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Wang Xuedian, Shandong University, China

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Benjamin Hammer, Shandong University, China

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Li Yangmei, Shandong University, China

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Wang Shaoying, Shandong University, China

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John C.Y. Wang, Stanford University, California, USA
David Der-wei Wang, Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA
Yu-sheng Lin, University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, USA
Charles Holcombe, University of Northern Iowa, Iowa, USA
Martin Kern, Princeton University, New Jersey, USA
Q. Edward Wang, Rowan University, New Jersey, USA
Roger T. Ames, Peking University, China
Robert H. Sharf, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
Hans van Ess, University of Munich, Germany
James Lee, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Bozhong Li, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Joe P. McDermott, University of Cambridge
Ikeda Tomohisa, Daito Bunka University, Japan
Shiba Yoshinobu, Tokyo University, Japan
Chen Lai, Tsinghua University, China
Edward L. Shaughnessy, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
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This journal primarily targets academics in the English-speaking world who are interested in multiple aspects of Chinese civilization and humanities. It will be of interest to both scholars and advanced students, both specialists and informed readers. It aims to become one of the best windows for western readers to deepen their understanding of Chinese literature, history and philosophy.

Journal of Chinese Humanities

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Journal of Chinese Humanities, a Diamond Open Access journal, is an English-language extension of Literature, History and Philosophy (Wen Shi Zhe 《文史哲》), a famous Chinese journal published by Shandong University. The content is not restricted to one aspect of Chinese culture but rather spans important topics within the fields of Chinese history, philosophy, and literature. It covers both traditional and modern areas of re-search. Importantly, as opposed to most English language journals that treat on Chinese studies, this journal aims to represent the current research coming out of mainland China. Thus each issue will be composed primarily of articles from Chinese scholars working at Chinese institutions, while at the same time including a small number of articles from foreign authors so as to provide opposing perspectives. This way, top scholars in China can be read in the Western world, and our Western readers will benefit from a native perspective and first hand material and research coming out of China.

Every issue will be theme-based, focusing on an issue of common interest to the academic community both within and outside China. The majority of articles will relate directly to the central theme, but each issue will also accept a limited number of articles not directly related to the current theme.

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