Oxford Symposium on Climate Change
Oxford Symposium on Climate Change


Papers presented at the Symposium may be subsequently submitted for publication in the form of edited books, and/or journal articles, hardcopy or online.


Email completed paper to contact@oxford-population-and-environment-symposium.com.


Publications that are refereed with positive results through the Symposium peer review process will be recommended for publication in selected outlets.



The deadline for the submission of final manuscripts for publication is six weeks after the conclusion of the Symposium.


Manuscripts submitted for publication must be original, not having been previously presented at another conference nor submitted for publication elsewhere. Authors of papers will be required to sign a consent to publish form.


A title page with authors’ names, etc., must be submitted as a separate file. Manuscripts are required to conform to the Chicago Manual of Style,16th edition, and must be fronted by an abstract, introduction and ended with a conclusion.



Manuscripts submitted are processed as follows: The staff initially reviews the manuscript. If the manuscript does not fall within the scope of the Symposium or is not formatted according to CMS, 16th ed., it will be returned to the author.


All references to the author’s name and affiliation are to be removed and the manuscript is required to be submitted for blind review by academics with knowledge of the academic field within which the manuscript is categorized. With the advice of the reviewers, the Symposium Editor will make one of four decisions: accept, accept contingent upon revision, revise and resubmit, or reject.


Technical Requirements

Copy should be double-spaced with margins of 1" at the top, bottom, and on both sides. The manuscript must contain an abstract, introduction, conclusion and a complete list of references.

There should be no hyphenated words on line endings; no printed borders; and no numbered line indicators on the left margin. Clearly indicate heading levels throughout the manuscript.


Tables and graphs should be kept to a maximum of five.


The author information page should contain the following: title of the paper; the author's (s') full name; institutional affiliation and position, and e-mail address; statement of place and date of previous oral presentation of the paper; and a disclaimer statement, if applicable.


The title of the manuscript should appear at the top of the first page. The name of the author(s) should appear only a separate author information page and not on any subsequent pages.


Our guideline for length is 30 double-spaced pages.



Footnotes and references must be as follows:

  • Footnotes detail issues that require further explanation.
  • Footnotes should always be used for legal references, such as citing a court case or legal finding.
  • All manuscripts should include a reference list (not a bibliography). The Chicago Manual of Style is the standard for style, formatting, and any other presentation of text, drawing, chart, graph, etc.

The academic journals with which the Symposium is associated are indexed, abstracted and recorded in: Academic OneFile, ArticleFirst, Australian Education Index, Biography Index, Book Review Digest Plus, Contents Pages in Education, Current Abstracts, Current Law Index, EBSCO, EconLit, Education Abstracts, Education Full Text, Education Index Retrospective, Education Research Complete, Educational Administration Abstracts, Educational Research Abstracts Online, Educator’s Reference Complete, Electronic Collections Online, ERIC, Gale Cengage, General OneFile, Higher Education Abstracts, InfoTrac Custom, Journal of Economic Literature, LegalTrac, Scopus, Sociology of Education Abstracts, TOC Premier, Vocational Education & Training Abstracts, Wilson OmniFile: Full Text Mega Edition, and Wilson OmniFile: Full Text Select.










August 2016 Symposium the Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, UK
St Hugh's College, Oxford
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