24 June 2021
In 2021, CEJISS celebrates the 15th year of its existence. To mark this anniversary, we initiate a call for submissions – the 15th anniversary award for the best paper by a PhD candidate, a postgraduate (Master’s) student or a recent graduate. Current postgraduate (MA or PhD) students or those who finished their MA or PhD studies in 2020 or 2021 are eligible to submit any previously unpublished...
29 July 2021
The new CEJISS website has been launched! Please also check out our new citation and formal guidelines. We follow the 'your paper, your way' principle. At the initial submission, you may use any formal and citation style as long as it is consistent.
23 June 2021
Central European Journal of International and Security Studies (CEJISS) is a quarterly journal that publishes peer-reviewed scholarly articles across the entire field of International Relations and International Security. Since its foundation in 2007, it has been proudly committed to the principle of open access publishing. CEJISS puts an emphasis on the quality and fairness of the peer-review...
Conditions of External Military Interventions in African Internal Conflicts: Complexity of Conflict Intensity, Social Dislocation and Raw Materials(2021 - Volume 15, Issue 2)
Abstract External interventions are one of the most important aspects of intrastate conflicts since a majority of them are significantly internationalised, especially in Africa where the interventions most often occur. Factors that lead to the military intervention remain, however, puzzling. The authors therefore apply the method of fs/QCA to understand not only conditionsbehind intervention into African intrastate conflicts, but also to catch interactions among them. The results show high...
Revisiting the Causes of Russian Foreign Policy Changes: Western Recognition and Russia's Ontological Security-Seeking(2021 - Volume 15, Issue 2)
Abstract This paper examines the relationship between international practices of recognition and state quest for ontological security, on the one hand, and Russia's most recent identity makeover as well as increasingly aggressive foreign policy, on the other. I argue that in order to understand Russia's growing belligerence in foreign and security policies we need to examine the connection between Western refusal to recognize Russia's great power self-image, the effects this refusal has had on...
(2021 - Volume 15, Issue 2)
Abstract This article implies that cinematic narratives project practical geopolitical discourses by using the example of Marvel Cinematic Universe’s success – The Avengers film franchise. The conceptualisation of imaginary threats in the films that follow the main storyline of the Avengers assembly, determined by the time and the geographic space, give those threats a symbolical manifestation that tends to overlap with the practical geopolitical notions of American foreign policy, as well as...