JHWP 2024,1: Indian and South Asian Women Philosophers

Thinking the World through Gender: Indian and South Asian Women Philosophers and Thinkers 
Guest Editors: 
Dr Priyanka Jha: Banaras Hindu University, Uttar Pradesh, India and Dr Bindu K.C.: Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University Delhi, India 
Submission deadline: March 31, 2024 

The fifth issue of the Journal of the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists (JHWP) is  dedicated to Indian and South Asian women philosophers and thinkers.

This call for papers is for a special issue that locates and traces socio, political and philosophical thinking that non-western and post-colonial societies offer through its women thinkers and philosophers. In the larger pursuits of global gendered intellectual history of ideas, this volume contributes as a significant conversation partner from the non-western world on key concerns and ideas that shaped norms in the world of ideas as well as material worlds. Some of the themes around which this issue shall be built are as follows:

-Intellectual biographies of women thinkers from India and South Asia.
-Reclaiming and inverting the canons and sources.
-Methodological questions and concerns specific to the post-colonial world in undertaking intellectual history of ideas.
-Conjectures of thinking, ideas, struggles and solidarities across women from the Global South and North.
-Idea of agency and emancipation drawn from tropes of the political and philosophical in Indian and South Asian women’s thinking.
-Post-colonial gendered intellectual history of ideas.We will be happy to have papers that deal with any of the above written themes and frameworks. We concentrate on papers that discuss gendered intellectual histories from India, especially from women thinkers of the colonial and postcolonial periods. (19th Century-20th Century).Please submit your article for volume 3 issue 1 (themed issue) before March 31st 2024.

Articles for publication in the Journal of the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists be submitted online through Editorial Manager. To submit an article, click here.
For more details on online submission, please visit our EM Support page. 

Download Author Instructions (PDF). 

If you have any questions regarding the topic of the issue, please contact our guest editors Dr Priyanka Jha priyankajha@bhu.ac.in and Dr Bindu K.C.: Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University Delhi bindukc@aud.ac.in. For further questions, do not hesitate to contact the editors-in-chief, Ruth Edith Hagengruber ruth.hagengruber@upb.de and Mary Ellen Waithe professorwaithe131@gmail.com.

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