Submit an Article for Publication on DETAINED

DETAINED relies on the contributions of expert authors to maintain its content. We welcome articles for publication on the blog that focus on one or more of the following themes: Alternatives to Detention, Deportations, Detention, Pushbacks and Border Violence, Undocumented Migrants (including Regularization). The articles should relate to one or more countries in South-Eastern Europe, and/or be of direct interest to experts, policy makers and/or migrant rights advocates working on or in region.

The articles should be written in English. We accept both expert analyses and commentary, research-based and journalistic types of materials, with recommended length of 1000-1500 words.

Please contact us by email at with Submission – Detained in the subject line, if you are considering submitting an article. Please describe briefly the content and length of the planned submission, and provide a 3-4 sentence bio paragraph of the author. Please indicate whether the material has been published elsewhere and whether permission has been obtained to re-publish the article on DETAINED. Original publication source will be acknowledged.

The editorial team reserves the right not to accept proposed submissions and to make editorial changes when deemed necessary.