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SSI: International Relations
18 out of 86

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Andrew Dorman

About the journal

International Affairs is one of the leading journals of international relations and one of the few to cover the entire discipline. It is renowned for its academically rigorous, practitioner-focused scholarship.

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Latest Special Issue

Special Issue: ‘India’s Rise at 70' is now online. 

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International Affairs are hosting 6 panels/roundtables at the forthcoming ISA conference. Click here for more information.

Impact Factor

International Affairs now has an Impact Factor of 1.532!

Latest Virtual Issues

India's odyssey through International Affairs

The most recent virtual issue from International Affairs includes 14 free access articles and an introduction by Dr Kate Sullivan de Estrada

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UK Defence Policy

The Editors of International Affairs have drawn together a collection around the subject of UK Defence Policy

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The Falklands

Explore a selection of articles and book reviews published between 1968 and 1998, focusing on the historical roots of the dispute and various issues at the heart of the conflict, such as questions of sovereignty and self-determination.

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Global health and Paris climate agreement

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Chinese Foreign Policy on Trial

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Britain's Choice on Europe

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Press release

Oxford University Press to publish International Affairs from 2017.

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"A journal that consistently delivers excellent articles on key topics in world affairs". 

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Has India seen a foreign policy reset under Narendra Modi?

In the first blog post from International Affairs, Manjari Chatterjee Miller and Kate Sullivan De Estrada consider Narendra Modi's ascent to power, and how his leadership has shaped Indian foreign policy in Asia and beyond.

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