17. Juli 2023

Call for Contributions

core invite the submission of original contributions that draw upon key concepts, theories, field experiences, case studies, tested methods and innovative approaches around the world in policy and practice contexts that illuminate different aspects, challenges and best practices in trauma-sensitive and trauma-responsive peacebuilding.

Deadline for submission of abstracts:

Please submit by 1 August 2023 an abstract of the proposed chapter (around 750-1000
words, with some key references) that includes a clear overview of the case, research or
project being presented, its context and focus, methodology, key findings / arguments /
lessons learned, and the implications for peacebuilding theory, policy and practice.
Contributors are advised to state clearly the definition of the type(s) of trauma they are
working with.

Contributions from the Global South and East and marginalized communities are particularly
welcomed. Publication is scheduled for early 2025. Contributors will be invited to join a
series of highly participatory dialogue and knowledge-exchange gatherings during and
following the development and publication of the book.

The following timeline is expected:

  • Deadline for submission of abstracts: by 1 August 2023
  • Review and selection: by 15 September 2023
  • Submission of first draft chapters: 15 December 2023
  • Review of submissions: Jan-Feb. 2024
  • Submission of revised chapters: 1 June 2024
  • Final review and editing: 1 November 2024
  • Submission of full manuscript to publisher: November 2024
  • Publication: early 2025

Submission Instructions

Please send your abstract to both editors by 1 August 2023. If selected to contribute, final
manuscripts for peer review should be 6000-8000 words excluding references. Full chapters
will be due 15 December 2023.

For inquiries and submissions, please address both editors:

Dr. Sara Habibi, sarahabibi@live.com
Dr. Cordula Reimann, cr@corechange.ch