Call for New Editor: Comparative Education Review

Professional OpportunitiesCall for New Editor and Editorial Team of Comparative Education Review (a CIES journal). Deadline: 7 October 2022.

The Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), through the Standing Committee on Publications, calls for proposals for an editor(s) and editorial team for the Comparative Education Review. The new editor or coeditors will assume a five-year term, beginning on July 1 2023, and with responsibility for CER issues beginning in February 2024.

Proposals from the prospective editor/co-editors are encouraged to address: Their vision for the future of CER and its intellectual support of CIES membership and comparative and international research on education in general. A proposal should also present ideas for special issues, forums, debates, and innovative ways to disseminate the journal’s content including on social media platforms, create opportunities for mentorship of junior scholars as well as strategies further to increase CER’s scholarly impact. The proposal should include a description of the proposed editorial team and explain how it will ensure diversity of intellectual perspectives in the field, maintain the methodological strength of CIES scholarship, and support representation of current and emerging content areas and regions of the world.

Call for New Editor: Communication Theory

Professional OpportunitiesCall for New Editor of Communication Theory (an ICA journal). Deadline: 31 January 2023.

The International Communication Association Publications Committee is soliciting applications for the next editor(s) of Communication Theory. The four-year term will begin in September 2023.
Communication Theory publishes research articles, theoretical essays, and reviews on topics of broad theoretical interest from across the range of communication studies. Essays, regardless of topic or methodological approach, must make a significant contribution to communication theory. Data-based papers are appropriate only insofar as they advance new theoretical developments in communication. Communication Theory recognizes that approaches to theory development and explication are diverse. No single approach or set of approaches is privileged.

The Publications Committee seeks applications from individuals or small teams of scholars from the ICA membership. The successful applicant(s) will be expected to build an editorial structure that reflects the tremendous diversity of the communication discipline around the globe. Multiple factors are considered when evaluating candidate applications, including, but not limited to:

  • Clear understanding of the mission of the journal
  • Clear articulation of an intellectual and operational vision for the journal
  • Demonstrated openness to a range of epistemologies and methodologies appropriate for the scope of the journal
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in theoretical development
  • Demonstrated interest and/or openness to interdisciplinary work
  • Demonstrated communication skills and diplomacy
  • Reputation and excellence of academic output
  • Editorial, managerial or administrative experience
  • Tenure or advanced rank
  • Institutional support
  • Team submissions should also demonstrate successful past collaboration and an articulation of how the workflow will be managed among team members.

European U Institute: Call for GLOBALCIT Country Experts

Professional OpportunitiesCall for country experts, Global Citizenship Observatory (GLOBALCIT), European University Institute (EUI), Florence, Italy. Deadline: 25 August 2022.

The Global Citizenship Observatory (GLOBALCIT) is seeking to recruit new experts to assist with data collection for the following countries:

  • Armenia
  • Belarus
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Malta
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Turkmenistan

Country experts are a valued part of their global network. For this exercise, GLOBALCIT country experts are expected to provide input into coding of conditions for residence-based and spousal naturalisation from 1960 to 2022. They will do so by means of a standardised datasheet prepared by the GLOBALCIT team in line with the methodology of the Globalcit Citizenship Law Dataset.

They are offering a token fee of 200 euros.

Call for New Editors, Comparative Migration Studies 2022

Professional OpportunitiesCall for New Editors of Comparative Migration Studies (an IMISCOE journal). Deadline: 15 July 2022.

The journal Comparative Migration Studies (CMS) invites applications for several new members of the Editorial Board. In particular, CMS invites non-European scholars working on migration and (migration-related) diversity from various disciplines, including sociology, demography, anthropology, political sciences, law, geography and economics.

Comparative Migration Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal that has been selected for inclusion in the Web of Science. CMS is associated with the IMISCOE Research Network. CMS distinguishes itself as a journal on three elements:

  • An explicit comparative orientation. They believe that a focus on comparative research can promote the theoretical development of migration studies. This can involve various types of comparative studies (between countries, groups, levels, historical periods).
  • A wide disciplinary angle. CMS aims to develop a wide disciplinary angle, such as political science, economics, law, history, demography, social geography, sociology, cultural studies, literature, psychology and anthropology.
  • An open access journal. They believe open access nowadays is the best way to get the widest possible exposure for the work published in our journal. Publishing your articles with CMS means that other scholars will have easy access to your work and will be more likely to actually read it and refer to it. Open access publishing is not without costs.

In order to develop the journal further, and to make sure that all relevant disciplines and methodological traditions are well represented, the editorial board will be expanded. They invite applications from scholars from various disciplines:

  • working in the field of migration studies
  • special interest in comparative research
  • quantitative research background

Being a member of the editorial board means that you will be involved in policymaking regarding the journal and that as editor you will be in charge of reviewing articles that are in your area of expertise (on average, a couple of hours per month).

Call for Nominations: Editor, Journal of Intercultural Communication Research 2022

Professional OpportunitiesCall for Nominations: Editor of the Journal of Intercultural Communication Research. Deadline: 15 May 2022.

The World Communication Association (WCA) is soliciting nominations for the editor of the Journal of Intercultural Communication Research (JICR). Self-nominations are welcome. The appointment is for 3 years, beginning on January 1, 2023. JICR publishes qualitative and quantitative research on interrelationships between culture and communication. Generally, research published in JICR emphasizes non-mediated contexts.

All manuscripts submitted for publication to the JICR are initially reviewed by the Editor for appropriate content and style. If approved by the Editor, manuscripts are then reviewed by two anonymous reviewers in a double-blind review process. Reviewers are chosen by the Editor based on their expertise with a submitted manuscript’s topic, methodology, and research foci. On special occasions or in special editions, the Editor may invite authors with a particular expertise to submit manuscripts for publication. In such cases, the publication decision rests with the Editor. Such manuscripts are designated as “Invited.”

A complete nomination package includes a letter of application from the candidate, which should include a mission statement for the editorship; the candidate’s vitae (CV); minimum of 2 letters of support from published scholars familiar with the candidate’s work, experience and suitability for the task of journal editing; and a letter of institutional support from the candidate’s home institution. The successful candidate will be a member of the Board of Directors of World Communication Association during the appointment term as Editor, and will be provided with some annual financial editorial support from the Association. Although the term begins on January 1, 2023, the successful candidate will work with the current editor during part of 2022 to facilitate the transition process.

Please send your nomination package at your earliest convenience to WCA Secretary-General Dr. Cheng Zeng.

Call for Nominations: Communication & Race Editor

Professional Opportunities

Call for Nominations/ Applications: Communication and Race, Editor-elect. Deadline: January 31, 2022.

 

The journal Communication and Race is a new peer-reviewed publication of the National Communication Association. The journal publishes original scholarship on the centrality of race, racism, and colonialism to the praxis of communication. The journal contributes in distinct ways to the Communication discipline by building on the theories and epistemologies of Black, Ethnic, Latinx, Indigenous, and Asian studies scholars.

During 2022, NCA’s Publications Council will nominate an Editor-Elect (or co-Editors- Elect) for the new journal. The appointed Editor, who will serve as the journal’s founding Editor, will begin processing manuscripts early in 2023, and will oversee the volumes for 2024-2026. The journal is to be published four times each year.

Faberllull: Residency in Migration & Refugee Movements (Spain/Andorra)

Professional OpportunitiesResidency in Migration and Refugee Movements in the 21st Century, faberllull, Olot, Spain or La Massana, Andorra, 1-11 February 2022. Deadline: 24 November 2021.

This is an open call to researchers from the social sciences, writers or journalists, or other professionals, who are currently working on a project related to this topic and who would like to benefit from one of the grants offered at faberllull.

In recent years, we have been witnessing a change of era in human mobility. In an increasingly turbulent world, international migration can no longer be explained from the classic standpoint of going to work in another country in search of greater economic well-being. Increasingly, migratory movements are conditioned by a whole host of factors related to political change, opposition to a regime, war, ideological persecution and the effects of climate change or speculative capitalism.

In recent years, the need has also arisen to think critically about migrant reception policies and to identify systematic and grassroot initiatives that could promote greater solidarity and social justice.

The aim of this residency is to offer a working space that will help fuel the inspiration and exchange of ideas between researchers from the various social sciences, as well as writers and journalists working in the fields of migration and asylum, so that they can further their current investigations and writings, and share their knowledge with other professionals in the sector.

Smithsonian: Curatorial Internships in African/American Crafts (USA but Online)

Professional OpportunitiesCuratorial Internships in African-American and African crafts, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. but virtual, January-April 2022. Deadline: November 20, 2021.

The Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage is pleased to announce two new virtual internship positions as part of the African American Craft Initiative (AACI) and the Crafts of African Fashion (CAF) project. Beginning this winter, the internships will run from January to April 2022 and are part-time.

Working under the supervision and mentorship of curator Diana N’Diaye and project coordinator Sloane Keller, interns will have the opportunity to listen and learn from experiences of African and African American artists and artisans in their own words and participate in activities to amplify these powerful legacies for generations to come. The primary assignment will involve working as part of the initiative team, conducting research, and helping to coordinate programming activities. The interns will also learn about the Crafts of African Fashion project and assist with the development of funding proposals and programmatic activities. Selected applicants will receive a stipend of $1,500.

CFP: Building Structures for Intercultural Integration (Cyprus)

Professional Opportunities

Call for proposals: Building structures for intercultural integration in Cyprus. Deadline: November 21, 2021.

 

The Council of Europe is looking for consultants to undertake the development of a prototype methodology to monitor social cohesion at the local level in Cyprus in the framework of the project “Building structures for intercultural integration in Cyprus”. This project aims to support the Republic of Cyprus in implementing its National Action Plan on the Integration of Third-Country Nationals 2020-2022, by empowering local authorities, NGOs, and migrant organisations to be part of the integration process.

The project will use the COE’S Intercultural Cities tools to address the challenges of migrant integration, in particular related to building trust, fostering community cohesion and managing diversity as a resource…A Provider is to be selected to develop a methodology and test it via a prototype tool to monitor social cohesion at the local level in Cyprus. The goal of this methodology is to enable the project stakeholders to measure the impact of integration actions.

Call for Nominations: JIIC Editor

Professional OpportunitiesCall for Nominations/ Applications: Journal of International and Intercultural Communication Editor-Elect. Deadline: January 31, 2022.

The Journal of International and Intercultural Communication (JIIC) is a peer-reviewed publication of the National Communication Association (NCA). JIIC publishes original scholarship that expands understanding of international, intercultural, and cross-cultural communication. Widely interdisciplinary, JIIC features diverse perspectives and methods, including qualitative, quantitative, critical, and textual approaches to intellectual inquiry.

During 2022, NCA’s Publications Council will nominate an Editor-Elect (or co-Editors- Elect) for JIIC. The newly appointed Editor will begin processing manuscripts early in 2023 and will oversee the volumes for 2024-2026. The journal is published four times each year.

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