Information For Authors

Athena publishes thematic issues devoted to current debates as well as individual articles on any field of research related to the legal, political, and social changes attendant on globalization.

If you are interested in submitting a paper to this journal, we recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's section policies, the current Call for Papers as well as the Author Guidelines

Authors may submit their articles (alternatively):

- by sending them as .doc(x) e-mail attachment to the Editorial Office according to the Call for Papers;

- by uploading them in the OJS Platform (Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin the five-step process);

Please, consider that you may submit pieces of research not strictly related to the Call for Papers' topic although they deal with the Journal's themes. 


To ensure the integrity of the blind peer-review for submission to this press, every effort should be made to prevent the identities of the authors and reviewers from being known to each other. This involves the authors, editors, and reviewers (who upload documents as part of their review) checking to see if the following steps have been taken with regard to the text and the file properties:

  • The authors of the document have deleted their names from the text, with "Author" and year used in the references and footnotes, instead of the authors' name, article title, etc.
  • The authors of the document have removed personal information from the file properties by taking the following steps:
    • Microsoft Word for Windows:
      • Go to File
      • Select Info
      • Click on Check for Issues
      • Click on Inspect Document
      • In the Document Inspector dialog box, select the check boxes to choose the type of hidden content that you want inspected.
      • Click Remove All
      • Click Close
      • Save the document
    • Microsoft Word for MacOS:
      • Go to Tools
      • Click Protect Document
      • Select Remove personal information for this file on save
      • Click OK and save the file
    • PDF:
      • Go to File
      • Select Properties
      • Remove any name in the author field
      • Click OK
      • Save the document