Guidelines for Contributors

The Asian Vision Institute (AVI) is an independent, multi-disciplinary think tank based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. We publish a variety of publications online and our flagship magazine—Mekong Connect—physically.

Call for Contributions
AVI welcomes unsolicited submissions for our online publications, which should broadly fall under one of the following three categories:


AVI Commentaries

  •   Approximately 800 words in length and styled as an analytic op-ed;

  • Focus should be on policy implications (i.e. policy avenues or recommendations); and

  • Topics pertinent to Cambodia/Mekong/ASEAN/Asia.


AVI Policy Briefs

  • Approximately 1500 words;

  • Should include an executive summary;

  • Focus should be on providing more in-depth context than commentaries; and

  • Topics pertinent to Cambodia/Mekong/ASEAN/Asia.


  • Approximately 3000 words;

  • Should include an executive summary;

  • Focus should be to provide an original argument on topical issues; and

  • Topics pertinent to Cambodia/Mekong/ASEAN/Asia.

AVI Perspectives


Manuscripts for AVI commentaries, Policy Briefs, and Perspectives can be sent via email attachment, as a Microsoft Word file, to the Editors for consideration at publication@asianvision.org.

References should be appended at the end of the manuscript in Chicago style. Please also include a one or two sentence summary of your manuscript that will serve as a description on social media. All submissions to AVI should use British English rather than American English (for example ‘organisation’, not ‘organization’).

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If you wish to be added to our mailing list in order to be notified of and receive the soft versions of our online publications, please send your details and organisational affiliations to admin@asianvision.org