Notes for contributors

  1. Word limit : 2000 (excluding references)
  2. Submission types: commentary, research article, book review, film review and any publishable items on foreign policy issues.
  3. Tables, maps and diagrams should be placed in separate document. Contributors are also requested to enclose a very brief biographical note and contact address.
  4. Use endnotes instead of footnotes.

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Views and opinion expressed in the articles of the FAIR Magazine are those of the individual authors and may not necessarily be attributed to the Foreign Affairs Insights & Reviews (FAIR).

Reference style guide :

For Web Document/ Site

Author, “Title of document” available at Web Address accessed on Day Month Year


G.H. Johnson, “Harper’s connection” available at 12 accessed on 12 March 2010.

If no author and title, give Web Address and access date only


Available at accessed on 12 March 2010.

For Newspaper Article

Author, “Article Title”, Newspaper Title, Place, Day Month Year, Page number(s)


G.M. Kabir, “Energy Crisis” The Daily Star, Dhaka, 15 December 2008, p. 12.

For Book:

Author, Title, Place of publication: Publisher, Year of publication, page

Example: one author

G.H. Johnson, Harper’s Connection. Boston, USA: Penguin Books, 1998, p. 23.

Example: edited books

J. P. Forgas, (ed.), Feeling and Thinking: The Role of Affect in Social Cognition. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000, p.12.

For Chapters in a Book:

Author(s), “Title”, in Author(s) (ed.) Book title, Place of publication: Publisher, Year of publication, page


R. Macklin, “Conflicts of Interest”, in T. L. Beauchamp & N. E. Bowie (ed.) Ethical Theory and Business, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1983, pp. 240-246.

For Journal Article

Author, “Article Title”, Journal Title, Place of publication, Volume, No/Issue, Year of publication, Page Number(s).


Sufia Khanom, “Gender Issues in Climate Change: Bangladesh Perspective”, BIISS Journal, Dhaka, Vol. 30, No. 4, 2009, p. 450.

For Document

Department/Agency, Title, Place of publication: Publisher, Year


Department of HM Inspectorate of Constabulary, Police Integrity, England, Wales and Northern Ireland: Securing and Maintaining Public Confidence, London: Home Office Communication Directorate/HMIC, 1998.

For Paper Presented in Seminar/Workshop/ Conference

Paper presented by Author on “Title” in the Seminar/ Workshop/Conference on Title of the Seminar/ Workshop/Conference organized by……..on Day Month Year, Place.


Paper presented by Roy Isbister, Team Leader, Small Arms and Export Controls of Saferworld on “Introduction to Illicit SALW Trafficking” in the Regional Conference on Peace and Security in South Asia: Issues and Priorities for Regional Cooperation on Small Arms and Light Weapons Control organized by BIISS and Saferworld on 8-9 November 2009, Dhaka.