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 West: Concept, Narrative, and Politics, December 8-9, 2016, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Deadline: August 31, 2016

Moral Outrage and Political Violence, 7-9 November 7-9, 2016, Sandbjerg Gods, Sønderborg, Aarhus University
Deadline Extended to September 1, 2016

Migration and Refuge in Western Canada, Canadian Institute for Identities and Migration (CIIM) & Immigration Research West (IRW) Regional Symposium, October 21-22, 2016, Winnipeg
Deadline: September 1, 2016

Conservation, Epidemiology, and Public Health Campaigns in Biodiversity Hotspots, Society for Applied Anthropology panel, March 28-April 1, 2017, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Deadline: September 1, 2016

Mother Figures and Representations of Motherhood in English-speaking Societies, April 3-5, 2017, University of Tours, France
Deadline: September 1, 2016

Towards an Anthropology of Grief, March 7-8, 2017, Laboratoire d’Anthropologie des Mondes Contemporains, Université Libre de Belgique (Belgium)
Deadline: September 5, 2016

Bioarchaeologists’ Northeast Regional Dialogue Conference, October 29, 2016, SUNY-Oneonta
Deadline: September 12, 2016

Frontiers: Cosmos, Curiosity, Creativity, McGill-CREOR Conference, November 12-13, 2016, University of McGill
Deadline: September 15, 2016

Post-Socialist Environments: Making, un-making and contesting natures in Central and Eastern Europe, November 25-26, 2016, Poznań (Poland)
Deadline: September 15, 2016

Engaged Asian Anthropology: Opportunities and Challenges, 9th Annual CUHK Anthropology Postgraduate Student Forum, January 20-21, 2017, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Deadline: September 15, 2016

Reluctant heritage: Revisiting museums and memory sites in Central and Eastern Europe in a transnational perspective, Workshop organized by the Regional Center for Advanced Francophone Research in Social Sciences (CEREFREA Villa Noël), November 4-5, 2016, University of Bucharest
Deadline: September 15, 2016

Revisiting the Practice of Islamic Law: Ideas and Institutions, November 11-13, 2016, Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University, Yogyakarta
Deadline: September 20, 2016

Culture and Mental Health: Family Matters, 38th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture, Villanova University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Deadline: September 21, 2016

The “Glorious Triumph” of Symbolic Interactionism:  Honouring the Past/Forging the Future, 34th Annual Qualitative Analysis Conference, May 17-19, 2017, McMaster University
Deadline: September 26, 2016

Activisms in Africa International Congress, January 12-13, 2017, Lisboa
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Affective Inequalities in Intimate Relationships (book, to be published in 2018)
Deadline: September 30, 2016

Narratives by BRAVE Women of Colour Academics
Deadline: September 30, 2016

Food sharing: contemporary cultures, practices and economies, Panel at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, April 5-9, 2017, Boston, MA
Deadline: September 30, 2016

International Conference on Sovereignty, Contestation and ‘the Economy’, April 25-26, 2017, Utrecht University
Deadline: September 30, 2016
SoSCo_conference_CfP_30 september

Parole de jeunesse : la part langagière des différentiations sociales”, Glottopol, numéro 29, dirigé par M. Auzanneau, P. Lambert, N. Maillard
Date limite de réception des contributions : 30 septembre 2016. Parution : juillet 2017.

Challenging Enduring Urban Injustices: Race, Ethnicity, Space, and Political Economy, 47th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association, April 19-22, 2017, Minneapolis
Deadline: October 1, 2016

Wealth, Poverty, and Practice, Issue 10 of Practical Matters
Deadline: October 1, 2016

CASCA’s biannual and bilingual Culture Newsletter on the Theme of Visual Anthropology
Deadline: October 1, 2016

CEETUM (Centre d’études ethniques des universités montréalaises) 19th Colloquium for Students and Recent Graduates, February 22-24, 2017, University of Montreal
Deadline: October 4, 2016

Heritages of Migration: Moving Stories, Objects and Home, April 6-10, 2017, National Museum of Immigration, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Deadline: October 14, 2016

Transborder movements and the states in South Asia, January 20-21, 2017, Asian University for Women, Chittagong
Deadline: October 15, 2016

Human-Animal Relations in Latin America, A Multi-disciplinary Approach, Antípoda 
Deadline: October 15, 2016

World Conference on Movement: Brain, Body, Cognition, July 9-11, 2017, Oxford University
Deadline: October 15, 2016

Senses of (in)justice: Indebtedness and urban space in times of crisis, Antropologías en transformación: sentidos, compromisos y utopias, XIV Congreso de Antropología, September 5-8, 2017, Valencia, Spain
Deadline: October 15, 2016

CASCA/IUAES2017 Mo(u)vement call for panel proposals
Deadline: October 26, 2016

Who, When, and Where: Art and Identification across Borders, Contemporaneity: Historical Presence in Visual Culture journal, 6th Edition
Deadline: October 31, 2016

Edited Collection, University of Toronto Press, Controlling Sexuality and Reproduction, Past and Present
Deadline: October 31, 2016

Crossing Borders / Building Bridges: Anthropological Perspectives on Latin American and Caribbean Borderlands,  Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology Conference, April 6-8, 2017, Antigua, Guatemala
Deadline: November 1, 2016

BRIDGE: The Heritage of Connecting Places and Cultures, July 6-10, 2017, Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, United Kingdom
Deadline: November 1, 2016

Epidemics in a Globalised World, international workshop, 22-24 March 22-24, 2017, Antwerp, Belgium
Deadline: November 15, 2016*UCSIAENG2&n=121420

Identités, Conflits et interventions Sociolinguistique, Réseau Francophone de Sociolinguistique Congrès, Montpellier 14, 15 et 16 juin 2017
Deadline: 30 novembre 2016

Call for contributions to Voluntas Special Issue: The Organizations of Civil Society
Deadline: November 30, 2016

Fourth Annual Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies, April 11-13, 2017, University of Chester
Deadline: November 30, 2016

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

Anthropology and Security, Antípoda
Deadline: December 30, 2016

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

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: