Canadian Historical Review: Call For Papers

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CHR 95 4 dec 2014 cover (2) The Canadian Historical Review, the pre-eminent journal of Canadian history, is dedicated to publishing original scholarship of the highest scholarly standards in French and English. CHR articles are cited more than those published in any other Canadian history journal. In the last five years alone, articles were downloaded over 113,327 times. Both the CHR editors and editorial board welcome academics at any stage of their career, from Canada and beyond, to explore any aspect or period of Canadian history. We invite a broad range of topics, perspectives, and interpretive frameworks, and encourage imagination and innovation along with the more traditional approaches used in historical research and writing. Comparative and transnational approaches to understanding Canada’s past are also welcome.

The Canadian Historical Review publishes standard, full-length articles based on primary research as well as “Forum” pieces that can be more experimental, historiographic in their approach, and shorter. In 2014, a new section was introduced to the CHR, “Historical Perspectives”. This occasional section showcases discussion among multiple scholars of important topics and historiographies. The editors also welcome suggestions for alternative formats, especially those that promote scholarly exchange and debate.

Articles accepted for publication typically appear in the CHR thirteen to eighteen months after submission. Articles published in CHR will automatically be considered for the journal’s annual ‘Best Article’ prize.

Canadian Historical Review’s complete collection of current and past articles is available at CHR Online, including works dating back to 1897 when CHR (launched in 1920) was The Review of Historical Publications Relating to Canada. CHR Online ( addresses the research needs of today’s historians, professors, and students. CHR is also available online through Project MUSE(

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