The International Journal of Student Research in Archaeology (IJSRA) is an open-access, peer- reviewed journal. Theaims of this publication are to be a global reference point in archaeology, as well as to serve as an internationalforum for the exchange of excellent scholarship in an atmosphere of constructive dialogue and inclusivity.Ultimately we aim to enhance the academic experience, scholarly presence, and recognition of studentsworldwide.
IJSRA accepts papers addressing any topic and temporal sequence of archaeological interest. Research may bebased in any geographical area, engage with any methodological and theoretical framework, and includeintegrative insights and evidence from any discipline.
IJSRA encourages submissions of:
Research articles that may include previously unpublished, unanalyzed material or experimental approaches. Shouldinclude an abstract and keywords as well as assessment of the contribution that this new evidence and its context provide tocurrent academic debate. 3,000-5,000 words.
Literature reviews and academic essays that present a relatively original perspective and ideally a comparative approach tothe interpretation of already-published evidence and its contexts. Limited to 3,000 words and an abstract.
‘Debate’ articles based on unpublished or published evidence and that may challenge traditional, long-establishedacademic perspectives. This sort of submission aims to “disrupt” scholarly narratives, foster further debate, and demonstratestudent creativity and innovation in the search for alternative interpretations. Limited to 3,500 words.
Condensed field reports or monographs. May include ethnoarchaeology, experimental archaeology, survey, excavation, etc. Limited to 1,500-2,000 words.
The International Journal of Student Research in Archaeology does not charge any submission or publication fees. Allsubmissions should be full papers written in English, including an abstract and ﬁve to seven key-words in bothEnglish and another ﬁeld-relevant language (if applicable). Assistance with academic English of publishablearticles will be provided upon request. When submitting, authors should include their name, degree/major, andacademic institution in the body of the email. Authors must also be sure that the content of their original researchpapers has not been published or accepted for publication elsewhere (although presentation in poster format andat conferences is acceptable). The manuscript, submitted as a Word document, should be adapted to the Harvardcitation system (author, date: page) ideally before submission but certainly before publication.The deadline for submissions for the ﬁrst issue is September 1, 2015
E-mail for Submission: firstname.lastname@example.org
IJSRA welcomes abstracts beforehand or inquiries about content categories. Undergraduate and Masters studentsare especially welcome to submit.
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