Il Giappone. Studi e Ricerche is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by the Department of Asian, African and Mediterranean Studies of the University of Naples “L’Orientale”. The journal publishes original research related to Japan, also in a comparative and transnational perspective. Its objective is to disseminate outstanding research based on scientific excellence and innovative research methods.
The first issue will be published in September 2019. Issue 2 is expected to be published in mid-2020.
Manuscripts may be written in English, Japanese or Italian and should not exceed 9000 words (English, Italian) or 35000 characters (Japanese) including footnotes and bibliography. Il Giappone. Studi e Ricerche will not accept manuscripts previously published, in any language, or under consideration for publication elsewhere. Prospective authors should submit a 250-word (400 characters in Japanese) proposal in an electronic file (Microsoft Word and PDF) sent as email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 30, 2019. Full manuscripts, written according to the journal’s style sheet, should be submitted by April 30, 2020.
Proposals will be reviewed by the Editorial Board to verify compliance with the requirements and objectives of the journal; full manuscripts will undergo a double-blind peer-review process.
Please check our homepage for more information and for the Call for Papers in Japanese and Italian.