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For unsolicited submissions, please first send us a short summary/abstract of your proposed article (500 words max) by email to The summary should include a brief overview of the main arguments raised in the article, and most importantly explain why this topic fits within the editorial line of the journal (for further reference, please visit our Guidelines for Authors). The Review will inform you of its decision within 2 weeks maximum. Following a positive assessment, the editorial team will request the author for the submission of their full article to be placed through the normal review process followed by the journal.