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Cheiron Journal - Call for Papers

Cheiron: The International Journal of Equine and Equestrian History

Early 2023 issue

Guest edited by Dr. Rena Maguire (University College Dublin)

Papers with an equine archaeological focus and theme are invited for the early 2023 edition of Cheiron: The International Journal of Equine and Equestrian History. This edition is guest edited by equestrian archaeology specialist Dr Rena Maguire (University College Dublin and Queen’s University Belfast).

Your paper will be between 3 and 10k words, with relevant illustrations encouraged. Any archaeological period global region is suitable, with non-European subject matter particularly welcome. Subject matter can be from equestrian aspects of zooarchaeology, material culture, landscape archaeology, environmental archaeology.


Abstracts to be submitted by 1 October 2022.

Please contact guest editor Rena Maguire (, or editors-in-chief Anastasija Ropa (, Latvian Academy of Sport Education, Miriam A. Bibby (, University of Glasgow, for further details, questions or proposed papers.


Cheiron is a biannual journal facilitating a debate in equine and equestrian studies across chronological periods and disciplines. The journal welcomes contributions from many fields, including, but not limited to, archaeology, anthropology, social sciences, animal studies, art history, interspecies communication, and veterinary history. The selection process based on scientific value which is why the peer review process stands at the core of the journal’s publishing process.

Cheiron is a gold open access journal and has no publication charges.

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