Journal – Call for Papers 

Studies in Oral History – Special issue – No. 44

Migrant voices: Community collaboration and telling migration histories

Submissions are invited from Australia and overseas for the reports section of  in Oral History Australia’s journal, Studies in Oral History, No. 44, 2022

Reports may describe oral history projects conducted by academic researchers, museum curators, heritage professionals, consulting historians, community historians and more. Projects may have resulted in public outcomes such as websites, exhibitions, podcasts, theses, articles or books. Please note the reports section is not peer-reviewed; notes from the field, updates on exciting new work, or reflections on the process and/or outcomes of oral history projects are encouraged. Reports which relate to the special issue theme of ‘Migrant voices: Community collaboration and telling migration histories’ are particularly welcome but not mandatory.

Please note that while the reports are not peer-reviewed, we cannot accept all reports for publication and accepted reports will need to be edited for length, clarity and adherence to the Style Guide. Reports will be selected on the basis of quality of writing, the diversity of oral history perspectives showcased across the reports section and relevance to the special issue theme. Please consult the Guidelines for Contributors and Journal Style Guide for further information.

Word limits and deadlines

The word limit for reports is 1500 words and the deadline for submission is 29 April 2022. Publication of the special issue is anticipated in late 2022.


Please submit your  report to the Joint Editors of Studies in Oral History Dr Skye Krichauff and Dr Carla Pascoe Leahy by sending an email with your report as an attachment to

Posted 7 March 2022.

Key information

Special Issue: No. 44, 2022

Theme/title: Migrant voices: Community collaboration and telling migration histories

Special Issue Editors: Alexandra Dellios and Maria Savvidis


  • Peer-reviewed articles - deadline extended to 1 December 2021, limit 8000 words.
  • Reports on specific projects, conferences, events or publications – deadline 29 April 2022, limit 1500 words.

Note that word limits do not include endnotes.

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