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The journal Anthropology of the Contemporary Middle East and Central Eurasia (ACME) is looking to recruit a new Book Review Editor and a new Film Review Editor, with the first contributed work to appear in Volume 5(1), Summer 2017/18.
Both Editors will work with the chief editor and publisher, and be responsible for liaising with publishers marketing departments (securing books/films for review, sending published reviews to the press), commissioning suitable reviewers and supplying them with books/films, and editing and readying the final work for publication. The book/film review section will be forwarded to the publishing house for copyediting and layout, and then reviewed by Editors prior to final publication. We anticipate between 6 and 12 books/films being reviewed for each instalment of the section, to be published twice a year.
A wonderful opportunity for the right candidate, this is an unpaid, volunteer position requiring a commitment of at least two years. The Editors will be expected to participate in editorial decisions for the journal, secure topically relevant review copies, recruit and coordinate a pool of reviewers, and assemble a high-quality, informative book/film review section.
ACME wishes to recruit for this position before November 2018. If you are interested, please forward a copy of your curriculum vitae, along with a brief statement about your interest in the position and an example of your professional writing to:
Dr. Pedram Khosronejad (Chief Editor)
Farzaneh Family Scholar
Associate Director for Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies School of International Studies Oklahoma State University
Anthropology of the Contemporary Middle East and Central Eurasia (ACME) is seeking a new book review editor is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to the anthropological studies of all societies and cultures in the Middle East and Central Eurasia. All submissions for articles are peer-reviewed. Its scope is to publish original research by social scientists not only in the area of anthropology but also in sociology, folklore, religion, material culture and related social sciences. It includes all areas of modern and contemporary Middle East and Central Eurasia (Russia, the Caucasus, Central Asia, China), including topics on minority groups and religious themes.
Dr. Pedram Khosronejad
Farzaneh Family Scholar
Associate Director for Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies
School of Global Studies & Partnerships/School of Media & Strategic Communications
Oklahoma State University
201 Wes Watkins Center
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078
| Chief Editor, Anthropology of the Contemporary Middle East and Central Eurasia SeanKingston
| Series Editor, The Anthropology of Persianate Societies, SeanKingston
| Series Editor, Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies, LIT Verlag