Call for papers: Nordic Journal of Arts, Culture and Health, issue 2


Nordic Journal of Arts, Culture and Health is an open access journal established in 2019, with its first issue scheduled for November 2019. The journal provides a platform for publication and debate in the interdisciplinary field of arts and culture in healthcare and health promotion. The purpose of the journal is to contribute to dissemination of research, knowledge and practice experience in the arts, culture and health field.

The journal aims to:

  • Strengthen the arts and health field in the Nordic countries
  • Contribute to the growing knowledge in the field from a Nordic point of view
  • Document existing projects to make sure that valuable knowledge is maintained and shared
  • Provide Nordic politicians and decision-makers with an evidence-base for policy-making

The journal’s target audience is researchers and students in academic institutions, practitioners working with arts and culture in health and social care, education, government institutions, the media and other stakeholders from the broader public.



The journal invites contributions for the 2nd issue (2020) from researchers, artists, practitioners, therapists, educators, healthcare professionals and politicians working across the interdisciplinary field of arts and health.

The deadline for the submissions is 15th October, 2019.


Nordic Journal of Arts, Culture and Health publishes:

  • Research articles (Peer reviewed)
    Original research (empirical studies)
    Original scholarship (systematic reviews, theoretical articles, interpretive research, methodological articles, academic essays, etc.)
  • Notes from the field (Non-peer reviewed)
    Practice-based reports
    Opinion pieces
  • Review pieces (Non-peer reviewed)
    Review (books, conferences, events)


All articles submitted should be original work and must not be under consideration by other publications. Before submitting, authors should carefully read and follow the guide for authors:


Submissions should be sent to


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