Call For Papers: Journal of Arts & Communities

We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Arts & Communities is publishing a double Special Edition in partnership with ArtWorks and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

Open Until:

Posted: 10/03/2022

This double Special Edition of the Journal of Arts & Communities is planned for publication in 2015.

The Journal of Arts & Communities is dedicated to researchers and
practitioners from around the world who wish to increase the
understanding and development of the socially engaged arts.

Details for Contributors

Although we are open to discussion on the length of specific
contributions, prospective contributors might observe the following
guidelines as to length:

  • Discursive articles tackling broader issues
    of theory or practice or introducing particularly significant practice:
    up to 6,000 words, although we may agree to extend this in exceptional
    circumstances to 10,000 words;
  • Interviews, debates and case studies: up to 4,000 words;
  • Photo-essays, or other forms of visual project documentation – up to eight pages of visual documentation;
  • Reports of conferences: up to 1,500 words;
    we may also agree some visual documentation, where appropriate. 
    Proposals for more extensive conference proceedings should be discussed
    prior to submission;
  • Book discussions, Notes and Queries: up to 750 words.
  • Contributors should follow the Harvard referencing system for citations and

include a list of works cited at the end of the article. Explanatory footnotes should be kept to a minimum.


Submissions should be sent via e-mail in Word format to the Principal
Editor stephaniejaneknight@gmail.com You are welcome to discuss
proposed articles in advance of submission; in particular, we encourage
practitioners who may wish to explore ways of documenting their practice
to get in touch to discuss possible approaches.

 The deadline for submissions is Friday 12th September 2014.

All submissions will be sent to the panel of guest peer reviewers for
assessment of their suitability for publication in these special

For more information on submitting illustrations and more go to Artworks website

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