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

Continuity and Change, Society for Applied Anthropology Meetings, March 24-28, 2015, Pittsburgh
Posted: September 10, 2014

Gendered Perspectives on International Development (GPID) Working Papers
Posted: September 23, 2014

Special Journal Issue on ‘The Anthropology of Beauty Work and Aesthetic Body Modifications’ by Sociologus – Journal for Social Anthropology
Deadline: November 23, 2014

Aboriginal Art Research Group (AARG) Journal, Concordia University
Deadline extended to November 25, 2014

Autonomy, 51st Society for Latin American Studies Conference, April 17-18, 2015, University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Deadline: November 28, 2014

Pursuing Justice in Africa Conference, March 27-28, 2015, University of Cambridge
Deadline: November 28, 2014

North American Theoretical Archaeology Group Conference (TAG), May 22-24, 2015, New York University
Session Abstract Deadline: November 30, 2014
Paper Abstract Deadline: January 31, 2015

Unsettling Colonial Modernity: Islamicate Contexts in Focus, April 24-25, 2015, University of Alberta
Deadline: November 30, 2014

Educating Underground: Teaching for Sustainability and the Planet in Unsustainable Environments, Panel/Roundtable at ASLE 2015
Deadline: November 30, 2014

The Lusophone World in Progression: Historical Legacy, Transnationalism & Development in Globalized Contexts, 3rd Lusophone Studies Association Conference, June 28-July 1, 2015, St. Mary’s University, Halifax
Deadline extended to November 30, 2014

Religion, Gender and Body Politics: Post-secular, post-colonial and queer perspectives, February 12-14, 2015, Utrecht University
Deadline: December 1, 2014

Transformed Nations: State policies in Kurdish‐Populated Areas of Syria, Iraq, Turkey and Iran, IFEA-Ifpo-University of Exeter Workshop, January 23, 2015, Istanbul
Deadline: December 1, 2014

Panels at the Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth Conference, April 13-16, 2015, University of Exeter
Deadline: December 1, 2014

Unnatural Selection and the Making of Nonhuman Animals

Social Media and Inequality

Righteous scroungers: distribution, reciprocity and fairness after full employment

Anthropology and Heritage Studies

Ordinary Crisis: Kinship and Other Relations of Conflict

Medical Evidence Beyond Epistemology

Migration desire: Uncovering the global imaginaries and subjectivitites of (im)mobility

Writing Fieldwork, A Symposium on Writing in and about the Field Sciences, April 24-25, 2015, Princeton University
Deadline: December 1, 2014

Chiasma, Journal of Theory and Criticism, What the teaching of being does and doesn’t do tomorrow
Deadline: December 1, 2014

Between Identities and Environments, 22nd Annual Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies International Graduate Conference, March 19-20, 2015, University of Rochester
Deadline: December 1, 2014

Second Annual Conference of British Association for Islamic Studies, April 13-15, 2015, London UK
Deadline: December 1, 2014

Everyday Encounters with Violence: Critical Feminist Perspectives, Feminist and Women’s Studies Association (FWSA) Conference, September 9-11, 2015, University of Leeds, UK
Deadline: December 1, 2014;57749a6f.1407

New Narratives of the Postcolonial Arctic, May 27-29, 2015, Roskilde University
Deadline: December 1, 2014

Special Issue: “Migrant Narratives and Ethnographic Tropes: Navigating Tragedy, Creating Possibilities”, Journal of Contemporary Ethnography
Deadline: December 1, 2014

Call for Proposals – Education and the Arab Spring: Shifting Toward Democracy. Edited by Eid Mohamed, Hannah R. Gerber, and Debra P. Price. Forthcoming Publication with Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Deadline: December 1, 2014–Call_for_Proposals

Human Rights & Equity: Who’s in? Who’s out?, Canadian Association for the Prevention of Discrimination and Harassment in Higher Education (CAPDHHE) Conference, May 20-22, 2015, Toronto
Deadline: December 2, 2014

Symposia Iranica Second Biennial Graduate Conference on Iranian Studies, April 8-9, 2015, University of Cambridge. 25 Bursaries available to postgraduate presenters
Deadline: December 5, 2014

Meaning in Motion: Knowledge, Dialogue, and Discourse, 21st Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference, March 5, 2015, Concordia University
Deadline: December 5, 2014

Call for Chapters – Education for Sale: The New Faces of Educational Colonialism
Deadline: December 10, 2014

Florida State University Department of Religion 14th Annual Graduate Student Symposium, February 20-22, 2015, Tallahassee Florida
Deadline: December 12, 2014

Minorities and Popular Culture in Modern Middle East: Representation and Participation, June 12, 2015, SOAS, University of London
Deadline: December 12, 2014

Sovereignties and Colonialisms: Surviving Racism, Extraction and Dispossession, Critical Ethnic Studies Conference, April 30-May 3, 2015, York University
Deadline: December 15, 2014

23rd International Childhood Education Symposium, March 15–19, 2015, University of Oxford
Deadline: December 15, 2014

Bodily Dimension, Experience, and Ethnographic Research, Panel at the ISSR Conference “Sensing Religion”, July 2-5, 2015, Belgium
Deadline: December 15, 2014
Please visit the Conference website  at, select Session STS51 and submit a 350 words abstract.

Singleton Chair 2015, Ethnography of social and development policies in the context of global commodification, Université catholique de Louvain
Deadline: December 15, 2014

Contingent Horizons, York University’s Student Journal of Anthropology, Volume 2
Deadline: December 15, 2014

Landscapes, Sociality and Materiality, The Finnish Anthropological Society Annual Conference, October 21-22, 2015, Helsinki
Deadline: December 15, 2014

Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time, March 26-28, 2015, Indiana University, Bloomington
Deadline: December 15, 2014

Who Remembers the Armenians: The Art and Politics of Memory and Denial, May 1-2, 2015, Rutgers University
Deadline: December 22, 2014

Myths, Legends and History: Is Reality Exceeded? XXIInd International Interdisciplinary Colloquium of the University of Montreal’s Department of History Graduate Students’ Association (AÉDDHUM), March 25-27, 2015
Deadline: December 23, 2014

Imagined Worlds, 14th Annual York University Art History Graduate Student Symposium, February 27, 2015, York University
Deadline: December 29, 2014
Imagined_Worlds CFP

Motions and the Motionless: (Dis/Re-)Connecting Taiwan to the World, 21st Annual NATSA Conference, June 12-13, 2015, Harvard University
Deadline: December 31, 2014

Oral History Forum – Special Issue on Religion: Religious Individuals and Collective Identities
Deadline: January 5, 2015

Mobilizing the law: bargaining, belonging and legal consciousness in Africa, Panel at the 6th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS 2015), July 8-10, 2015, Paris
Deadline: January 9, 2015

On the Margins of Society: Ethnographies of social mobilization and marginalized groups in Africa and beyond, Panel at the 6th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS 2015), July 8-10, 2015, Paris
Deadline: January 9, 2015

Confronting Categories, 3rd Annual Anthropology Graduate Student Conference, March 6-8, 2015, Western University
Deadline: January 10, 2015

Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies (MESAAS) Graduate Conference, March 5-6, 2015, Columbia University in the City of New York
Deadline: January 10, 2015

Mallorca, Ibiza, Menorca and Formentera: An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Balearic Islands, March 27, 2015, Newcastle University, UK
Deadline: January 12, 2015

Organizations and the Examined Life: Reason, Reflexivity and Responsibility, European Group for Organized Studies Conference, July 2-4, 2015, Athens, Greece
Deadline: January 12, 2015

Hope as Utopia? Narratives of Hope and Hopelessness, Panel at the Congress of the International Society for Ethnology and Folklore, June 21-25, 2015, Zagreb, Croatia
Deadline: January 14, 2015

The Making of Cultural Policies in Turkey and the Post-Ottoman Spaces – Circulation, Territories, and Actors, April  16-17, 2015, Institut Français des Etudes Anatoliennes & Galatasaray Üniversitesi, Istanbul
Deadline: January 15, 2015

Floods, State, Dams and Dykes in Modern Times: Ecological and Socioeconomic Transformations of the Rural World, June 18-20, 2015, Bucharest
Deadline: January 15, 2015

Religion, Tradition and Inter-Faith Relations in the Muslim World, 32nd Annual Conference of the American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies, April 17-18, 2015, Villanova University
Deadline: January 15, 2015

Pasts Echoing Presents: Historians as Performative Collaborators, 21st Annual Underhill Graduate Colloquium, March 5-7, 2015, Carleton University History Department
Deadline: January 16, 2015

Do the right thing! Anthropology and Morality, The Swedish Anthropological Association annual meeting/conference, April 17-19 2015, Lund University
Deadline: January 18, 2015

Totem: The University of Western Ontario Journal of Anthropology
Deadline: January 19, 2015

International Conference on Public Science and Humanities, Research Publication & Networking, March 17-18, 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Deadline: January 20, 2015

Eurasiatique, University of Toronto’s European, Russian and Eurasian Studies Graduate Journal
Deadline: January 23, 2015

Sociology of Islam – Reflection, Revision & Reconceptualization, June 25-27, 2015, Ruhr-University Bochum
Deadline: January 30, 2015

Understanding Conflict: Research, Ideas and Responses to Security Threats, June 8-11, 2015, University of Bath
Deadline: January 31, 2015;805747d1.1410

Social Sciences and Medical Innovations – Doing Things Together, May 21-23, 2015, Tomsk, Russian Federation
Deadline: February 1, 2015

Religion, Social Inequalities, Differences, and Sociological Imagination, 12th Conference of the European Sociological Association, August 25-28, 2015, Prague, Czech Republic
Deadline: February 1, 2015

Disruption – Potentia, CIPS Graduate Student Journal, University of Ottawa
Deadline: February 15, 2015

SALSA (Symposium About Language & Society – Austin) XXIII: Language and Borders, April 17-18, 2015, University of Texas at Austin
Deadline: February 15, 2015

12th Annual International Symposium on Religion, Women and History, July 29-August 1, 2015, University of Oxford
Deadline: February 15, 2015

Landscapes of Knowledge, CASCA 2015, May 13-16, 2015, Université Laval
Deadline: February 16, 2015

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