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. DOIs are assigned to each published issue and article via Crossref.

Publication Timeline

Volume 4 Issue 1 is now published.

The IAFOR Journal of Asian Studies is on hiatus for the foreseeable future and submissions are no longer being accepted.

Please consider the IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies or the IAFOR Journal of Arts and Humanities for your submission.


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.