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AJIC Call for Submissions: Thematic Issue:
Perspectives on Cybersecurity from the THREAT 2019 Summit

AJIC Corresponding Editor
Dr. Luci Abrahams, Director, LINK Centre, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

Guest Editor, Perspectives on Cybersecurity Thematic Issue
Prof. Manoj Maharaj, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban

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Selected papers presented at the THREAT 2019 summit, 26-27 June 2019 in Johannesburg, will be reviewed for consideration for publication in in one of the following AJIC formats: 

  • Research Articles: Submissions (max. 8,000 words) that present research findings from, inter alia, empirical data collection, doctrinal analysis data collection, and/or conceptual exploration;
  • Review Articles: Submissions (max. 6,000 words) that provide, inter alia, a systematic review, a thematic review, a critical topical review, or a critical literature review;
  • Critical Interventions: Submissions (max. 4,000 words) that provide reasoned comment and argument on relevant topics; and
  • Publication Reviews: Submissions (max. 4,000 words) that provide reviews of,inter alia, books, journal articles, reports, research reports, research papers.

Important dates:

  • Deadline for submission of abstract (max. 500 words) for consideration: 25 February 2019
  • Notification of acceptance for full paper or poster presentation: 15 March 2019
  • Deadline for submission of final paper or poster: 20 April 2019
  • Notification of acceptance of paper for consideration for publication in AJIC: 31 May 2019
  • AJIC publication date: 29 November 2019

Submit all abstracts to:

THREAT 2019 summit contributions should present original research in the interdisciplinary cybersecurity research domain, as well as other value-adding contributions, i.e., review papers, critical interventions, publication reviews, falling within the summit themes (see THREAT 2019 website for themes).

Papers presented at the summit should be:

  • 4,000 to 8,000 words in length for research papers, review papers
  • max. 4,000 words in length for critical interventions, publication reviews

Referencing in all papers must follow APA Style. For other formatting requirements and publication specifications, refer to AJIC Submission Guidelines.