VESTNIK OF SAINT PETERSBURG UNIVERSITY
Index Catalogue: 36846
Editorial Board Members:
Khudoley, Konstantin (editor-in-chief), PhD, professor, Head of the European studies department, Saint Petersburg State University.
Bogdanov, Alexey, PhD, associate professor, American studies department, Saint Petersburg State University.
Bianchini, Stefano (Italy), PhD, professor of East European Politics and History, University of Bologna.
Boyer, Mark (United States), PhD, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, University of Connecticut. Executive Director, International Studies Association.
Chernov, Igor, PhD, associate professor, Department of World Politics, Saint Petersburg State University.
DeBardeleben, Joan (Canada), PhD, professor of political science, Carleton University.
Deriglazova, Larisa, PhD, professor, Department of World Politics, Tomsk State University.
Feng, Yujun (China), PhD, professor, Deputy Dean, Institute of International Studies, Director of Center for Russian and Central Asia Studies, Fudan University.
Forsberg, Tuomas (Finland), PhD, professor, Department of Political and Economic Studies, University of Helsinki.
Gromyko, Alexey, correspondent-member of the Russian Academy of Science, PhD, professor, Head of the Institute of Europe (Russian Academy of Science).
Haba, Kumiko (Japan), professor, School of International Politics, Economics and Communication, Aoyama Gakuin University.
Klemeshev, Andrei, PhD, professor, Rector of the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University.
Kozlov, Denis, PhD, research fellow, Institute of the Russian History (Russian Academy Science).
Kurochkin, Alexander, PhD, professor, Department of Russian Politics, Dean of the School of Political Science, Saint Petersburg State University.
Lanko, Dmitriy, PhD, associate professor, European studies department, Saint Petersburg State University.
Lebedeva, Marina, PhD, professor, Head of the Department of World Political Processes, Moscow State Institute of International Relations - University.
Lehmkuhl, Dirk (Switzerland), PhD, professor, School of Economics and Political Science, University Saint Gallen.
Likharev, Dmitrii, PhD, professor, Department of the historical education, School of Pedagogics, Far East Federal University.
Novikova Irina, PhD, professor, Dean of the School of International Relations, Saint Petersburg State University.
Repnevsky, Andrey, PhD, professor, Department of World History, Northern (Arctic) Federal University.
Romanova, Tatiana, PhD, associate professor, European studies department, Saint Petersburg State University.
Sabic, Zlatko (Slovenia), PhD, professor, Centre of International Relations, University of Ljubljana.
Shiraev, Eric (United States), PhD, professor, School of Government, George Mason University.
Stobdan, Phunchok (India), Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, PhD, professor, senior fellow of Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses.
Tsvetkova, Natalya, PhD, professor, Head of the American Studies Department, Saint Petersburg State University.
Zajaczkowski, Jakub (Poland), PhD, professor, Director of Institute of International Relations, University of Warsaw.
Editor in Chief: Khudoley Konstantin, PhD, professor, Head of the European studies department, Saint Petersburg State UniversityAddress: 191060, Russia, St.-Petersburg, Smolnogo street 1/3, entrance 8
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Focus and Scope
The aim of the Series 6 Political Science. International Relations of Vestnik of Saint-Petersburg State University is to provide academic scholars and professionals in different policy fields with the theoretical and methodological advancements supported by empirical research. The Series addresses all topics of political science including political theory, international relations, Russian politics, civil society, political parties and elections, public administration and governance, administrative reform, national and ethnic policy, social movements, immigration, security and others. Although the journal focuses primarily upon Russia and post-soviet counties, relevant contributions from other geographical areas are also encouraged in order to enhance comparative research.
Vestnik of Saint-Petersburg University is an independent journal, whose policy is set by its editorial board. It is committed to no methodological orthodoxy over and above the normal canons of scholarship:
• relevance of the topic (according to Focus and Scope);
• clear and consistent use of words and terms;
• logical and mathematical validity;
• the use of appropriate evidence to substantiate empirical statements.
The Editor reserves the right to decline articles if, according to their own judgment, they are inconsistent with editorial policy.
Review by Editor(s)
Prior to acceptance, all articles will undergo an initial screening by the Editor in Chief of the Series. If accepted, potential articles are then reviewed anonymously by two or more peer readers. Papers that do not meet the formatting and content guidelines mentioned above will not be reviewed.
The author(s) shall receive notification (about acceptance to review or decline of the article) within a 15 days' period.
Forwarding Article to Reviewers
The article accepted by Editor in Chief shall be forwarded to at least two reviewers, selected by the Editor-in-chief on the proposal of appointed member(s) of the Editorial Board. The reviewers shall be experts in the given field and if possible, they should not be institutionally or personally associated with the author.
The contributor shall receive a Report from Editor in Chief with recommendations from reviewers.
The Editor-in-chief shall notify contributor about his decision about accepting, reworking or rejection of an article. The whole procedure should be completed within four to eight weeks from receiving the article, depending on the number of reviews required.
The publisher reserves the right to copyedit and proofread all articles accepted for publication.