Call for Papers

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

We are seeking papers for a general edition on any aspect of maritime history which will be of interest to broad audiences. Topics include maritime archaeology and heritage, oceanic exploration and discovery, maritime trade and commerce, oceanic migration and travel, military and defence. Articles can explore sites and objects, events, organisations and people associated with them.

The submission deadlines for forthcoming issues are as follows:

Volume 46 No.1 — 30 April 2024
Volume 46 No.2 — 30 August 2024

Please contact the Editor, Dr Peter Hobbins (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), if you are interested in submitting your paper or if you have any questions.

For further details see The Great Circle Page and Author Style Guide (PDF).