at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
UHCSEAS on Facebook UHCSEAS on Twitter UHCSEAS on LinkedIn UHCSEAS on Vimeo UHCSEAS on Instagram
The Center for Southeast Asian Studies > Deadlines > Journals


Funding | Jobs | Conferences | Workshops | Journals

Calls for papers and submissions to journals showcasing work on Southeast Asia.

Postings are removed after deadlines have passed and new CFPs are highlighted bi-weekly in our email newsletter. Have a CFP to share? Email us.

Southeast Asia: Oceans, Seas, and Straits

Call for Papers, Literary Writing, and Artwork. Editors: Joanne Leow, Nazry Bahrawi and Y-Dang Troeung. Major themes that we hope will be addressed by proposed contributions include: the maritime histories of Empire and Imperialism in Southeast Asia, including ongoing forms of Settler Colonialism; refugee trajectories and histories; ecological and human/nonhuman connections; and the possibility of the Oceanic in Southeast Asia as a new form of transnational and transborder commons. Please submit a short biographical note with a brief abstract, pitch, or excerpt of an artwork or literary writing by Sept 30, 2020 to If accepted, contributors will be asked to submit final works by 31 January 2021.

September 30 DEADLINE

ICAS Book Prize (IBP) 2021 Dissertation Awards

The International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) 12 will be held in Kyoto, Japan from 24-27 August 2021 in cooperation with Kyoto Seika University, the Consortium of 48 Kyoto Universities and the City of Kyoto.

Forest and Society Journal

Call for papers on “Land, livelihoods, and change amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in Southeast Asia” for Forest and Society Journal.
Submissions Accepted March – November.

Open Deadlines

Corona Chronicles

Kyoto University’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies is publishing Corona Chronicles on its website. If you would like to contribute, please contact Edoardo Siani, Affiliated Assistant Professor at CSEAS and a SOAS alumnus.

Routledge Studies in Educational History and Development in Asia

a new series on the History of Education in Asia is calling for manuscripts. The new series is edited out of Singapore’s National Institute of Education at Nanyang Technological University.

CFP – SPAFA Journal, vol. 4 (2020)

The annual publication of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts (SPAFA) in Bangkok, Thailand.

Critical Asian Studies

A multidisciplinary academic journal, is soliciting 500-1,500 word online blog posts to be published on our journal’s website platform.

New Mandala

We want articles that are grounded in Southeast Asia expertise, offer fresh observations, and ask interesting questions.

Southeast Asia: Politics, Meaning & Memory

Relaunch of this book series from University of Hawaii Press seeks to raise the visibility of Southeast Asia.

COVID19 Laws and Policies

Asia Centre is undertaking research on #COVID19 laws and policies and its impact on #democracy and #humanrights in Southeast Asia.

From Fear to Resilience

Let’s change the narrative of COVID-19 in Southeast Asia. Call for Photos, Short Video and Art Essays by SEA Junction

CFP – Journal of Vietnamese Studies

Articles for Journal of Vietnamese Studies should generally be 8,000 to 15,000 words, not including all endnotes and references.

Journal of Applied History

Unlike other journals, the Journal of Applied History offers a platform for articles in which the results of historical research are applied to present-day issues.

Routledge: Series on Asian Migration

Books in the series broaden the discussions of the relationship between migration and globalization, transnationalism, development, governance, inter-cultural studies, and identity and diaspora.

Notable Journal Publications

Viral Disease in Vietnam Offer Lessons for COVID-19

New Findings on Links between Urban Expansion and Viral Disease in Vietnam Offer Lessons for COVID-19 East-West Wire.


by East-West Center in Washington and Stimson Center Publication Date: 2020

UP CIDS Program on Alternative Development (AltDev)’s Preliminary Report

UP CIDS Program on Alternative Development (AltDev)’s Preliminary Report on Southeast Asian Community and Grassroots Responses in COVID-19 Times (29 May 2020) Eduardo C. Tadem, Ananeza P. Aban, Karl Arvin F. Hapal, Venarica B. Papa, Nathaniel P. Candelaria, Honey B. Tabiola, and Jose Monfred C. Sy.