IAFOR Journal of Asian Studies

Editor: Dr Seiko Yasumoto

ISSN: 2187-6037
Contact: ijas@iafor.org

The IAFOR Journal of Asian Studies is an internationally reviewed and editorially independent interdisciplinary journal associated with IAFOR’s international conferences on Asian studies. Like all IAFOR publications, it is freely available to read online, and is free of publication fees for authors. The first issue was published in December 2014, and the journal continues to publish annually.

Indexed in: SHERPA/RoMEO and Google Scholar.

2017 Publication Timeline

Volume 3 Issue 1
Full paper submission to Editor: August 31, 2016
Review and selection process: August 31 – October 30, 2016
Revision of papers for final submission: November 23, 2016
Editorial Board final review of articles: November 20, 2016
Target publication date: Spring 2017

Volume 4 Issue 1
Full paper submission to Editor: August 31, 2017
Review and selection process: August 31 – October 31, 2017
•Revision of papers for final submission: November 30, 2017
•Editorial Board final review of articles: December 30, 2017
Target publication date: Spring 2018

To submit your article, please first ensure that it is formatted according to the Author Guidelines and then send it to the Editor via the Submit Manuscript page.


IAFOR Commitment

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. Contributors are advised to cede copyright to The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). Please remember to cite the source.


Licence and Copyright Statement

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 submitting to an Open Access agreement under Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution Non Commercial International an author or creator is hereby granting IAFOR an exclusive licence for the full period of copyright throughout the world, including the exclusive right to publish, distribute, or communicate your original submitted work in any IAFOR publication, whether in an online, electronic or print format, be that in whole, partial or in modified form. Authors retain originating copyright in their own work but through the act of agreeing to transfer the licence to IAFOR under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Attribution Non Commercial International conditions. All publications and digital media produced will be openly archived on the IAFOR research archive or other Open Access online formats.