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WANG Gungwu (Chairman), National University of Singapore, Singapore
Takeshi HAMASHITA, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Evelyn HU-DeHART, Brown University, USA
Claudine SALMON, French National Centre for Scientific Research, France
Leo SURYADINATA, ISEAS- Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore
Chee-Beng TAN, Sun Yat-sen University, China

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Ien ANG, Western Sydney University, Australia
Flemming CHRISTIANSEN, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Gracia FARRER-LIU, Waseda University, Japan
Jia GAO, University of Melbourne, Australia
Shibao GUO, University of Calgary, Canada
Karen Leigh HARRIS, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Elaine HO, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Madeline HSU, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Khun Eng KUA, Jinan University, China
Hélène LE BAIL, French National Centre for Scientific Research, France
Minghuan LI, Jinan University, China
Eric Yipeng LIU, University of Reading, UK
Hong LIU (Co-Editor-in-Chief), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Sally Liangni LIU, Massey University, New Zealand
Denggao LONG, Tsinghua University, China
Changsheng SHU, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Mette THUNØ, Aarhus University, Denmark
Danny Tze Ken WONG, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Cheun Hoe YOW, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Xiaojian ZHAO, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Min ZHOU (Co-Editor-in-Chief), University of California, Los Angeles, USA
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The Journal of Chinese Overseas (JCO) is a peer-reviewed, biannual journal published by the Chinese Heritage Centre (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) and Brill under the auspices of the International Society for the Study of Chinese Overseas (ISSCO).

It is a cross-disciplinary journal dedicated to promoting the study of Chinese overseas. It publishes research articles, empirical reports, theoretical essays, and book reviews on topics and issues relevant to Chinese overseas and their communities throughout the world. It examines “Chineseness” in its many forms and diverse settings and contributes to diaspora studies, transnational studies, and research on people of Chinese descent and their communities in specific national settings.

JCO’s Board of International Advisors and Editorial Board are drawn from multidisciplinary fields including history, anthropology, sociology, geography, political science, and cultural studies. Since 2015, JCO has been listed in the Web of Science New Edition (NE), Emerging Sources Citations Index, and Scopus.

We welcome contributions that employ quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods as well as historical and comparative approaches. All manuscripts must be submitted online for peer review at
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*JCO was published by National University of Singapore Press from 2005 to 2008, and has been published by Brill since 2009. The Lee Foundation (Singapore) provided crucial funding to help cover JCO’s publication costs between 2016 and 2018.

《海外华人学报》(Journal of Chinese Overseas)是由南洋理工大学华裔馆与博睿出版社(Brill)联合出版的英文学术期刊,同时也获得世界海外华人研究学会(International Society for the Study of Chinese Overseas)支持。学报一年两期,主编为刘宏(南洋理工大学)与周敏(加州大学洛杉矶分校)。



自2015年起,学报收录于Web of Science New Edition (NE),Emerging Sources Citations Index以及Scopus三大数据库。


*《海外华人学报》在 2005-2008年期间由新加坡国立大学出版社出版,自2009年起由博睿出版社出版,2016-2018年获得李氏基金关键资助。
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