Category Archives: Calls for Papers: Publishing

AMECYS Call for Papers: Graduate Student Paper Prize

Submissions deadline:  Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Association of Middle East Children’s and Youth Studies (AMECYS) calls graduate students engaged in the study of children and youth in the region (and diasporic communities) to submit their papers to the AMECYS graduate student paper prize.  A cash prize of $100 will be awarded to the winner at the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) of North America’s annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas, November 15-18, 2018.

Papers can be submitted in any capacity that aligns with AMECYS’ mission statement:

The AMECYS is a private, non-profit, international association for scholars with an interest in the study of children and youth in the Middle East, North Africa and their diasporic communities. Through interdisciplinary programs, publications, and services, AMECYS promotes innovative scholarship, facilitates global academic exchange, and enhances public understanding about Middle Eastern children and youth in diverse times and places. 

Requirements for submission:

–       Papers should not exceed 7,500 (excluding bibliographies and endnotes)

–       The paper should never have been submitted for publication

–       The format needs to include: Standard font, Double-spaced, 1” margins, IJMES standards for endnotes and transliteration

–       Member of AMECYS in good-standing

–       Proof of registered graduate student enrollment for the 2018-2019 academic year may be requested at a later date

Send submissions as a pdf or word doc to [email protected] and [email protected] .

The AMECYS graduate student representative, program chair and appointed committee will review all papers submitted by members of AMECYS that are received by the deadline of Thursday, March 15.

For queries, email AMECYS program chair at [email protected]

CfP — Youth, Inequality and Social Change in the Global South

For the Springer series Perspectives on Children and Young People
Dr Hernán Cuervo & Dr Ana Miranda (Eds.)

This edited book addresses a gap in youth studies by focusing on young people’s experiences in the Global South. It draws together a scholarly range of international and interdisciplinary work on young people’s lives in an incredible diverse and rich but unequal global region. This edited book aims to expand our thinking on youth experiences by linking theoretical and empirical perspectives to regions in the Global South; questioning the Global North domination in the social sciences and in youth studies.

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Dear ACYIG Members,

ACYIG is now soliciting submissions for the October 2016 issue of Neos. We are accepting submissions on a rolling basis between Monday, August 15 and Monday, September 5. The final deadline for submission is Monday, September 5. If possible, please notify me of your intent to submit by the start of the rolling period (August 15), so that I can identify peer reviewers in a timely manner.


CFP – Growing up outside families: independent children’s process of identity

Antropologia Special Issue Call for Articles

Growing up outside families: cultures, religions and politics in independent children’s process of identity

Due Date:
Paper submission (5,000-6,000 excluding footnotes) due January 30, 2017

Publication Date:
October 2017  Continue reading CFP – Growing up outside families: independent children’s process of identity

CFP-The Rutgers Series in Childhood Studies

The Rutgers Series in Childhood Studies is dedicated to increasing our understanding of children and childhoods throughout the world, reflecting a perspective that highlights cultural dimensions of the human experience. The books in this series are intended for students, scholars, practitioners, and those who formulate policies that affect children’s everyday lives and futures.

We are pleased to announce a call for book proposals for The Rutgers Series in Childhood Studies. Having long been under the careful stewardship of Founding Editor Myra Bluebond-Langner, the series will now be edited by Jill E. Korbin and EJ Sobo.

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CFP – Political Activism Across the Life-Course

Special Issue of Contemporary Social Science 

Papers are invited that explore how citizens participate in society. What leads them to participate, and what are the consequences of their participation? These are important policy and practice relevant questions about political activism, defined as responding to matters of common concern. Many social science disciplines have explored these issues including social psychologists, political scientists, sociologists and social anthropologists.  Central to these explorations is the question of how contemporary politics mark lives and how lives mark contemporary politics. This covers a range of concerns from health to education, environment to poverty, migration to domestic violence, gender identities to political conflict. In particular, we welcome studies that examine political activism across the life-course. Continue reading CFP – Political Activism Across the Life-Course

CFP: “If this world were mine”

High Quality Culturally Responsive and Responsible Early Childhood Programs
Special Issue of Taboo: The Journal of Culture & EducationGuest Editors: Brian L. Wright, Zeynep Isik-Ercan, & Donna Y. Ford

Download the full call here (PDF): Taboo Special Issue Call for Papers 

CFP: Beyond Binaries

Call for Papers – Edited Volume
Beyond Binaries: Exploring Children’s Lives Across Worlds
Download the call for papers here (PDF): Beyond Binaries 
Editors: Dr. Afua Twum-Danso Imoh, Professor Michael Bourdillon,, Sylvia Meischner and Dr. Fernanda Wanderley.