CfP: Assembled 2020

A Quick Turnaround Call for Papers – Assembled 2020 issue

Published: July 26, 2020

This is a good opportunity for authors seeking a quick turnaround of papers with September 2020 decisions and October 2020 publication.


Issue Editors: TBD



Motivation and Scope

The 2020 Assembled issue is part of the special JVWR Assembled series – a place for various papers on the topic of the journal, collected during the year, and typically published annually.

Submission Instructions

Authors are invited to submit original scholarly papers of 3000-5000 words including footnotes, references, and appendices. Interested authors should submit a full paper by the deadline indicated below. All submissions should be made via the JVWR publishing system – see for instructions. All submissions will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published online in Volume 13, Number 3 (2020) of the Journal.

Deadlines and Timetable

August 27, 2020: Authors submit full paper
September 24, 2020: Editors final decision
October 9, 2020: Authors submit final revision
October 23, 2020: Camera-ready
October 30, 2020: Publication

Possible Topics Include:

  • 3D fun
  • Mini robots
  • Social networks that change our mind
  • Artificial limbs
  • New forms of hardware
  • Augmented and mixed environments
  • Wearable
  • User-generated content
  • 3D printing
  • Visual data streaming
  • Immersive technologies
  • Shopping from home
  • Projections of the real
  • Wireless people
  • Portable friends
  • The Internet of Things
  • Virtual currencies
  • E-readers
  • … and more

See past Assembled issues
Assembled 2019
Assembled 2018
…and more

Further Information

The Journal of Virtual Worlds Research ( is an online, open-access academic journal that engages a wide spectrum of scholarship and welcomes contributions from the various disciplines and approaches that intersect with virtual worlds research. Virtual worlds ignite a continuously evolving area of study that spans multiple disciplines and the JVWR editorial team looks forward to engaging a wide range of creative and scholarly research.

Anything else? Please contact: [email protected]

Even as we continue to adjust to the “new normals,” we nevertheless wish you all a quick return to healthy normality.

Prof. Yesha Y. Sivan
The Journal of Virtual Worlds Research

Call For Editors

Issue editors role includes managing the review process, supervise the final publications, and distribute the news about the release – all using our internal state of the art publishing process

If you have an interest and background in a specific Virtual World sub-field, as well as experience in academic editing, please reply not later than the end of August 2020, to [email protected] with an academic CV and a cover letter listing your target subject, and publishing and editing experience.

If you have colleagues who may be interested in becoming editors or co-editors, please feel free to forward this call further.

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