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SJoP 2014 : The Scottish Journal of Performance - Issue 2


When Nov 6, 2013 - Jan 10, 2014
Where Scotland
Submission Deadline Jan 10, 2014
Categories    drama   music   DANCE   performance

Call For Papers

---Call for Papers: the Scottish Journal of Performance, Volume 1 (Issue 2)---

The Scottish Journal of Performance is a peer-reviewed Open Access journal which promotes and stimulates discussion, development and dissemination of original research, focusing both on performance in Scotland (contemporary and historical) and / or wider aspects of performance presented by scholars and reflective practitioners based in Scotland. We invite contributions from a wide and diverse community of researchers, providing opportunities for both established and early career scholars to submit work. We encourage a wide range of research methods and approaches, including practice-led research and practice as research.

Possible submission formats include audio and video recordings with commentary, practitioner reports, reflective journals and scholarly articles.

Performance in this context encompasses a wide range of arts and entertainment and takes as central themes dance, drama, film, music and television. The research field of the Scottish Journal of Performance takes as a key focus the creation and execution of performance in various contexts. Examples include the role and value of performance, performance education, teaching and learning in performance, theory and practice, performance psychology, community performance, performance in society (class, economics, ethnicity, gender, religion), youth performance, performance aesthetics, research methods and methodologies. This list is not intended to be exhaustive.

We also welcome short book reviews of pertinent texts published in the last 12 months. Please contact the Editors for more details.

---Submission Details---
Deadline for submission of manuscripts: 10 January 2014
Publication date: June 2014

For more information on the suitability of manuscripts and documents, please contact the Editors: Bethany Whiteside: or Ben Fletcher-Watson:

Articles should be submitted by email:

Please see our website ( for Instructions for Authors and the Style Guide to help you prepare your submission.

The Scottish Journal of Performance is an Open Access journal. All content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. For more information, please visit Readers may copy, distribute, adapt, transmit and make commercial use of the work under the condition that it is fully attributed. The Open Access policy allows research to be widely disseminated and shared and it is a condition of publication that the author permits publication under the terms above. This is to disseminate the article to the widest possible readership. The author retains copyright of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited. The author is responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce copyright material from other sources.

There is no financial remuneration for author publication. Note that submission to the Scottish Journal of Performance will be taken to imply that it presents original, unpublished work not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

ISSN 2054-1953 (Print)
ISSN 2054-1961 (Online)

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