CFP Extended deadline Southeast Asia in World History

Marc Gilbert's picture
Call for Papers
August 15, 2020
Subject Fields: 
World History / Studies, Southeast Asian History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Asian History / Studies, History Education

CFP Extended Deadline: Southeast Asia in World History


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 due to COVID-19, the deadline for submissions has been extended to August 15, 2020 for possible publication in the October issue of 2020.


Submissions on other topics are welcome at any time.


Submission of Articles and Reviews:


To submit an article, please send an abstract, draft, or completed essay to the Editor, Marc Jason Gilbert, at


All Book Review correspondence should be directed to the journal’s Book Review Editor, Christine Skwiot, at


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


All submissions must be prepared double spaced, with one-inch margins and subheads at the left-hand margins, with endnotes, a short biography of about 250 words, such as that appears on all published World History Connected articles, a mailing address, and phone number (a WhatsApp number is also welcome). Length of submitted articles should be more than 3,000 words and less than 10,000 words).  All articles need to be submitted in Word.doc or Word.docx format as is required by the publisher. World History Connected, prefers images as JPG. For copyright requirements for image and other usages, please contact the Editor.  For more specific information on style and other editorial policies, “Submission and Style Guidelines” at


The journal is published 3 times a year: February June, and October. The deadlines for submissions as follows:  for the February issue, November 1; for the June issue, March 1; and for the October issue, normally August 1.


Individual submissions may appear in the Articles section of the journal or, with the author’s permission, may be integrated into Forums, a regular feature in which related studies on a common world history process or theme are organized and introduced by the editor. Forums are usually preceded by Calls for Papers on the subject.


Alternatively, Forums are curated by a Guest editor, who may select edit, and arrange for the peer review of Forum articles she or he has chosen or obtained through a Call for Papers.  Past Guest editors have included former Presidents of the World History Association, the current WHA President, Laura J. Mitchell, and a past President of the American Historical Association, Patrick Manning. Those interested in serving as Guest editor should write to


For those not familiar with World History Connected, its title reflects the journal’s commitment to assisting both scholars and practitioners to invigorate and expand the reach of research and teaching of world history through encouraging innovative research and engaging writing.  It editors include past presidents of the World History Association and award-winning history educators at all levels of instruction. It currently serves 1.85 million discreet readers of at least two articles annually and receives 6 million visitors to its website.  It welcomes submissions of articles and book reviews on any subject germane to world history including (a) essays on the state of the field; (b) case studies, or topical overviews which cross regional boundaries to examine such issues as gender, technology, demography, social structure, or political legitimacy; and (c) the evaluation of curriculum and innovative instructional methodology. The journal also seeks peer reviewers and scholars to review recently published titles in the field of world history. The journal is open-sourced (free), staff and contributors are not compensated for their work, and it is funded by individual contributions and organizations committed to advancing its goals.  It accepts no paid advertising. If you have any questions after reading this announcement, please direct them to



Contact Info: 

Marc Jason Gilbert, PhD

Professor of History and

Endowed Chair in World History Emeritus (2019)

Editor, World History Connected (2008-)

Department of History and International Studies

College of Liberal Arts

Hawaii Pacific University

500 Ala Moana Boulevard, Suite 6-313,

Honolulu, Hawaii 96813


Contact Email: