Deadline for proposal submission: Friday 2nd Dec., 2016

(The acceptance or decline of the proposal will be informed within 2 weeks)

Deadline for manuscript submission: Friday 31st Mar., 2017

We are calling for proposals for papers to contribute to the above special feature, which is intended to provide an up-to-date understanding of the cutting edge of evolutionary demography. This special feature will be published in Population Ecology in January, 2018.

Potential topics

We invite reviews and original papers on evolutionary demography. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  1. 1.

    Demographic analysis of populations (including human populations) from the point of view of evolutionary ecology.

  2. 2.

    Meta-analysis using big databases of populations.

  3. 3.

    Eco-evolutionary studies on population level and/or community level.

  4. 4.

    Theoretical studies and the development of mathematical models of life history evolution.

How to write your proposal

Proposals may be up to 500 words (excluding references) and should include the following:

  1. 1.

    Title of paper, and author names and affiliations.

  2. 2.

    Objectives of the paper

  3. 3.

    Description of methodology

  4. 4.

    Summary of key findings

Guest Editors

Takenori Takada, Hokkaido University, Japan.

Richard Shefferson, University of Tokyo, Japan

Submission of proposals and E-mail address for query:

Submission of manuscripts

Guidelines for authors and manuscript submission can be found in the “Instruction for Authors” on the following URL:

Manuscripts must be submitted online to facilitate quick and efficient processing.