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Bulletin of SOAS

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Editorial Board

  • Dr Ulrich Pagel (Editor)
  • Dr Konrad Hirschler (Deputy Editor)
  • Professor Julia Bray (University of Oxford)
  • Professor Bernhard Fuehrer
  • Dr Nathan W. Hill
  • Dr Grace Koh
  • Dr John Parker
  • Professor Scott Redford
  • Dr Ayman Shihadeh
  • Dr Mark Weeden
  • Dr Michael Willis (The British Museum)

The Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies is the leading interdisciplinary journal on Asia, Africa, and the Middle East and has been an outlet for academic research in the arts and humanities relating to Asia and Africa since 1917. It carries unparalleled coverage of the languages, cultures and civilisations of these regions from ancient times to the present. Publishing articles, review articles and communications of the highest academic standard, it also features an extensive and influential book reviews section.

The Bulletin is published on behalf of SOAS by Cambridge University Press. Full text of articles is available online via Cambridge Journals Online, and can be accessed from within subscribing institutions using the following link: journals.cambridge.org/...jid=BSO

Submitting articles

The Bulletin welcomes contributions which fit the overall aims of the journal. The maximum length for articles is 12,000 words, including notes and references. 

Authors wishing to submit articles should upload them to the journal's ScholarOne manuscripts site at: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/bsoas

Please ensure that your article is anonymous by removing all information which might lead to your being easily identified, including acknowledgements. More detailed guidelines for contributors can be found on the ScholarOne site.

If you have any questions prior to submitting, or experience difficulties with the site, please contact the editorial office: bulletin@soas.ac.uk

The Bulletin is published on behalf of the School by Cambridge University Press. Further particulars and more detail d guidelines for contributors can be found on the Cambridge Journal pages.

Review copies

Books for review should be sent to the address above. We aim to offer a comprehensive reviews section highlighting new scholarly publications in Asian and African studies, but we are unfortunately not able to publish reviews of all of the relevant books we receive.

Please note that the Bulletin does not normally publish unsolicited book reviews.