Aims & Scope

The Open Area Studies Journal is an Open Access online journal which publishes original research articles, reviews, short articles and guest edited single topic issues in all areas of area studies. Such studies cover all aspects on the culture, politics, economics, social sciences, philosophy, language and contemporary issues of various geographic regions.

The main regions that are covered in the journal are the following: China; Japan; Africa; Latin America; Middle East; Europe; Asia; North America; Scandinavia; Pacific Basin; Russia and the Baltic.

The Open Area Studies Journal, a peer-reviewed journal, is an important and reliable source of current information on developments in the field. The emphasis will be on publishing quality papers rapidly and freely available to researchers worldwide.