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Call for papers--Journal of Art Crime

From: Noah Charney <director.arca<-a>
Date: Monday, November 10, 2008
Call for Papers
Journal of Art Crime

The Journal of Art Crime, published by ARCA, is the first
peer-reviewed academic journal in the study of art crime.  This
biennial publication welcomes interdisciplinary articles from both
academics and professionals, related to art crime, its history, and
its repercussions.  Relevant fields include criminology, law, art
history, history, sociology, policing, security, archaeology, and

Content: Each issue of The Journal of Art Crime will include at
least five academic essays, which will be subject to anonymous peer
review.  Essays considered to be of merit by peers may be returned
to their authors along with rewrite guidelines which must be applied
before publication.

The Journal of Art Crime will also include book and exhibition
reviews, conference write-ups, capsule summaries of major recent art
crimes, and editorial columns.  The Journal welcomes submissions or
proposals for any of the aforementioned.

The following prominent professionals will serve on the editorial
board, in addition to ARCA's trustees:

    Lord Colin Renfrew
    Professor of Archaeology, University of Cambridge

    Petrus van Duyne
    Professor of Criminology, University of Tilburg, the Netherlands

    Neil Brodie
    Stamford University, US

    Dick Drent
    Director of Security, the Van Gogh Museum, the Netherlands

    Matjaz Jager
    Director, Institute of Criminology, Slovenia

    Bojan Dobovsek
    Professor of Criminology, University of Maribor, Slovenia

    Michael Kirchner
    CPP, CIPM, Director of Safety and Security, Harvard Art Museums,

    Benoit van Asbroeck
    Attorney, Brussels, Belgium

    Judah Best
    Attorney and Smithsonian Trustee, US

    Howard Spiegler
    Attorney, US

    David Gill
    University of Swansea, Wales

    Erik Nemeth
    The Getty Research Institute, US

    Travis McDade
    University of Illinois, US

    Ken Polk
    University of Melbourne, Australia

    David Simon
    Professor of Art History, Colby College, US

For more information or to see the Journal of Art Crime Media Pack,
please go to


Submissions: Submissions are welcome at any time.  Academic essays
should be 4000-9000 words in length (including footnotes, excluding
bibliography).  Please adhere to MLA style guidelines.  Relevant
images should be sent in jpg form in a separate email.  Authors are
responsible for securing any necessary permissions for the
reproduction of images related to their articles.  Average turnover
for peer-reviewed essays is eight weeks, two weeks for editorial or
review material.

Each academic essay should be accompanied by a cover page that

    Author's name, affiliation, and contact information

    Biographical information (up to 100 words)

    An abstract (100-200 words in length)

    Six keywords that characterize the content of the article

Please remove all identifying material from the body of the article.

Editorial proposals or submissions (book reviews, letters, etc)
should include:

    Brief abstract of proposed or submitted topic (200 word maximum)

    Author's name, affiliation, and contact information

    Biographical information (up to 100 words)

Please send all submissions to editor<-a t->artcrime< . >info as an attachment
in Word format.

Subscriptions: The Journal of Art Crime will be published both as an
e-journal and in printed form.  Subscribers may choose the
electronic form alone, or purchase the electronic and print form as
a package.  The first issue will be published in the Spring of 2009,
the second issue the following Fall. To subscribe please visit


Please direct any queries to editor<-a t->artcrime< . >info

Noah Charney
Director, ARCA

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Received on Monday, 10 November, 2008

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