Hunter Gatherer Research

Hunter Gatherer Research

Published on behalf of the International Society of Hunter Gatherer Research, Hunter Gatherer Research is an international, multi-disciplinary quarterly publication that covers all aspects of hunter-gatherer studies, whether focusing on the present, past or future. 

The journal encompasses social and cultural anthropology, applied research, archaeology, ecology, ethnography, ethnohistory, evolutionary anthropology, genetics, indigenous rights, and linguistics, and is an indispensable resource for anyone with a research or activist interest in hunter-gatherers. 

Hunter Gatherer Research succeeds the journal Before Farming: the archaeology and anthropology of hunter-gatherers, whose archive is maintained by Liverpool University Press. 

Hunter Gatherer Research is indexed and abstracted in Scopus. 

Hunter Gatherer Research had a CiteScore of 1.7 in 2020.

Code of Conduct
LUP is committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards. We therefore ask that all contributors and reviewers adhere to the COPE Core Practices. More info can be found on the COPE website.

There are currently no Calls for Papers for Hunter Gatherer Research.

Anna Prentiss, University of Montana
Louis Forline, University of Nevada
Jerome Lewis, University College London 

Editorial Board:
Lawrence Barham, University of Liverpool, UK
Niclas Burenhult, Lund University, Sweden
Patience Epps, University of Texas, USA
Barry Hewlett, Washington State University, USA
Robert Kelly, University of Wyoming, USA
Renato Kipnis, Scientia Consultoria Científica Ltda, Brazil
Jerome Lewis, University College London, UK
Karen Lupo, Southern Methodist University, USA
Tuck-Po Lye, Universiti Sains Malaysia
April Nowell, University of Victoria, Canada
Gustavo Politis, Universidad del Centro, Argentina
Camilla Power, University of East London, UK
Laura Rival, University of Oxford, UK
Colin Scott, McGill University, Canada
Peter Schweitzer, University of Vienna, Austria
Akira Taka, Kyoto University, Japan
Cathryn Townsend, University College London, UK (Reviews Editor)
Paul Verdu, Muséum de’ Histoire Naturelle, France
Thomas Widlok, University of Cologne, Germany

Subscription Rates
4 issues per year (standard subscription online access from 2015 and Before Farming from 2002)

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Individuals purchasing subscriptions receive automatic membership to the International Society for Hunter Gatherer Research

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