For over a quarter of a century, The Cyprus Review has been at the forefront of scholarship on Cypriot political, social and economic issues, encouraging research and reflection on social and political sciences pertinent to Cyprus. Founded in 1989, The Cyprus Review aims to serve as the forum where original research is presented and to shape discussion of the most important and topical issues through a rigorous scholarship selection and editing process. Meeting the highest international standards, The Cyprus Review aims to widely disseminate its content and engage in an international dialogue on Cyprological issues. We are interested in topics pertinent to Cyprus and covering Social Sciences in the widest possible interpretation of the term, primarily in the fields of Anthropology, Demography, Economics, Education, European Integration, Geography, History, International Relations, Law, Linguistics, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Public Administration and Sociology.

Editorial Note

Letter from the Editor

Christina Ioannou, Odysseas Christou, Achilles C. Emilianides, Emilios A. Solomou


Policy Paper

Lessons from the Past for the Future

Emilios Solomou, Hubert Faustmann


Book Review

Call for Papers The Cyprus Review (2018 issue)

The Cyprus Review invites submissions for the Special Section of its upcoming 2018 issue on: Cyprus and Britain after 1960.

The 2018 issue of The Cyprus Review will include a special section on Cyprus and Britain after 1960. It intends to serve as a forum where original scientific research is presented on various aspects of this important topic from a multiplicity of disciplinary approaches. 

 Submission Instructions
  • Authors should consult the journal’s guidelines for submission, which can be found at:
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  • For specific academic enquiries about the special section, please contact us via email at
  • Interested scholars should submit their papers online by the final submission deadline of 15 May 2018
  • Submissions should clearly indicate the Special Section on “Cyprus and Britain after 1960”.

In addition to the Special Section, the 2018 issue of The Cyprus Review will also contain its standard features of Articles, Essays and Book Reviews, as well as a guest edited section on the Cypriot Doctrine of Necessity. Submissions in the fields of interest of The Cyprus Review are always welcome.