Call For Papers

Deadline for submissions - January 15, 2018

Call For Papers - Announced 27 Nov 2017

The Canadian Arab Institute (CAI) is a newly established charitable, non-partisan policy and community engagement think tank. It was founded with the aim of starting a new conversation about the life and contributions of Canadian Arabs and offering a unique perspective on public policy issues. 

CAI generates original discourse that engages Canadian institutions and the public and helps improve understanding between communities. 

CAI is seeking to publish three policy papers on any topic related to issues involving Arabs in Canada and Arab life in Canada, consistent with CAI’s mission. Authors of the papers selected for publication will receive a $1500 CAD honorarium upon completion of the paper. 

Submission Process 

Send an email to with the subject line [Call For Papers - last name of the submitting author(s)]. 

Attach to the email: 

1. Paper abstract (one page maximum) 

2. Your CV 

Application Deadline and Timeline 

The deadline for submissions is January 20, 2018 (extended). The submissions will be reviewed and decisions will be shared directly with the submitting author no later than February 15, 2018 (revised date). 

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