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

5th International Conference on Disaster Management and Human Health: Reducing Risk, Improving Outcomes, June 7-9, 2017, Seville, Spain
300 word abstracts should be submitted as soon as possible (posted September 28, 2016)

Looking Forward: Migration and Mobility in 2017 and Beyond, 19th Metropolis Conference, March 16–18, 2017, Montreal
Proposal submissions being accepted as of September 1, 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

UNSETTLED – Urban routines, temporalities and contestations, International Urban Conference, March 29-30, 2017, Vienna, Austria
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

Inequality and new social discourses, III EDiSo International Symposium June 28-30, 2017, Barcelona
Deadline: October 15, 2016

Call for Chapters: The good, the bad and the ugly: Exploring boundaries between the informal, the criminal and the immoral
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

Living in Emergency: humanitarianism and medicine, 9th European Spring School on History of Science and Popularization, May 18-20, 2017, Mahon / Maó (Menorca)
Deadline: October 15, 2016

Drug, Food, Medicine: Emerging Topics in the Anthropology of Consumption, Society for Applied Anthropology annual meeting, March 28 to April 1,  Santa Fe, New Mexico
Deadline: October 15, 2016

Ecologies of Toxicity, AAG 2017, April 5-9, 2017, Boston
Deadline: October 15, 2016

Religion, Race, and Racism, American Academy of Religion Western Region (AARWR) Islamic Studies 2017 Annual Conference, March 17—19, 2017, University of the West, Rosemead, California
Deadline Extended to October 15, 2016

CASCA/IUAES2017 Mo(u)vement call for panel proposals, May 2-7, 2017, Ottawa
Deadline: October 26, 2016

Tourism and Embodiment Book, Routlege
Deadline: October 28, 2016

Freedom, Ethnofoor
Deadline: October 30, 2016

Call for Participants – Warring relations: methodological and ethical challenges of ethnographic research on soldier and veteran sociality – December 8-9th, 2016, Copenhagen
Deadline: October 31, 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

Comparing Canada(s) – Comparer le(s) Canada(s), 27th Annual Conference of the Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto, March 3-4, 2017, U of T
Deadline Extended to October 31, 2016

Ethnographies of Islam in China, March 27-29, 2017, SOAS University of London
Deadline: November 1, 2016

Managing people with language: language policy, planning and practice in multilingual blue-collar workplaces: a global perspective, special issue of Language Policy
Deadline: November 1, 2016

Asian Medicines: Encounters, Translations, Transformations, International Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicines (IASTAM) Congress, August 6–12, 2017, Kiel University, Germany
Deadline: November 1, 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

Context and Meaning XVI: On the Fringe, Graduate Visual Culture Association of Queen’s University, January 27-28, 2016
Deadline: November 4, 2016

Panels at the International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF) Bi-Annual Congress, March 23-26, 2017, Göttingen, Germany
Deadline: November 7, 2016

Mediating everyday life: dwelling in a digital age

Urban development from below

Experimental and Sensorial Methods in Critical Affective Research

Roads, Routes and the Terra Infirma: Distance and Place Making through the Lens of Dwelling-in-Travelling

Daily life and struggles of asylum-seekers living in temporary dwellings within Europe

The rural home as a site of production

Temporalities of dwelling elsewhere: placing and displacing home (SIEF Place Wisdom Group)

Walls of glass: visibility and transparence in materiality and metaphor

Thrift and dwelling: popular media representations of ‘appropriate’ ways of being in the world

Transnationalism and work-life (im)mobilities in the UN system and beyond

Materializing exile: production of difference and diversity in the city

Critical Histories and Activist Futures: Science, Medicine, and Racial Violence, February 24–25, 2017, Yale University
Deadline: November 15, 2016

Critical Approaches to Human Smuggling Facilitation: the theory and praxis of human smuggling, April 6-8, 2017, University of Texas at El Paso
Deadline: November 15, 2016

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

Work in Progress: The Construction of Identities Through Discursive Practices in Contemporary (Canadian) Society,February 9-11, 2017, Graduate Students Association of the Modern Languages and Literatures, University of Ottawa
Deadline: November 15, 2016

10th Annual R.F. Harney Graduate Research Conference in Ethnic and Pluralism Studies,  January 26-27, 2017, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
Deadline: November 21, 2016

Climate Change and Intersectionality, Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Equality and Diversity Open Access Journal
Deadline: November 30, 2016

Circuits of Labour, Obligation, and Debt: International Labour Migrants, their Families, and the ‘Migration Industry’ in Nepal, March 13-14, 2016, University of Oxford, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology
Deadline: November 30, 2016

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

Government of Self Government of Others. Ethical and political questions in the late Foucault,  March 6-7, 2017, New University of Lisbon
Deadline: November 30, 2016

Terror on Tour: Borders, Detours & Contingencies, March 29-31, 2017, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Deadline: November 30, 2016;ca75202e.1610

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

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

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

Reimagining Civil Society in a Period of ‘Uncivil’ Societies, March 24-25, 2017 American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan 
Deadline: January 6, 2016

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, 2016

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

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: