CFP: International Historiography of Psychology

The following announcement was recently circulated by Wade Pickren, editor of the journal History of Psychology.

History of Psychology Call for Papers on the International Historiography of Psychology

History of Psychology invites manuscripts for a special issue on the international historiography of psychology. The goal of the special issue is to showcase high-quality research on the history of psychology that is being conducted in countries around the world. In particular, we are seeking studies from countries in Central and South America, Africa, South Asia, East Asia, Australia, and Europe, especially Spain, Italy, as well as Central and Eastern Europe and Russia. We anticipate that manuscripts accepted for publication will include comprehensive information about the development of the field of history of psychology, overviews of recent research (last ten years) published both in the native and in foreign languages, important thematic developments, major theoretical movements, archives, training in the specialty, journals, books, and special publications, as well as Websites, blogs, and other electronic forms of communication. Psychology is used here to indicate the discipline and profession of psychology, as well as the use of psychological insights and expertise by the public.

The submission deadline is December 1, 2009.

The main text of each manuscript, exclusive of figures, tables, references, or appendixes, should not exceed 35 double-spaced pages (approximately 7,500 words). Initial inquiries regarding the special section may be sent to Wade Pickren ( Papers should be submitted through the regular submission portal for History of Psychology ( with a cover letter indicating that the paperĀ  is to be considered for the special section.

About Christopher Green

Professor of Psychology at York University (Toronto). Former editor of the Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences. Creator of the "Classics in the History of Psychology" website and of the "This Week in the History of Psychology" podcast series.