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SEWA Conference

The Student Editor of World Affairs (SEWA) summit convenes preeminent student-run International Relations journals in the U.S and abroad. Through this platform, participants exchange best practices of student journalism, engage in dialogues on topics in world affairs, and build long-lasting, meaningful networks.

SEWA 2023

Check back here for updates on the 2023 SEWA Conference!


SEWA Conference 2022

The 2022 Conference was a momentous occasion that marked the inauguration of SEWA. Held on April 23rd, this virtual conference brought together five distinguished student-run publications for an unforgettable event centered around the theme of Diversity in International Relations.

Throughout the conference, participants engaged in insightful discussions, delving into the intricacies of running a publication. From logistics to marketing and communications, the event provided invaluable guidance on the editorial process, including best practices and a comparison of different editing styles. Attendees had the opportunity to learn from a panel of esteemed experts who shared their insights and wisdom.

With interactive sessions, engaging workshops, and stimulating panel discussions, the 2022 Conference was an unparalleled learning experience. Aspiring editors and writers alike had the chance to network, learn, and be inspired by the best in the field. The event was a resounding success, with the goal of shaping the future of student-run publications and redefining the landscape of International Relations through the pioneering efforts of student editors of world affairs.

SEWA 2022 was made possible by the attendance of our guest speakers: Jamie Brown (“Diversity in IR”), Anna Newby (“Marketing & Communications”), and Daniel Nexon (“Best Editorial Practices”).