CFP – Oxford Monitor of Forced Migration, Vol 5 No 1

Oxford Monitor of Forced Migration, Vol. 5, No. 1
Deadline: 1st May 2015 (Friday)

OxMo, the student journal dedicated to protecting and advancing the human rights of refugees and forced migrants, is accepting submissions for our eighth issue. We welcome articles fitting within the following sections.

For further information about the different sections and to review our style guidelines, please visit To receive email alerts when OxMo publishes a new issue, please complete the following form:

OxMo Monitors:
Policy Monitor: critically examines policies and practices implemented by governments, (I)NGOs and UN agencies in all phases of forced migration. Please submit

Law Monitor: critically analyses national and international laws, rulings and governmental policies as well as legal developments taking shape and their possible implications for the rights of forced migrants. Please submit to

Field Monitor: critically explores direct experiences of working with forced migrants, including in field work or research in camps, or engagements with forced migrants in your local community. Please submit to

Submissions to Monitor sections should be no longer than 1,500 words.

Academic Articles:
This section provides a forum for students to explore practical and conceptual issues pertaining to forced migration. Submissions must engage with and interrogate existing literature on forced migration, present in-depth research in a given area, and offer original insights into a situation or trend. As OxMo recognises and values the multidisciplinary nature of Forced Migration Studies, we encourage submissions from across academic disciplines, including but not limited to: political science, law, anthropology, ethics and philosophy, sociology, economics and media studies.

Please submit to Submissions to the Academic Articles must not exceed 6,000 words (including footnotes).

First Hand:
This section encourages individuals to share personal reflections on experience(s) of displacement, presenting the opportunity to those directly affected by the laws, policies and activities of governments and agencies we monitor to give expression to their insights and perspectives. We seek critical, balanced analyses that allow the reader to gain an understanding of the context in which the report is written and that engages with wider implications of the situation described.

Please submit to Articles for First Hand should be no longer than 1,500 words.

Closing date for submissions is 1 May 2015

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any queries at