Journal for Worldwide Holistic Sustainable Development

Call for Papers


Dear colleague,

We invite you to submit your papers for possible inclusion in the forthcoming issues of the Journal for Worldwide Holistic Sustainable Development. The journal is the official periodical of Holistic Sustainable Development Network, a Canada-based but international-focused faculty-student run think-thank, managed in partnership with key organisations and individuals at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland. The journal is in its Sixth volume and 12th issue. The volume appears yearly while issue quarterly.

The Journal features contributions employing interdisciplinary approaches to sustainable development research. These contributions could be from the natural sciences, social sciences or humanities, but must be relevant to the human society. Previous issues can be found at

We welcome contemporary theoretical and/or practical contributions on social, economic and environmental issues in the sustainable development discourse. Contributions may be in form of full-length research articles having between 8000 and 12000 words, short research reports having between 5000 and 8000 words, or book reviews having up to 5000 words. Other forms of submission could be considered.

We accept submissions year-round. However, we are accepting manuscripts for our upcoming publication on December 30, 2020. The deadline for the submission is October 31, 2020.  Authors should follow the APA style. Authors can submit their manuscripts to or as attachments. Your submission will be acknowledged within seven working days. Visit for author guidelines@  or  you can follow the guidelines attached herewith.

The journal follows a double-blind peer review system. The reviewers are either two experts on the subject matter, or one expert and a second reader. The average review time is two months, but our reviews have often been less than two months. Within the review period, authors normally have one opportunity for making substantial corrections, and a second opportunity to go through the galley proof.

Enquiries can be sent to or and cc to We look forward to your submissions.



Gabriela Sabau BA, PhD.

Editor-in-Chief and Associate Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland