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The Hague Journal of Diplomacy (HJD) is the world’s leading research journal for the study of diplomacy and was founded in 2005. The journal is published by Brill.

The journal publishes on the theory, practice, processes and outcomes of diplomacy in both its traditional forms, as well as contemporary diplomatic expressions practiced by states and non-state entities. Each issue aims at a balance between theoretical and empirical studies. Diplomatic studies is an inter-disciplinary field. A central aim of HJD is to present work from a variety of intellectual traditions and the journal is receptive to a wide array of methodologies.

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The journal is published by Brill, a publishing house founded in 1683, with a rich history and a strong international focus. Brill's head office is in Leiden, the Netherlands, and additional ofices are located in Boston, Paderborn, Singapore and Beijing.

Brill's publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences. Brill publications also include the imprints Brill | Nijhoff, Brill | Rodopi, Brill | Hes & De Graaf and Hotei Publishing.

More information about Brill can be found on their website.

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