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Research

Journals Published by SOAS, University of London

SOAS publishes and hosts a number of internationally renowned journals. They include area studies and disciplinary journals, and offer a range of historical and contemporary perspectives. The SOAS journals attract cutting-edge research from scholars working in the world’s leading academic institutions, as well as from within SOAS itself.

SOAS Journals:

  • The Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies (three parts a year) contains contributions to the knowledge of Asian and African languages, culture, history, religion and literature. Considerable space is devoted to book reviews.
  • The China Quarterly is the leading journal in the field of modern China studies, publishing articles, book reviews and a Quarterly Chronicle and Documentation.
  • The Journal of African Law (two parts a year) addresses contemporary legal issues in all sub-Saharan countries. The journal regularly includes separate sections on recent developments, book reviews, and case notes.
  • South East Asia Research (four parts a year) publishes original research on all aspects of South East Asia within the disciplines of archaeology, art history, economics, geography, history, language and literature, law, music, political science, social anthropology and religious studies.

Other journals edited or co-edited by SOAS academics: