Calls for Papers

Religion Compass special issue on religion and climate change
To submit an article for the South Asia section of the journal, contact Emily McKendry-Smith at
To submit an article related to other religions, contact Anne Blankenship at
Submission deadline: Fall 2023

8th Annual Graduate Conference in Religion and Ecology
Yale Divinity School, New Haven, CT USA
GCRE is an interdisciplinary conference held jointly by Yale Divinity School and Yale School of the Environment.
This year’s conference theme is ENTANGLEMENTS.
Event date: February 23, 2024.
Submission deadline: November 26, 2023.

Religion, Ecology, and Expressive Culture Initiative
The Yale Institute of Sacred Music invites proposals for conferences, theater performances, art exhibitions, webinars, panel discussions, and other events from scholars, artists, and practitioners seeking to connect religion, ritual, and the arts to the non-human world and our ongoing ecological crises.
Application deadline: November 30, 2023

“Popular Culture and the Challenge of Sustainable Futures”
Ecology and Culture Area Group at the 2024 Popular Culture Association Conference, Chicago, IL, USA
Event date: March 27-30, 2024
Proposal deadline: November 30, 2023

“Alternative Spiritualities of Celebration, Resistance, and Accountability: Engaging Our Colonial and Decolonial Contexts”
Hosted by Harvard Divinity School’s Program for the Evolution of Spirituality, Cambridge, MA, USA
Tentative event date: April 24-27, 2024
Proposal deadline: December 1, 2023

“Religion in Extractive Zones”
A special issue of Religions
Abstract deadline: December 15, 2023

“Ecologies, Environmentalisms, and the Black Sacred Arts”
The Yale Institute of Sacred Music, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
Event date: May 13-15, 2024
Submission deadline: December 15, 2023

“Theology, Ecology, and Natural Science”
College Theology Society Annual Convention
Regis University, Denver, CO, USA
Event date: May 30 - June 2, 2024
Submission deadline: December 15, 2023
“Religious Naturalism”
Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism
Submission deadline: rolling basis through December 2023

“Sacred Waters Conference”
Buxton, England   
Event date: June 30 – July 3, 2024
Submission deadline: January 15, 2024

“Waste & Value Conference”
Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, the University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Event date: April 25-26, 2024
Submission deadline: February 1, 2024

“Explorations in Indic Traditions: Ethical, Philosophical, and Theological”
Lexington Books call for book proposals
Series Editor: Jeffery D. Long
Submission deadline: ongoing

Emergence Magazine
Submission deadline: ongoing


Environmental Philosophy
Peer-Reviewed Journal
Journal of the International Association for Environmental Philosophy
Submission Deadline: Ongoing


Environmental Values
Peer-Reviewed Journal
Sage Journals/The White Horse Press

Submission Deadline: Ongoing

Journal of Animal Ethics
Peer-Reviewed Journal
University of Illinois Press & Ferrater Mora Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics
Submission Deadline: Ongoing
For More Information, contact: Andrew Linzey,

Journal of Human Rights and the Environment
Peer-Reviewed Journal
Edward Elgar Publishing
Submission Deadline: Ongoing
For More Information, contact: Anna Grear ( or Karen Morrow (

Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture
Peer-Reviewed Journal
Equinox Press

Submission Deadline: Ongoing

Religion Compass
Peer-Reviewed Journal
Blackwell Publishing
Submission Deadline: Ongoing
For More Information, contact: Roger Griffin,

Studies in Religion and the Environment/Studien zur Religion und Umwelt
Peer-Reviewed Publication Series
LIT-Verlag Press/European Forum for the Study of Religion and the Environment
Submission Deadline: Ongoing

Peer-Reviewed Journal
Molecular Diversity Preservation International
Submission Deadline:

Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology
Peer-Reviewed Journal
Brill Academic Press
Submission Deadline: Ongoing

Header photo: Planet Working Session “Religious Calls to Protect Rainforests: No Climate Solution without Tropical Forests: A Compelling Call to Action,” G20 Interfaith Forum, June 2019; Credit: Religions for Peace; Courtesy of Interfaith Rainforest Initiative