The Hague Journal of Diplomacy

Editors-in-Chief: Jan Melissen and Paul Sharp
The Hague Journal of Diplomacy (HJD) is the world’s leading research journal for the study of diplomacy. It publishes research on the theory, practice, processes and outcomes of diplomacy in both its traditional state-based forms, as well as contemporary diplomatic expressions practiced by states and non-state entities. Each issue aims at a balance between theoretical and empirical studies and usually it features one practitioner’s essay.
A central aim of the journal is to present work from a variety of intellectual traditions. Diplomatic studies is an inter-disciplinary field, including contributions from international relations, history, law, sociology, economics, and philosophy. HJD is receptive to a wide array of methodologies.
Universities and think tanks form the core readership of HJD. In particular, researchers, teachers and graduate students of International Relations, together with educators and trainees on programs in Diplomatic Studies utilize the journal. Secondly, it is a journal for all those with an interest or stake in first-rate articles on all aspects of diplomacy, not least the world’s foreign ministries and diplomatic academies.

Jan Melissen and Paul Sharp are the journal's founding co-editors.

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Editors
Jan Melissen, Leiden University, Clingendael Institute and University of Antwerp
Paul Sharp, University of Minnesota

Associate Editors
Marcus Holmes, The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, USA
Constance Duncombe, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, (also Book Review Editor, E-mail: HJDbookreviews@gmail.com

International Advisory Board
Rebecca Adler-Nissen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Karin Aggestam, Lund University, Sweden
Thierry Balzacq, University of Namur, Belgium
Corneliu Bjola, University of Oxford, UK
Noé Cornago, University of Basque Country
Mai'a Cross, Northeastern University
Nicholas J. Cull, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Alisher Faizullaev, University of World Economy and Diplomacy, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Patricia Goff, Wilfried Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada
Yuichi Hosoya, Keio University, Japan
Robert Kelley, American University, Washington, DC, USA
Markus Kornprobst, Diplomatische Akademie Vienna, Austria
Halvard Leira, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs
Christian Lequesne, CERI - Sciences Po, Paris
Heidi Maurer, University of Oxford, UK
Fiona McConnell, University of Oxford, UK
Jennifer Mitzen, Ohio State University, USA
Deepak Nair, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Maaike Okano-Heijmans, Netherlands Institute of International Relations 'Clingendael', The Hague, NL
James Pamment, Lund University, Sweden
Jeff Robertson, Yonsei University, South Korea
Ole Jacob Sending, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, NUPI, Oslo, Norway
Kim Taehwan, Korea National Diplomatic Academy Qingmin Zhang, Peking University

Current Abstracts
Emerging Sources Citation Index
ERIH PLUS
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences, Core
PAIS International (Public Affairs Information Service), Selective Politics Collection
Political Science Complete
SCOPUS
Social Science Premium Collection
TOC Premier (Table of Contents)v Web of Science
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, Core
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Readership

The Hague Journal of Diplomacy’s readership primarily consists of universities and think tanks, in particular researchers, teachers and graduate students of International Relations, together with educators and trainees on programmes in Diplomatic Studies. Secondly, The Hague Journal of Diplomacy is a journal for everyone with an interest or stake in first-rate and accessible articles on all aspects of diplomacy, not least the world’s foreign ministries and diplomatic academies.