Calls For Papers

Note that additional Calls For Papers can be found in the biweekly Anthropology Departmental Newsletters, and are also distributed via the Departmental Notices Listserv.

See also the McGill Sociological Review list of Graduate Student Conferences and CFPs at

Beware of “predatory journals”! See Jeffrey Beall’s list at

Addressing Complex and Evolving Threats in the 21st Century, 19th Annual Graduate Strategic Studies Conference, March 16-17th, 2017, University of Calgary
Deadline: December 1, 2016

Form, Function, Intent: Materiality and the Codification of Knowledge, 2017 University of Toronto Book History & Print Culture Colloquium, March 11, 2017, Massey College
Deadline: December 1, 2016

Making Real Change Happen, International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis (ISPS) 20th international conference, August 30-September 3, 2017, Liverpool, UK
Deadline: December 1, 2016

International Conference on Tourism, Ethics and Global Citizenship: Connecting the Dots, July 3-6, 2017, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
Deadline: December 1, 2016

Crossing Over: an Interdisciplinary Conference on Death and Morbidity, Humanities Graduate Student Association (HuGSA) and the Graduate Program in Humanities at York University, February 17-18, 2017, Toronto
Deadline: December 5, 2016  

Landscape Interactions and Zooarchaeology Symposium, March 18, 2017, University of Toronto
Deadline: December 9, 2016

Missing Persons: Contemporary histories of textile knowledge, skills, technologies and materials, January 17, 2017 Symposium, Nottingham Trent University 
Deadline: December 9, 2016;7f636a62.1611

The Refugees’ Right to Housing: Refugee Housing Commons vs. State-run Camps, 14th IMISCOE Annual Conference, June 28-30, 2017, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Deadline: December 12, 2016

Religion and Conflict, 16h Annual Graduate Student Symposium, Florida State University Department of Religion, February 17-19, 2017, Tallahassee, Florida
Deadline: December 14, 2016

Financialization and Beyond: Debt, Money, Wealth, and the Capture of Value, April 6-8, 2017, University of Iowa
Deadline Extended to December 15, 2016

Exposure, American Ethnological Society (AES) Annual Spring Meeting, March 30-April 1, 2017, Stanford University
Deadline: December 15, 2016

UFOs, Aliens, and the Academy: An Interdisciplinary Conference, May 27, 2017, Trent University
Deadline: December 15, 2016

Pedagogy of Images II: Depicting Communism for Children, Junior Scholars Symposium, March 31–April 1, 2017, Princeton University
Deadline: December 15, 2016

Managing the Unintended: Externalities, Side-Effects and Overflows in Everyday Life, Unintended Consequences, Polish Sociological Association, May 7-9, 2017, University of Warsaw
Deadline: December 15, 2016

Cuba At A Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Contemporary Cuba,  April 20–22, 2017, SUNY Geneseo Consortium on Latin American Studies
Deadline: December 15, 2016

MINORISATION LINGUISTIQUE ET INÉGALITÉS SOCIALES, Colloque international soulignant le 30e anniversaire du Centre de recherche en linguistique appliquée (CRLA) de l’Université de Moncton, 4 au 7 octobre 2017
Soumission à envoyer au plus tard le 15 décembre 2016

Modern Climate Change and the Practice of Archaeology, Archaeological Review from Cambridge Conference and Journal Call for Papers, April 7-8, 2017, University of Cambridge
Deadline: December 15, 2016

Culture, Commitment, and Care across the Life Course, Association of Anthropology, Gerontology, and the Life Course Biennial Conference, June 8-9, 2016, Oxford, UK
Deadline: December 15, 2016

Everyday Revolutions in Southern and Eastern Europe, May 18-19, 2017, University of Manchester
Deadline: December 16, 2016

Words Matter: Politics, Rhetoric, and Social Justice, March 24-25, 2017, Indiana University Bloomington
Deadline: December 16, 2016

Panels at the CASCA/IUAES Conference, May 2-7, 2017, Ottawa
Deadline: December 19, 2016

Towards an Anthropology of Embodied Mobilities

Disturbing the category of the “refugee”: cross-border histories, hospitalities and everyday practices of sovereignty

Movement of medical knowledge & practice: crossing borders and constructing boundaries in a global world

Moving beyond the formal/informal dichotomy: Implications for governance

Speakers on the move: displacement, surveillance and engagement

Landscapes and human transitions: pastoral culture and farmer culture in the new ecology dimension

River deltas as living landscapes: movement, management, and the critique of a commonplace

“Moveo ergo sum”: towards an anthropology of embodied mobilities

Anthropological fieldworks: moving from the centre to the periphery [IUAES Commission on Marginalization and Global Apartheid in collaboration with WCAA]

Suspending movement: moments of presence and absence in inter-species encounters

Cultures of Difference: Everyday Makings of Heteronormativity Workshop, June 10-11, 2017, University of Cambridge
Deadline: December 20, 2016

Social Suffering in an Era of Resilience, Social Pathologies of Contemporary Civilization 7th International Conference, October 21-22, 2017, Frankfurt, Germany
Deadline: December 23, 2016

Anthropology and Security, Antípoda
Deadline: December 30, 2016

Taiwan as Practice, Method, and Theory North American Taiwan Studies Association (NATSA) 2017 Annual Conference, May 25-27, 2017, Stanford University
Deadline: December 31, 2016

Gender, Global Health, and Violence: Feminist Perspectives on Peace and Disease, chapters for an edited volume
Deadline: December 31, 2016

Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of the Middle East and North Africa, Postgraduate Conference, April 27-28, 2017, University of Sussex
Deadline: December 31, 2016

Themed issue on Environment, Feminist Review
Deadline: January 2, 2017

Reimagining Civil Society in a Period of ‘Uncivil’ Societies, March 24-25, 2017 American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan 
Deadline: January 6, 2017

Journal of Design History Special Issue: Locating Design Exchanges in Latin America and the Caribbean
Deadline: January 9, 2017

Translation, 4th Annual Medusa Conference, Anthropology Graduate Student Union, March 16-17, 2017, University of Toronto Department of Anthropology
Deadline: January 10, 2017

Muslims and Race in Europe, thematic session STS#45, Religion, Cooperation, and Conflict in Diverse Societies, International Society for the Sociology of Religion (ISSR) Conference, July 4-7th, 2017, Lausanne, Switzerland
Deadline: January 10, 2017 (click on Sessions and scroll to #45 for a description)

Techniques of the Corporation, May 4-6, 2017, University of Toronto Technoscience Research Unit
Deadline: January 13, 2017

Law: Stagnation, Evolution or Revolution?, Western Law’s Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, May 18-19, 2017, London, ON
Deadline: January 13, 2017

Environments and the Ecological Self, 11th Visual and Cultural Studies Graduate Conference, April 6th-7th, 2017, University of Rochester
Deadline: January 15, 2017

Re-Imagining Jewish Communities: Renaissance, Return, Revolution, Journal of Jewish Thought
Deadline: January 15, 2017

Special issue on Migrant and the City, Urban Studies and Practices Journal
Deadline: January 15, 2017

Call for Book Chapters: Nasty Women and Bad Hombres: Gendered Disruptions in the 2016 Presidential Election and the Ghost of Susan B. Anthony
Deadline: January 15, 2017

The Making of Peace, Conflict and Security: Dynamics of Inclusion and Exclusion, 6th Biannual Peace and Conflict Studies in Anthropology Meeting, August 28-30, 2017, Amsterdam
Deadline: January 15, 2017

Entangled Mobilities, Biennial Conference of the Finnish Anthropological Society 2017, May 22-23, 2017, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Deadline: January 15, 2017

The Social Network: People, Places, and Communities, Department of Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies (CNERS) 17th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, May 5-6, 2017, University of British Columbia
Deadline: January 16, 2017

The Value of Life: Measurement, Stakes, Implications, International Conference, June 28-30, 2017, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Deadline: January 17, 2017

Intimacy gone public, popular, political: Questioning rupture and continuity in West Africa’s “genderscape”, Panel at the European Conference on African Studies (ECAS7), Urban Africa – Urban Africans: New encounters of the rural and the urban, June 29-July 1, 2017,  Basel Switzerland
Deadline: January 18, 2017

Bus stations in Africa, Panel at the European Conference on African Studies (ECAS7), Urban Africa – Urban Africans: New encounters of the rural and the urban, June 29-July 1, 2017,  Basel Switzerland
Deadline: January 19, 2017

Rural and urban belonging from a life course perspective, Panel at the European Conference on African Studies (ECAS7), Urban Africa – Urban Africans: New encounters of the rural and the urban, June 29-July 1, 2017,  Basel Switzerland
Deadline: January 19, 2017

Movement and Migration in the Middle East: People and Ideas in Flux, British Society for Middle Eastern Studies Annual Conference, July 5-7, 2017, University of Edinburgh
Deadline: January 27, 2017

Transformation Across Time and Space: The Near and Middle East in Context, 21st Annual Graduate Students’ Symposium, Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations Graduate Students’ Association (NMCGSA), March 9, 2017, University of Toronto
Deadline: January 27, 2017

The Migration Industry: Facilitators and Brokerage in Asia, June 1-2, 2017, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore
Deadline: January 30, 2017

McGill Institute of Islamic Studies Graduate Student Symposium, April 26-27, 2017
Deadline: January 30, 2017
McGill Islamic Studies Symposium CFP

Experimental Ethnography and the Future of Critique, 2017 Critical Management Studies Conference, July 3-5, 2017, Liverpool, UK
Deadline: January 31, 2017

Ethnographies of Gender and Mobility, LOVA International Conference, July 5-7, 2017, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Deadline: February 1, 2017

Medical Anthropology Beyond Academic Borders, 8th Medical Anthropology Young Scholars (MAYS) Annual Meeting, June 15-16, 2017, University of Edinburgh
Deadline: February 6, 2017!/menu/standard/file/MAYS%202017%20CfP%20-%20FINAL.pdf

Doing Sex: Men, Masculinities, and Sexual Practices, July 14-15, 2017, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Deadline: February 6, 2017

Embodied Belonging: In/Exclusion, Health Care, and Well-Being in a World in Motion, Workshop on behalf of the Work Group Medical Anthropology at the German Anthropological Association Conference “Belonging: Affective, moral, and political practices in an interconnected world” 4-7 October 2017, Freie Universität Berlin
Deadline: February 15, 2017

An Tobar: Sacred Springs and Holy Wells, A two-day workshop in Waterford, Ireland June 26-27, 2017
Deadline: February 15, 2017

Afroeuropeans: Black Cultures and Identities in Europe, Sixth biennial network conference, July 6-8, 2017, University of Tampere, Finland

Deadline: February 25, 2017

Gender, Work & Organization Special Issue: Gender, work, organizations and nonhuman animals
Deadline: February 28, 2017

Extreme Ethnography, 12th Annual Ethnography Symposium, August 29-September 1, 2017, University of Manchester
Deadline: February 28, 2017

Making alcohol and other drug realities, Fourth Contemporary Drug Problems Conference, August 23-25, 2017, Helsinki, Finland
Deadline: March 1, 2017

Spatialising the Social Sciences in Postcolonial Contexts, May 2017, University of Oxford
Deadline: March 15, 2017

Religion and Poverty, Salzburg Conference in Interdisciplinary Poverty Research, September 21-22, 2017, University of Salzburg
Deadline: March 31, 2017

Call for contributors: Humanities (ISSN 2076-0787) special issue: “Spatial Bricolage: Methodological Eclecticism and the Poetics of ‘Making Do'”
Deadline: July 1, 2017

New Feminist Research, Resources for Feminist Research (RFR/DRF)
Submissions accepting on a rolling basis

Synergy: The Journal of Contemporary Asian Studies
Submissions accepted on a rolling basis

Online Journal of African Affairs
Submissions accepted on a rolling basis

Class, Race and Corporate Power Open Access Journal
Submissions accepting on a rolling basis

Call for Submissions – Health & Human Rights: An International Journal
Submissions accepted on a rolling basis

Call for Graduate Student Papers – Regulating Religion E-Journal
Papers are accepting on an on-going basis
For further info click here.

Online Journal of Social Science Research (Open Access)
Papers accepted on an ongoing basis.

International Journal of Transpersonal Studies
The International Journal of Transpersonal Studies plans to publish Special Topic sections on the
following subject areas during 2012-2014:
*Transpersonal Anthropology
*Transpersonal Sociology
*Expressive Art Therapies
*Spiritually-Informed Social Activism

Further info: