Call for proposal: Special issue 2025




Volume 8, Issue 2, December 2025

We invite proposals for a special, guest-edited issue of the Journal of Audiovisual Translation to be published in December 2025. The deadline for submission is October 15, 2023.

For more information visit see the call for proposals:

Journal of Audiovisual Translation (JAT) is the first international journal dedicated to audiovisual translation studies. Published by the European Association for Studies in Screen Translation (ESIST), JAT aims to be the reference point for high-quality, innovative and in-depth research in all avenues of audiovisual translation studies, including media accessibility. From inter alia historical perspectives to technology-based studies, from media accessibility in all its forms to linguistic, culture-oriented, psychology-based research, JAT aims to select contributions that will enrich the field and have an impact on both practice and research. We welcome contributions on traditional media such as television and film, new media, live events, opera, theatre, museums and other contexts.

We welcome both theoretical and empirical contributions that meet a high standard of scholarship and contribute new knowledge to the discipline. We also encourage interdisciplinary studies in the broader discipline of Translation Studies, but also in psychology, cognitive sciences, media studies, communication studies, sociology, linguistics, inclusive design, accessibility studies and other areas. 

We publish two issues per year, a non-thematic issue which is published on a continuous publishing scheme and a special guest-edited issue published in December.

The proposals should include:

  • a theme;
  • a preliminary title;
  • a brief (150-200 words) presentation the topic and its relevance;
  • names and bionotes of guest editors;
  • since the time for producing the special issue is limited, supplying a short list of possible contributors and titles contributions will be an advantage.

Proposals for the thematic section should be sent via an online form: by October 15, 2023


  • Proposals: October 15, 2023
  • Acceptance: November 15, 2023
  • Call for papers announcement: December 1st, 2023
  • Submission of full papers: November 1st, 2024
  • Publication: 2025