Submission Deadline: May 15, 2017
Over the past two or three decades, historians of psychiatry have devoted ample energy to the history of colonial psychiatry, analyzing developments in the non-western world. Historians of psychology, however, have arguably paid less attention to developments in the non-western world. In this special issue, we seek to consolidate and extend the historical analysis of psychology and psychiatry beyond the Atlantic or western world.
We welcome original contributions on initiatives and developments in any of the psy-sciences in colonial contexts. In addition, we seek to expand historical interest in the post-colonial era, starting with the Cold War and coming up to the present.
The submission deadline is May 15, 2017.
The main text of each manuscript, exclusive of figures, tables, references, or appendices, should not exceed 35 double spaced pages (approximately 7,500 words).
Initial inquiries regarding the special issue may be sent to the guest editors, Hans Pols (University of Sydney) and Harry Yi-Jiu Wu (University of Hong Kong) or the regular editor, Nadine Weidman.
Manuscripts should be submitted through the History of Psychology Manuscript Submission Portal with a cover letter indicating that the paper is to be considered for the special issue.
More information can be found on the History of Psychology Instructions to Authors website.