IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities

Editor: Dr Alfonso J. García-Osuna

ISSN: 2187-0616
Journal DOI: https://doi.org/10.22492/ijah
Contact: [email protected]

The IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities is an internationally reviewed and editorially independent interdisciplinary journal associated with IAFOR’s international conferences on the arts and humanities. Like all IAFOR publications, it is freely available to read online, and it is completely free of publication fees for authors. The first issue was published in July 2012, and the journal continues to publish biannually.

Indexed in: DOAJ, MIAR, Google Scholar, UGC_CARE, SHERPA/RoMEO, LENS.ORG, Dimensions, Scilit, IJIFACTOR, TROVE, [email protected] and Humanities Source. DOIs are assigned to each published issue and article via Crossref.


Read the Latest Issue

IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities: Volume 8 – Issue 2. Published February 4, 2022


Submissions are now closed


Publication Timeline for 2022

Volume 9 Issue 1
Submissions period: Monday, February 14 – Friday, April 29, 2022
Target Publication Date: July 2022

Volume 9 Issue 2
Submissions period: Monday, August 8 – Friday, October 7, 2022
Target Publication Date: December 2022

Please note:

  • Once an article has been rejected, an author cannot resubmit either an amendment to this article or another article for this issue of the journal.
  • We will only accept one submission from any author in a particular issue and no more than two submissions, in different issues, over the course of a year. This includes both individual and shared authorship. If you submit as an individual you may not be a shared author on another submission, and vice versa. Also, if you have had a submission rejected you cannot be an author on another paper for that same issue.
Publication Timeline for 2021
Journal Acceptance Rate

The Acceptance Rate for Volume 8 was 5.6%.


Archiving Policy

From May 2022, the IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities will be deposited in the CLOCKSS Repository.

CLOCKSS has been designated as a trustworthy repository by the Center for Research Libraries’ Certification Advisory Panel. A collaboration of the world’s leading academic publishers and research libraries, CLOCKSS provides a sustainable dark archive to ensure the long-term survival of digital scholarly content.


IAFOR Commitment

IAFOR believes in “Open Access” publishing, and since 2009, has been committed to maintaining an online searchable research archive that offers free access to anyone, anywhere, where there is Internet access, regardless of institutional affiliation or scholarly rank. IAFOR publications are accessible on the website (Open Access) to researchers all over the world, completely free of charge and without delay or embargo. Authors and contributors are not required to pay charges of any sort towards the publication of IAFOR journals.


License and Copyright Statement

Abstracts, research papers, and video footage are published under an IAFOR user license and are protected by copyright. Users may access, download, copy, translate, text and data mine, redistribute, display or adapt the articles for non-commercial purposes provided that users follow the guidelines set out in the IAFOR User License.

Journals and other forms of print and digital media will be made available by IAFOR to the general public on an online, Open Access basis. By publishing their work with IAFOR, authors enter into an exclusive License Agreement, where they have copyright but license exclusive rights in their article to IAFOR as the publisher.