Mila Journal Invites Contributions for its December 2023 Edition

Mila: A Journal of the Institute of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies (IAGAS), affiliated with the University of Nairobi, extends a warm invitation to researchers and scholars to contribute to its forthcoming December 2023 edition. Established in 1970, this esteemed journal is now accepting submissions of original and unpublished research papers, excerpts from theses, book reviews, and conceptual review articles for potential inclusion.

Mila Journal is dedicated to fostering interdisciplinary dialogue and serves as an open-access, peer-reviewed platform. It welcomes contributions from both academics and students within the realm of social sciences. While its core focus revolves around anthropology, gender, and African studies, the journal reaches out to encompass a wide spectrum of original articles spanning various aspects of social sciences. By acting as a conduit between the African region and the global academic community, Mila fosters enriching exchanges and dialogues.

Committed to addressing contemporary societal challenges, Mila actively seeks to offer insightful perspectives that contribute to effective problem-solving. By showcasing ongoing research in anthropology, gender, and African studies, the journal not only highlights endeavours within Kenya and Africa but also extends its gaze to the wider global context.

Prospective authors are encouraged to submit their original empirical research, review articles, and book reviews ranging from 2,000 to 4,000 words (excluding bibliography) by the submission deadline of October 5, 2023. Manuscripts must adhere to the guidelines outlined on the journal's official website:

Submitted manuscripts will undergo rigorous evaluation, starting with an initial review by a member of the editorial board. Suitable submissions will then proceed through a double-blind peer review process involving two expert reviewers in the field. The final decision of acceptance, revision, or rejection will rest with the Editor-in-Chief, taking into consideration feedback from reviewers.

The submission window closes on October 5, 2023. Interested researchers are encouraged to submit their manuscripts via email to This presents a valuable opportunity to contribute to a renowned journal that nurtures scholarly discourse and promotes the advancement of knowledge within the realms of anthropology, gender, and African studies.

Article by Jed Mwangi