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Call for Papers - Canadian Historical Review

The Canadian Historical Review, Canada’s pre-eminent journal of Canadian history, is dedicated to publishing original scholarship of the highest scholarly standards in French and English. CHR articles are cited more than those published in any other Canadian history journal and in 2013, CHR articles were downloaded over 99,000 times. Both the CHReditors and editorial board welcome academics at any stage of their career, from Canada and beyond, to explore any aspect or period of Canadian history. We invite a broad range of topics, perspectives, and interpretive frameworks, and encourage imagination and innovation along with the more traditional approaches used in historical research and writing. Comparative and transnational approaches to understanding Canada’s past are also welcome.

The Canadian Historical Review publishes standard, full-length articles based on primary research as well as “Forum” pieces that can be more experimental, historiographic in their approach, and shorter. The editors also welcome suggestions for alternative formats, especially those that promote scholarly exchange and debate.

Articles accepted for publication typically appear in the CHR thirteen to eighteen months after submission. Articles published in CHR will automatically be considered for the journal’s annual ‘Best Article’ prize.

Canadian Historical Review’s complete collection of current and past articles is available at CHR Online, including works dating back to 1897 when CHR (launched in 1920) was The Review of Historical Publications Relating to CanadaCHR Online ( addresses the research needs of today's historians, professors, and students. CHR is also available online through Project MUSE(

Visit the  for more information regarding submissions to CHR, including guidelines for submission.