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Student Research Journals

SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research

The aim of the SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research is to showcase the talent and diverse research interests of SOAS research students. First conceived of in 2005, the Journal was re-launched in 2010 and has been published annually ever since.

The Journal publishes full-length articles and short articles on any aspect of the research and fieldwork process. This can include, but is not limited to, personal reflections, translations, engagements with audio-visual materials, and interviews. The Journal also publishes book reviews.

All submissions should follow the citation method outlined in the Chicago Manual of Style and be sent by e-mail to: Guidance for authors can be found in the  Journal Rights and Regulations (pdf; 66kb)  . 

Any questions and queries should be directed to the editorial board at The current editors-in-chief are Monika Hirmer, Romina Istratii and Iris Lim.


The latest edition, no11, on Decolonisation in Praxis, is readable here: 



SOAS UG Research Journal

"The SOAS Undergraduate Research Journal was founded to showcase the diversity of
regions and disciplines that students are engaging with at SOAS. The Journal aims to be a
platform that reflects the aspirations of the undergraduate body and to inspire students to
strive for excellence in their undergraduate careers and beyond.”

Timeline Proposed by editorial board:

  • March 1 (or March 6): Launch of publicity/call for submissions
  • March 31: Submission period ends; editorial process begins
  • April 8: Backend/publishing system finalised
  • Start of Term 3: Editorial process completed
  • Start of Term 1, 2019/20: Launch of Journal



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