Research School for Economic and Social History


Call for Papers Special Issue Journal ‘Otherness: Essays and Studies’ – deadline 1 Feb. 2022

The peer-reviewed, open-access e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for its special issue, scheduled for Autumn 2022: “Premodern Otherness: Encounters with and Expressions of the Other in Classical Antiquity, Medieval, and Early Modern Periods”.

Otherness: Essays and Studies publishes research articles from and across different scholarly disciplines that critically examine the concepts of otherness and alterity and particularly appreciates dynamic cross-disciplinary study. This special issue will focus on representations and ideas of Otherness in classical antiquity, medieval, and early modern periods. Confrontations with and distinctive conceptualizations of otherness were also present in the premodern era. The papers in this issue will focus on the different ways in which otherness was expressed in thought, representations, and processes during this period.

Submissions are due by 1 February 2022. More info and full details about how to submit can be found in the full call, downloadable via the button below.

Full call (pdf)