Call for Submissions for April issue


All students, past and present, are invited to submit a short (800 – 1,500 word) academic article/ academically referenced opinion piece for publication on our online writing platform, Alternate Horizons.

Every month Alternate Horizons explores a different theme. For April 2022, we are looking for submissions that share perspectives on the question: Is democracy the answer or the problem?

Article title:                           Choose your own title based on the content of the article

Article length:                     800-1500 words excluding bibliography

Article style:                        Arial, 12pt, justified text

Reference style:                 Harvard method (See style guide here)

Please submit your article by 30 April 2022. We will publish articles in the following month.

Guidelines on writing an opinion article can be found here.


Review Process

Articles will be reviewed by researchers and academics in similar fields and will be considered for publication based on their feedback. Submissions of previously published work will not be considered.

Submissions can be made here. Any questions or queries can be emailed to Andrea du Toit on