MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship Calls for Papers for the inaugural issue, April 2012

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We are pleased to announce a peer-reviewed open access scholarly journal of Aotearoa New Zealand, and call for papers for the inaugural issue. MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship is a journal of research excellence, a sister publication to AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples. MAI Journal Joint Editors are Professor Michael Walker and Dr Tracey McIntosh, with a supporting Editorial Board.

MAI Journal, published by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, New Zealand’s Indigenous Centre of Research Excellence, will publish multidisciplinary peer-reviewed articles around indigenous knowledge and development in the context of Aotearoa New Zealand. MAI Journal recognises that indigenous knowledge is dynamic, and welcomes papers that critically analyse and address all indigenous issues in the context of Aotearoa New Zealand.

MAI Journal is peer reviewed to international standards by reviewers both in Aotearoa New Zealand and internationally. All papers will be reviewed by at least one indigenous reviewer.

MAI Journal is proud to be associated with the Māori Association of Social Science (MASS) and to have three MASS representatives sit on the Editorial Board. We welcome submissions from all MASS members, but equally call for articles from any discipline in the sciences, arts and humanities.

MAI Journal has grown from MAI Review, the journal of the former Capability Building programme of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga. All MAI Review content is still freely available at MAI Journal reflects developments in the vision and mission of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, the landscape of indigenous research in Aotearoa New Zealand, and builds on the legacy of MAI Review.

The inaugural issue is planned for April 2012, and although the journal accepts submissions all year round, the deadline for consideration for the first issue is 31 December 2011. We encourage early submission as accepted articles will be published in order of submission and space is limited. All submissions must be made through our electronic portal.

For further information about the types of article we consider, guidelines for authors and our online submission portal, visit our website on Sign up to our alerts or follow us on Facebook for all the latest updates.

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