Call for Papers

The Journal of Genealogy and Family History is an international and interdisciplinary journal founded to provide a platform for researchers in all fields relating to genealogy and family history. It is intended to cover a wide range of topics and serve as a touchstone for current thinking and practice.

The Journal of Genealogy and Family History is an open-access journal which will be published online-only. Authors will retain copyright under a Creative Commons (CC) Attributions License ‘CC BY’.

All submitted research will be evaluated and – if deemed suitable –refereed by peer review. Articles will be accepted for publication only if they meet the highest scholarly standards of originality, significance and rigour.

The Editor welcomes original research articles within the scope of the journal. Please read the full Aims & Scope , and consult our Instructions for Authors before submitting your article to

The Editor, Jessica Feinstein, and Deputy Editor, Ian Macdonald, are supported by a strong Editorial Board.

If you have any queries, please contact Jessica Feinstein at