HPS: The Journal of History and Political Science

HPS is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, and student-run journal at York University. We publish the best undergraduate research in history, political science, and related disciplines.

The editors that compose the publication consist of undergraduate students and graduate students, each having specific responsibilities that makes the journal's operation possible. The editors examine submissions attentively and provide extensive feedback to each participant, ensuring that their submission experience is positive and that they are able to improve their writing skills. We are proud to support the development of innovative thinking and talent of young scholars at York and elsewhere across Canada and the world.


January 17, 2017


The deadline for accepting submissions for publication in our 2017 edition has now passed. Thank you to all who have submitted a paper! Successful authors will be contacted in the coming weeks to begin the review process.






ANNOUNCEMENT: December 29, 2016

Call for papers deadline extended! We are now accepting submissions until 11:59 pm EST January 16th, 2017.

HPS Journal flyer for call for papers

Interested? Go to Submissions to find out how to submit a paper.

Good luck!