• Artha, Journal of Social Sciences, invites research articles that can facilitate in-depth reflection and analysis of issues, problems, and concerns in the disciplines under Social Sciences
  • Artha publishes four issues yearly
  • Articles are published after peer-review
  • Artha is an Open Access journal
  • There are no publication charges
  • Call for papers - Artha October-December 2021


    All the articles submitted for publication in Artha Journal of Social Sciences are subjected to a double-blind peer review process. The main theme for the forthcoming issue (Vol. 20 Issue No. 4, 2021) is:  

    Changing Dynamics of Federalism in India

    AJSS invites high quality original papers from faculty, students, scholars, public intellectuals, activists, practitioners and professionals from the industry focussing on but not restricted to the following sub-themes:

    • Administrative Aspects
    • Financial Aspects
    • Political Aspects
    • Foreign Policy Aspects
    • Security Aspects
    • Federalism and Disaster Management
    • Issue of Special Status

    Submissions could also be in the form of book reviews, comments, and review articles. 

    For more information about the issue, you can contact Dr. Manoharan N (Section Editor) manoharan.n@christuniversity.in

    All submissions are to be made electronically, by registering yourselves as an ‘Author’ at the following link:


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  • Call for papers - Artha January-March 2021


    Psychology & Education: Impact and ramifications of restrictions related to COVID-19

    This issue of Artha aims to provide a platform for all those efforts of meaning-making on this topic by researchers in psychology and education. We invite high-quality research articles with methodologies ranging from quantitative to qualitative and mixed methods, for the following issue.


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  • Call for Papers - Artha July-September 2020


    Artha invites articles towards the issue of Work in the creative realm as a means of raising critical questions and exploring developments in the conditions of work in media, journalism, literature, film, education, music and all allied creative fields. The aim is to cast a wide net across creative industries but focus on the changing nature of 'work' at a time of rapid technological change, and precarious/flexible labour conditions.Artha   also aims to explore how existing conditions also influence/effect/impact the content of the creative industries Papers can address (but are not restricted to) the following themes:

    • Working conditions of journalists and news workers
    • Work of ‘outsourced journalism’
    • Photography/videography work in the digital realm
    • Social media work and social media workers
    • Intern labour in the media/creative industry
    • Precarious labour of artists in the creative industry
    • Work and workers in the advertising agency
    • Ghostwriters, editors and script doctors.
    • Labour in Bollywood and the film industry
    • Work in the time of Over-the-top media services (OTT)
    • Freelance work in media/creative industry
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