CFP: The Great Circle

The Great Circle is a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year by the Australian Association for Maritime History. The Great Circle publishes research articles (~8,000 words), short articles and research notes (~3,000 words), updates to earlier articles and book reviews (maximum length 1,000 words). It has an established scholarly reputation both within Australia and overseas, and is indexed and available on JSTOR.

We are seeking papers for our general editions, on any aspect of maritime history, archaeology, and heritage which will be of interest to broad audiences. Other relevant research areas include historical aspects of oceanic migration, travel and transport; trade and shipping; exploration and discovery; navies and sea power; fishing and resource extraction; oceans governance and maritime law.

Please contact Dr Erika Techera (, editor of The Great Circle if you are interested in submitting your paper or if you have any questions. For further details about The Great Circle, including author guidelines, see

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