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Journal of Military Studies

Journal of Military Studies (JMS) is an international peer-reviewed multidiscipline publication of Military Sciences.

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General CFP for the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management 

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The journal publishes articles related to peacekeeping operations, civil-military co-ordination, the role of the military in disaster relief etc. The scope of the journal extends to # Humanitarian logistics # Emergency logistics # Disaster relief operations # Supply chain management in disaster relief # Development aid logistics and supply chain management # Assessing and managing supply chain vulnerability # Managing supply chain disruptions # Measuring performance in humanitarian supply chains # Decision-making in humanitarian supply chains # Knowledge management and transfer in humanitarian supply chains # Information and communication technology for humanitarian logistics # Supply chain co-operation, integration and collaboration in the humanitarian setting # Relationship management in humanitarian supply chains # Public-private partnerships in humanitarian logistics # Inter-organisational co-ordination across humanitarian supply chains # Crisis management # Civil-military co-operation in disaster relief # Humanitarian health care supply chains # Principles and theory of relief supply chain management # The role of donors and volunteers in humanitarian logistics # Not-for-profit supply chains.

Special issue on "Developments in Defence Logistics", International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management (new window)

The SI is co-edited by people from Cranfield (Shrivenham, UK), the Netherlands Defence Academy and the Naval Postgraduate School (Monterey, USA).

The deadline for papers is Jan 31, 2011 - i.e. ideal for good papers from the conference that relate to logistics. Potential topics of the call include     * Conceptual models     * Qualitative and quantitative studies     * Modelling and simulation     * Performance measurement     * The interdependence of material, financial and information flows     * Supply network integration and cooperation     * Outsourcing and the role of contractors on deployed operations     * Technological advances     * The applicability of logistics concepts. 



ERGOMAS Conference in Amsterdam, 2011, June 13-17  

ERGOMAS, the European Research Group on Military and Armed Forces and Society, and its board Dr. Rene Moelker (president), Dr. Tibor Svirzev Tresh and Dr. Manon Andres (treasurer), invite you to the upcoming conference in Amsterdam.

The 11th Biennial conference of ERGOMAS will be hosted by the Netherlands Defence Academy in Amsterdam. The conference will provide an opportunity to listen to and join some of the present or proposed working groups but also to put forward suggestions for new ideas and directions. 

Conference themes 2010  
The programme for the conference will be based on a combination of keynote talks, and presentations by the working groups. Proposals for new working groups and research themes are also welcome and room will be made for the presentation of these. The conference themes will encompass the whole range of issues to do with armed forces and society from everyday conditions in international operations to critical events for civil and military personnel. Central themes during the conference might be: 

  • Legitimacy of intervention / Use of violence

  • Future operations 

  • Outsourcing core business and civil-military cooperation

  • Cyber War, the advance of robot warriors 

  • Culture in Conflict

Themes are not decided upon yet, so we appreciate your thoughts on these issues.

For further information: 


Call for ideas/abstracts/texts
on the topic "Europeanization vs. Re-Nationalization of Security" 

The German Journal "Journal Security and Peace" ("Sicherheit und Frieden") is preparing an issue on the topic "Europeanization vs. Re-Nationalization of Security". Researchers with interests in this area are invited to come in with ideas or abstracts in this context and/or to offer writing an article.
Texts may be written in German or English and shold be between 25.000 and 30.000 characters long (incl. spaces).
Further information for authors can be found on the magazine website: 

Journal Security and Peace under “Notes to Authors”.

The final date for articles is end of June 2010.
For more information or to submit ideas/texts, please e-mail Walter Feichtinger, co-editor: