Call for Papers World Archaeology

Submit your paper to a future issue of World Archaeology, for more information simply click on the issue titles 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.

World Archaeology Debates in World Archaeology

The World Archaeology Debates volume is a venue for topical discussion of archaeological issues that will have a wide relevance to the field. We welcome papers offering comment on articles previously published in World Archaeology, as well…

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World Archaeology The Archaeology of Celebrations

To mark the 50th Anniversary of World Archaeology, we are inviting papers that explore the subject of ‘celebrations’.

Celebrations are a seemingly universal phenomenon within human societies, yet there has been little coherent attempt to…

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World Archaeology Temporary Places, Gatherings and Assemblies

Although much archaeological discourse centres on physically prominent and enduring aspects of the material record such as monuments, cities and tombs, transitory activities and temporarily occupied places are equally vital to understanding…

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World Archaeology The Archaeology of Medicine and Healthcare

The maintenance of human health and the mechanisms by which this is achieved – through medicine, medical intervention and care-giving – are fundamentals of human societies. However, archaeological investigations into these issues have been…

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World Archaeology Vulnerability, Risk and Resilience

Within archaeology, risk, vulnerability and resilience have received periodic attention from sometimes contrasting theoretical positions. All three terms have acquired new resonance in the face of escalating climate change. In evolutionary…

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World Archaeology Rural Archaeologies

Sometime in 2009, the make-up of the world population changed fundamentally, as the number of people living in cities surpassed that of rural residents for the first time ever. Today, already some 54% of the world’s inhabitants live in urban…

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