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

New Perspectives, Interdisciplinary Journal of Central and East European Politics and International Relations
Posted February 17, 2015

II Simpósio Internacional EDiSo, Discursos e sociedades em movimento, 18-20 junho 2015, Coimbra,
Posted February 10, 2015

Nature and Religion, Twentieth Postgraduate Religion and Theology Conference, March 13-14, 2015, University of Bristol
Posted January 6, 2015

Landscapes of Knowledge, CASCA 2015, May 13-16, 2015, Université Laval
Deadline Extended to February 26, 2015

Call for Panels: Anthropology and Global Health: interrogating theory, policy
and practice, September 9-11, 2015, University of Sussex
Deadline: February 26, 2015

Issue 31.1: In the Trenches, Archaeological Review from Cambridge
Deadline: February 27, 2015

Migration and Late Capitalism: Critical Intersections with the Asia-Pacific and Beyond, June 11–13, 2015, University of Victoria
Deadline: February 27, 2015

Trans-Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage: Heritage, Tourism and Traditions, July 13-16, 2015, Liverpool, UK
Deadline: February 27, 2015

Pulling Together or Pulling Apart: Identity and Nationhood, June 25-27, 2015, Department of Hispanic Studies at Trinity College, Dublin University

Deadline: February 28, 2015

XI Reunión de Antropología del MERCOSUR/XI Reunião de Antropologa do MERCOSUL, 30 de noviembre al 4 diciembre de 2015, Montevideo, Uruguay
Fecha Límite: 1 de marzo de 2015

Sacred Literature, Secular Religion, October 1-3, 2015, New York
Deadline: March 1, 2015

UNICONFLICTS in spaces of crisis: Critical approaches in, against and beyond the University, June 11-14, 2015, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece)
Deadline: March 1, 2015

Transforming Global Relations for a Just World, World Social Science Forum (WSSF), September 13-16, 2015, Durban, South Africa
Deadline: March 1, 2015

ENGAGE 2015: Making the Familiar Strange  in the Social World, 15th Annual Graduate Student Conference, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, March 14th, 2015, University of Guelph
Deadline: March 1, 2015
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Cultural, social, and political issues of current improvisation practices in music, Critical Studies in Improvisation special issue
Deadline: March 1, 2015

Volume 8, Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
Deadline: March 1, 2015

Anthropology and the Politics of Engagement, 5th Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI) Postgraduate Conference, June 4-5, 2015, University of Manchester
Deadline: March 1, 2015

Anthropology on the Move, Anthropology in London Day 2015, June 15, University College London
Deadline: March 2, 2015

Call for Sounds: International Society of Ethnology & Folklore (SIEF) 12th Congress, June 21-25, 2015, Zagreb, Croatia
Deadline: March 2, 2015

Improvisation and Community Health, IICSI-IHSP-SALA Conference, June 5-6, 2015, Montreal
Deadline: March 8, 2015

Call for Submissions, The Unfamiliar Vol. 5 (1), Humans and the Environment
Deadline: March 10, 2015

Between Policy and Practice: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Equitable Access to Health Care, Brocher Symposium, July 6-7, 2015, Switzerland
Deadline: March 11, 2015

Producing Food Sovereignty: Reclaiming healthy, tasty and local foodways in Asia, June 24-26, 2015, Asian Dynamics Initiative at the University of Copenhagen
Deadline: March 12, 2015

Pilgrimage to the Heart of the Sacred, The Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Beyond Project: 2nd Global Meeting, July 2-5, 2015, Oxford, United Kingdom
Deadline: March 13, 2015

Human Being Human,  Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference,  May 23-25, 2015, University of Victoria
Deadline: March 14, 2015

Indigenizing Pilgrimage: Growing, Identifying & Localizing Transformative Journeys, May 7-10, 2015, Concordia University
Deadline Extended to March 15, 2015

A Place at the Table: Contemporary geographies of food production, consumption and distribution, special session on Geographies of Food at the CAG AGM 2015 (Canadian Association of Geographers), June 1-5, 2015, Simon Fraser University
Deadline Extended to March 15, 2015

Everyday Life in the 21st Century City, July 17-19, 2015,  Florence, Italy
Deadline: March 15, 2015

Sharpening the edges: Instating state and power in Indian Ocean history. An agenda for critical research and teaching, August 17, 2015, Leiden University
Deadline: March 15, 2015

Civil Society and a Renascent Africa, ISTR Africa Network (ISTRAN) Conference, September 16-18, 2015, University of Ghana
Deadline: March 15, 2015–Civil-Society-and-a-Renascent-Africa.htm

Palestine in the Internationalist Imagination
Deadline: March 15, 2015

Landscapes, Sociality and Materiality, The Finnish Anthropological Society Conference, October 21-22, 2015, Helsinki
Deadline: March 15, 2015

Landscape ontologies in collision: food, politics, and (non)human transformations in the neoliberal era, Panel at the Finnish Anthropological Society Conference, October 21-22, 2015, Helsinki
Deadline: March 15, 2015

ICTs, Wellbeing and Development in Africa: Opportunities, Potentials, and Challenges, Panel at the Finnish Anthropological Society Conference, October 21-22, 2015, Helsinki
Deadline: March 15, 2015,%20wellbeing%20and%20development%20in%20Africa

Anthropology of Outer Space: Familiar Scales, Strange Sites, Panel at the AAAs, November 18-22, 2015, Denver Colorado
Deadline: March 15, 2015

Intimate Negotiations: Citizenship and the Politics of Parenting, Proposed Panel at the AAAs, November 18-22, 2015, Denver Colorado
Deadline: March 15, 2015

Among the People: Arts, Improvisation, and Well-Being, Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium, September 16-18, 2015
Deadline: March 15, 2015

Encountering alcohol and other drugs,  September 16-18, 2015, Lisbon
Deadline: March 16, 2015

Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society Special Issue of Decolonization
Deadline: March 16, 2015

Volume 23, NEXUS: The Canadian Student Journal of Anthropology
Deadline Extended to March 20, 2015

The Paper Life of Politics: Documents as mediators in political struggles, Panel at the AAAs, November 18-22, 2015, Denver Colorado

Deadline: March 20, 2015

Museums, Coastlines and the Sea, Sainsbury Institute for Art, May 20-22, 2015, University of East Anglia
Deadline: March 20, 2015

Excitable Speech? Radical Discourse and the Limits of Freedom, Spring/Summer 2015 issue of The Postcolonialist
Deadline: March 26, 2015

Shallow Pasts, Endless Horizons: Sustainability & Archaeology, 48th Annual Chacmool Conference, November 11-14, 2015, University of Calgary
Deadline: March 30, 2015

International Journal of Area Studies, October 2015 edition
Deadline: March 31, 2015

Projects in Cities and Identities, 6th Urban Space and Social Life: Theory and Practice, June 6-11, 2015, City University of Hong Kong
Deadline: March 31, 2015

Arc Volume 42, The Journal of the Faculty of Religious Studies, McGill University
Deadline: March 31, 2015

Consuming Intimacies: Bodies, Labour, Care, Social Justice Research Institute, Brock University, October 15-16, 2015
Deadline: April 1, 2015

Histories, Material Culture and the Quest, AAA Panel, November 18-22, 2015, Denver Colorado
Deadline: April 1, 2015

CALL FOR FILMS: Landscapes, Sociality and Materiality, The Finnish Anthropological Society Conference, October 21-22, 2015, Helsinki
Deadline: April 6, 2015

In Search of New Perspectives, Methods and Finer Factors of Identity Formation – From East Asia to the World, September 4-5, 2015, University of Oxford
Deadline: April 10, 2015

Cross-border Exchanges and the Shadow Economy, December 14-15, 2015, Leiden University
Deadline: April 15, 2015

Association for Feminist Anthropology, 114th AAA Annual Meetings, November 18-22, 2015, Denver, Colorado
Deadline: April 15, 2015

From Possibility to Practice in Aging, Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) Conference, October 23-25, 2015, Calgary
Deadline: April 15, 2015

Im/mobilities: products and generators of conflict PACSA, Peace and Conflict Studies in Anthropology 5th bi-annual meeting, September 2-4, 2015, Peace Research Institute of Frankfurt
Deadline: April 15, 2015

5th Annual Meeting of the European Society for the Study of Human Evolution (ESHE), September 10-12, 2015, British Museum, London, UK 
Deadline: April 30, 2015

Religious Subcultures in Unexpected Places, Special Online Collection to be published in the Open Library of Humanities
Deadline: May 1, 2015

Critical Militarisations, Critical Studies on Security
Deadline: Mary 1, 2015

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

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: