Journal of Migration History

Migration is an important topic of academic, public and political debate. Migration research generates a wealth of articles. The Journal of Migration History (JMH) is the first to specialize in the field. Articles on migration history either appear in journals that specialize on current issues, or in more general historical journals. In both cases the articles are somewhat lost. They also appear in journals that focus on areas (i.e., Asia, Europe, Africa) or in journals that focus on a particular time period (ancient history, medieval history). There is great need for a journal that covers a large period (antiquity until now) and all parts of the world, enabling to strengthen comparisons over time and space. This is a key aspect of migration research.

The peer-reviewed Journal of Migration History is interdisciplinary. It publishes articles that combine methods, theories and insights from the social sciences, archaeology, anthropology, genetics, linguistics, and economics. It publishes studies that emphasize connectivity, tying in with the vibrant field of global history. The journal will not only publish on how people move, but also on how goods, and ideas move. JMH will not only look at movement (in the widest sense of the word), but also at migration policies (and how and why they changed over time), at the consequences of migration (for migrants and for those who were left behind, and for the societies they left or where they settled). It will publish on how geographical mobility is related to other forms of mobility (social mobility), and on how ethnicity relates to gender, religion and class.

Brill Open offers you the choice to make your research freely accessible online in exchange for a Publication Charge. This can be by choice or to comply with funding mandates or university requirements. Brill offers various options of Open Access; for more information please go to the Brill Open webpage.

Individual subscription rate

EUR €88.00USD $107.00

Institutional e-only subscription

EUR €265.00USD $323.00
Prof. Marlou Schrover, Leiden University

Dr. Stefano Bellucci, Leiden University
Dr. Irial Glynn, Leiden University
Dr. Per-Olof Gronberg, Lulea University of Technology
Dr. Sarah Hackett, Bath Spa University
Prof. Philippe Rygiel, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon
Prof. Gavin Schaffer, University of Birmingham
Prof. Dariusz Stola, Polish Academy of Sciences
Dr. Anne Winter, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Prof. Henry Yu, University of British Columbia

Editorial Board
Prof. Emmanuel Akyeampong, Harvard University
Prof. Donna Gabaccia, University of Minnesota
Prof. Nancy L. Green, EHESS-CRH
Prof. em. Dirk Hoerder, Arizona State University
Prof. em. Jan Lucassen, VU University Amsterdam
Prof. Leo Lucassen, Leiden University
Prof. Patrick Manning, University of Pittsburgh
Prof. Adam McKeown, Columbia University
Prof. José Moya, Columbia University
Prof. Greg Woolf, School of Advanced Study, University of London
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.

NOW AVAILABLE - Online submission: Articles for publication in Journal of Migration History online through Editorial Manager, please click here.

Download Author Instructions (PDF)