Call for Papers – Oxford Monitor of Forced Migration (OxMo)

The Oxford Monitor of Forced Migration (OxMo) is currently accepting submissions for its upcoming issue.

You can also access the call for submissions as a PDF document.

Call for Submissions

We are currently accepting submissions for the upcoming issue of the Oxford Monitor of Forced Migration (Volume 7, Number 1). Submissions are welcome from practitioners in the field, students, academics, people with first-hand experience of first migration, and others who would like to share their contribution. The deadline for submitting your work is 2nd April 2017. You will be notified whether your contribution was accepted roughly one month after the submission deadline. We will support authors of selected articles with detailed feedback prior to publication.

How to Submit in 5 Simple Steps

Step 1: Choosing your section

The Oxford Monitor of Forced Migration is divided into five sections — the academic articles section, the policy monitor, the law monitor, the field monitor, and the first-hand section. To learn more about the different sections, please visit here. If you are unsure which section is best for your contribution, please contact our Co-Editors-in-Chief under

Step 2: Checking the requirements of your section

Each section has slightly different requirements when it comes to word count. Submissions to the academic section can be up to 6000 words long, whereas contributions to the monitor sections and the first-hand section should be no longer than 1500 words. Please note that for the first-hand section, multimedia submissions are also welcome. Details about the different sections can be found here. Each section also has respective section editors — feel free to get in touch with them if you have further questions.

Step 3: Familiarising yourself with our style guideline

In our style guideline, you will find information on our citations style as well as details such as font type and font size. For more information, please visit here.

Step 4: Finalising your submission

In addition to your contribution, please send us an abstract, a short description of yourself, and a signed copy of our publishing agreement. You can find details about these three additional elements here.

Step 5: Send us your submission by 2nd April 2017!

Please send your submission to the email address of the respective section editors (listed under the different sections). We look forward to receiving your contribution!

For further questions, please contact our Co-Editors-in-Chief (