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Asia Pacific Business Review

The Globalization of Postcolonial Pop Music: Putting the Success of the K-pop Industries into Theoretical Perspectives

This special issue analyses the global success of the postcolonial music industries, specifically the South Korea pop music industry.

Area StudiesEconomics, Finance, Business & Industry

Regional Studies

Justifications and objectives of regional policy under the new circumstances: evolution or Copernican revolution?

This special issue will investigate and discuss the justifications for regional policy and its objectives under the new circumstances we are living in.

Built EnvironmentEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryGeographyGlobal DevelopmentPolitics & International RelationsUrban Studies

Journal of Ecotourism

Regenerative ecotourism and A-growthism: from Anthropocentrism to Deep Ecology

This special issue aims at understanding the exploitative and destructive human behaviour through the lens of ecotourism by embracing an interdisciplinary approach.

Environment & SustainabilityTourism, Hospitality and Events

New Zealand Journal of Zoology

Animals in a microbial world - contemporary perspectives

This special issue invites submissions with a focus on the diverse interactions of animals with the microbial world.

Environment & Agriculture

Chinese Sociological Review

Growing Up in a Time of Uncertainty: Rethinking Education and Inequality in Chinese Societies and Beyond

This special issue Invites examines various aspects of the relationship between education and inequality in times of uncertainty in Chinese societies.

Area Studies

Chinese Sociological Review

Community and Urban Governance in Comparative Perspectives

This special issue welcomes interdisciplinary studies of community and urban governance in diverse countries and/or regions.

Area Studies

International Journal of Public Administration

Green Public Procurement to Transform Society and Boost the Economy

This special issue examines Green public procurement in public administration and management.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryPolitics & International Relations

Javnost - The Public

Critical Research on the Management of Public Engagement

This special issue unpacks persistent efforts to restrict public discourse to only those interests that overlap with corporate and governmental agendas.

Communication StudiesHumanitiesPolitics & International Relations

Journal of Advertising

Inclusive Advertising for a Better World

This special issue seeks to provide insights on advertising inclusivity, or lack thereof, to understand the social and cultural impacts of advertising.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Ecosystem Health and Sustainability

Ecosystem’s Contribution to Carbon Neutrality

This special issue will focus on the role of ecosystems for carbon neutrality, technology and policy for mitigation, and trade-offs between ecosystem benefits.

Environment & AgricultureEnvironment & Sustainability

Entrepreneurship & Regional Development

Entrepreneuring and poverty at the margins: here, there and everywhere

This special issue invites submissions from colleagues in the field of entrepreneurship and beyond to reflect on and write on new ways of seeing poverty.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryGeographyGlobal Development

Australian Feminist Studies

Wealth

This special issue seeks to capture the current and emerging challenges and opportunities for feminist thinkers examining aspects of wealth in our present moment.

HumanitiesSocial Sciences

Journal of Ecotourism

Ecotourism in the Metaverse? The Use of Virtual and Augmented Realities and Digital Interventions in Ecotourism

This special issue examines the implications for ecotourism and protected areas.

Environment & SustainabilityTourism, Hospitality and Events

Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems

Systems Solutions for Water Resources Management: A Collection of Examples from Across the Globe

This special issue will bring together research and case studies of systems solutions for water resources management.

Earth SciencesEngineering & TechnologyEnvironment & SustainabilityGeography

Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism

Towards Inclusive Resilient Future for Nordic Tourism

This special issue aims to focus on inclusive resilience in tourism and the current state of knowledge on resilience research within Nordic tourism scholarship.

Tourism, Hospitality and Events

Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies

Wars, conflicts, and economic sanctions: How much do we understand?

This special issue seeks to advance our understanding of the Russia-Ukraine war and the causes and consequences.

Area StudiesEconomics, Finance, Business & Industry

Studies in the Education of Adults

Adult Education and Gender

This special issue provides a forum for adult educators to share their work in analysing, and responding to social constructions of masculinity and femininity.

Education

Architectural Engineering and Design Management

Enabling Construction 5.0 through Lean Design and Digitalisation

This special issue will discuss the future of construction design management by exploring the contributions of Lean philosophy and digital technologies.

Built EnvironmentEngineering & Technology

Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research

Ecosystem Services, Sustainable Development, and Human and Ecosystem Health in Arctic and Cold Region Environments

This special issue examines the well-being and sustainability of Arctic and other cold region environments.

Earth SciencesEnvironment & Sustainability

Gut Microbes

The Neonatal Gut Microbiome in Health and Disease

This special issue will highlight research on the formation of neonatal gut microbiome in health and disease, and show avenues for future therapeutic interventions.

BioscienceMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

Journal of Leisure Research

Identifying and Cultivating Optimal Experience: A tribute to Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

This special issue will be addressed to the subject of optimal experience, as a tribute to the late Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.

Behavioral SciencesEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustrySocial SciencesSports and Leisure

Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B

Effects of Pesticides on Environmental Healthcare: A Risk-based Evaluation and Possible Solutions

This special issue evaluates the effects of pesticides on environmental and human health and exploring possible solutions.

BioscienceEarth SciencesEngineering & TechnologyEnvironment & Agriculture

Cognition & Emotion

Emotional time travel: The role of emotion in temporal memory

This special issue focuses on the role of emotion in temporal memory.

Behavioral Sciences

Computers in the Schools

Artificial Intelligence and Education (AI&ED): Possibilities, Pedagogies and Risks

This special issue seeks to examine the role and challenges of Artificial Intelligence in education contexts.

Education

PEACE REVIEW

Transgender Intersections with Peace and Violence

Under the guest editorship of Joss Inton-Campbell, Peace Review invites essays for a special issue on Transgender Intersections with Peace and Violence.

Politics & International Relations

Japan Forum

The Decolonisation of Japanese Studies

This special issue on the decolonisation of Japanese Studies seeks to initiate a discussion which will reshape our knowledge of Japan.

Area Studies

Applied Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence for Enhancing Digital Interactivity in Multimedia Applications

This special issue examines AI and related technologies and the role in continuously enriching the digital experience for users.

Computer ScienceEngineering & Technology

Philosophical Psychology

Mind in Action: Expanding the Concept of Affordances

This special issue seeks to understand how can novel applications of the concept of affordances inform a broader understanding of the human mind.

Behavioral SciencesHumanities

American Communist History

Claudia Jones: Internationalist, Activist, and Theorist

This special issue will explore the ideas, activism, and influence of Claudia Jones and her role in the American Communist Party (CPUSA).

Humanities

Behaviour & Information Technology

Information technologies and healthcare industry: Challenges and trends for post pandemic scenarios

This special issue will discuss the role of advances in digital and collaborative technologies to offer rapid and effective tools for better health solutions for new problems.

Behavioral SciencesComputer ScienceEngineering & TechnologyHumanitiesInformation Science

Howard Journal of Communications

Investigating Intersectionality in Communication

This special issue explores intersectionality within the field of communication as it pertains to African American social conditions.

HumanitiesLanguage & Literature

Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies

India's efforts and progress towards achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in areas of health, energy, and infrastructure

This special issue welcomes contributions that support and advance the UN's sustainable development goals in the areas of health, energy, and infrastructure for India.

Area StudiesEconomics, Finance, Business & Industry

Analytical Letters

Analytical and Nanoanalytical Methods for Biomedical and Environmental Sciences Code: “IC-ANMBES 2022”

This special issue seeks to examine Biomedical applications and their role in the food industry and in the environment

Physical Sciences

International Journal of Public Administration

Collaborative Governance and Digital Transformations in the Global South: Evidence and Insights from India

This special issue seeks to contribute to public administration and policy, with specific focus on collaborative governance and digital transformations in India.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryPolitics & International Relations

Applied Mathematics in Science and Engineering

Advanced Fractals and Fractional Calculus with Science and Engineering Applications: Computing, Dynamics and Control in Complex Systems

This special issue seeks to examine fractional models and fractional dynamics with real or complex domains to analyze and demonstrate aspects of nonlinear, dynamic & complex systems.

Engineering & TechnologyMathematics & StatisticsPhysical Sciences

Atlantic Studies

Atlantic Studies: Global Currents – Charting the Future, a Symposium

This special issue welcomes research on circumatlantic studies that engage the global in new and innovative ways.

HumanitiesLanguage & LiteratureSocial Sciences

Journal of War & Culture Studies

Early Career Researchers and War and Culture Studies - What Next?

This special issue welcomes postgraduate researchers and early career scholars examining the future of War and Culture Studies for a 2023 special issue.

ArtsHumanitiesLanguage & LiteraturePolitics & International Relations

British Journal of Guidance & Counselling

Praxis in guidance and counselling: new frontiers

This special issue examines how praxis is impacted by, and impacts on, the ways in which academic and practitioner communities define and approach their work.

Behavioral SciencesEducationHealth and Social Care

GIScience & Remote Sensing

Remote sensing for sustainable forest and wetland management under climate change

Submit your work using multisource remote sensing data to support SDG 15 in forest and wetland management.

Earth SciencesGeography

World Archaeology

Debates and Emerging Questions in World Archaeology

This special issue is devoted to articles that tackle current debates of significance to the discipline, and/or that frame new questions.

Humanities

Peace Review

Regional perspectives on a nuclear weapons ban

Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice 36(2) invites essays for a special issue addressing Regional Perspectives on a Nuclear Weapons Ban.

Politics & International Relations

Peace Review

Russo-Ukrainian War/Russian aggression against Ukraine

Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice invites papers for a special issue on the Russo-Ukrainian War/Russian aggression against Ukraine.

Politics & International Relations

Autoimmunity

Skin Autoimmunity: Basic Science and Translation

This special issue will accept the basic or clinical research findings and progresses on skin autoimmunity.

BioscienceMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

Journal of Engineering Design

Theory and Practice of Design Margins

We call for papers that offer advances in the perspective, philosophy, modeling, and valuation of design margins.

ArtsEngineering & TechnologyPhysical Sciences

Social Work Education

ASIAN PERSPECTIVES FOR SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION

This special issue seeks to be a venue for an updated discussion of social work education in Asia.

Health and Social Care

Free Radical Research

Low-temperature plasma as radical source for biology, medicine and food resource

A special issue in Free Radical Research examining the impact of Low-Temperature Plasma

Behavioral SciencesBioscienceFood Science & TechnologyPhysical Sciences

Transnational Corporations Review

Challenges and Opportunities of Transnational Corporations and FDI in Africa

This special issue is to explore challenges and opportunities faced by transnational corporations in Africa.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Accounting Forum

Accounting for the EU Green Taxonomy

Addresses policymakers, regulators, financial institutions and investors on the EU Taxonomy and its implementation, use and implications.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Renal Failure

Application of artificial intelligence in the management of patients with renal dysfunction

The special issue aims to showcase the application of artificial intelligence for the management of patient populations with or at risk for renal dysfunctions.

Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

International Journal of Intelligence and Counter Intelligence

Domestic Intelligence Organizations in Non-Democratic Regimes

This special issue examines intelligence in non-democratic regimes to offer insights on how authoritarian states might harness intelligence in the 21st century.

Politics & International Relations

Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure

Adaptive Pathways for Resilient Infrastructure

This special issue explores solutions for fostering the resilience of infrastructure systems to disasters and climate change.

Engineering & TechnologyEnvironment & SustainabilityUrban Studies

Gut Microbes

The gut microbiota and pain

This special issue will highlight research on the role of microbes in the regulation of pain, with emphasis on chronic abdominal pain, neuroimmunity and therapeutics.

BioscienceMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

Connection Science

Federated Learning for Blockchain Assisted IoT Systems: Architecture, Algorithms, And Applications

This special issue welcomes submissions on Federated Learning for blockchain-powered edge intelligence systems.

Behavioral SciencesComputer ScienceEngineering & Technology

Economic and Political Studies

Data Economy and Public Policy

This special issue focuses on the data economy that is driving rapid economic advances and has impacts on public policy both in China and worldwide.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryPolitics & International Relations

South African Journal of International Affairs

The Energy Transition and Green Mineral Value Chains: Challenges and Opportunities for Africa and Latin America

This special issue examines the "green energy transition" that support reconceptualizing sustainable energy within an integrated global framework.

Area StudiesPolitics & International Relations

Applied Artificial Intelligence

Fuzzy Mathematical Modelling in Information, Computer and Management of other Domains for Prediction Analysis and Decision Support Systems

This special issue seeks to examine mathematical models using fuzzy logic for emerging technologies in artificial intelligence.

Computer ScienceEngineering & Technology

Applied Artificial Intelligence

The Rise of Smart Healthcare Using AI and Blockchain

This special issue welcomes submissions on the implications of blockchain for healthcare.

Computer ScienceEngineering & Technology

Inhalation Toxicology

Contribution of specific lipids and lysosomal membrane properties to LMP, autophagy and inflammation

This special issue welcomes submissions that describe events and tools to measure events at the particle/membrane interface in order to develop potential novel therapeutics.

BioscienceMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

Occupational Therapy in Mental Health

Psychosis and Occupation

This special issue explores psychosis as a human experience and the implications for taking up such a stance in occupational therapy.

Behavioral SciencesHealth and Social CareMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

Australasian Journal of Engineering Education

Engineering Education Research Capability Development

This special issue focuses on developing engineering education research capability in local, national and international contexts.

Engineering & Technology

Journal for the Study of Education and Development

Shadow Education and Its Impact on Teaching, Learning, and Development

This special issue aims to address the impact of shadow education on teaching practices, student learning, and developmental outcomes.

Behavioral SciencesEducation

Applied Artificial Intelligence

Futuristic Impacts of Smart Robotics on Human Resource Management

This special issue examines the impact of smart robotics on human resource management.

Computer ScienceFood Science & Technology

European Journal of Psychotraumatology

Biological mechanisms underlying adverse mental health outcome after trauma

This special issue examines the biological processes and mechanisms associated with differential susceptibility, and the development of trauma-related disorders.

Behavioral SciencesHealth and Social Care

Journal of Child Sexual Abuse

Developing a National Strategy to Prevent and End Child Sexual Abuse

Special issue on creating a movement to end and prevent child sexual abuse through research, practice, and dissemination of knowledge.

Behavioral SciencesHealth and Social CareMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

Optimization Methods and Software

Advances in Distributed Optimization

This special issue welcomes both original research works and surveys on the interface of optimization and data science.

Computer ScienceEngineering & TechnologyMathematics & Statistics

Big Earth Data

Geoscience Digital Ecosystems

Special issue on “Geosciences Digital Ecosystems” - digital ecosystems whose functional utility is the generation & sharing of knowledge on the Earth.

Earth SciencesEnvironment & SustainabilityGeography

Theatre and Performance Design

On Capture

This call invites scholars and practitioners to engage with Agre’s question of capture within expanded practices of theatre and performance design.

Arts

Emerging Markets Finance and Trade

Microfinance: Towards a better environment for doing business

Taizhou University is organizing an international conference calling original research on microfinance and financial inclusion.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Business History

Business and Finance in Latin America: From the Oil Shock to the Debt Crisis

The Special Issue deals with how business & finance were conducted in times of political & economic instability in Latin America during the 1970s & 1980s.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryHumanities

Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology

Nuclear Data and Code Systems as a Basis of Nuclear Technology

Providing up-to-date information on the Nuclear Data and Code Systems applied in the field of nuclear science and technology.

Engineering & TechnologyPhysical Sciences

Entrepreneurship & Regional Development

Rural entrepreneurship in times of transformation

This special issue welcomes contributions on rural entrepreneurship and its role in regional development in a context of climate change and increasing inequalities.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryGeographyGlobal Development

Journal of Ecohydraulics

Remote Sensing in Ecohydraulics

This special issue welcomes research on innovative remote sensing tools and techniques to monitor physical and biological characteristics of water environments.

Engineering & TechnologyEnvironment & Sustainability

All Earth

Earth-Life Transitions across the Carboniferous and Permian - papers in honor of David S Berman

This volume will spotlight the relationship between global climate & environmental change, & tetrapod evolution, in the Carboniferous-Permian transition.

Earth Sciences

Entrepreneurship & Regional Development

Fiction And The Entrepreneurial Imagination

This special issue contributes to ERD’s mission of publishing papers which contribute to theories for understanding the extraordinary phenomenon of entrepreneurship.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryGeographyGlobal Development

Visual Cognition

Teaching Sensation and Perception

This special issue is dedicated to submissions describing approaches to teaching Sensation and Perception at the university level.

Behavioral Sciences

Review of Political Economy

Supermultiplier and Endogenous money

This special issue invites contributions that explore the interrelations between the supermultiplier and the theory of endogenous money.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryPolitics & International Relations

International Journal of Advertising

Generational advertising research in the modern age

This special issue seeks to understand and address generational differences in media use, advertising attitudes and perceptions.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Advanced Robotics

Multimodal Processing and Robotics for Dialogue Systems

This special issue examines multimodal dialogue technologies from perspective of multimodal processing & robotics.

Behavioral SciencesComputer ScienceEngineering & Technology

Journalism Practice

The role of news media in promoting hate speech

This special issue looks at how hate speech spreads in environments associated with the news media.

Humanities

Forum for Social Economics

Social Reproduction and Biopolitics

The special issue/symposium will address research questions related to social reproduction and biopolitics.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryHealth and Social CarePolitics & International RelationsSocial Sciences

International Journal of Sustainable Engineering

Industry 4.0 and Servitization

This special issue aims at addressing theory and concepts of Industry 4.0 and Servitization. Research studies/case studies/review papers will be considered.

Built EnvironmentEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryEngineering & Technology

Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics

Vaccines’ present and future contribution to tackle antibiotic resistance spread and evolution in humans

This Special Issue summarizes the impact and development of vaccines against antibiotic-resistant pathogens and show future R&D directions to control AMR.

BioscienceMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

European Societies

Understanding Ukrainian Society Before and After the Russian Invasion

This special issue seeks to enhance our understanding of Ukrainian society and the causes and consequences of the Russian invasion.

Social Sciences

Brain-Apparatus Communication: A Journal of Bacomics

Deep Learning Methodology and Applications for Brain-Apparatus Conversation

This special issue will examine the development of deep learning methodology for understanding how the brain works and how it interacts with other entities.

BioscienceComputer ScienceEngineering & Technology

The New Bioethics

Cryopreservation: Hype or Hope?

This special issue consolidates the work of those persons tackling cryopreservation's complex socio-legal and bioethical issues; issues of growing pertinence.

BioscienceEngineering & TechnologySocial Sciences

International Journal of Digital Earth

Big Earth Data in Support of SDG 15, Life on Land

This special issue welcomes submissions on recent advancements in SDG 15 indicator progress evaluation using technologies in Earth observation, AI and citizen science.

ArtsComputer ScienceEarth SciencesEngineering & TechnologyEnvironment & AgricultureGeography

Administrative Theory & Praxis

More than a game: Sport as a vehicle for public administration and management

This special issue welcomes submissions that use sport as a foray into the public administration and public management literature arenas.

Politics & International RelationsSocial Sciences

Gut Microbes

Enteric Bacterial Infections

This special issue will spotlight current state of research on enteric bacterial infections, host-pathogen interactions, preclinical study models, and interventions.

BioscienceMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

Architectural Engineering and Design Management

Low carbon sustainable buildings with timber and bio-based construction materials

This special issue examines the low carbon sustainable features of structures built with more wood and/or the bio-based materials, over the whole life cycle.

Built EnvironmentEngineering & Technology

Quality Engineering

Reliability Engineering

This special issue welcomes the manuscripts that address various reliability engineering research topics.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryEngineering & TechnologyMathematics & Statistics

Leisure Sciences

Leisure and the Anthropocene

This special issue orients towards immersing the field of leisure studies more deeply in urgent and ongoing conversations about global environmental change.

Social SciencesSports and Leisure

International Review of Law, Computers & Technology

Digital and online violence

This Special Issue aims to bring together international authors commenting on trends in & approaches towards digital & online violence, & online harms.

Law

Australian Feminist Studies

DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES ON HEALTH AND MEDICINE

Special issue seeking cutting-edge feminist research exploring diverse perspectives on questions of health and medicine.

HumanitiesSocial Sciences

Data Science in Science

Data Science in Environmental and Climate Sciences

This special issue welcomes submissions on innovative data science for environmental and climate data.

Computer ScienceMathematics & Statistics

Peace Review

Symposium: Geo-economics and Geopolitics of Peace and Conflict

This special issue explores the geo-economics and geopolitics dimensions of peace and conflict framed around the dynamics of existing and emerging risks.

Politics & International Relations

Journal of Strategic Marketing

ANZMAC 2022 - Reconnect and Reimagine

This special issue invites submissions from presenters at the marketing strategy, branding, and brand management track of ANZMAC 2022.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk

Explainable landslide modeling through integrating physical and machine learning models

The current special issue covers integrated physical and machine learning models for explainable spatial landslide prediction and early warning.

Engineering & TechnologyGeography

Social Influence

Social Influence of COVID-19 Pandemic and Public Mental Health

This special issue aims to publish original research related to social influence and public mental health in the era of COVID-19 emergency.

Behavioral SciencesCommunication StudiesEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryHumanities

International Journal of River Basin Management

Remote Sensing and River Basin Management

We seek submissions providing insights into possibilities of using remotely sensed data for river basin management.

Engineering & TechnologyEnvironment & Sustainability

Internet Histories

Museums on the Web: Exploring the past for the future

This Special Issue will shed light on the history of museums on the Web and how the advent of online technologies has changed the way museums operate.

Communication StudiesHumanities

Journal of Inflammation Research

Inflammation and brain: how inflammatory processes influence physiological and pathological functions of the central nervous system

Publishing studies that highlight the role of neuroinflammation in causing detrimental changes in neuronal activity & neural networks.

Innovation

“Citizens Assemblies in times of crisis”

This special issue seeks to understand how can citizens assemblies help to find political answers to crises and facilitate social change?

Social Sciences

Architecture and Culture

The Architecture Exhibition Operating as a Cross-Cultural Contact Zone

Special issue on writing a global history of architecture through the lens of architecture exhibitions operating as cross-cultural ‘contact zones’.

ArtsBuilt EnvironmentSocial SciencesUrban Studies

Journalism Studies

Social Media Journalism and the Relationship Between its Characteristics, Constraints and Contingencies

This special issue welcomes manuscripts investigating social media journalism & the relationship between its characteristics, constraints & contingencies.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryHumanities

Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology

Recent Advances in Green and Sustainable Corrosion Inhibitors

This special issue will highlight the rapidly emerging aspects & future research directions of industrial corrosion inhibitors.

Engineering & Technology

European Journal of Psychotraumatology

Stress, Trauma, and Related Conditions in Military, First Responders, Healthcare professionals and their Families

This special issues focuses on stress, trauma, and related conditions in Military, First Responders, Healthcare professionals and their Families.

Behavioral SciencesHealth and Social Care

Journal of Educational Administration and History

Exploring educational leadership and policy through Actor-Network Theory: On being ANTish in the ELMA field

We invite submissions that promise to contribute to global debates on educational leadership, management & policy in a range of settings through an ANT lens.

EducationHumanities

Transportation Planning and Technology

Transport Planning for a Net Zero Future

This special issue examines the implications for transport planning of the drive to reach ‘Net Zero’, and the nature and likely effectiveness of transport planning interventions.

Built EnvironmentEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryEngineering & TechnologyGeography

International Journal of Sustainable Engineering

AI for Smart & Resilient Manufacturing

This special issue explores smart and resilient manufacturing implementation based on various advanced ICT technologies, applications, and AI techniques.

Built EnvironmentEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryEngineering & TechnologyEnvironment & Sustainability

Advanced Robotics

Robotics Technology for Agriculture

This special issue focuses on agriculture-related robotics technologies for realizing adaptability in the real world/field.

Behavioral SciencesComputer ScienceEngineering & Technology

Educational Gerontology

Older adults and digital inclusion

This special issue welcomes theoretical and empirical research papers, reviews of studies and evaluated projects that explore older adults’ digital inclusion.

Behavioral SciencesEducationHealth and Social Care

Environmental Communication

The Authority of Science in a Crisis Narrative. Scientific Expertise, Knowledge and Advocacy in Environmental Communication

This special issue examines how the authority of science in health crisis narratives changed and what the learnings are for environmental communication.

Communication StudiesEnvironment & Sustainability

The Journal of Genetic Psychology

The Development of Understanding of Social Behavior and Social Events

This special issue aims to bring together empirical and conceptual work on children’s understanding of social behavior.

Behavioral Sciences

Emerging Markets Finance and Trade

Sustainable Development

This Special Issue welcomes researches broadly related to sustainable development in emerging economies.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Journal of African Business

Decrypting the CSR Promises, Challenges and Practices in the SMEs, Start-ups, and Intrapreneurial Initiatives

This examines CSR research on SMEs and the relationships between Corporate Social Performance, Corporate Financial Performance, and the impact of CSR commitment.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryPolitics & International Relations

International Journal of Green Energy

Digital Twin for Integrated Energy Systems

This issue is dedicated to the development of Digital Twin Technologies for sustainable design, efficient operation and service, and sustainable recycling.

Built EnvironmentEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryEngineering & Technology

Planning Practice & Research

Challenges of Applying Circular Economy and Metabolism Principles in Urban Planning Practice, Education and Research

Circular Economy has had three decades to be implemented and find its way into planning practice and education, it is time to reflect on its impacts.

Built EnvironmentGeographyUrban Studies

Journal of Strategic Marketing

The future of marketing and communications in a digital era: Data, analytics and narratives

This special issue will highlight research from the international conference on The Future of Business in a Digital Age: Data, Analytics and Narratives.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

The Service Industries Journal

Systematic Literature Reviews

The Service Industries Journal calls for submissions to the journal’s Inaugural special issue on Systematic Literature Reviews.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Management & Organizational History

Microhistory in Management History and Organization Theory

This SI's scope is to explore the methodological, ontological, & empirical strengths of microhistory to advance management history & organization theory.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryHumanities

Journal of Field Archaeology

On Backdirt

This special issue welcomes papers that center on backdirt, and its many meanings to archaeologists and the communities imbricated in archaeological work.

Humanities

Journal of Lesbian Studies

Lesbians, Sex Work, Resistance

This special issue seeks to examine the intersections that can be traced between lesbian communities and sex work.

Area StudiesBehavioral SciencesHumanitiesMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied HealthSocial Sciences

Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work & Development

Practice Research in Asia and the Pacific: Practice-based evidence and knowledge

This special issue welcomes research on social work knowledge from direct practice and through partnership between practitioners and academic researchers.

Global DevelopmentHealth and Social Care

Distance Education

Addressing the ‘challenging’ elements of learning at a distance

This special issue welcomes submissions that reflect on the challenges and successes of moving traditional face-to-face authentic learning experiences online.

Education

Peace Review

Twenty-Five Years after the Good Friday Agreement

This special issue invites submissions that examine the many afterlives of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement from the scholarly community as well as practitioners and activists.

Politics & International Relations

Peace Review

Folklore, Conflict & Peace

This special issue questions how folklore can play a role in the movement, drawn on in cultural reconciliation and the promotion of peace.

Politics & International Relations

mAbs

Biologics Developability

This special issue examines early stage developability assessment, practical considerations, new technologies and strategies for CQAs assessment and control system in drug development.

BioscienceMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

Journal of Sustainable Tourism

Sustainable Tourism in Emerging Economies

This special issue addresses the (cross-)cultural differences, through comparisons and contrasts, in the ways of thinking about and practicing sustainable tourism in emerging origin/destination societies.

Built EnvironmentEnvironment & SustainabilityTourism, Hospitality and Events

Journal of Sustainable Tourism

Real behavior in sustainable tourism. A methodological shift

This special issue is a call to attract manuscripts that measure real behavior in sustainable tourism. We are open to different methodological approaches.

Built EnvironmentEnvironment & SustainabilityTourism, Hospitality and Events

All Earth

Natural Resources - Energy Transition for a Sustainable Future

This special issue investigates the geological occurrence of natural resources that are used to achieve energy transition goals (rare earth elements, critical metals, & new economy minerals).

Earth Sciences

International Journal of Art Therapy: Inscape

Art therapy with people who have experienced trauma

This special issue seeks to advance our understanding of how art therapy can help adults and/or children who have experienced trauma.

ArtsBehavioral Sciences

Journal of Land Use Science

Agrarian Change in the Mekong Region: Pathways towards Sustainable Land Systems

This special issue explores the Mekong region and the innovations helping to lead it into sustainable pathways.

Environment & AgricultureEnvironment & SustainabilityGeographyGlobal Development

Transport Reviews

Transport and COVID-19

Papers summarizing existing work on COVID-19 & transport, while also critically reflecting on these studies & providing a forward-looking discussion on future expectations in the field.

Built EnvironmentEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryEngineering & TechnologyGeography

Javnost - The Public

Pandemic, Demagoguery, and Right-Wing Authoritarianism: A Demoralising Mix for Democracy

Special issue on the problem of, & potential remedies for, democracy’s demoralisation by the confluence of pandemic, demagoguery, & right-wing authoritarianism.

Communication StudiesHumanitiesPolitics & International Relations

Journal of Convention & Event Tourism

The Future of Meetings, Expositions, Events, Conventions (MEEC) in the Post-COVID Era

This special issue examines the impacts and evolution of the event industry due to COVID-19.

Sports and LeisureTourism, Hospitality and Events

Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict

Militant Accelerationism

This special issue examines how accelerationism manifests in various social milieus, how it has innovated the tactics of terrorism, and how it presents a unique threat to liberal democracy.

Behavioral SciencesLawPolitics & International RelationsSocial Sciences

Data Science in Science

Data Science in Modern Finance

This special issue invites innovative manuscripts that combine data science, machine learning, and AI methodology with applications and principles from modern finance.

Computer ScienceMathematics & Statistics

IETE Journal of Research

IoT, Sensor Networks, and Blockchain Technology for Smart Cities and Societies

This special issue consists of technologies in the area of Sustainable Cities and Society aimed at designing and promoting socially resilient crosscutting systems.

Engineering & Technology

Language Acquisition

Clinical populations acquiring languages other than English

Special issue on language development in children who are both members of a clinically significant group & who are acquiring at least one language other than English.

Behavioral SciencesLanguage & Literature

European Journal of Psychotraumatology

Climate Change, Disasters and Traumatic Stress

This special examines the effects of global climate change on mental health.

Behavioral SciencesHealth and Social Care

China Journal of Social Work

中国与以色列的社区治理

中国与以色列的社区治理

Area StudiesHealth and Social Care

China Journal of Social Work

Community Governance in China and Israel

All papers, including empirical and theoretical ones, that relate to the issue of community governance in China and/or in Israel are welcome.

Area StudiesHealth and Social Care

Pedagogies: An International Journal

Digital Pedagogy

This special issue aims to contribute to a deeper understanding of digital pedagogy based on both empirical studies & philosophical discussions.

Education

African Journalism Studies

Old problems and new journalism? Exploring the contours of African environmental communication

This special issue seeks to offer an up-to-date assessment of the production, practices and impacts of environmental journalism in Africa.

Area StudiesHumanities

Transportation Letters

Driver Behavior and Road Safety: Technological Advances in Combatting Human Errors and Behavioral Alarms

This special issue aims to combat human errors and behavioral traffic safety concerns by conducting naturalistic and simulation studies for improving road safety.

Built EnvironmentEngineering & Technology

Biodiversity

Forests themed issue for Biodiversity – a Journal of Life on Earth

This themed issue - a collaboration between Biodiversity – and The National Healing Forest initiative – is inviting submissions on forests.

Environment & AgricultureEnvironment & SustainabilityGeography

Big Earth Data

The role of big Earth data in public health

This special issue examines opportunities and challenges related to the use of big Earth data implementation in public health research and practice.

Earth SciencesEnvironment & SustainabilityGeography

Language and Education

Researching Multilingually to Rethink EMI Policy and Practices

This special issue welcomes submissions on the sustainable implementation of EMI practices based on the multilingual resources that students and teachers can bring to bear.

EducationLanguage & Literature

The New Educator

Between "struggle and harmony": Critical approaches to new educator identity

This special issue explores new educator identity from critical perspectives and with regard to the practical preparation and career development of new educators for today's multicultural, multilingual classroom contexts.

Education

Architectural Theory Review

The Architecture of Global Governance

This special issue invites contributions that discuss the built, unrealized, or theoretical architectural projects for the seats of supranational or intergovernmental organizations.

Built Environment

Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics

Initiation of the HPV vaccine series before age 11: what have we learned?

This issue explores the impact of HPV vaccine initiation prior to age 11 on population coverage, acceptability, and timely series completion.

BioscienceMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

Public Management Review

The New Public Management: dead or still alive and co-existing? State of play at 40+

This special issue aims to understand the current state of New Public Management & its relationship with other public sector reform trajectories/framings.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryPolitics & International Relations

All Earth

Sustainable Natural Resource Management in the framework of the Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystem (WEFE) Nexus

This special issue focuses on natural resource mapping, evaluation and exploitation, monitoring, and related risk-related aspects based on modelling with geoscientific data.

Earth Sciences

All Earth

A decolonial turn in the study of Earth and its history…

This special issue welcomes transdisciplinary manuscripts that can help unpack the history of coloniality and its impact on the Earth Sciences.

Earth Sciences

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene

Real Time Detection System Studies

This special issue examines real time detection systems to help the profession integrate these into the applied practices of exposure assessment within the work environment.

Earth SciencesEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryEngineering & TechnologyHealth and Social Care

Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning

Capacity building to support online, digital and blended education

This special issue examines opportunities for and the impact of capacity building in online, digital and blended education.

Education

Journal of Cognition and Development

Decolonizing and Diversifying Research in Cognitive Development

This special issue invites papers that discuss issues of ways to diversify and decolonize research in cognitive development.

Behavioral Sciences

Connection Science

Security and Privacy in Social Networks

This special issue calls for contributions from the areas of social networks and big data to address the security and privacy challenges.

Behavioral SciencesComputer ScienceEngineering & Technology

All Earth

Paleoclimates and Environmental Sustainability

This special issue welcomes submissions on disciplinary and interdisciplinary topics in paleoclimatology.

Earth Sciences

Science and Technology of Welding and Joining

Recent Progress in Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing is a rapidly emerging process for fabricating complex, intricate components of metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites.

Physical Sciences

Changing English

Resisting (in) English?

This special issue explores the potential of English to open up possibilities for confronting and transcending the parameters of neoliberal blueprints.

Education

Middle Eastern Literatures

Fragile Ecologies: Environmental Urgency in the Literatures of the Middle East

This special issue will address the fields of Energy Humanities and Ecocriticism from Middle Eastern perspectives.

Area StudiesLanguage & Literature

Journal of Promotion Management

Uncertain World: Digitizing and Greening

This special issue examines how an organization must engage in innovation efforts that lead to the sustainability of their products and services in the marketplace.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Technical Communication Quarterly

Critical Approaches to Climate Justice, Technology, and Technical Communication

This special issue will highlight the work of technical communicators working on climate justice initiatives across the Majority World.

Behavioral SciencesCommunication StudiesHumanities

Journal of Interactive Advertising

Untapped and Understudied Issues in Influencer Advertising

This special issue welcomes research on the issues and expansion of influencer advertising.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Lit: Literature Interpretation Theory

Intersectional Feminism and Barriers to Representation at the Turn of the Century

This special issue welcomes submissions that examine nineteenth- and early twentieth-century feminist contributions to literature and popular culture.

Language & Literature

Environmental Technology

Bioconversion of Organic Waste for Circular Bioeconomy

This special issue examines various approaches to biowaste valorization, optimization and challenges, value-added products, and their role in environmental as well as socioeconomic sustainability.

BioscienceEngineering & TechnologyEnvironment & AgricultureEnvironment & Sustainability

All Earth

Remote Sensing for Global Environmental Change

This special issue focuses on the advances in remote sensing technology and the applications of remotely sensed observations for the assessment of environmental changes associated with the Earth system.

Earth Sciences

All Earth

Climate Change, Extreme Weather and impacts on the Environment

This special issue examines the environmental impacts of the current climate change and associated extreme weather events.

Earth Sciences

Big Earth Data

Big Earth Data and Air Pollution

This special issue will present new and advanced scientific contributions related to air pollution that make use of Big Earth Data.

Earth SciencesEnvironment & SustainabilityGeography

International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science & Mechanics

Scientific Machine Learning (SciML) and its application to Mechanics

Innovative approaches in AI to learn and simulate the behavior of mechanical systems , materials and the very nature of solutions to problems in mechanics.

Computer ScienceEngineering & TechnologyPhysical Sciences

The International Journal of Human Resource Management

Putting extreme work or ‘working extremely’ at the centre of HRM Research: Employee performance, health, wellbeing and creating sustainable HR outcomes

This special issue will focus on micro-level conceptualisations of the ‘extreme ‘or ‘working extremely’, which are important gaps in the HRM literature.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Arab Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences

Mathematical Analysis and Modelling for Infectious Diseases

Addresses theory & applications of non-integer-order derivatives & integrals in various directions of mathematical modelling on infectious diseases epidemiology.

Computer ScienceEngineering & TechnologyMathematics & StatisticsPhysical Sciences

Journal of Library Metadata

Emerging Advances in Collective Intelligence for Collaborative and Participatory Information and Metadata Management in Digital Library Systems

Investigates the significance of metadata in digital library systems and the role of collective intelligence in enhancing their design and management.

Information Science

Physical Education & Sport Pedagogy

Intervention Fidelity

Intervention Fidelity is a critical topic within educational and interventional practices and programs in multiple contexts, submit to further the conversation.

Education

Middle School Journal

Racial Justice and the Middle Grades

This special issue examines the ways middle level educators and community members are joining together in resistance by incorporating discourse around race in schools.

Education

European Journal of Remote Sensing

Earth Observation for Future Agriculture: from Data to Services

This special issue welcome submissions highlighting opportunities, limitations, and criticalities in geomatics-related technology transfer into the agricultural sector.

Geography

Journal of Jewish Education

Jewish Education Through the Lens of Race, Ethnicity and Immigration

This special issue brings together different perspectives to advance our understanding of Jewish education through lenses focused on Jewish diversity.

EducationHumanities

Safety and Reliability

Safety, Risk, and Reliability of Space Debris: Learning from Other Sectors

This special issue will explore the safety and reliability of space debris, with special focus being paid to learning from other sectors.

Built EnvironmentEngineering & TechnologyHealth and Social Care

All Earth

Natural Hazards, Disaster Risk Reduction and Society

This special issue examines the study and characterization of Natural Hazards also in view of the possible future scenarios induced by Climate Change.

Earth Sciences

Big Earth Data

Big Earth Data for Disaster Risk Reduction

This special issue examines Big Earth Data with the aim of monitoring, measuring, and modeling current and future disaster risks.

Earth SciencesEnvironment & SustainabilityGeography

Journal of Lesbian Studies

Neo-Fascism’s “Gender Ideology” & Queer/Lesbian Resistance

This special issue welcomes submissions on Queer resistance to the rise of global fascism.

Area StudiesBehavioral SciencesHumanitiesMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied HealthSocial Sciences

Area Development and Policy

Accessibility Turn in Urban Research: Policy Implications from Latin America and the Global South

This special issue aims to promote a dialogue from a diverse array of geographies facing similar accessibility challenges.

Built EnvironmentGeographyGlobal DevelopmentPolitics & International RelationsUrban Studies

Ecosystem Health and Sustainability

Food Waste and Ecosystem Sustainability

The special issue aims to improve the understanding of the impacts of food waste on health and sustainability of global and regional ecosystems.

Environment & AgricultureEnvironment & Sustainability

Journal of Urbanism

Informal Placemaking. Social Activism and Practices of Art and Culture

Placemaking with contemporary art and cultural practices, generating new ways of identifying with urban settings and a common understanding of urban livability.

GeographyGlobal DevelopmentSocial SciencesUrban Studies

Big Earth Data

Emerging trends in big Earth data management and analysis

This special issue welcomes contributions that deal with the intersection between human, nature and scientific and technological applications where big Earth data are central to investigating the Earth’s systems.

Earth SciencesEnvironment & Sustainability

The Serials Librarian

Indigenous Matters

This special issue is intended to be a place to share information about the intersections of Indigenous related materials and data and practice.

Information Science

Transportation Letters

Smart Mobility for Heterogeneous Traffic

The special issue focuses on related topics on smart mobility under heterogeneous traffic involving interactions among several classes of vehicles.

Built EnvironmentEngineering & Technology

Economic Research - Ekonomska Istrazivanja

Academy 2022

This special issue welcomes submissions on green finance, fintech, economic sustainability, and green economies.

Area StudiesEconomics, Finance, Business & Industry

Social Work Education

Student Essay Competition

Competition: Student essays that have at their heart an ethical dilemma. Such dilemmas may be based in practice or of a more theoretical nature.

Health and Social Care

Social Work Education

Tools, techniques and methods of the creative social work educator

This special issue aims to serve as a platform for shorter pieces which focus upon the ‘practice’ of social work education.

Health and Social Care

Asian Journal of Communication

Late Invitation to the AI Party: Incorporating the New Technology to Communication Research in Asia

Aims to identify the main characteristics & relationships between AI & communication studies & by aggregating notable AI research on communication in Asia.

Area StudiesCommunication StudiesHumanities

English Academy Review

SPACES of the SACRED: Mapping Literary Mysticism

Aiming to map literary mysticism & spiritual literature in its multifaceted aspects, bringing together papers on the poetics of sacred & devotional spaces.

Area StudiesLanguage & Literature

Journal of Information Technology & Politics

Social media and political contention: challenges and opportunities for comparative research

This special issue invites original contributions & reflections based on social media analysis of political contention in a comparative perspective.

Politics & International Relations

International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction

Automated Vehicle Acceptance

This special issue examines large-scale implementation of automated vehicles and their acceptance by the general public and consumers.

Computer ScienceEngineering & Technology

International Journal of Construction Management

Innovation and Sustainability in Building, Construction, and Property

This special issue explores the building, construction and property sectors associated with the delivery of challenging projects.

Built Environment

Asian Journal of Communication

Contextualizing Islamic Communication

This special issue seeks to provide knowledge and perspective to researchers and communication policy makers to gain a better understanding of Islamic communication.

Area StudiesCommunication StudiesHumanities

Journal of Decision Systems

Decision Support Systems Innovation and Uncertainty Management in Agri-Food Systems

This special issue aims to publish original papers that contribute to Decision Support Systems Innovation and Uncertainty Management in Agri-Food Systems.

Computer ScienceEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryEngineering & Technology

Religion & Education

Religion, Ethics, and Community-Based Learning

This special issue of Religion & Education aims to foster dialogue between religious ethics and community-based experiential learning.

EducationHumanities

Industry and Innovation

Leveraging Culture to Cultivate Green Innovation in Organisations and Institutional Fields

This special issue intends to create a forum for studies examining how organizations leverage cultural elements to cultivate green innovations.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Regional Studies

Rethinking regional development under the imperative of environmental and socio-economic sustainability

This special issue aims to develop innovative approaches to informing transitions to sustainability for regional development.

Built EnvironmentEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryGeographyGlobal DevelopmentPolitics & International RelationsUrban Studies

Venture Capital

Digital transformation solutions of entrepreneurial finance in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs)

Special issue exploring digital transformation solutions of entrepreneurial finance that can influence SME digitalization.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Mass Communication and Society

Media & Mental Health: Empirical Investigation of Outcomes

This special issue examines the relationships among media exposure and mental health-related cognitive, affective, and behavioral outcomes.

Communication StudiesHumanitiesSocial Sciences

Big Earth Data

Smart cities and construction: advances, visualisation, novel applications and case studies

This special issue focuses on big data approach and challenges in smart city, infrastructure, construction, environmental and global development challenges.

Earth SciencesEnvironment & Sustainability

Social Influence

Using Social Influence to Nudge towards Healthy and Sustainable Food

This collection investigates how we can achieve healthy and sustainable food behaviors over time.

Behavioral SciencesCommunication StudiesEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryHumanities

Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration

Digital Transformation of Government and the Asia Pacific Region

This special issue aims to address several important questions and issues of digital transformation of government in the Asia Pacific Region.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryPolitics & International Relations

Canadian Water Resources Journal / Revue canadienne des ressources hydriques

River temperature: Perspectives, Applications, and Future Directions for Research in Canada

This special issue examines recent research advances in river temperature, including controls, and direct and indirect effects on aquatic ecosystems, from a Canadian perspective.

Earth SciencesEngineering & TechnologyEnvironment & Sustainability

Feminist Economics

Conflicts, Disasters, And Violence Against Women (Vaw)

This special issue will focus on the economic drivers, mechanisms, and impacts of conflict and disasters on VAW.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustrySocial Sciences

Art Therapy

Sex Positive Art Therapy

This special issue examines art therapy integrated sex positive frameworks to support clients pursuing satisfying sexual lives and initiating healthy sexuality dialogues.

ArtsBehavioral SciencesMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

Early Years

Preparing and Supporting Professionals Working with Infants and Toddlers

This special issue examines initial and continuing professional preparation for working with infants and toddlers and the systems and processes that support people in this work .

Education

Economic Research - Ekonomska Istrazivanja

Ecological Innovation and Sustainability: A Pathway to Green Revolution

This special issue will examine technological innovation and Green Innovation for the betterment and wellbeing of society and environment along with the accomplishment of SDGs.

Area StudiesEconomics, Finance, Business & Industry

Housing Studies

Housing cooperatives and housing systems: lessons from history

This special issue addresses the relationship between the historical development of housing cooperatives and housing systems in different contexts.

Built EnvironmentGeographyHealth and Social CareSocial SciencesUrban Studies

Brontë Studies

The Brontes and Material Culture

This special issue explores the world of the Brontes through a material culture lens.

Language & Literature

International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems

Modern Algorithms in Complexity : Modelling and Simulation of Complex Problems

This special issue examines engineering algorithms in a complex world, as well as it's novel improvements tested on widely accepted test problems.

Computer ScienceEngineering & TechnologyMathematics & Statistics

Housing, Theory and Society

Housing vulnerability reconsidered: Applications and implications for housing research, policy and practice

This special issue seeks to advance shared understanding of vulnerable households, housing situations and drivers and consequences of intersecting vulnerability.

Built EnvironmentGeographyHealth and Social CareSocial SciencesUrban Studies

Journal of Marketing Management

Autonomy and Marketing: History, Present and Future

This special issue invites articles that explore any topic related to the history, present and future of autonomy in marketing.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Optimization Methods and Software

In memory of Oleg Burdakov

A special issue of Optimization Methods and Software (OMS) dedicated to the memory of Oleg Burdakov.

Computer ScienceEngineering & TechnologyMathematics & Statistics

Identity

Registered Reports on identity in the context of migration

This special issue welcomes research that pushes boundaries on identity and migration by using the Registered Report format.

Behavioral Sciences

Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work & Development

Social Development and Social Policy Responses in the Covid-19 Pandemic: What can We Learn from Each Other?

This special issue seeks to examine the impact of COVID-19 social risks on the disadvantaged, social development and social policy responses in the pandemic situation.

Global DevelopmentHealth and Social Care

National Identities

Nation, Narration, and Nationalism in Indian Popular Bollywood Movies

This special issue seeks to trace the trends of nationalistic films in Bollywood.

GeographyHumanitiesPolitics & International RelationsSocial Sciences

Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media

Al and the Platformization of Journalism: Fake News, Mis(dis)information, and Algorithmic Bias

This special issue welcomes submissions from broad and thematically relevant topics of algorithmic bias and AI-facilitated harm.

Humanities

Journal of Cyber Security Technology

New Advances in Smart Security for Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical System

This special issue examines various impacts of Cyber-Physical Systems and associated fields, focusing on smart security issues.

Computer Science

Journal of Statistics and Management Systems

Applied Statistics in Decision Making of Management Sciences

This special issue welcomes submissions on Econometrics, Bayesian Statistics, Statistical Inference, Statistical Simulation and Machine Learning Models.

Mathematics & Statistics

Journal of Interdisciplinary Mathematics

Mathematical Models and their Application for the Sustainable Development

This special issue aims to address the new generation of technological innovation with the cryptography and security challenges in multidiscipline.

Mathematics & Statistics

Journal of Discrete Mathematical Sciences and Cryptography

Sustainable Communication & Security

This special Issue aims to address the new generation of technological innovation with the cryptography and security challenges in multidiscipline applications.

Mathematics & Statistics

Australian Social Work

“Our Voices: Being Seen and Heard”

This special issue aims to advance the decolonising agenda for social work.

Health and Social Care

Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy

Chaplains of Color: Histories and Practices

This special issue highlights the contributions made and obstacles faced by chaplains of color in spiritual care, focusing on sector-specific studies of chaplaincy.

Behavioral SciencesHealth and Social CareHumanitiesMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

Journal of Public Affairs Education

Mentorship in Higher Education

This special issue seeks to examine theoretical and practical insights into the use of mentorships within higher education.

Politics & International Relations

Georisk

Machine Learning and AI in Geotechnics

This special issue that examines the needs of geotechnical practice and the synergy between data-driven methods and current knowledge/experience.

Earth SciencesEngineering & TechnologyGeographyMathematics & Statistics

Fusion Science and Technology

Plasma-Material Interactions

This special issue aims to collect and present the latest research on plasma-material interactions for nuclear fusion applications.

Built EnvironmentEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryEngineering & TechnologyPhysical Sciences

Fusion Science and Technology

Fusion Blankets

This special issue aims to compile the latest research on fusion blanket technology.

Built EnvironmentEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryEngineering & TechnologyPhysical Sciences

Fusion Science and Technology

Wide-Ranging Applications of Fusion Technology

The Wide-Ranging Applications of Fusion Technology issue aims to publish papers on fusion science not necessarily related to the generation of electricity.

Built EnvironmentEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryEngineering & TechnologyPhysical Sciences

Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine and Biotechnology

Targeted Nanomaterials for Enhanced Photodynamic Therapy

Focused on recent developments to synthesizing & applying targeted nanomaterials for enhanced photodynamic therapy in cancer treatment.

BioscienceMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

Journal of Maps

Mapping Health

Call for papers: Mapping health events, interactions, & services as well as the complex, multidimensional factors driving health disparities.

Geography

Separation Science and Technology

Membrane-based Solutions for Global Separation Challenges

This special issue will focus on fundamental and applied research topics on membrane and membrane processes for solving separation global challenges.

Physical Sciences

Sex Education

The politics of age in sex and sexuality education for children and young people

This special issue addresses resonances, tensions and conflicts associated with age, childhood, and children’s and young people’s engagement in sex and sexuality education.

Education

Connection Science

Synergy of Cloud and Crowd Computing for Smart City

This special issue examines the synergy of cloud and crowd computing for smart cities aids.

Behavioral SciencesComputer ScienceEngineering & Technology

Asia Pacific Business Review

APBR East Asian Workshop 2022: Innovation and Venture Start-ups in East Asia during the Digital Era

This special issue aims to explore the theoretical framework of innovation and entrepreneurship in East Asia in the context of digital era.

Area StudiesEconomics, Finance, Business & Industry

Journal of Global Scholars of Marketing Science

Place Marketing and Destination Branding

We welcome empirical (qualitative and quantitative) and conceptual research papers on place marketing and destination branding.

Area StudiesEconomics, Finance, Business & Industry

South Asian Popular Culture

LGBTQ Popular Cultures in Contemporary South Asia and Its Diasporas: Queer Lives in Times of New Authoritarianism

This special issue seeks scholarly interventions on how popular cultures reflect diverse queer lives in challenging times of new authoritarianisms.

Area StudiesHumanities

Supramolecular Chemistry

Celebrating ISMSC-2022 – the 16th International Symposium of Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry

This special issue celebrates the 16th International Symposium of Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry.

Physical Sciences

Journal of Motor Behavior

A Festschrift Commemorating The Work of Dr. Stephan P. Swinnen

This special issue welcomes submissions in the field of movement neuroscience to commemorate the retirement of Stephan P. Swinnen.

Behavioral SciencesMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied HealthSports and Leisure

Ethics & Social Welfare

Where the rivers meet: Sharing ethical research experiences in social justice, social welfare, community work, social policy, and social work

This special issue aims to examine the issues, challenges, and problems arising from the conducting of research.

Health and Social Care

Emerging Markets Finance and Trade

Digital Innovation and High-Quality Development

This special issue aims to examine the theme of digital innovation and high-quality development.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Journal of Multicultural Discourses

Circulation of Southern concepts in the fields of Multilingualism and Applied Linguistics

This special issue examines the mainstream production of concepts used in the fields of Multilingualism and Applied Linguistics and study their circulation in and across northern and southern academic circles.

Language & Literature

International Journal of Digital Earth

Comprehensive Evaluation and Spatio-temporal analysis of Surface Energy Budget Datasets

Potential topics of this issue include shortwave/longwave radiation, all-wave net radiation, albedo, latent/sensible heat flux, & surface temperature.

ArtsComputer ScienceEarth SciencesEngineering & TechnologyEnvironment & AgricultureGeography

Ecosystem Health and Sustainability

Red List of Threatened Species and Ecosystems

This special issue aims to improve the understanding of risks assessment of biodiversity loss at species and ecosystem levels.

Environment & AgricultureEnvironment & Sustainability

World Art

Art and Environmental Crisis

This special issue examines how artists, museums, and the artworld around the world are engaging with heightening problems of climate and environmental change.

ArtsHumanities

Journal of Vocational Education & Training

Skills for Sustainable Futures

This special issue examines what forms of vocational education & training are needed for just and sustainable skills futures.

Education

Energy Sources, Part B

Socioeconomic Dynamics of Hydrogen Energy in the context of COP26

This special issue aims to investigate and examine socioeconomic dynamics of hydrogen energy.

Built EnvironmentEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryEngineering & Technology

Supramolecular Chemistry

Cucurbiturils and Related Cavitands

This special issue aims to attract and present the most recent innovative research on all aspects of cucurbiturils and related cavitands.

Physical Sciences

Public Money & Management

Great Expectations - Whole of Government Accounting: An International Perspective

This special issue will look at public sector accounting and reporting, specifically whole of government accounting: what works and what doesn't work.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryPolitics & International Relations

Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A

Approaches, insights and examples in reconstructing historical pollution records throughout the Holocene Era

Identifying the timelines of chemical, material, or biological pollution from the past 12,000 years of the earth’s history.

BioscienceEarth SciencesEngineering & TechnologyEnvironment & Sustainability

Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning

Digital Technology and Networked Spaces in Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning

Special issue exploring the place, use, & impact of mobile technologies & networked spaces in outdoor education.

Education

International Journal of Forest Engineering

Digitalization of forest operations

This special issue addresses how digital automation & IT-based applications can be used & made applicable to benefit the wood supply chain.

Engineering & TechnologyEnvironment & Agriculture

Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies

Contemporary Studies in Vietnam Economics and Business

This special issue calls for papers investigating all aspects of business & finance explaining the Vietnam economic growth miracle.

Area StudiesEconomics, Finance, Business & Industry

Geo-spatial Information Science

Remote sensing and machine learning in advancing carbon neutrality

This special issue is dedicated to presenting the latest advances on remote sensing and machine learning applications on carbon neutrality.

Earth SciencesGeography

International Journal of Intelligence and Counter Intelligence

Intelligence in Asymmetric Conflict

Focusing on how can intelligence provide awareness, warning, & estimative analysis for asymmetric conflict or any aspect of special operations.

Politics & International Relations

Review of Communication

Presence and Communication

This special issue seeks to examine the role of presence in communication.

Communication Studies

Journal of Current Issues & Research in Advertising

Future Trends in Digital Advertising: A Global Context

This special issue aims to examine advertising trends in the digital era.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Journal of Postcolonial Writing

Memory, Materiality, and Forgetting in the Postcolonial South Asian Diaspora

This special issue will examine the entanglement of memory, materiality, and forgetting in the postcolonial South Asian diaspora.

Language & Literature

Journal of Cognitive Psychology

Emerging Perspectives on Distraction and Task Interruptions: Metacognition, Cognitive Control, and Facilitation

This special issue focusses on distraction and its relationship to attention, memory, metacognition, cognitive control and performance disruption/facilitation.

Behavioral Sciences

Structural Engineering International

New developments for the resilient fire design of singular buildings and engineering infrastructure

This special issue invites original research that investigates the various aspects of fire design of singular buildings.

Built EnvironmentEngineering & Technology

Separation Science and Technology

Applications of Membrane Separation Technologies for Water, Energy, Environment

This special issue aims to examine common bottleneck problems of various membrane technologies individually or as a hybrid process.

Physical Sciences

Journal of Simulation

Reimagining Tomorrow with Simulation

This special issue will focus on research developments in simulation methodology and analysis as well as applied case studies.

Computer ScienceEconomics, Finance, Business & Industry

Marriage & Family Review

The Discipline of Family Science

A special issue describing the value of family science & the state of the discipline, and promoting discussion of future directions.

Behavioral Sciences

Sexual Health & Compulsivity

Understanding Compulsive Sexual Behavior in Underrepresented Groups

Research advancing understanding of CSB in populations of women, gender nonconforming, non-heterosexual, & ethnically diverse individuals.

Behavioral SciencesMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

The International Journal of the History of Sport

The Transnational Athlete

This special issue explores labour migration and citizenship changes in sport from historical, sport policy, and legal perspectives.

HumanitiesSports and Leisure

Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems

Uncertainty and MaxEnt - Conceptualising Uncertainty: Advances in Entropy Maximisation and Bayesian Inference - Applications in Engineering

This special issue aims to show applications of Bayesian Inference and Entropy to address engineering problems and decision making.

Earth SciencesEngineering & TechnologyEnvironment & SustainabilityGeography

Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work

The Future of Race, Ethnicity, and Culture in Social Work: Challenges and Opportunities

This special issue aims to imagine what the future of race, ethnicity and culture would look like in relation to the selected issues and problems.

Health and Social Care

Systems Science & Control Engineering

Light-weighted automated fault detection and prevention techniques for networked dynamical systems

This special issue seeks to examine advanced and novel fault detection techniques for networked dynamical systems.

Computer ScienceEngineering & Technology

Public Art Dialogue

Outside Voices: Art, Visibility, and the Gender of Public Speech

“Outside Voices” considers how artists have made language into a material capable of speaking to the inequities of the public sphere.

ArtsHumanities

Journal of Global Marketing

The Dark Side of Brand-Based Online Communities: The Role of Culture

This special issue's focus is on the role of culture on the online brand community (OBC) members' anti-brand retaliatory behaviors, & brand conflicts.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustrySocial Sciences

European Journal of Psychotraumatology

Psychosocial Support in Times of Armed Conflict

This special issue investigates the negative impact of war on mental health and how we can support trauma survivors.

Behavioral SciencesHealth and Social Care

Journal of Responsible Innovation

Institutionalising Responsible Innovation in Industry and Other Competitive Environments

We welcome papers that illuminate successes, failures, opportunities, and challenges around RI and RRI within the dynamics of institutionalization.

BioscienceEarth SciencesEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryEngineering & TechnologySocial Sciences

International Journal of Remote Sensing

Recent Developments in the Remote Sensing of Night-time Light

This special issue welcomes submissions with new progress and substantial contribution to remote sensing of night-time light.

Earth SciencesEnvironment & AgricultureGeography

Philosophical Psychology

Understanding Bias

This special issue seeks to understand if there are alternative methods for understanding unintentional discrimination.

Behavioral SciencesHumanities

International Journal of Intelligence and Counter Intelligence

Psychology of Intelligence

This special issue aims to create a platform for exchange between intelligence and psychology.

Politics & International Relations

Chinese Journal of Communication

Revisiting Communication, Technology and Development: A 50th Anniversary Tribute to Dallas Smythe in China

This special issue addresses intersections of communication, technology, and development within and beyond China from historical, global, and comparative perspectives.

Area StudiesCommunication StudiesHumanities

European Journal of Psychotraumatology

Sexual Violence from a Public Health Lens

This special issue aims to investigate the prevalence and impact of sexual violence and how to prevent it in the future.

Behavioral SciencesHealth and Social Care

Social Influence

Nationalism, Populism, and Extremism

This special issue will investigate the societal impact and political implications of nationalism, populism and extremism internationally.

Behavioral SciencesCommunication StudiesEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryHumanities

Enterprise Information Systems

Hyperautomation: Methodologies, Interactivity and Applications

This special issue encourages cross-disciplinary contributions that propose new hyperautomation frameworks, innovative approaches, and novel applications.

Computer ScienceEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryEngineering & Technology

All Earth

Earth Observation for Monitoring and Assessment of Vegetation and Climate Change

This special issue calls for papers on understanding of the impacts of climate change on vegetation using Earth observation technology.

Earth Sciences

Journal of Educational Administration and History

The implications of the #metoo movement on educational institutions, educational leadership and policy

This special issue turns the lens of #metoo towards educational leadership and policy globally when it comes to gender-based violence and injustice.

EducationHumanities

Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration

Religion and public administration in Asia Pacific

This special issue welcomes contributions that engage with the wide interface of religion and public administration in the Asia Pacific context.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryPolitics & International Relations

Journal of Cyber Security Technology

Applications of Wireless Sensor Networks and Its Security

This special issue's main focus is on the security issues of the applications of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs).

Computer Science

Globalisation, Societies and Education

Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship in the Gulf Cooperation Council

This special issue focuses on education for sustainable development and global citizenship in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

Education

Educational Philosophy and Theory

Critical thinking and curriculum: A critical perspective

Submissions of research papers that can provide philosophical & theoretical insights into the complex and intertwined relationship between CT and curriculum.

Education

International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media

Hybrid Futures: post/pandemic theatre and performance in the Anthropocene

Seeking insights/reports on how theatre & performance move from digital to hybrid, from outbreak to containment, and from pandemic to post/pandemic.

Arts

South Asian Review

Partition: 75 Years and Beyond

This special issue aims to bring together conversations about the Partition in literary, visual, oral and material culture.

Area StudiesLanguage & Literature

Journal of Strategic Marketing

Irresponsible Marketing and the Manipulation of Public Opinion

This special issue explores the need to address environmental pollution, climate change and energy security.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Politikon

South Africa’s 2021 Local Government Elections: Priorities, Formations and Prospects

This special issue examines the South African political process in 2021.

Area StudiesPolitics & International Relations

The International Journal of Human Resource Management

HRM for resilient societies: a call for actionable knowledge

This special issue will enhance knowledge on relationships between HRM interventions and multilevel manifestations of resilience and resilient societies.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Sports Coaching Review

The implications of cultural-historical thought for sport coaching research and practice

This special issue invites contributions that examine the significance and relevance of studying sports coaching through a cultural-historical theoretical lens.

Sports and Leisure

Journal of Environmental Planning and Management

Technological Innovation and Climate Change Mitigation Agenda: Implications for Environmental Sustainability

This special issue examines how government policies respond to climate change to achieve sustainable economic development and environmental sustainability.

Environment & SustainabilityGeography

Journal of Decision Systems

The Transformation of Organizational Decision Making through Intelligent Decision Support

This special issue will contain high quality papers on the transformation of organisational decision making through intelligent decision support.

Computer ScienceEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryEngineering & Technology

Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology

Recent advances on Surface Protection of Steel – Relevant contributions at 2nd International Conference on Corrosion and Surface Protection for Steel (CASP 2022)

CASP 2022 will be performed online on 25-26 May 2022. The special issue will cover the review and the research articles.

Physical Sciences

The Journal of Environmental Education

The praxis and imaginary of Environmental and Sustainability Education in the Capitalocene

This special issue will interrogate the Capitalocene with respect to environmental and sustainability education and by deploying praxis and the imaginary.

Communication StudiesEducationEnvironment & Sustainability

International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction

HCI for Future Mobility

This special issue aims to publish papers that provide HCI Perspectives in Future Mobility including UI, UX, Safety, Trust, and Acceptance Issues.

Computer ScienceEngineering & Technology

Journal of the International Council for Small Business

The International Council for Small Business 66th World Congress - Washington D.C. - The Entrepreneurial Revolution

Necessity is the mother of innovation, as evidenced by the Pandemic. This requires a change of old entrepreneurial mindsets to thrive again.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Human and Ecological Risk Assessment

Challenges and solutions to soil-groundwater system contamination

This special issue aims to seek solutions to questions related to the mobility, persistence & transformation of contaminants in the soil-groundwater systems.

BioscienceEarth SciencesEngineering & TechnologyEnvironment & Sustainability

Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon and the Related Elements

International Symposium on the Organic Chemistry of Sulfur (ISOCS-29)

This call is intended for researchers in broad and novel areas of organosulfur (and related elements) chemistry.

Physical Sciences

Argumentation and Advocacy

Argumentation in the Americas

This special issue welcomes submissions that focus specifically on the traditions, customs, cultural institutions of the Americas.

Communication StudiesHumanities

Women's Reproductive Health

Trans Reproductive and Sexual Health

This special issue aims to enhance knowledge of the constructions, experiences and sexual and reproductive healthcare needs of trans people.

Behavioral SciencesHealth and Social CareMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

Journal of Progessive Human Services

The Politics of Policing: Global and Comparative Perspectives

Help fight inequality, criminalization, brutality, and surveillance through reform or abolition of current policing practices in the Global North and South.

Health and Social CareMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

Tribology - Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces

Manufacturing: Tribology, Surface Engineering and Lubricants

This Special Issue encourages the presentation of studies focusing on tribology, surface engineering, interactions of lubricants within machining.

Engineering & Technology

Supramolecular Chemistry

First Generation Supramolecular Chemists

This Special Issue is a call for research groups to highlight members of their team who are 1st Generation into Higher Education.

Physical Sciences

Assistive Technology: The Offical Journal of RESNA

Assistive Technology Outcome Measures: Are we being left behind?

This special issue will publish papers on the development or evaluation of assistive technology outcome measures, or their implementation.

Engineering & TechnologyHealth and Social CareMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

Agrekon

Measuring productivity in African agriculture

This special issue welcomes submissions measuring TFP in African agriculture with a focus on field crops, high value crops, irrigated farming and livestock.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryEnvironment & AgricultureGlobal Development

Soccer and Society

Football Presidents: Towards a Typology of Political Cultures

This special issue welcome submissions from different contexts in different countries to focus on diverse football political cultures and frame a typology of the same.

Sports and Leisure

Journal of International Food & Agribusiness Marketing

Relationship Marketing in the Agrifood Industry

This special issue welcomes research on topics relevant to Relationship Marketing at B2B and/or B2C levels in the agri-food industry.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryEnvironment & Agriculture

Advanced Robotics

World Models and Predictive Coding in Robotics

This special issue focuses on the new frontiers in robotics, emphasizing world models, predictive coding, probabilistic generative models, and the free-energy principle.

Behavioral SciencesComputer ScienceEngineering & Technology

Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership, & Governance

The implications of the Covid-19 pandemic on nonprofit human service organizations: An international perspective

This special issue examines the implications of the Covid-19 pandemic from international perspectives.

COVID-19Health and Social CareMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

Journal of Environmental Planning and Management

Green Economic Recovery and Environmental Management

Special issue focused on practical policy to achieve green economic recovery, mitigate greenhouse emissions & manage the environment in the post-COVID era.

Environment & SustainabilityGeography

Theatre, Dance and Performance Training

Touch and Training

This special issue examines the role of touch in performer training in which race, gender, dis/ability, and health ask who can/should touch, and why/when/where?

ArtsHumanities

Regional Studies

The regional dimension of the twin transition: new insights on joining green and digital transformations

The special issue aims to collect papers about opportunities, threats, and capabilities to combine the green and the digital transitions at the regional level.

Built EnvironmentEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryGeographyGlobal DevelopmentPolitics & International RelationsUrban Studies

Public Management Review

Intersecting Public Management and Social Equity: In Theory and Praxis

This special issue invites submissions exploring the intersection of social equity theory with the foundational elements of public administration and management.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryPolitics & International Relations

Residential Treatment for Children & Youth

Residential Care Personnel: Workforce Issues and Solutions

This special issue seeks to critically examine workforce issues for Residential Care Personnel working at agencies.

Behavioral SciencesHealth and Social Care

Ethics & Social Welfare

Ethics in Practice

This special issue welcomes critical reflections on ethical issues in real-life experiences that matter.

Health and Social Care

Digital Creativity

Critical Computational Relations in Design, Architecture and the Built Environment

This special issue aims to shed light on and conceptualize the power relations between computational design, the built environment, and society.

ArtsComputer ScienceEngineering & TechnologyHumanities

Journal of Biological Dynamics

In memory of Fred Brauer

This special issue will recognize Fred Brauer's valued contributions to applied mathematics and his role as a long-time member of JBD.

BioscienceEnvironment & AgricultureMathematics & Statistics

Production Planning & Control

Innovative approaches in reshaping the Supply Chain for societal challenges

Special issue on new models & tools for the evolution of the Supply Chain towards Industry5.0 to create human-centric collaborative ecosystems.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryEngineering & Technology

Spatial Economic Analysis

Spatial Macroeconomics

In this special issue, we seek contributions that show how regional economics, economic geography and spatial econometrics can talk to macroeconomics.

Built EnvironmentEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryGeographyGlobal DevelopmentUrban Studies

Journal of Mathematics and the Arts

Innovative Learning Environments

A special issue aiming to capture state-of-the-art, present & future opportunities for innovative learning environments, presented in a creative & innovative style.

ArtsBuilt EnvironmentComputer ScienceMathematics & StatisticsPhysical Sciences

Interdisciplinary Science Reviews

Conceptualizing Heterodox Palaeoscience

This special issue will provide new perspectives on the question of heterodoxy in palaeoscience from the eighteenth century to the present.

HumanitiesLanguage & LiteraturePhysical SciencesSocial Sciences

Advances in Building Energy Research

Passive and Active Utilization of Solar Energy in Buildings

This special issue examines the passive and active utilization of solar energy in buildings based on theories, practices, policies, and laboratory studies.

Built EnvironmentComputer ScienceEngineering & Technology

Forum for Social Economics

Unemployment In The High-Pressure Capitalism Of The 21st Century

This special issue examines the challenges, suffering, or exploitation of the underprivileged, the unemployed, and underemployed around the globe.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryHealth and Social CarePolitics & International RelationsSocial Sciences

The European Journal of General Practice

COVID-19 and Family Medicine

COVID-19 has rapidly changed the work of family doctors worldwide, this issue seeks to document and understand how those changes are impacting our practice.

Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology

Preventing Counterproductive Work Behavior

What are the processes at micro, meso and macro level that can mitigate and avert the enactment but also the routinization of counterproductive work behavior?

Behavioral Sciences

Teaching in Higher Education

Higher Education Teaching of Environmentally Just Sustainability

We invite articles that critically analyze the roles of higher education (HE) teaching in achieving environmentally just sustainability.

Education

Critical African Studies

Limits and prospects of African humour

Seeking papers that discuss the various ways in which humour is produced, distributed, and consumed across African and its diasporas.

Area StudiesPolitics & International Relations

Journal of Cognition and Development

Development of Executive Function: Theoretical Issues

This special issue focuses on bigger theoretical questions & issues that could substantially advance knowledge on how executive function develops.

Behavioral Sciences

Review of Communication

Pandemic Communication

This themed issue explores communication within pandemics and establishes a research agenda for the future of pandemic communication.

Communication Studies

Journal of Maps

Mapping the landscapes and evolutionary processes of ancient coastal areas

This special issue focuses on mapping paleo-landscape reconstructions from the onshore to the offshore and evolutionary processes related to sea-level changes or extreme events.

Geography

Global Food History

The “global wine periphery” during Europe’s phylloxera crisis: production, trade, and consumption between 1870 and 1940

This special issue examines the effects of the phylloxera crisis on trade, production, and consumption in the global wine industry beyond Europe.

HumanitiesSocial Sciences

Venture Capital

Entrepreneurial Finance: Implications of COVID-19 and Post Pandemic Challenges

This special issue will focus on the challenges faced by VC in the times of Covid-19 and implications for the post-pandemic scenario.

COVID-19Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Architecture and Culture

Border Fictions

Exploring the production of alternate imaginaries towards re-making the lived realities and unrealities of borders and that which they define.

ArtsBuilt EnvironmentUrban Studies

World Archaeology

Islands and Hominin Adaptation

We invite papers that address topics such as hominin migration & adaptation on islands, the effects of insular endemism, & hominin interaction.

Humanities

The Translator

Translation on and over the Web: Disentangling its conceptual uncertainties and ethical questions

This Special Issue aims to find best suited top-level concept(s) for online translation practices, uncover ideologies behind them and address ethical questions.

Communication StudiesLanguage & Literature

Technology Analysis & Strategic Management

Entrepreneurship trajectories: investigating predictors, outcomes, and dynamics of technology-driven processes addressed by young innovative companies

This special issue seeks contributions investigating predictors, dynamics, and outcomes of technology-driven processes addressed by Young Innovative Companies (YICs).

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Nordic Social Work Research

Social Work in a multilingual world

This special issue examines social work as a multilingual practice, and the fact that multilingualism is commonly overlooked in social work research, education and practice.

Health and Social Care

Geo-spatial Information Science

“Advances in Photogrammetry” —In memory of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr.h.c.mult. Fritz Ackermann

This special issue welcomes research inspired by or related to Prof. Ackermann’s professional contributions.

Earth SciencesGeography

Tourism Recreation Research

Wellness Tourism, Social sustainability and the Wellbeing of Destination Communities

Wellness tourism development should empower and valorise local communities, providing voice to their perspectives and preserving their ways of life.

Built EnvironmentTourism, Hospitality and Events

Welding International - Translations from the World's Welding Press

Advanced Design Methods for Welding

This special issue will focus on advanced methods for the design of welded joints.

Engineering & TechnologyPhysical Sciences

International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction

Human-Computer Interaction Innovations in China

A call for papers addressing how the international and Chinese societies have been benefited from the HCI innovations in China.

Computer ScienceEngineering & Technology

Journal of Sustainable Tourism

Evidence-based sustainable tourism: Governance, policy and practice

This special issue looks at how data and indicators on sustainable tourism impact decisions and policy making, governance and practice.

Built EnvironmentEnvironment & SustainabilityTourism, Hospitality and Events

Cybernetics and Systems

Redesigning Education and Governance in the Anthropocene

This special issue is concerned with new insights and disruptive changes needed to put education and governance at tone with the age of the Anthropocene.

Computer ScienceEngineering & Technology

Action Learning: Research & Practice

Action Learning in Healthcare

This special issue welcomes research on the adoption and use of the varieties of action learning in different healthcare settings.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryEducation

Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management

Beyond equity and inclusion policy – student achievement at and after university

This special issue will explore how different groups of students perform at university and the implications for higher education policy & practice.

Education

Administrative Theory & Praxis

Problematizing Whiteness in Public Administration Theory

We are calling for papers that examine whiteness and expose white-centered epistemologies around which public administration and policy have been theorized.

Politics & International RelationsSocial Sciences

Clinical Gerontologist

Addressing Access to Care in Diverse Older Adult Populations Using Technology and Telehealth

This special issue will examine how technology and telehealth may enable the delivery of mental and behavioral health care to older adults and their caregivers.

Behavioral SciencesHealth and Social CareMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

The Clinical Supervisor

Clinical Supervision: Global Developments of a Professional Specialty

The series will provide the opportunity to document the current professional status of clinical supervision in a range of disciplines around the world.

Behavioral SciencesHealth and Social Care

Police Practice and Research

Replicating & Reproducing Policing Research

This special issue welcomes studies that explicitly attempt to either replicate or reproduce previous findings in the field of policing.

LawSocial Sciences

Philosophical Psychology

Philosophy and Psychopathology

This special issue seeks to answer how we understand the relationship between philosophy and psychopathology.

Behavioral SciencesHumanities

Theatre, Dance and Performance Training

Contemporary Directions in Director Training

This special issue invites a broad range of contributions from scholars and artists globally, in order to offer a contemporary consideration of training for directing.

ArtsHumanities

International Journal of Geographical Information Science

Deep Learning Approaches in Geographical Information Science and Human Geography

This special issue welcomes submissions focused on novel spatially-aware deep learning approaches and applying recent approaches to human geography topics in a novel way.

Computer ScienceEarth SciencesGeography

Journal of Global Scholars of Marketing Science

The Role of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, & Access (IDEA) in Today’s Global Marketing Environment

The marketing impact of IDEA efforts because of global disparities and inequalities highlighted by recent events is the focus of this special issue.

Area StudiesEconomics, Finance, Business & Industry

Learning, Media & Technology

Global and Local Histories of Educational Technology

This special issue seeks contributions on global, local and alternative practices of educational technology that go beyond Western-centred narratives.

Education

Journal of Histotechnology

45th Anniversary Special Issue on Ocular Histology

In its 45th anniversary special issue, JOH is seeking manuscripts that address scientific and technical advancements in ocular histology field.

BiosciencePhysical Sciences

Environmental Communication

New Technology and Environmental Communication: Challenges, Opportunities, and Emerging Agendas

A special issue aiming to investigate the intersections between new communication technologies and environmental issues in a nuanced fashion.

Communication StudiesEnvironment & Sustainability

Social and Environmental Accountability Journal

Finding our Voices – Exploring Diversity, Inclusion and Accounting by the Marginalised and Managed Diverse

This special issue welcomes research that considers diversity and inclusion, with studies that focus on exploring the role of accounting, accountants and the profession.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryEnvironment & SustainabilityGlobal Development

Journal of Geoscience Education

The Effects of the COVID-19 Crisis on Geoscience Education: Insights, Problems, and Unanticipated Benefits

This special issue welcomes research on geoscience teaching, student learning, outreach, and academic administration during the COVID-19 crisis.

COVID-19Earth SciencesEducationEnvironment & Agriculture

International Journal of Spa and Wellness

Body and Mind: Role of Wellness Tourism and Destination Branding

This special issue welcomes research on the physical, intellectual, spiritual, and environmental wellness to be achieved while travelling.

Behavioral SciencesTourism, Hospitality and Events

Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies

Re-visiting BRI: a domestic development strategy with regional implication for China - sub-regional Southeast Asia cooperation

Submissions are encouraged with a focus of offering an evaluation of BRI investments in sub-regional Southeast Asia with attention on China’s border areas.

Area StudiesEconomics, Finance, Business & Industry

Journal of Postcolonial Writing

The African Novel in the 21st Century: New Vistas of Postcolonial Discourse

This Issue will feature a range of articles on 21st-century African fiction, including its representation of migration and diaspora as well Africa-based topics.

Language & Literature

Emerging Markets Finance and Trade

New challenges to financial stability in the post Covid-19 era

The special issue aims to evaluate the emerging risks and their impacts on financial system in the post Covid-19 era.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Journal of Difference Equations and Applications

LOZI, HÉNON, AND OTHER CHAOTIC ATTRACTORS, THEORY, AND APPLICATIONS

This special issue aims to address new developments of Lozi, Hénon, and other chaotic attractors, from theory to all possible applications.

Mathematics & StatisticsPhysical Sciences

Eastern European Economics

How Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Eastern European Economies? Risks and Opportunities

This special issue examines the effects of uncertainty shocks related to the COVID-19 pandemic in Eastern European economies.

Area StudiesCOVID-19Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Journal of Contemporary East Asia Studies

Change or Continuity? China's Sweeping Reforms under Xi Jinping

This special issue will analyse the dramatic changes that China's domestic and foreign affairs have undergone during the leadership of Xi Jinping.

Area StudiesPolitics & International Relations

South Asian History and Culture

Western Popular Music and the Making of Indian Modernity

This special issue will explore the impact of western popular music in the Indian context, spanning a wide range of musical forms and historical contexts.

Area StudiesHumanitiesSocial Sciences

The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought

Coordination Issues in Historical Perspectives. Research programs, debates, and fate of a protean concept.

For this special issue, we are expecting contributions that offer historical perspectives of the treatment of coordination issues in micro- and macroeconomics.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Emerging Markets Finance and Trade

Fintech Theories and Its Applications in Emerging Markets

This special issue is aimed at promoting research broadly related to Fintech Theories and its applications in Emerging Markets.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

International Journal of Advertising

The Role of Sustainability in Advertising

This special issue welcomes research that advances our understanding of the role of sustainability in advertising.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Nordic Social Work Research

Knowledge, skills and values in welfare-to-work with vulnerable clients

This special issue will examine the status and development of professional work in the context of welfare-to-work.

Health and Social Care

International Journal of Strategic Communication

Evolutionary Psychology and Strategic Communication

The special issue explores how evolutionary thinking can contribute to the field of strategic communication.

Communication StudiesEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryHumanities

Planning Practice & Research

Voices from the sharp end – how are the values of today’s planners shaping contemporary practice?

What are the values, ethics and motivations of professional planners that shape their professional practice and choice of work?

Built EnvironmentGeographyUrban Studies

Remote Sensing Letters

The Remote Sensing Legacy of Professor Arthur P. Cracknell

This special issue invites contributions on the legacy of Professor Arthur P. Cracknell in the field of remote sensing.

Environment & AgricultureGeography

International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction

Adaptative Human Computer Interaction System for Education

We welcome researchers, scholars and practitioners from multiple disciplines to present novel and innovative ideas to our Special Issue.

Computer ScienceEngineering & Technology

Aging & Mental Health

Technology, Aging, and Mental Health: Opportunities and challenges

We invite original 'AgeTech' research exploring, developing & evaluating innovative solutions to support the mental health & well-being of older adults.

Behavioral SciencesHealth and Social CareMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

Journal for Peace and Nuclear Disarmament

Strategic Stability in the 21st Century

We call for papers to examine the origins of, prospects for, and political as well as technological challenges to the concept of strategic stability.

Politics & International Relations

Asian Journal of Communication

Communicative Response to Anti-Asian Racism

This special issue welcomes diverse theoretical and methodological approaches to the topic of anti-Asian racism.

Area StudiesCommunication StudiesHumanities

British Journal of Sociology of Education

Expanding the Sociological Imagination: Reckoning for Other Sociologies of Education

This special issue seeks to examine intergenerational and interdisciplinary dialogue across Sociologies of Education in the Global North and South.

Education

Philosophical Psychology

Trustworthiness: Individual and Institutional Dimensions

This special issue aims to gather new philosophical and psychological work on individual and institutional dimensions of trustworthiness.

Behavioral SciencesHumanities

Digital Journalism

Opening the Black Box of Code in Journalism: Materiality, Manufacture and Methods

This special issue creates a platform where scholars can research and theorize how code mediates newswork and how it affects news routines and newsworkers.

ArtsCommunication StudiesHumanities

Journalism Studies

Science, Journalism and Development: Perspectives from the Global South

This special issue examines the critically important but largely uncharted roles, practices and impacts of science journalism in the Global South's development context.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryHumanities

International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology

Current Trends in Forecasting Technologies for Environmental Monitoring and Climate Change

This special issue welcomes research on advanced environmental forecasting methods & techniques for protecting environment and accurate climate change.

Environment & SustainabilityGlobal Development

Journal of Communication in Healthcare

Communication strategies related to health and disability: Moving the field forward

This special issue seeks research on health communication in all areas of healthcare, public health, global health and medicine.

Communication StudiesHealth and Social CareMedicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

Quantitative InfraRed Thermography Journal

(2012 - 2022) In memory of Dr. Ermanno Grinzato: a landmark in Quantitative InfraRed Thermography

This special issue aims to keep alive in the scientific community the memory of Dr. Ermanno Grinzato, focalizing the attention on his main research activities.

Engineering & TechnologyGeographyPhysical Sciences

International Journal of Water Resources Development

Water resource management in agriculture for achieving food and water security under climate change in Asia

This special issue explores water management in agriculture through technological, institutional and policy aspects that are essential to achieve food and water security.

Earth SciencesEngineering & TechnologyEnvironment & SustainabilityGeographyGlobal DevelopmentLaw

Economic and Political Studies

The Global Supply Chain under a Changing International Order

This special issue welcomes research related to issues with the global supply chain.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryPolitics & International Relations

Cyber-Physical Systems

Control and Intelligent Optimization Methodologies for Networked Systems

This special issue welcomes research contributing to the literature in advanced control and intelligent optimization for CPS.

Computer ScienceEngineering & Technology

Journal of Inter-Organizational Relationships

The Research of International Relationships: Cross-Border Issues, Settings, and Insights

This special issue deals with all aspects of international relationships (exporting, supply chain) such as cultural issues, control, trust and opportunism.

Area StudiesEconomics, Finance, Business & Industry

PRACTICE

Marginalised voices in contemporary times: addressing inequities through professional education

This special issue invites papers that directly address the 2021 IPDA international conference themes.

Education

Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging & Visualization

PR4BioImaging: Pattern Recognition for Biomedical Quantitative Imaging

The PR4BioImaging special issue is dedicated to promoting research works related to pattern recognition for quantitative biomedical imaging.

Engineering & TechnologyMathematics & StatisticsPhysical SciencesSports and Leisure

Regional Studies

Social business sustainability for sustainable regional development

This special issue asks how social businesses can ensure commercial sustainability while fulfilling their commitment to regional development.

Built EnvironmentEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryGeographyGlobal DevelopmentPolitics & International RelationsUrban Studies

Cartography and Geographic Information Science

Machine Learning in Cartography

This special issue aims to explore machine learning methods in cartography, with the aim of utilizing the huge amounts of digital maps for knowledge extraction.

Geography

International Review of Applied Economics

Challenges for Economic Policy

Special issue on Economic policy in an era of crises & uncertainty, tackling global inequality & financial instability, building forward post-covid, & net zero.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Journal of Simulation

Simulation-Optimization & Simheuristics

This JOS special issue aims at compiling recent advances, both of theoretical & practical nature, in the fields of simulation-optimization & simheuristics.

Computer ScienceEconomics, Finance, Business & Industry

Global Food History

Empires of Disgust

This special issue deals with histories of disgust in the context of histories of food, empire, and emotions.

HumanitiesSocial Sciences

Connection Science

Software Quality, Reliability, and Security (in collaboration with QRS 2021)

A collection including extended papers recommended by QRS 2021 and state-of-the-art research from the scientific community on Software Quality, Reliability & Security.

Behavioral SciencesComputer ScienceEngineering & Technology

Emerging Markets Finance and Trade

Energy Commodity Management

This special issue is aimed at promoting research broadly related to energy commodity management in China and around the world.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Economic Research - Ekonomska Istrazivanja

Shaping the future of digital economy using business analytics models

This special issue aims to explore the current and ongoing research of the role of digital technologies in economic development using business analytics models.

Area StudiesEconomics, Finance, Business & Industry

European Sport Management Quarterly

Delving Deeper: Examining Individual-Level Sport Brands

This special issue aims to advance knowledge pertaining to the development & management of individual-level brands within the sport ecosystem.

Social SciencesSports and Leisure

Information Technology for Development

Feminist and Queer Approaches to ICT4D

This special welcomes research in the ICT4D field that challenges existing power structures.

Computer ScienceGlobal DevelopmentInformation ScienceSocial Sciences

British Journal of Religious Education

Genders, Sexualities and Religious Education: Theory, Policy and Practice

A special Issue call for papers on "Genders, Sexualities and Religious Education" to be published in the British Journal of Religious Education in May/June 2024.

EducationHumanities

Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism

Two Decades After 9/11: Transformations, Continuities and Trajectories

This special issue will analyze changes in policing, intelligence and terrorism in the two decades following the attacks of September 11, 2011.

Politics & International RelationsSocial Sciences

China Journal of Social Work

科技世代中的社会工作研究与实践

Area StudiesHealth and Social Care

China Journal of Social Work

Research and Practice in a Digital Age

This special welcomes research that aims to advance social work research and practice in a digital age.

Area StudiesHealth and Social Care

British Journal of Religious Education

Pandemics, Worldviews and Religious Education

This special issue will explore how Religious Education as a school subject engages with pandemics in the discourse.

EducationHumanities

Journal of Dance Education

Mental, Emotional, and Physical Health and Wellness of Dance Teachers and Students

Special issue exploring dance teachers’ strategies for promoting their & their students’ physical & psychological health in PK-12, post-secondary, & independent studio venues.

ArtsEducation

The Translator

Relational thinking and Translation Studies: An interdisciplinary dialogue

This Special Issue aims to highlight the inherent potential of Translation as a meaning-making/taking activity that contributes to the emergence of the social.

Communication StudiesLanguage & Literature

Ecosystem Health and Sustainability

Biodiversity conservation and ecological security on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

The special issue will address the options and trade-offs for biodiversity conservation and ecological security improvement of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

Environment & Sustainability

International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics

The Politics of Physical Activity: Connections, conflicts and compromises

This special issue encourages critical discussions and advancements about the politics involved in physical activity advocacy and policy.

Politics & International RelationsSports and Leisure

International Journal of Water Resources Development

Sustainability and Environmental Challenges in the Caspian Sea

Identify the major challenges and the policy initiatives to be adopted for sustainable water management of the Caspian Sea.

Earth SciencesEngineering & TechnologyGeographyGlobal DevelopmentLaw

European Sport Management Quarterly

Agency and Institutions in Sport

This special issue aims to advance our understanding of institutional work by publishing contemporary research on how individuals influence sport institutions.

Sports and Leisure

Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research

University Rankings in the Nordic Countries: Impacts on Policy and Practice

This special issue welcomes research on university rankings in order to deepen our understanding of the impacts of rankings across Nordic higher education.

Education

Journal of Inter-Organizational Relationships

The Research of Inter-Organizational Relationships: Cross-border Issues, Settings, and Insights

This special issue examines inter-organizational relationships, including supply chain management, governance and cross-cultural communications.

Area StudiesEconomics, Finance, Business & Industry

Journal of Building Performance Simulation

Special Issue in multi-domain simulation workflows for ‘Sustainable Cities & Communities’ (UN SDG11)

Inviting submissions for original research in tune with the UN SDG11 to achieve a sustainable future for all.

Built EnvironmentComputer ScienceEngineering & Technology

Soil Science and Plant Nutrition

Past, present, and future biochar utilization for soil sustainability from Asian agronomical and ecological perspectives

This special issue examines biochar and the application on soils as an amendment for improving plant productivity and conserving environments.

Environment & AgriculturePhysical Sciences

Journal of Discrete Mathematical Sciences and Cryptography

Advances in Artificial Intelligence for Cyber Security

This Special Issue aims to address the increasingly complex cybersecurity problems using advances in AI.

Mathematics & Statistics

Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism

Coastal tourism communities in transition: change practices, innovation, and governance for resilient futures

Call for research on the transition of tourism in coastal communities to more resilient futures. Focus on change practices, innovation & governance.

Tourism, Hospitality and Events

Geo-spatial Information Science

Adaptive cartography and spatial cognition in the mobile information era

This special issue examines new technology in the mobile information era.

Earth SciencesGeography

Ecosystem Health and Sustainability

Ecosystem Health, Ecological Risk and Ecological Security

This special issue will focus on social and economic activities on different scales of ecosystems, and provide a solid foundation for future exchanges among scholars.

Environment & AgricultureEnvironment & Sustainability

Studies in Eastern European Cinema

Roman Polanski: Films and Life

This special issue aims to assess Roman Polanski’s works and his legacy, with the emphasis on his less well-known and canonical films.

Humanities

Canadian Journal of Pain

Future of Canadian Pain Research: Highlighting Trainee Contributions

This special issue will profile cutting-edge pain research conducted by trainees affiliated with Canadian institutions.

Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

Journal of the American Institute for Conservation

Sustainability within Conservation and Collections Care

This special issue examines all aspects of sustainability in conservation and collections care in galleries, libraries, museums and archives.

Museum and Heritage Studies

World Archaeology

An Archaeology of Inequality

An exploration of how archaeology can contribute to an understanding of inequality from prehistory to present in global perspective.

Humanities

Connection Science

Emerging Trends in Quantum Computing for Secure Information Communication

Submit research on quantum computing and developing quantum specific algorithms to bring about secure information transfer in a network.

Behavioral SciencesComputer ScienceEngineering & Technology

Peace Review

Reconciliation and Peace

This special issue examines reconciliation as peacebuilding and conflict transformation within and among nations, countries, communities, peoples, and organizations.

Politics & International Relations

Public Management Review

Strategic public procurement: a public management perspective

This special issue examines how public procurement can develop and implement a more strategic approach to the management of supplier relationships.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryPolitics & International Relations

Accounting Education

Accounting Education in Latin America: broadening perspectives and contributions on teaching, learning, and research

This issue will highlight the rich range of accounting education practices and research perspectives that exist within and are emerging from the continent.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryEducation

Public Integrity

Qualitative Methods as Liberatory Tools: Applications and Explorations in Administrative and Research Ethics

This special issue wants to bring about a renewed focus on qualitative methods in public administration.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryPolitics & International Relations

Early Child Development and Care

Early Childhood Education in Israel

This special issue aims to present, discuss and reflect on the characteristics, challenges, and unique aspects of Early Childhood Education in Israel.

Education

Journal of Marketing Management

Marketing Ethics in the Anthropocene: Fit for purpose or time for a rethink?

This special issues seeks to address the substantial challenges the Anthropocene poses to marketing ethics.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Culture and Organization

Differences in and around organizations

This special issue seeks contributions investigating how difference practices unfold in and around organizations.

Communication StudiesEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryHumanitiesSocial Sciences

Journal of Marketing Management

Advancing theory on marketing responses to mitigate the negative consequences of brand crises

This special issue focuses on the response strategies most likely to reduce the damage caused by brand crises.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Journal of Marketing Management

Service research in an age of crises: (re)building sustainable services

We invite service research in an age of crises that contributes to (re)building sustainable service research for society as a whole.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Journal of Marketing Management

Rituals and Routines: Reflecting change, redefining meaning, recasting scope

This special issue aims to offer a contemporary perspective on routines & rituals, to extend our understanding of these concepts in both scope & criticality.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought

From Public Finance to Public Economics

How did the economics of the public sector change in the 1960s and 1970s? We are inviting papers on the history of this rupture.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Journal of Location Based Services

Navigation and Location based Services using IoT Technologies

This SI aims to focus on comparing & evaluating various effective methods of positioning, navigation, & LBS for large-scale IoT applications.

ArtsComputer ScienceEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryGeographyHumanitiesInformation ScienceUrban Studies

Public Money & Management

What works in local government corporatization? Lessons from cross-country experience

A special issue on what countries can learn from each other about governance of municipally owned corporations.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

The Translator

Political Discourse Translation in Contemporary Chinese and Western Contexts

This special issue aims to explore the complexities of conveying and mediating contemporary political discourse from Chinese to Western contexts and vice versa.

Communication StudiesLanguage & Literature

European Journal of Teacher Education

Building Back Better: Re-envisioning Assessment and Feedback in Teacher Education

A special issue on developing transformative & innovative assessment & feedback approaches for teacher educators to inform digital learning.

Education

Review of International Political Economy

Looking Back and Looking Forward in IPE

This special issue will include perspectives from a new generation of IPE scholars, whose scholarship speaks to the past and future of IPE.

Politics & International Relations

Health Psychology Review

Health Climate Action: The role of Health Psychology

This special issue welcomes research on how health and psychological knowledge can help to mitigate and adapt to climate change as to improve health.

Behavioral SciencesHealth and Social CareSocial Sciences

Journal of Control and Decision

Human-Centric, Decentralized, and Hyperautomated Cyber-Physical Systems

This special issue examines Cyber-physical systems control and the physical processes in various applications and adaptations.

Computer ScienceEngineering & Technology

Journal of Mathematics and the Arts

Mathematics of Fiber Arts

This special issue welcomes research on mathematics within and inspired by fiber arts.

ArtsBuilt EnvironmentComputer ScienceMathematics & StatisticsPhysical Sciences

IISE Transactions

AI and Machine Learning for Manufacturing

This special issue showcases how the AI/ML methods reshape the landscape of manufacturing and helps build a community of researchers for smart manufacturing.

Engineering & Technology

All Earth

Sustainable Urban Development with the Support of Earth Observations

Earth Observations provide key information on sustainable urban development, including air pollution, energy consumption, land degradation, urban heat islands

Earth Sciences

International Journal of Polymer Analysis and Characterization

Polymer Mass Spectrometry

A special issue on all areas of polymer mass spectrometry will be put together in order to provide a comprehensive overview on the current topics of interest.

Physical Sciences

Atmosphere-Ocean

Polar Predictions

The special issue is a collection of manuscripts documenting observational & modeling studies on the variability of polar atmosphere & sea ice interactions.

Earth SciencesGeography

Public Management Review

The next generation of citizen satisfaction research: Theoretical and methodological advancements

This special issue seeks contributions related to citizen satisfaction research that make a theoretical contribution or include an advancement in research design.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryPolitics & International Relations

Journal of Change Management

Multi-Level Leadership for Collective Good

In the symposium and special issue we aim to understand leadership as multi-level, multi-facet and multi-dimensional to address global and societal challenges.

Behavioral SciencesEconomics, Finance, Business & Industry

Journal of Cyber Policy

Strengthening Effective and Inclusive Cybercrime Policies

This special issue examines cybercrime, focusing on strengthening effective and inclusive cybercrime policies.

Computer ScienceLawPolitics & International Relations

Journal of Interactive Advertising

AI and Social Media Advertising

This special issue examines the role of artificial intelligence as an enabling technology to enhance advertising and an effective tool for advertising research.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Globalisation, Societies and Education

Social Movement Struggles, Learning & Knowledge-Making: In Memory of Aziz Choudry (1966-2021)

This special issue will explore the life and work of Aziz Choudry, a prolific scholar and activist who made important global contributions to social movement learning.

Education

Journalism Studies

Rethinking the Sociology of News: Global, Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives

This special issue examines the continuing value of the sociology of news in the context of globalisation and rapid social, political and technological change.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryHumanities

Tourism Recreation Research

Tourism Vulnerabilities & Viabilities

This special issue seeks to explore certain apparent fragilities and frailties in the contemporary condition of Tourism Studies.

Built EnvironmentTourism, Hospitality and Events

Health Sociology Review

Sociological Aspects of Knowledge Translation

This special issue examines the processes through which different knowledges coalesce embody and demonstrate interactions between society and health.

Health and Social Care

Maritime Policy & Management

Decarbonisation Technology and Green Shipping Management

This special issue aims to publish the state-of-the-art research on decarbonisation in shipping and green shipping management.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryEngineering & Technology

Ergonomics

Applying E/HF systems thinking to complex global problems

This special issue examines practical applications using E/HF methods and tools to understand/solve global problems.

Behavioral SciencesComputer ScienceEconomics, Finance, Business & IndustryEngineering & TechnologySports and Leisure

Eastern European Economics

Market and Policy Reactions to Economic Instability and Discontinuity

This special issue aims to present valuable research on the application of stabilisation policies & adaptation of agents’ behaviour during turbulent times.

Area StudiesEconomics, Finance, Business & Industry

International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction

Advanced Interaction in Cultural Heritage

This special issue welcomes research on the theoretical and practical aspects related to advanced interaction in cultural heritage.

Computer ScienceEngineering & Technology

Archives and Records

Student and New Professional Research

This special issue welcomes research on new ideas into archival theory and practice to help the reshaping of the field.

HumanitiesInformation ScienceMuseum and Heritage Studies

The Service Industries Journal

Revolutionising services with cutting-edge technologies post major exogenous shocks

This special issue aims to encourage interdisciplinary research to identify emerging issues on revolutionising services with cutting-edge technology.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

The Clinical Supervisor

Cross-Disciplinary and Cross-National Collaborations in Clinical Supervision

Efforts to promote, build, implement, and/or sustain clinical supervision collaborations that involve authors from at least two disciplines and/or nations.

Behavioral SciencesHealth and Social Care

Geo-spatial Information Science

Forest volume/biomass/carbon modelling with multi-source data

This special issue welcomes new advances on forest volume/biomass/carbon estimation using multi-source data.

Earth SciencesGeography

Sports Coaching Review

Coaching Behaviour: Conceptual, Methodological and Empirical Considerations

This issue aims to critically discuss observational methods, changing and/or monitoring coach behaviour and advancing pedagogical applications in coaching.

Sports and Leisure

Quality Management Journal

Integration of Lean Six Sigma with Industry 4.0 for Organizational Excellence

This Special Issue aims to publish papers that provide greater insights into the integration of Lean/Six Sigma with Industry 4.0 technology.

Engineering & Technology

Geo-spatial Information Science

Future Trends in Geo-spatial Information Science: The role of Location Intelligence

This special issue welcomes research on new trends and applications of geo-spatial information.

Earth SciencesGeography

International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications

Data Mining and Data Warehousing for Logistics & Supply Chain Management

This special issue explores the benefits and challenges of applying data warehousing and data mining techniques to logistics and supply chain.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryEngineering & Technology

The International Journal of Human Resource Management

Employee Accountability: Accounting for Unaccounted and Under-Studied Employees

This Special Issue seeks submissions that examine the felt accountability of historically marginalized and under-studied workers.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Entrepreneurship & Regional Development

Embracing the Biosphere, Supporting Humanity - A Call to Explore Sustainable Development in Family Entrepreneurship

Investigating how sustainability grand challenges influence business families & family enterprises' entrepreneurial practices, processes, & outcomes.

Economics, Finance, Business & IndustryGeographyGlobal Development

Contemporary Music Review

Sonic pedagogies and politics: The educational and political resistance of sounds

This special issue welcomes research on the educational properties of the sonic, and the unique sonic properties of the pedagogical and the political.

Arts

The International Journal of Human Resource Management

The remote work transformation: new actors, new contexts, new implications

Seeks to understand how remote work is transformed after COVID-19, & how HRM should spearhead the remote work transformation of the future on a global scale.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Translation Studies

Media Paratexts and Translation

This special issue aims to explore the creation and use of linguistically and culturally adapted media paratexts from a variety of angles.

Language & Literature

Globalisation, Societies and Education

Broken mirrors: Reflexivity, relationships, and complicity in researching education in emergencies

This special issue aims to reflect on research design, relationships, and methodological tensions in education in emergencies.

Education

Business History

Organizations in Time: Paradox and History

This Special Issue aims to create a fertile ground for the discussion of a range of research topics, where organizations, paradoxes and history stand in a variety of crossroads.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Translation Studies

The Conceptualisation of Translation in Translation Studies: Past, Present and Future

This special issue explores the historical, current and emerging trends to conceptualize translation beyond its traditionally narrow, (inter)lingual boundaries.

Language & Literature

Accounting Forum

Accounting and Accountability Challenges in Healthcare Systems

This special issue will focus on the major accounting and accountability challenges which are affecting different healthcare scenarios throughout the globe.

Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

Leisure Studies

Emotions and Leisure: New Insights and Understandings

This special issue encourages scholarship around the theoretical and methodological issues of emotions within contemporary leisure contexts.

Leisure Studies

Leisure Studies

Lockdown Leisure

This special issue explores the middle and long term impacts of 'lockdown' of the pandemic on leisure lives.

GeographySports and LeisureTourism, Hospitality and Events