Call for Papers on the Theme of 'Light': kaleidoscope, the Journal of the Institute of Advanced Study at Durham University

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Kaleidoscope Journal, IAS, Durham University

Kaleidoscope, the journal of the Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) at Durham University, is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal edited by postgraduate researchers. This publication is specifically aimed at postgraduate students and early-career academics and encourages international interdisciplinary exchange across the annual theme of the IAS.

The theme for the academic year 2013-2014 is 'Light'. Subjects might include but are not limited to:

-Nature and Geometry of Light
-Scientific Processes Utilising Light
-Narrating and Representing Light
-Experiencing Light
-Light and Wellbeing
-Light, Culture, and Practices

Further information relating the current theme of the IAS can be found at:
While submissions specific to this theme are especially encouraged, articles on other topics may be submitted as well. Abstracts of around 250 words in length along with a brief biographical note, should be submitted via the journal's website at:

The type of submissions we are looking for are:

-Full-length articles (up to 10,000 words) of original scholarship.
-Shorter articles reflecting how the current theme relates to your discipline.
-Reflections on how your work is informed by working across disciplines.
-Short book reviews (1000 words).
-Review essays.

The final deadline for submissions will be 29 June 2014.

Further details and specific submission guidelines can be found at:

For all enquiries, please contact a member of the editorial team at:

Many thanks,

The Kaleidoscope Editorial Team

Editor-in-Chief: Elise Gayraud
Deputy Editor-in-Chief: Jenine De-Vries
Sub-Editor, Arts and Humanities: Laura McKenzie
Sub-Editor, Sciences: Stephanie Johnson
Sub-Editor, Social and Health Sciences: Eleanor Ryan
Sub-Editor, Book Reviews: Ronnie Trogdon
Technical Editor: Izabella Walczak