Archaeologies: Journal of the World Archaeological Congress offers a venue for debates and topical issues, through peer-reviewed articles, reports and reviews. It emphasizes contributions that seek to recenter (or decenter) archaeology, and that challenge local and global power geometries.
Areas of interest include ethics and archaeology; public archaeology; legacies of colonialism and nationalism within the discipline; the interplay of local and global archaeological traditions; theory and archaeology; the discipline’s involvement in projects of memory, identity, and restitution; and rights and ethics relating to cultural property, issues of acquisition, custodianship, conservation, and display.
Recognizing the importance of non-Western epistemologies and intellectual traditions, the journal publishes some material in nonstandard format, including dialogues; annotated photographic essays; transcripts of public events; and statements from elders, custodians, descent groups and individuals.
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SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR) 2018: 0.182
91 out of 263 on the Archeology (Arts and Humanities) list
SJR is a measure of the journal’s relative impact in its field, based on its number of citations and number of articles per publication year.
Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2018: 0.376
The SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. The impact of a single citation is given higher value in subject areas where citations are less likely, and vice versa.
CiteScore 2018: 0.42
- Official journal of the World Archaeological Congress (WAC)
- Emphasizes contributions that seek to recenter archaeology, and that challenge local and global power geometries
- Covers issues of cultural property, acquisition, custodianship, conservation, and display
- Offers material in nonstandard format, including dialogue, photographic essays, and statements of elders, descent groups and custodians
- John Carman,
- Jan Turek
- Publishing model
- Hybrid. Open Access options available
- 41 days
- Submission to first decision
- 128 days
- Submission to acceptance
- 38,617 (2019)
Reconstruction of Xi Qingling Temple in Guilin: Cultural, Moral, Ethical, Economic and Tourist Prospects
Authors (first, second and last of 5)
The Practice of Writing and the Archaeological Process: Exploring the Ineffable and the Fable as Means to Create Knowledge Through Past Materials
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