Call for Papers

›Digitalization in War and Peace‹

Deadline: August 15th, 2022

For this special issue of the WJDS, which commemorates the 100th birthday of Joseph Weizenbaum, we invite papers that can contribute to our understanding of the role of digitalization in conflicts, war, and peace-building. The following list of topics is not exhaustive, and other submissions linked to the issues of digitalization in and for peace and war are highly welcome:

  • ›Information war‹
  • ›Cyberwar‹
  • AI-based and robotic weapons
  • Deep fakes
  • Information security
  • Peace activism
  • Social Inclusion
  • Critical infrastructure resilience
  • Warning systems

Contributions are invited in a two-stage process:

  • Submit ideas for contributions (500 words) until August 15, 2022. The editors will give feedback on the ideas and invite them based on their fit to the topics for full paper submission.
  • Deadline for submission of full papers is November 15, 2022. Full papers can also be submitted without participating in the abstract stage. All papers will undergo a peer review process according to the WJDS guidelines.

Please submit your abstracts and papers via the submission page and follow the instructions thoroughly. Please visit the journal website for further information on the Weizenbaum Journal of the Digital Society and requirements/guidelines for paper submission.