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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.

CFP: Special Issue theme: ‘Pandemic, Plague, Pestilence and the Tropics’

Journal Special Issue theme: ‘Pandemic, Plague, Pestilence and the Tropics.’ Invitation to scholars of Southeast Asia.

CFP: Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs, Volume 7 (Spring 2021)

Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs is currently accepting research manuscripts for Volume 7 (Spring 2021). The Journal welcomes original social science research papers written on issues relevant to politics, security, economy, culture, and society of contemporary Asia, including Pakistan and Afghanistan.

CFP: The Vietnam War in Canadian Literature

Canadian Literature seeks contributions for a guest-edited special issue on “the Vietnam War in Canadian Literature.” For complete information, contact the journal editor, Christine Kim, at, or the special issue guest editor, Y-Dang Troeung, at, to discuss ideas ahead of time.

CFP: Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnographic Viewpoints special issue on Science and Technology Studies

We invite submissions to Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnographic Viewpoints to gather critically and theoretically engaged studies of science, technology, and society in the Philippines. We seek interventions that disrupt the ways in which science and technology are deeply rooted in the fabric of everyday life as they emerge effortlessly from objects, spaces, infrastructures, public discourse, and scientific practice.

Queer Southeast Asia

Queer Southeast Asia is reading submissions now: poetry, creative prose, book review & essay, interview, hybrid work, visual art.

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 through 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.