Call for chapters for IRDR young scientists book

Source(s): Integrated Research on Disaster Risk

IRDR now has issued a Call for Chapters for an edited book titled: Integrated Research on Disaster Risks: Contributions from the IRDR Young Scientists Programme, which will be part of the Springer Disaster Risk Reduction: Methods, Approaches and Practices series.

The editors are Dr. Riyanti Djalante (UNU-IAS, IRDR-SC), Dr. Mizan Bisri (UNU-IAS, IRDR-YS), Prof. Rajib Shaw (Keio Univ, STAG-UNISDR, IRDR-SC).

Rationale and contribution of the edited book

The book is a collection of works done by young scientists of IRDR. This book examines multidisciplinary research and actions in disaster risk reduction internationally.

Key timeline/requirements

18 March 2019 Calls for chapter and section editors out
10 April 2019 Deadline for abstracts
30 May 2019 Submission deadline for chapter drafts, start of the review process
30 June 2019 Reviews back to authors
30 September 2019 Re-submission of revised chapters
October 2019 Launching of book (early print) during IRDR meeting (place TBA)
December 2019 Copy-edited book ready
  • Abstract of the chapter should not exceed 300 words
  • Conceptual/theoretical chapter will be a maximum of 8,000 words
  • Chapters that provide case studies or examples will be between 5,000-6,000 words
  • Manuscript should be submitted to all the editors: Mizan Bisri, copy to Riyanti Djalante, and the IRDR e-mail.


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