Annals of Anthropological Research and Reviews

An Interdisciplinary Journal of Hunan Biology and Culture Research
Published by Department of Anthropology & Tribal Studies

Guidelines and Publication Policy

Submission of a manuscript for publication in Anthropological Research and Reviews implies that this work has neither been and nor will be published elsewhere in this form and length, except as a brief abstract in the proceedings of a scientific conference or a seminar. All submissions will undergo a first viewing by one of the editors, and if considered suitable, be then subject to blind peer-review. No Publication fee is charged.

Manuscripts are invited in the form of Original Research Article, Brief Report, Case Study, Reviews or Mini Reviews, and Letter to Editor. Manuscripts should be submitted in separate files: text including all in Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format; Figures are accepted as pdf, jpg, and png files; Text should be spaced 1.5 lines, written in Times New Roman with a 12-point font. Manuscripts must be written in English. All manuscripts will appear online and open access.


If more than one author then all authors must have provide a declaration of substantial contributions from concept design to manuscript writing.

Manuscript Files

The text file should be presented in the following order:

Title page 


Authors followed by Affiliation of the authors

Email address of the corresponding author along with ORCID ID.
A running title (less than 50 characters)

The abstract should not exceed 250 words and structured including
Background, Objectives, Materials and Methods, Results, Conclusions.

Keywords (minimum three and maximum eight words)

Main text

The main text should be structured as:

Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion.
The maximum length of the main text excluding abstract, references varies according to article type. For Original Research Article, Case Study, and Reviews - 6000 words; reference 40-50. Brief Report- 2000 words; tables and/or figures maximum 2; reference 15. Mini Review – 3000 words; tables and/or figures maximum 2; references 20-25


Ethical Clearance

Manuscripts reporting on bio-samples of human participants require a clearance statement from the Institutional Ethics Committee/Institutional Research Board of the Institute/University in compliance with the declaration of Helsinki. The reference number with date is needed to be mentioned. It should also state clearly in the text that participants gave their informed consent prior to the actual commencement of the study.

Conflict of Interest

Authors should provide statement of conflict of interest statement: The authors declare no conflict of interest. The publication cell of the journal is not liable to any kind of conflict among the authors, directly or indirectly related to the research work, whatsoever and howsoever.


Reference should be cited by following Elsevier-Harvard style. In text citations should follow the first author's last name and the year of publication in parenthesis for example, (Misra, 2004). Articles with two authors (Kshatriya & Acharya, 2016) include all names in every in-text citation; articles with three or more authors are abbreviated to the first author last name plus et al. (Mohan et al. 2008). The complete reference list should appear alphabetically by last name of the first author in reference section of the paper. First names should be abbreviated.

Journal article

McKeigue PM, Ferrie JE, Pierpoint T. Marmot MG. Association of early-onset coronary heart disease in South Asian men with glucose intolerance and hyperinsulinemia. Circulation 1993; 87:152–161.

Kshatriya GK, Acharya SK. Triple Burden of Obesity, Undernutrition, and Cardiovascular Disease Risk among Indian Tribes. PLoS ONE 2016; 11: e0147934. doi:10.1371/ journal. pone.0147934.


Lohman T.G., Roche A.F., and Martorell R. Anthropometric Standardization Reference Manual. 1988: Champaign, IL. Human Kinetics.

A list of figures with legends should be added at the end of the main text file.

Figures are accepted as pdf, jpg, and png-files.

Each table must be included in the main text of the manuscript. Headers should be concise but comprehensive and abbreviations should be defined in footnotes.

Accepted Articles
The accepted manuscripts are subject to editing and it will appear online as open access. No publication charges.


UGC Guidelines shall be followed for checking the plagiarism in the articles.

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