Leiden, 28 September 2023
Brill and the King Abdulaziz Foundation for Research and Archives are proud to announce their cooperation in the publication of the Darah Journal of Arabian Peninsula Studies. The journal will be published biannually in full Open Access, thanks to the generous support of the King Abdulaziz Foundation for Research and Archives. The announcement was made on the first day of Riyadh International Book Fair 2023.
The Darah Journal of Arabian Peninsula Studies (DJAP) publishes original scholarly research concerning the Arabian Peninsula from ancient times until the present day, primarily, but not exclusively, in English. Its fields of interest include History, Archeology, Literature, Geography, Anthropology, Heritage, Sociology, and Cultural History.
Dr. Richard T. Mortel, King Abdulaziz Foundation for Research and Archives (Darah)
Dr. Fahd bin Abdullah Al-Semmari, Secretary-General of the King Abdulaziz Foundation for Research and Archives (Darah)
Professor Eugene Rogan, University of Oxford
Dr. Muhammad bin Abdullah Al-Furaih, King Saud University
Professor Amr Riyad, University of Leuven
Dr. Meraj bin Nawab Mirza, Umm al-Qura University
Dr. Maria Leontsini, National Hellenic Research Foundation
Dr. Maurits H. van den Boogert, Senior Publishing Director at Brill, comments: “Brill is proud to be collaborating with the King Abdulaziz Foundation for Research and Archives (Darah) on this new journal, which highlights the cultural and historical heritage of the Arabian Peninsula. Published in Open Access, the journal is available for everyone to read, consult, and download free of charge. Our partnership with Darah constitutes an important next step in Brill’s strategy to facilitate research from the Islamic world and to take Arabic seriously as an academic language.”
For more information about the journal, see brill.com/djap. For more information about the publishing aspects of the agreement, contact Maurits H. van den Boogert, Senior Publishing Director at Brill.
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About the King Abdulaziz Foundation for Research and Archives
The King Abdulaziz Foundation for Research and Archives (better known as Darah) services history, geography, literature, and heritage of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Arab countries and the Islamic countries, in general. It also preserves and collects the sources of the Kingdom history.