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

The More-than-Human Commons and the Politics of Knowledge, Panel oat the Undisciplined Environments International Conference, March 20-23, 2016, Stockholm
Deadline: September 25, 2015

Agency In Motion, Contemporaneity: Historical Presence in Visual Culture, Issue 5
Deadline Extended to  September 30, 2015

Urban Activism: A dialogue – East and West, North and South, March 20-21, 2015, City University of Hong Kong
Deadline: September 30, 2015

Call for Panels, World Anthropologies and Privatization of Knowledge: Engaging Anthropology in Public, IUAES (International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences) InterCongress, May 4-9, 2016, Dubrovnik
Deadline: September 30, 2015

Transitions Beyond a Consumer Society, Second International Conference of the Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative (SCORAI), June 15-17, 2016, University of Maine
Deadline: September 30, 2015

Attitudes and Prestige, 21st Sociolinguistics Symposium, June 15-18, 2016, University of Murcia, Spain
Deadline: September 30, 2015

The World of Prisons. The History of Confinement in Global Perspective, Late Eighteenth to Early Twentieth Century, September 7-10, 2016, Switzerland
Deadline: September 30, 2015

Social Justice in the Global City? Contested Views on Social Control, Borders, and Equity, 46th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association, March 16-19, 2016, San Diego
Deadline: October 1, 2015

Dressing Global Bodies: Clothing Cultures, Politics and Economics in Globalizing Eras, c. 1600s-1900s, July 7-9, 2016, University of Alberta
Deadline: October 1, 2015

Indian Medicine: Between State and Village, International Institute for Asian Studies Workshop, June 23-24, 2016, University of Leiden
Deadline: October 1, 2015

Religious Education & Islamic Popular Culture in Asia and the Middle East, International Conference, May 26-28, 2016, Philipps-Universität, Marburg, Germany
Deadline: October 1, 2015

On the Immanence and Imminence of the Ethical: Anthropological Reflections on Ethical Time and Presence, January 2016, Centre for Ethnography, University of Toronto Scarborough
Deadline: October 15, 2015
Further info here. 

Energy Ethics: Fragile Lives and Imagined Futures, March 17-18, 2015, University of St. Andrews
Deadline: October 15, 2015

Intersections, Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) Annual Meeting, March 29-April 2, Vancouver
Deadline: October 15, 2015

Doing the Body in the 21st Century, Transdisciplinary Conference, March 31-April 2, 2016, University of Pittsburgh
Deadline: October 15, 2015

Inheriting the City: Advancing Understandings of Urban Heritage, March 31-April 4, 2016, Taipei, Taiwan
Deadline: October 15, 2015

At the UNESCO feast: Foodways across global heritage governance, Proposed session for the Association of Critical Heritage Studies Third Biannual Conference, June 7-10, 2016, Montreal
Deadline: November 1, 2015

Gender, Bodies & Technology 4th Biannual Conference, April 21-23, 2016, Roanoke, VA
Deadline: November 15, 2015

The Fantasy of Social Justice, CENES Graduate Student Conference, March 11-12, 2015, University of British Columbia
Deadline: November 15, 2015

Masculinities, Violence and (Post-)Conflict, Postgraduate Conference, January 14, 2016, Belfast/Northern Ireland
Deadline: November 15, 2015

Risk and Resilience: Cultures, Societys, and Systems, SEA (Society for Economic Anthropology) Annual Conference, April 14-16, 2016, University of Georgia, Athens
Deadline: November 15, 2015

9th Graduate Research Conference in Ethnic and Pluralism Studies, January 28-29, 2016, U of T Munk School of Global Affairs
Deadline: November 16, 2015

Water Security/Sovereignty in the Middle East and North Africa, Middle East Law and Governance Special Issue
Deadline: November 30, 2015

Negotiating Gender Relations – Arab Women and the Transformation of Arab Societies, GENDER, a Journal for Gender, Culture and Society
Deadline: December 7, 2015

Political Ecologies of Conflict, Capitalism and Contestation, July 7-9, 2016, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Deadline: December 15, 2015;a98fd66a.1507

Political Informality, Power and the Other Side of Urban Space, L’Espace politique online journal
Deadline: December 15, 2015

Now and Then: Historical Understandings in the Humanities, Graduate Program in Humanities Student Conference, February 19-20, 2016, York University
Deadline: December 20, 2015

Transitional Justice and Alternative Mechanisms for Peace, April 8-9, 2016, South Africa
Deadline: January 6, 2015

Reproducing the Environment: Climate Change, Gender, and Future Generations, Panel at the Royal Anthropological Institute Conference on Anthropology, Weather & Climate Change, May 27-29, 2016, British Museum, London
Deadline: January 8, 2016

IASFM 16: Rethinking Forced Migration and Displacement: Theory, Policy, and Praxis, July 12-15, 2016, Poznan, Poland
Deadline: February 1, 2016

African Digital Arts, Special Issue of Critical African Studies
Deadline: April 30, 2016

New Feminist Research, Resources for Feminist Research (RFR/DRF)
Submissions accepting 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: