Call for Papers

Call For Papers: Politics, Propaganda, and Cinema

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The International Journal of Politics and Media invites scholars, researchers, and practitioners to contribute to our upcoming issue titled "Politics, Propaganda, and Cinema". Date of Publication: 30 June, 2024.

This issue aims to explore the intricate relationship between cinema and political processes, the role of films in shaping, disseminating, or challenging political ideologies and propaganda, and the impact of political contexts on cinematic expression.

Scope of Submissions:

We welcome original research papers, comprehensive reviews, case studies, and theoretical essays that extensively analyze the interplay between political phenomena and cinema.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

- Historical and contemporary analysis of cinema as a tool for political propaganda

- The impact of political regimes on film production, distribution, and reception

- Case studies of films or filmmakers who have significantly influenced political thoughts or actions

- The role of cinema in political campaigns and movements

- Comparative studies on the portrayal of politics and propaganda across different cultures and cinematic traditions

- Theoretical frameworks for understanding the relationship between politics and cinema

- The impact of censorship and artistic freedom on the political content of films

Submission Guidelines:

- Deadline for Submission: 31 May 2024

- Word Limit: Manuscripts should be between 3,000 to 5,000 words in length.

- Formatting and Style: Submissions must adhere to APA (American Psychological Association) style guidelines. This includes the use of appropriate headings, in-text citations, and a comprehensive references list.

- Figures and Tables:Should be included within the body of the paper, following APA guidelines for formatting and citation.

- Abstract: Each manuscript must include an abstract of 250 to 300 words, summarizing the main findings and contributions of the paper.

- Keywords: Please provide 4 to 6 keywords to aid in the identification and indexing of your paper.

- Submission Process: Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through our online submission platform. Detailed instructions for submission can be found on our website [].

Review Process:

All submissions will undergo a rigorous double-blind peer review process to ensure relevance, originality, and quality. The review period will typically range from 3 to 4 weeks after submission. Authors will be notified of the review outcome along with any requests for revisions.

Publication Fee:

There is no submission or publication fee for this special issue.

Contact Information:

For further inquiries regarding the call for papers or submission process, please contact the Special Issue Editor at [] and copy to:[]

We look forward to your contributions to enrich discussions on the vital intersections of Politics, Propaganda, and Cinema.