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 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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World Archaeology ‘Protohistories’: new approaches to the construction of narrative

The term ‘protohistory’ remains widely used, despite its chequered career as a concept. This issue aims to unpick and refine the concept as it is used to apply to a wide range of cultures and periods, and thereby to problematize the term. Is…

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World Archaeology Debates

The World Archaeology Debates issue 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 as…

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World Archaeology Ancient DNA Research: Blessing or Curse for Archaeology?

The human genome was first sequenced in 2003, and in the past 15 years thousands of modern and ancient genomes have been generated. In 2010 the Neanderthal genome sequence was published, and soon afterwards an entirely new hominid lineage…

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