Anthropologist is a journal of an international repute. It is
published biannually in March and September every year.
Anthropologist, the inaugural issue of which came up in 1971 on
the occasion of the birth centenary celebrations of Rai Bahadur
Sarat Chandra Roy one of the founding fathers of Indian
Anthropology is the major organ of the IAA. The founder Editor
was Prof. S.C. Dube. The Indian Anthropologist successfully
endeavored to reflect in its pages the range and diversity of
contemporary research and writing on the Anthropology of India.
Guidelines for Submission of Research Article
The Indian Anthropologist carries articles, book reviews and
editorial correspondence pertaining to all branches of
Anthropology and related disciplines. The Indian Anthropological
Association holds the copyrights in all material to the Editor.
The Editor reserves the right to edit the manuscript and to
ensure stylistic consistency and conciseness.
Indian Anthropologist encourages original research writings
which present theoretically informed ethnographic descriptions,
or similar analytical exercises. An article should clearly
contain objectives, methodology employed, conceptual framework,
anthropological relevance of the subject, implications [if any]
and a conclusion.
A paper should not be more than 5000 words excluding notes and
references. All material, including notes and references should
be typed on one side of the page only: double spaced with a wide
margin on other sides of the page. Notes and references should
be typed separately at the end of the paper. Notes should
contain more than just bibliographical references. Within the
text, the notes should be indicated by superscripts. An abstract
of 100-150 words along with 5 key words should precede the
article. Authors must provide their names, designation and
official addresses and e-mail addresses with their papers.
Typescript hard copies should be sent in duplicate.
Only a paper fulfilling all the stylistic content requirements
of Indian Anthropologist shall be referred for peer review. Non
formatted papers shall not be considered.
After receiving referee’s comments, revised version may be sent
in duplicate, one hard copy and the other on word format on CD
or through email
Styling Format for the References:
Yalman, Nur. 1967. Under the Bo Tree:
Studies in Caste, Kinship and Marriage in the Interior of
Ceylon,Berkeley: University of California Press.
Jain, R. K. 2003. "Culture and
Economy: Tamils on the Plantation Frontier in Malaysia
Revisited, 1998-1999," In Bhikhu Parekh et.al (eds.) Culture and
Economy in the Indian Diaspora. London and New York: Routledge :
Breman, Jan and E.V. Daniel 1992.
“Conclusion: The Making of a Coolie?,” Journal of Peasant
Studies, 19 (3&4): 268-295.
Indian Anthropologist generally does not accept unsolicited
reviews. Those willing to do reviews should write to the editor.
We encourage shorter notes on research in progress or short
contributions on the topics of current social, political, and
economic developments. The comments or rejoinders on the
articles published in the journal are also welcome. These should
not be more than 1000-2000 words.
Indian Anthropologist serves as a platform for dissemination of
information among social scientists. You are requested to send
announcements and short reports on events like workshops,
conferences organized in different parts of India on issues of
All the correspondence should be addressed to:
The Managing Editor
Indian Anthropological Association
Department of Anthropology
University of Delhi, Delhi-110007