African and Asian Studies

Editor: Tukumbi Lumumba
The journal presents a scholarly account of studies of individuals and societies in Africa and Asia. Its scope is to publish original research by social scientists in the area of anthropology, sociology, history, political science and related social sciences about African and Asian societies and cultures and their relationships.

The journal focuses on problems and possibilities, past and future. Where possible, comparisons are made between countries and continents. Articles should be based on original research and can be co-authored.
From 1966 to 2001 African and Asian Studies was published under the name of Journal of African and Asian Studies

The Clarivate Analytics Journal Citations Report for 2017 ranks African and Asian Studies with an Impact Factor of 0.167

Download the Journal flyer, please
click here.
Full Access

Individual subscription rate

EUR €130.00USD $162.00

Institutional e-only subscription

EUR €380.00USD $464.00
Managing Editor
Jessica Burbank (Brown University)

Editorial Board
Funwi Ayuninjam (Chatham University)
Jerry Bentley (University of Hawaii)
Josephine Beoku-Betts (Florida Atlantic University)v Louis Brenner (SOAS, UK)
Gui-ying Cao (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria)
Mohamadou Diallo (University of Ouagadougou)
Christopher Ehret (University of California at Los Angeles)
Toyin Falola (University of Texas at Austin)
Hamdy A. Hassan (The Zayed University in Dubai and the Cairo University in Egypt)
Kempe Ronald Hope, Sr. (Policy Development Practice International, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Jacqueline Lumumba (University of Kinshasa)
Vijayan K. Pillai (University of Texas at Arlington)
Cyril Obi (Social Science Research Council (SSRC), Brooklyn, New York)
Jandhyala B.G. Tilak (National University of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi)
Rachid Tlemcani (University of Algiers)

Review Editors
Yvette M. Alex-Assensoh (University of Oregon)
Akwasi B. Assensoh (Indiana University)
Abstracts in Anthropology
African Studies Abstracts
America: History & Life
American Humanities Index
Anthropological Index to Current Periodicals in the Library of the Museum Library
Anthroplological Literature
Asian-Pacific Economic Literature
Bibliography of Asian Studies
CSA Political Science & Government
Current Contents
Dietrich's Index Philosophicus
ERIH PLUS
Exerpta Indonesica
Family Index
GEOBase
Historical Abstracts (Part A & B)
Index to Black Periodicals
International Bibliography of Book Reviews of Scolarly Literature
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences
International Political Science Abstracts
Internationale Bibliographie der Zeitschriftenliteratur aus allen Gebieten des Wissens / International Bibliography of Periodicals from all Fields of Knowledge
Irrigation & Drainage Abstracts
Linguistic Bibliography
Middle East: Abstracts & Index
Peace Research Abstracts Journal
Periodicals Contents Index
Political Science Abstracts
Religion Index One: Periodicals
Religion Index Two: Multi Author Works
Research Alert (Philadelphia)
Rural Development Abstracts
Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies
SCOPUS
Social Sciences Citation Index
Social Sciences Index
Social Scisearch
Social Services Abstracts
Sociological Abstracts
World Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology Abstracts
Online submission: Articles for publication in African and Asian Studies can be submitted online through Editorial Manager. To submit an article, click here.

For more details on online submission, please visit our EM Support page.

Need support prior to submitting your manuscript? Make the process of preparing and submitting a manuscript easier with Brill's suite of author services, an online platform that connects academics seeking support for their work with specialized experts who can help.

Download Author Instructions (PDF)