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Call for Submissions: Celebrating Census in the Journal of Maps

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    Frank Donnelly

    (FYI – I am serving as a co-editor for this special issue. Feel free to circulate).

    The editors invite contributions to a special issue of the Journal of Maps focused upon the evolving character and cartographic opportunities offered by traditional census statistics and the impact of transitioning from these sources of population data at a range of spatial scales into a new era of big data assembly.

    All papers are expected to consist of a map or series of maps (loosely and broadly defined to include various forms of spatial representation) accompanied by a brief explanatory text. Papers should be bespoke, and the mapping of good quality. All papers in this special issue will be peer reviewed. To submit a paper, authors should do the following:

    1. Email a short draft (500-word limit) to the editors outlining the key themes and scope of the paper, where possible including example mapping, by Monday 1st March 2021.

    Abstract selection will be by the special issue editorial team. You will receive a notification by Monday 29th March 2021.

    2. Submit a completed paper (4000-word limit) by Sunday 5th September 2021.

    3. The special issue will be published in 2022.

    For full details visit:

    Journal of Maps: Celebrating Census

    Frank Donnelly

    The deadline for the call for submissions has been extended!

    • April 30, 2021: a short draft (500-word limit) outlining themes and scope of the paper, preferably with a sample map
    • June 14, 2021: abstracts will be selected by the editorial team by this date
    • Sept 5, 2021: completed paper (4000-word limit) is due

    The issue will be published sometime in 2022. Full details:

    Journal of Maps: Celebrating Census

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