CFP: "Art, Politics, and Society in Asia"

deadline for submissions: 
September 1, 2024
full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Integrative and Innovative Humanities, Chiang Mai University
contact email: 

Call for Papers: Journal of Integrative and Innovative Humanities (Chiang Mai University)

Theme: Art, Politics, and Society in Asia

The Journal of Integrative and Innovative Humanities, Chiang Mai University, is pleased to announce a call for papers for its upcoming issue which will be published at the end of November 2024 on the theme of "Art, Politics, and Society in Asia". 

This issue aims to explore the multifaceted relationship between art and the various dimensions of Asian societies, including culture, politics, economics, technology, social movements, and environment. We invite scholars, researchers, and practitioners from diverse disciplines to contribute original research articles, reviews, essays, and case studies that investigate how art both shapes and is shaped by Asian societal contexts.


Scope and Topics

Submissions may address, but are not limited to, the following topics in the context of Asia:

  • The role of art in social and political change and activism
  • Art as a reflection, construction, or creation of cultural identity 
  • The impact of digital technology on artistic expression and dissemination in the context of politics
  • The political economy of the art world, including art markets, cultural policy, and governance.
  • Art in public spaces and community engagement and resistance
  • The influence of political regimes and ideologies on artistic production
  • Historical perspectives on art, politics, and society
  • The intersection of art with science and technology in political context
  • Artistic responses to global challenges, such as climate change and migration
  • Interdisciplinary approaches to understanding the societal and political impact of art


Submission Guidelines

We welcome submissions from a variety of disciplines, including but not limited to history, art history, philosophy, language and communication, sociology, cultural studies, anthropology, political science, economics, digital humanities, and science and technology studies. Manuscripts should be original and not under consideration for publication elsewhere.


Manuscript Requirements

  • Length: The journal does not have a strict word limit but it is recommended that the manuscript be no longer than 7000 words (excluding references)
  • Format: Manuscripts should follow the APA style for citations and references. Detailed formatting guidelines can be found on our website.
  • Abstract: Each submission must include an abstract of up to 300 words.
  • Keywords: Include 4-6 keywords relevant to your paper.
  • Bio: Provide a brief bio of up to 150 words for each author.


Submission Process

  • Abstract Deadline: All contributors must submit an abstract to the journal by 1 August 2024
  • Deadline: Complete manuscripts must be received by 1 September 2024
  • Submission Portal: Submit your manuscripts through our online portal at
  • Review Process: All submissions will undergo a double-blind peer review process. Authors will be notified of the review results within four weeks of the submission deadline.

Important Dates

  • Abstract Deadline: 1 August 2024
  • Submission Deadline: 1 September 2024
  • Publication Date: 30 November 2024

Contact Information: For any queries regarding the call for papers or the submission process, please contact

Editor-in-Chiefs: Søren Ivarsson ( and Pasoot Lasuka (
Journal Website: