Journals

  • Archaeological and Environmental Forensic Science

    AEFS aims to provide a platform for scientific research and broader discussion that incorporates all aspects of environmental and forensic science from collection at the crime scene to presentation in the court room, as well as considering the ramifications of such work for the wider scientific community.

     

     

  • Archaeology of Food and Foodways

    Archaeology of Food and Foodways is an international refereed journal showcasing original scholarly work on the dynamics between food and culture, food and environment, and shifts in foodways over time, covering time periods from prehistory through the 19th century.

  • Body and Religion

    Body and Religion is an internationally peer reviewed, interdisciplinary journal devoted to the study of all manner of ancient and contemporary practices, concerns, ideals, and connections or disconnections between body and religion. Essays and analyses are capable of being delivered on a multi-media platform, assisting in examining performances, rituals, and other topics that are not easily captured in print.

  • Buddhist Studies Review

    Buddhist Studies Review is published by Equinox on behalf of the UK Association for Buddhist Studies. The Association was founded in 1996 and two years later took over publication of Buddhist Studies Review, which had been run since 1983 by Russell Webb and Sara Boin-Webb. Membership in the Association includes a subscription to the journal among other benefits.You can join the Association through the membership pages on their website. 

  • Bulletin for the Study of Religion


    The Bulletin began life in 1971 as the CSSR Bulletin. It is affiliated with the North American Association for the Study of Religion. The journal publishes articles that address religion in general, the history of the field of religious studies, method and theory in the study of religion, and pedagogical practices. 


  • Calico Journal

    Founded in 1983, CALICO Journal is the official publication of the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO) and is devoted to the dissemination of information concerning the application of technology to language teaching and language learning.

  • Comparative Islamic Studies

    Comparative Islamic Studies aims to advance research on Islam through comparisons between Islam and other religions, and between religious and non-religious factors and disciplines. Regarding Islam and other religions, CIS extends the scope of comparisons of Islam and Islamic Scripture from the traditional focus on Judaism and Christianity to include religions of Antiquity, Africa, South- and South East Asia, China, Oceania, Europe and the Americas, as well as contemporary new religious movements, spirituality and the various types of esotericism

  • Communication & Medicine

    Since its inception in 2004, Communication & Medicine has been consistently interrogating the `black box’ of what is routinely characterised as `the communicative turn’ in healthcare practice in clinical and public health domains. It is now firmly established as a leading forum for these critical debates.

  • East Asian Pragmatics

    East Asian Pragmatics (EAP) focuses on language use and interpersonal interaction within and across East Asian cultures, including national cultures such as Chinese, Japanese and Korean, as well as ethnic minority, regional and other localised cultures, communities of practice, relational networks and other groupings including diasporic communities.

  • Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism

    Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism published scholarly papers concerning philosophical, historical, or interdisciplinary aspects of humanism, or that deal with the application of humanist principles to problems of everyday life. It ceased publication at the end of 2017. 


    ISSN (online): 2052-8388


    ISSN (print):1522-7340

  • Fieldwork in Religion

    The journal publishes articles, review essays and book reviews relevant to the theoretical engagement with and practical undertaking of fieldwork in religion. Submissions are welcome from any disciplinary perspective, theoretical paradigm or methodological approach.

  • Gender and Language

    Gender and Language offers an international forum for research on and debates about feminist research on gender and language.Gender and Language showcases research on femininities and masculinities, on heterosexual and queer identities, on gender at the level of individual performance or perception and on gender at the level of institutions and ideologies.

  • Health and Social Care Chaplaincy

    Health and Social Care Chaplaincy is a multidisciplinary forum for the discussion of a range of issues related to the delivery of spiritual care across various settings: acute, paediatric, mental health, palliative care and community.

  • Implicit Religion

    This international journal offers a platform for scholarship that challenges the traditional boundary between religion and non-religion and the tacit assumptions underlying this distinction. It invites contributions from a critical perspective on various cultural formations that are usually excluded from religion by the gatekeeping practices of the general public, practitioners, the law, and even some scholars of religion. 

  • Instructed Second Language Acquisition

    Instructed Second Language Acquisition, is a forum for reporting and for critical discussion of language research and practice across a wide range of languages and international contexts. It welcomes quantitative and qualitative research to address the role of external manipulation (e.g., instruction, learner self-directed learning, input manipulation) on second language development.

  • International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law

    The International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles on any aspect of forensic language, speech and audio analysis.

  • International Journal for the Study of New Religions

    The term “New Religions” can be defined in several ways. The journal --  and its affiliated association, the International Association for the Study of New Religions, -- have chosen to adopt a broad definition and welcome material reflecting a broad range of disciplines and approaches. 

  • Interreligious Studies and Intercultural Theology

    The journal provides a forum for scholars to share ideas and research on a wide range of topics to do with interreligious questions and issues impacting contemporary pluralist society, and to foster a deeper understanding of theoretical and practical matters concerning interreligious relations.

  • Jazz Research Journal

    The journal aims to represent a range of disciplinary perspectives on jazz, from musicology to film studies, sociology to cultural studies, and offers a platform for new thinking on jazz. In this respect, the editors particularly welcome articles that challenge traditional approaches to jazz and encourage writings that engage with jazz as a discursive practice.

  • Journal for the Academic Study of Religion

    This journal is the leading peer-reviewed journal of the Pacific region dealing with all aspects of the academic study of religion and is affiliated with the Australian Association for the Study of Religion.

  • Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion

    Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion is the official journal of the International Association for the Cognitive Science of Religion (IACSR). The Association was founded in 2006 and since then has sponsored a number of international collaborative projects and biennial conferences.

  • Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture

    The Journal of Religion, Nature and Culture, which has been published quarterly since 2007, explores through the social and natural sciences the complex relationships among human beings, their diverse 'religions' (broadly and diversely defined) and the earth's living systems, while providing a venue for analysis and debate over what constitutes an ethically appropriate relationship between our own species and the environments we inhabit. 

  • Journal of Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice

    This journal has the distinct  aim of advancing research and practice in applied linguistics as a principled and interdisciplinary endeavour, reflexively foregrounding applied linguistics as professional practice and reflecting the continuation, expansion and re-specification of the field of applied linguistics as originally conceived. Language teaching/learning, second language acquisition, and the education profession remain important in the journal's remit but not exclusively so, with an active engagement of the journal moving to sites from a variety of other professional domains such as law, healthcare, counselling, journalism, business interpreting and translating, where applied linguists have major contributions to make. 

  • Journal of Cognitive Historiography

    The Journal of Cognitive Historiography is the first peer-reviewed publication for research concerned with the interactions between history, historiography, and/or archaeology and cognitive theories.

  • Journal of Contemporary Archaeology

    The Journal of Contemporary Archaeology is the first dedicated, international, peer-reviewed journal to explore archaeology’s specific contribution to understanding the present and recent past. It is concerned both with archaeologies of the contemporary world, defined temporally as belonging to the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, as well as with reflections on the socio-political implications of doing archaeology in the contemporary world.

  • Journal of Film Music

    The Journal of Film Music is a forum for the musicological study of film from the standpoint of dramatic musical art. The analytical tools and methodologies of historical, systematic, cognitive, and ethnomusicology all are relevant and essential to this study, which seeks to both document and illuminate film practice through source studies, analysis, theory, and criticism. 

  • Journal of Glacial Archaeology

    The Journal of Glacial Archaeology encompasses all topics concerning archaeological discoveries from glacial, permafrost, polar and high‐altitude frozen contexts across the world and presents the latest discoveries and research from frozen sites .

  • Journal of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders

    The Journal of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders provides a unique forum for qualitative research relating to speech and language disorders, therapeutic and educational interactions, and for research into the contextual issues involved in these interactions. It also includes quantitative studies in the area of social interaction. 

  • Journal of Islamic Archaeology

    The Journal of Islamic Archaeology is the only journal today devoted to the field of Islamic archaeology on a global scale. The term refers to the archaeological study of Islamic societies, polities, and communities, wherever they are found. It may be considered a type of “historical” archaeology, in which the study of historically (textually) known societies can be studied through a combination of “texts and tell”.

  • Journal of Language and Discrimination

    The journal focuses on the shaping effect of language in situations of discrimination, but  also comprises research on language ideology and language-focused discrimination; i.e. discrimination towards a language, or towards users of a particular language variety. 

  • Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology

    Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology is the only journal currently published that deals with the entire multicultural world of Mediterranean archaeology. The journal publishes material that deals with, amongst others, the social, politicoeconomic and ideological aspects of local or regional production and development, and of social interaction and change in the Mediterranean.

  • Journal of Monolingual and Bilingual Speech

     This journal studies human speech in all its manifestations. The average person in today's world speaks at least one native language in its standard and/or dialectal forms and speaks at various levels of proficiency at least one more languge that is acquired simultaneously or consecutively in instructional or immersion settings. The term speech is used here to mean oral rather than written language and is an umbrella term to refer both to the physical aspects of the ability to speak/communicate as well as the cognitive aspects involved in the human linguistic faculty. Gestural (sign) language, i,e, the language of manual communication is known to display, by and large, the same fundamental properties as spoken language, and as such is a type of speech.

  • Journal of Research Design and Statistics in Linguistics and Communication Science

    This journal is devoted to exploring how quantitative methods and statistical techniques can supplement qualitative analyses in linguistics and communication science; research on the quantitative characteristics of language and text in a more mathematical form. 

  • Journal of Skyscape Archaeology

    The Journal of Skyscape Archaeology (JSA) is concerned with the role and importance of the sky in the interpretation of the material record. Currently, elements of this study can be found separately in the disciplines of archaeoastronomy, archaeology, cultural astronomy, anthropology and history. JSAbrings them together under the aegis of a new academic journal in order to promote cross-fertilization towards an understanding of the cosmologies of the societies who constructed and used the rich archaeological heritage we study today. 

  • Journal of World Popular Music

    This journal publishes research and scholarship on  international popular musics, also known as World Music, Global Pop, World Beat or, more recently, World Music 2.0, providing  a forum to explore the manifestations and impacts of post-globalizing trends, processes, and dynamics surrounding these musics today. It adopts an open-minded perspective, including in its scope any local popularized musics of the world, commercially available music of non-Western origin, musics of ethnic minorities, and contemporary fusions or collaborations with local ‘traditional’ or ‘roots’ musics with Western pop and rock musics. 

  • Language and Sociocultural Theory


     
  • Linguistics and the Human Sciences

    Linguistics and the Human Sciences is committed to fostering a dialogue of disciplines, in which linguistics figures prominently. This journal is devoted to the exploration of how understanding about language – our principal meaning-making semiotic system – helps us understand other phenomena in human experience, and vice versa. It aims to explore the relationships between linguistics and such areas of scholarly concern as history, sociology, politics, archaeology, religious studies, translation and the study of art in various semiotic modalities.

  • Mediation Theory and Practice

    Mediation Theory and Practice is the journal of the College of Mediators. It is an international forum for original, peer-reviewed research about mediation, as well as practice and events reports, policy discussions and innovations in mediation training and education. The journal’s approach is multidisciplinary and it is a resource for academics, practitioners, trainers, and policy makers.

  • PentecoStudies

    PentecoStudies offers a distinctly interdisciplinary forum for the study of Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity. Authors from the social sciences, the humanities, cultural studies, religious studies and theology are all welcome.

  • Perfect Beat

    Perfect Beat first appeared in July 1992 and has been published by Equinox since 2009. 
    The journal's name derived from Afrika Bambaata and the Soul Sonic Force's 12-inch, 1983 single Looking for the Perfect Beat. As befits a journal originating in Australia, the journal remains focused on the popular music of the 'Pacific rim' and includes historical and contemporary studies with contributions invited from popular music studies, musicology, cultural studies and ethnomusicological perspectives.

  • Pomegranate

    Pomegranate is the first International, peer-reviewed journal of Pagan studies. It provides a forum for papers, essays and symposia on both ancient and contemporary Pagan religious practices. The Pomegranate also publishes timely reviews of scholarly books in this growing field.

  • Popular Music History

    Popular Music History publishes original historical and historiographical research that draws on the wide range of disciplines and intellectual trajectories that have contributed to the establishment of popular music studies as a recognized academic enterprise.

  • Postscripts: The Journal of Sacred Texts, Cultural Histories, and Contemporary Contexts

    This journal is devoted to the academic study of scripture around the globe and is the official journal of SCRIPT, the Society for Research on Iconic and Performative Texts. It deals with the rich panoply of engagements with texts that are foundational in the lives of individuals and communities around the world -- texts that travel under the name of 'scripture' or 'sacred' text. It aims to open up the discussion of sacred texts by crossing traditional boundaries, bringing different disciplinary tools to the process of analysis, and opening up a sustained dialogue between and among scholars and others who are interested in religion, textuality, media and mediation and the contemporary world.

  • Religions of South Asia

    RoSA publishes papers by internationally respected scholars on some of the most vibrant and dynamic religious traditions of the world. It includes the latest research on distinctively South Asian or Indic religions - Hindu, Jaina, Buddhist and Sikh - religions which continue to influence the patterns of thought and ways of life of millions of people.

  • Religious Studies and Theology

    For forty years Religious Studies and Theology has published thoughtful, peer-reviewed original research with significance to the inter-related disciplines of Religious Studies and Theology.

  • Research on Children and Social Interaction

    Research on Children and Social Interaction (RCSI) is an interdisciplinary international peer-reviewed journal that publishes high-quality research on the interactions of children and young people. The aim of RCSI is to advance the study of children’s social interaction as a topic in its own right, and to promote the use of interactional approaches to address a range of issues in the study of children and childhood. 

  • Researching and Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language

    This journal is intended for an international audience of scholars, applied linguists, educators and policy makers engaged with Chinese as a foreign language. It offers a forum for presenting work from a range of linguistic sub-fields related to Chinese linguistics, language pedagogy, second-language acquisition, assessment, teacher training and curriculum design. Issues include Chinese-language and English-language articles.

  • Sociolinguistic Studies

    This journal takes an ecumenical approach to the different schools, methodological principles or research orientations within sociolinguistic research and also accepts contributions from related fields such as pragmatics, discourse analysis, conversational analysis, interactional linguistics, language acquisition and socialization, linguistic anthropology, ethnomethodology and the ethnography of communication. Papers may examine any issue in sociolinguistic research and occasionally papers are accepted for publication in Spanish, Galician, Portuguese or French (90% of the contents are in English). 

  • Writing & Pedagogy

    Writing & Pedagogy seeks to provide a broad-ranging, internationally oriented forum for discussion and dissemination of knowledge focused on the nature of writing and the teaching of writing. It is innovative in being both international in scope and in spanning across all levels of education, from primary school through doctoral level. The journal aims to provide information and stimulate conversations that can advance the theory and practice of writing pedagogy in first- and second-language environments.