISPaD) invites you to send articles, essays, poems, short stories, photographs or documents for the 2018 issue of the Journal. We plan to publish well before the October 2018 Partition Center Annual Event/Conference in New York. Our past journals contained articles from/on the U.S., India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Palestine-Israel, Poland and Korea of diverse topics from wide geographical areas. Papers could cover such areas as India and Pakistan partitions; Its consequences; Effects of partition on current socio-politics; Partitions of Bengal, Punjab, Kashmir and Assam; Partition studies; India, Pakistan and Bangladesh independence; partition and/or division of population from Ireland to Cyprus, from the Balkans to Europe, to Palestine, Mideast, the former Soviet Union, Korea and Africa; Reconciliation and forgiveness; Unity; Identity; History; Colonial borders; Narratives of refugees, survivors and protectors; First person account; Division’s long-term effects; Minority issues in divided lands; Effects of displaced peoples on host population; Indigenous peoples, their language, culture and religion; Refugee politics; Longing for home; Nationalism; Extremism; Role of Religion; Tolerance and intolerance; Music, literature and art influencing politics.
(We prefer unpublished materials, however, if you have something already published and want us to consider republication of that, please send us a copy indicating where and when it was published.)
All papers and essays must be written double spaced with endnotes and a bibliography following a standard format. It should not exceed 1,800 words; and sent to us by June 1, 2018.
Papers and documents should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org as attachment to Chair, Partition Center Journal Committee; and or to Dr. Sachi G. Dastidar DastidarS@oldwestbury.edu, Distinguished Service Professor, Politics, Economics & Law Department, State University of New York, Old Westbury, NY;. Editorial Committee: Dr. AliReza Ebrahimi, Dr. Edislav Manetovic, Dr. Saradindu Mukherji, Dr. Caroline Sawyer, Dr. Mohsin Siddique and Dr. Sachi G. Dastidar.