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Sunday, April 22, 2012

CFP Journal Indian Anthropologist

The Indian Anthropologist is currently accepting papers for consideration
for its December 2012 on any theme of social, cultural, biological &
physical anthropology, with some relevance for India and/or South Asia.

Please also look out for the June 2012 Special Issue which is on the theme
of methodological issues in relation to the anthropological study of
Information for Authors:
The Indian Anthropologist is a peer-reviewed journal of international
repute. It is published biannually. It is the journal of the Indian
Anthropological Association.

Notes for Contributors

Guidelines for Submission of Research Article

The Indian Anthropologist carries articles, book reviews and editorial
correspondence pertaining to all branches of Anthropology and related
disciplines. The Indian Anthropological Association holds the copyrights
in all material to the Editor. The Editor reserves the right to edit the
manuscript and to ensure stylistic consistency and conciseness.

Indian Anthropologist encourages original research writings which present
theoretically informed ethnographic descriptions, or similar analytical
exercises. An article should clearly contain objectives, methodology
employed, conceptual framework, anthropological relevance of the subject,
implications [if any] and a conclusion.

A paper should not be more than 5000 words excluding notes and references.
An abstract of 100-150 words along with 5 key words should precede the
article. Authors must provide their names, designation and official
addresses and e-mail addresses with their papers.

Only a paper fulfilling all the stylistic content requirements of Indian
Anthropologist shall be referred for peer review.

After receiving referee's comments, revised version may be sent in word
format on CD or through email

Styling Format for the References:

Yalman, Nur. 1967. Under the Bo Tree: Studies in Caste, Kinship and
Marriage in the Interior of Ceylon,Berkeley: University of California

Jain, R. K. 2003. "Culture and Economy: Tamils on the Plantation Frontier
in Malaysia Revisited, 1998-1999," In Bhikhu Parekh (eds.) Culture
and Economy in the Indian Diaspora. London and New York: Routledge :

Breman, Jan and E.V. Daniel 1992. "Conclusion: The Making of a Coolie?,"
Journal of Peasant Studies, 19 (3&4): 268-295.

Book Reviews

Indian Anthropologist generally does not accept unsolicited reviews. Those
willing to do reviews should write to the editor.


We encourage shorter notes on research in progress or short contributions
on the topics of current social, political, and economic developments. The
comments or rejoinders on the articles published in the journal are also
welcome. These should not be more than 1000-2000 words.


Indian Anthropologist serves as a platform for dissemination of
information among social scientists. You are requested to send
announcements and short reports on events like workshops, conferences
organized in different parts of India on issues of anthropological

All the correspondence should be addressed to:


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