If you are interested in publishing or reading sauna-based research, please see the new update below.


Enquiries and Expressions of Interest:


Last updated April 2017

***** CALL FOR PAPERS *****

The first IJSS research symposium will be held JUNE 7, 2018
alongside the XVII International Sauna Congress (June 7-10),
hosted by the Svenska Bastuakademien and the International Sauna Association.

See Call for Papers below.

For any expressions of interest, please email

See also Jack Tsonis, “Sauna Studies as an Academic Field: A New Agenda for International Research”, Literature & Aesthetics 26 (2016): 41-82. (PDF)



International Journal of Sauna Studies CALL FOR PAPERS (Symposium 2018)

Last updated April 2017