ISSN 0717-7356 online version
ISSN 0716-1182 print version


Basic Information

Chungara Revista de Antropología Chilena (The Journal of Chilean Anthropology, printed ISSN 0716-1182; online ISSN 0717-7356) was founded in 1972 by the Departamento de Antropología of Universidad del Norte and has been systematically published since then. Currently, it is printed in four issues per volume annually by the Departamento de Antropología, Universidad de Tarapacá, Arica, Chile. It publishes original articles in the different fields of anthropology and other associated sciences that includes cultural or social anthropology, archaeology, bioarchaeology, ethnobotany, ethnohistory, geography, geology, geoarchaeology, history, linguistics, paleoecology, semiotics, zooarchaeology, conservation of cultural materials, and museology.

The geographic scopes of the journal it is not exclusively focused on Andean studies, as we accept manuscripts from other regions with comparative theoretical and methodological aims.

The editorial structure of the journal includes the following section: Editorial, Obituaries and In Memoriam, Scientific Articles in the form of Synthetic Manuscripts, Monographic Reports, Essays, Scientific Notes, Letter to the Editors, Debates, and Comment of Articles published in Chungara, Book Reviews, both in Spanish and English.

Manuscripts should be up loaded in the Web page or may be submitted in electronic form and sent at any time. Authors must sent the manuscripts with text in upper and case letters, double space, letter size with 2,5 cm margins, and no more than 7,200 words. They will be printed in the order of acceptance. The dates of receipt and acceptance of the manuscript are indicated at a footnote in the first page of the papers published, below author filiations. The Editorial Committee and at least three peer reviewers critically analyze the manuscripts submitted. To prepare their manuscripts the authors must follow the editorial instructions of Chungara that may be requested from the editorial office or from the Web page (

Form of citation: The journal must be quoted as Chungara Revista de Antropología Chilena in reference list, footnote, and bibliographic references.

Information Services

Chungara is included in the following indexes:

  • Thomson Reuters/Scientific
  • Scopus
  • SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online)
  • Redalyc (Red de Revistas Científicas de América Latina y el Caribe, España y Portugal)
  • HAPI (Hispanic American Periodical Index)
  • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
  • LATINDEX (Sistema Regional de Información en línea para Revistas Científicas de América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal)
  • IBZ (International Bibliography of Periodical Literature on the Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • IBR (International Bibliography of Book Reviews of Scholarly Literature on the Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Google Scholar


  • Signed articles are the sole responsibility of their authors and do not necessarily represent the point of view of the journal. All rights reserved. Neither the whole nor part of this journal may be reproduced or transmitted by any electronic or mechanical means, including photocopying, recording and retrieval system, without written permission from the Editor.


  • Universidad de Tarapacá.
  • Fondo de Publicación de Revistas Científicas de la Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica - CONICYT.
  • Centro de Investigaciones del Hombre en el Desierto - CIHDE.

[Editorial Board] [Instructions to Authors] [Subscription]

Universidad de Tarapacá
Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Jurídicas
Departamento de Antropología

18 Septiembre 2222
Casilla 6-D
Arica - Chile
Tel.: (56-58) 2205553
Tel.- Fax (56-58) 2205563