Monday, 24 October 2011

Call for Papers: Paranthropology Vol. 3 No. 1 (January 2012)

Submissions are now open for the January 2012 issue of "Paranthropology: Journal of Anthropological Approaches to the Paranormal" (Vol. 3 No. 1). Articles can be on any topic relating to:

Paranormal/Supernatural/Spiritual/Religious belief/experience
Magic, Parapsychology, Afterlife Research, etc.
Mediumship, Shamanism, Occultism, etc.
Psychedelic experience
Extraordinary encounters in the field (particularly focussing on the ethnographic interpretation and presentation of extraordinary experiences)
General issues in the anthropology of consciousness and experience... Amongst others...

Although anthropological and ethnographic approaches are central to the journal, we also welcome contributions from other disciplines including folklore, history, sociology, psychology, parapsychology and indeed any discipline which has an interesting contribution to make.

If you have an idea for an article that you think would be suitable for the publication, or have any questions or comments, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the editor via

Articles should be written in an academic, though accessible style, and should utilise the Harvard referencing system (for information visit All articles should be submitted no later than December 15th so that they have enough time to go through the peer-review process.

I hope to hear from some of you soon.

Jack Hunter (editor)


Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Paranthropology Vol. 2 No. 4 (October 2011) Now Available to Download

The October 2011 issue of Paranthropology: Journal of Anthropological Approaches to the Paranormal is now available to download for free from the following addresses:

Direct download:
Paranthropology website:

The journal should be available to purchase as a print magazine in 2 weeks time, details are available

This issue features articles from Dr. Lee Wilson, Prof. David E. Young, Dr. Christel Mattheeuws, Andrew Lang, Dr. Mark A. Schroll, Dr. Henry Dosedla, Dr. William Rowlandson, Dr. David Luke & Eileen J. Garrett.

I hope you enjoy it.