CFC: Southeast Asia in World History (Deadline Extended)

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World History Connected, a 14-year-old affiliate of the World History Association published by the University of Illinois Press, is seeking papers for a special issue on new scholarly research and also exciting scholarship of teaching on Southeast Asian topics germane to the interdisciplinary field of world history, which embraces, but is not limited to, trans-regional, comparative, gender, colonial post-colonial, and global studies. Several articles have already been received from both senior and junior scholars, but do to COVID-19, the deadline for submissions has been extended to August 1, 2020 for possible publication in the October issue of 2020. Submissions on other topics are welcome at any time. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically to the Editor at mgilbert@hpu.edu. Correspondence relating to books to be reviewed and those interested in reviewing books for this issue, should contact cskwiot@mma.edu. Due to cost, books for review cannot be supplied to reviewers outside the United States.

All submissions are subject to double-blind peer review.  World History Connected reserves the right to decline to publish any submission.

All submissions must follow the style sheet on the left-hand side of the journal’s webpage at https://worldhistoryconnected.press.uillinois.edu/ and conveyed with the subject line WHC Submission and the author (s) last name. Submissions should be prepared double spaced, with one-inch margins and subheads at the left-hand margins, with endnotes, a short biography (250 words) such as that appears on all published WHC articles, a mailing address, and phone number (a WhatsApp number is acceptable). Length of submitted articles should be more than 3,000 words, with upper limitation of less than 10,000 words.  All articles need to be submitted in Word.doc or Word.docx format as is required by the publisher.

 For those unfamiliar with World History Connected (ISSN 1931-8642), it an e-journal publication of the University of Illinois Press, which currently reaches 1.85 million "readers" annually (scholars who read more than two articles) and attracts 6 million visits to its website. It is published 3 times a year (February, June, and October). Recent issues of the journal have explored the Atlantic in World History and Film in World History. Scheduling is an art rather than a science, so those wishing to submit articles for consideration on any subject should express that interest as soon as possible. The journal also welcomes overtures from Guest editors who might wish to curate an issue with a “Forum” or group of articles on a topic of interest to the field. “Forum” guest editors have included Presidents of the American Historical Association and the World History Association (Patrick Manning and Laura Mitchell, respectively.