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World Archaeology

Calls for Papers

Submit your paper to a future issue of World Archaeology, for more information simply click on the issue you're interested in below! Decisions on papers will not be made until after the deadline for that issue has passed. You will be contacted by the Guest Editor of the issue after this time.

Visual Psychology of Art

Deadline: 12th January 2020

The various agencies of art are well known to archaeologists and anthropologists, forming a conceptual core for much scholarly research into past human symbolism and visual culture. From the miniscule to the megalithic, art, symbol, decoration and design have an antiquity of at least 65,000 years, and are frequently seen as one of the most distinctive non-biological expressions of human behaviour...READ MORE


Deadline: 12th March 2020

Masks have been a significant part of human culture for around 40,000 years. Some of the earliest human representations in the world appear to be masked and masks have continued to play a significant role in a wide range of different cultures up to the present day...READ MORE

Technology and Power

Deadline: 12th June 2020

Almost from its inception, archaeology has been deeply concerned with the human relationship with technology. It has long been recognised that control over technology and the means of production are important in the maintenance of power systems...READ MORE

Debates and emerging questions in world archaeology

Deadline: 1st September 2020

This special issue of World Archaeology is devoted to articles that tackle current debates of significance to the discipline, and/or that frame new questions emerging in archaeological research...READ MORE

Representation and Meaning in Archaeology

Deadline: 1st October 2020

Hodder’s call that archaeologists should examine “meaningfully constituted worlds” appealed to a generation of post-processual archaeologists embracing hermeneutic methodologies. However, meaning defies easy definition and has become increasingly...READ MORE

World Archaeology

Table of Contents for World Archaeology. List of articles from both the latest and ahead of print issues.

Language: en-US

Publisher: Routledge

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