We are continuously looking for students or recent graduates who would like to contribute to INTER-SECTION Details about the application process can be found on the Call for Paperspage.
The deadline for proposals for Volume IV has been postponed! So have a look at our Contribute page for the requirements and send in your proposal by November 10!
Volume III is Now Available
We are proud to announce that the 3rd Volume of INTER-SECTION is now available. You can access the journal by clicking here.
Assistance offered for creating high quality images and tables
After the publication of Volume III, the editorial board concluded that authors may require support for exporting high-quality tables and images. Some tips have been provided to assist the transfer of maps and data. These can be downloaded here.
INTER-SECTION Innovative Approaches by Junior Archaeological Researchers
INTER-SECTION provides a platform for student-led research at the Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University. The journal resulted from discussions raised during the two-day symposium 'Archaeology in Transition', celebrating the opening of the Van Steenis Building in September 2014. A group of internationally renowned speakers sought the reasons behind low publishing rates among students conducting research during their studies, even as expectations to publish continue to rise after graduation. Citing common reasons for their reluctance, students proclaimed insecurity over the relevance of their work for the broader archaeological field, as well as unfamiliarity with the publication process. The need became apparent for a dedicated journal to promote and stimulate publication of undergraduate and graduate student research. Although many students produce over 100,000 words early in their academic careers, few readers have access. Acknowledging the potential for innovative contributions to a wider readership in archaeology, a group of four Leiden students created a platform for publishing student research. The result of this initiative is INTER-SECTION, an accessible journal bridging the gap between training and research by publishing innovative studies conducted by archaeologists at the brink of their scientific careers.