Call for Papers – Colour Turn: Interdisciplinary Journal of Colour Research

deadline for submissions: 
April 8, 2024
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Colour Turn: Interdisciplinary Journal of Colour Research

Colour Turn invites abstracts on all areas of colour research and colour science. This includes research in the humanities and natural sciences. Interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary papers are also welcome.

Please send a 250-word abstract to submission[at] by Monday, April 8.
Please be sure to include your name, contact details and the title of the paper in your abstract.

For more information on the concept of the journal and our submission guidelines, please visit our website at

About Colour Turn

Colour Turn is an open access journal based at the University of Tübingen, Germany. We are dedicated to the promotion and advancement of colour science and colour research and are committed to an interdisciplinary and international approach. With the help of our editorial team and advisory board, papers submitted to Colour Turn undergo a double-blind peer-review process.

Topics of Interest

We publish research articles as well as essays and book reviews. Colour Turn is divided into a series of seven thematically organised chapters and a review section. We currently accept papers on any topic related to colour research.


  • Colour in Interdisciplinary Context: Interdisciplinary Colour Research
  • Colour and the Mind: Cognitive Science, Psychology, etc.
  • Colour and Nature: Biology, Physics, Chemestry, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, etc.
  • Colour and Technology: Engineering, Design Studies, Computer Sciences, Information Science, etc.
  • Colour and Communication: Media Studies, Communication Studies, Linguistics, etc.
  • Colour in Art and Media: Drama, Film Studies, Media Studies, Art History, Literary Studies, etc.
  • Colour in Culture & Society: Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Communication Studies, Education, Geography, Philosophy, Sociology, Politics, etc.
  • Reviews: Reviews on Monographs, Edited Volumes, Chapters and Papers

If you have any questions, please contact us at submission[at]