A call for papers is being issued for a new publication examining linkages between trade and peace. The initiative is part of the research agenda undertaken by the WTO’s Trade for Peace Programme. Papers must be submitted by 15 October 2021.
A new publication is planned which will feature the research papers selected from submitted proposals. Selected research papers will also be invited to be presented at the Trade for Peace Conference, tentatively scheduled to be held on the first quarter of 2022. Applicants are welcome to submit proposals on topics relevant to the trade-peace nexus. The following themes are among those on which the Programme would welcome proposals:
The call is being issued by the WTO’s Accessions Division, in partnership with the Economic Research and Statistics Division and the Knowledge and Information Management, Academic Outreach and WTO Chairs Programme.
Applicants are invited to submit a preliminary paper and/or a detailed abstract defining their research questions, methodological approach, and anticipated outcomes. Submitted abstracts must include sufficient detail in order to provide a fair understanding of the work to be expected in the final paper.
Applications should be submitted electronically to T4Pcallforpaper@wto.org
with the subject “Trade for Peace — Call for Papers” by 15 October 2021.
Selected applicants will be notified by 31 October 2021.