The Croatian International Relations Review (CIRR) is an interdisciplinary academic journal published in English since 1995 and focuses on political science, sociology, law and economics. Each issue includes scholarly, double-blind peer reviewed articles, and book reviews. CIRR is a member of COPE – Committee on Publication Ethics – and is published electronically by the Institute for Development and International Relations (IRMO) in Zagreb. The journal is supported by the Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia and is published in collaboration with De Gruyter Open, the world’s second largest publisher of Open Access academic content. CIRR is indexed by 40 scholarly databases, including ESCI, Scopus, Erih Plus, EconLit and Proquest Social Science Premium Collection.  Articles reflect the views of their authors only.

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CIRR 84 published

Our new regular Winter/Spring 2019 issue (Vol. 25 No. 84) has been published.

The full issue is available here, and the individual articles here.

This issue includes 3 articles:

Same Old (Macro-) Securitization?

CIRR currently has an open call for regular Summer/Fall 2019 Issue – deadline 1st May 2019

Vol. XXV, No. 85 (Summer/Fall 2019)

The Croatian International Relations Review now receives articles for its Summer/Fall 2019

CIRR 83 published

We are pleased to announce that the regular Summer/Fall 2018 issue (Vol. 24 No. 83) has been published.

The full issue is available here, and the individual articles here.

This issue includes

CIRR Special Issue entitled ‘European Union and Challenges of Cultural Policies: Critical Perspectives’ (Vol. 24 No. 82) has been published!

Guest editors: Jaka Primorac, Aleksandra Uzelac, and Paško Bilić.

This special

Call for Papers Deadline: 1st June 2019

Articles should be submitted using our online manuscript system COMET. Once submitted, the author can track the submission and communicate with the editors. If you have not already done so, please register for an account.


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Book reviews

Albertini, M.,  Deliso, C., 2015. The Vatican’s Challenges in the Balkans: Bolstering the Catholic Church in 2015 and

Mujanović, J. 2018., Hunger and Fury: The crisis of democracy in the Balkans. C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd.

Roksandić Vidlička, S. 2017. Prosecuting serious economic crimes as international crimes – A new mandate for the ICC? Duncker & Humblot.

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