About the Journal
Welcome to the International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies. This is an international, open-access, double anonymous peer-reviewed, scholarly publication. The journal is managed by Dr Angela Baeza Peña, Queensland University of Technology (QUT). The editors of the journal are Dr Levon Blue and Melanie Saward, Queensland University of Technology, Australia. This journal fulfils DOAJ's definition of open access.
The International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies disseminates scholarship across the Humanities, Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Law and Education in the field of Indigenous Studies. Indigenous scholars from around the world share common experiences of colonisation. Our collective politics have been shaped by our intellectual traditions which inform our work within the academy.
As Critical Indigenous Studies is a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary field the journal's epistemological framework encompasses but is not restricted to Sociology, Law, Literature, Psychology, Education, Anthropology, History, Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Visual and Performing Arts, Cultural studies, Queer studies, Feminism, Human Geography, Environmentalism, Postcolonial studies and Race studies. The journal brings together emergent and ground breaking research in the field of Indigenous studies within the global community offering scope for critical international engagement and debate.
As a fully peer-reviewed journal with distinguished members across a range of disciplines on the editorial board, the quality of accepted submissions is of the highest standard. The journal brings together emergent and ground breaking research in the field of Indigenous studies within the global community offering scope for critical international engagement and debate.
We publish twice a year and all issues can be downloaded. There are no submission or processing costs associated with the Journal however, all manuscripts must be submitted online. We welcome contributions and potential contributors should read our guidelines for contributors and legal statements before submitting your articles for consideration. All articles will be archived using the CLOCKSS archival system. We have applied for repository services with Sherpa/Romeo.
Please also note that all production decisions are made by the Editors of the International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies. Decisions of the Editors are final and not subject to review or appeal.
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Acknowledgement of Traditional Owners
The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) acknowledges the Turrbal and Yugara, as the First Nations owners of the lands where QUT now stands. We pay respects to their Elders, lores, customs and creation spirits. We recognise that these lands have always been places of teaching, research and learning. QUT acknowledges the important role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people play within the QUT community.