V. International Relations Congress

International Energy and Security Congress

Author Guideline

Author’s name, title and full address with a brief biographical note should be typed on a separate sheet. The manuscript should begin with an indented and italicised summary up to 200 words, which should describe the main arguments and conclusions, and 5-7 keywords, indicating to main themes of the manuscript.
IMPORTANT: Please do not send your abstracts or full papers pasted below in your mail. Abstracts and papers should be attached to the mail as a Word Document.

Page setup

Page margins should be as following standards in A4 sheet size.
Top: 2, 5 cm Bottom: 2,5 cm
Left: 2 cm Right: 2 cm


The first line of paragraphs should be indented 1.25 cm. The paragraphs should be written with single line space.

Type font and type size

The texts should be written with 12pt fonts, Times New Roman font type in MS Word format.


The first titles should be bold and the first letters of the titles should be capital. Titles should be left-aligned and indented a tab as the first line of the paragraph. Secondary titles can be italics.


Quotations should be placed within double quotation marks (“……”). Quotations larger than four lines should be indented at left margin and single-spaced.


Use footnotes (not endnotes).


Dates should be in the form 3 November 1996; 1995-1998; and 1990s.


References should be cited by using the classical footnote system.

Tables and figures

Tables and figures should not be embedded in the text, but should be included as separate sheets or files. A short descriptive title should appear above each table with a clear legend and any footnotes suitably identified below. All units must be included. Figures should be completely labeled, taking into account necessary size reduction.


  1. Book or article by one author

Book: Mark Bassin, Imperial Visions: Nationalist Imagination and Geographical Expansion in the Russian Far East 1840-1865, New York, Cambridge University Press, 1999, p. 106.
Article: Steven W. Hook, “Ideas and Change in U.S. Foreign Aid: Inventing the Millennium Challenge Corporation”, Foreign Policy Analysis, Vol. 4, No 2, 2008, p. 147-167.

  1. Book or article by two authors

Book: Paul R. Viotti and Mark V. Kauppi, International Relations and World Politics, New Jersey, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2006, p. 160.
Article: Thomas G. Mahnken and James R. FitzSimonds, “Revolutionary Ambivalence: Understanding Officer Attitudes Toward Transformation”, International Security, Vol. 28, No 2, 2003, p. 122-135.

  1. Book or article by more than three authors

Book: Martin Griffiths et al., Fifty Key Thinkers in International Relations: 2, London, Routledge, 2008, p. 30.
Article: David Dranove et al., “Is More Information Better? The Effects of “Report Cards” on Health Care Providers”, Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 11, No 3, 2003, p. 25.

  1. Article in an edited book

Sabrina P. Ramet, “The Politics of the Serbian Orthodox Church”, Sabrina P. Ramet and Vjeran Pavlakovic (eds.),Serbia since 1989, Politics and Society under Milosevic and After, Seattle, University of Washington Press, 2007, p. 255-285.

  1. Translated book

August R. Von Kral, Kemâl Atatürk's Land, the Evolution of Modern Turkey, trans. Kenneth Benton, London, P. S. King and Son, 1938, p. 31.

  1. Newspaper article

Paul Krugman, “Reagan Did It”, New York Times, 31 May 2009, p. A21.
Anonymous newspaper article: “Schweiz gehört künftig zum Schengen-Raum”, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 28 November 2008.

  1. Anonymous official or private publication, report etc.

Foreign Relations of the United States, Washington D.C., US Government Printing Office, 1862-1918.

  1. Archival document

British Documents on Foreign Affairs, Vol. 4, Document No. 260, 7 June 1878, p. 338.

  1. Electronic source

Anthony H. Cordesman, “The Afghan – Pakistan War”, 20 May 2009, http://www.csis.org/component/option,com_csis_pubs/task,view/id,5490/type,1/
(Accessed 25 May 2009), p. 1.

  1. Interview

Francis Fukuyama, New York, 20 May 2009, personal interview.

  1. Thesis

David Brody, Ajarian Identity and the Regime of Aslan Abashidze, Unpublished M.A. Thesis, Ankara, Bilkent University, Institute of Economics and Social Sciences, 1999, p. 48.


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