Information for Authors
is an award-winning academic journal published every three months
by the Institute of European and American Studies, Academic Sinica in Taipei,
Taiwan. The journal focuses on European and American humanities, social sci-
ences, and legal studies. Since its first issue appeared in 1971, the journal has
served as a key resource for scholars in these disciplines.
the submissions of articles on all pertinent issues. The journal has been rated
A-level in 2014 by the Evaluation Program for Academic Journals of the Hu-
manities and Social Sciences for the category of multidisciplinary journal by
Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology.
Requirements for Submissions
1. Please submit an electronic copy of the manuscript, in MS Word or other
word processor formats, to editor email@example.com.
ten in Mandarin Chinese should not exceed the 30,000-word limit. Articles
written in English should not exceed the 15,000-word limit.
2. Contributors are strongly recommended to see Style Guide of
, or email editor to request an electronic copy.
3. Except in rare cases, the first round of review process will be completed with-
in three to four months. Authors will be notified of the result of the review with
an official letter. That notification may take the form of acceptance, rejection, or
determination that the paper is deserving of a second review after revision.
4. Authors are requested to keep their identities undisclosed, so the manuscripts
can be reviewed anonymously. To preserve the anonymity, articles should
contain no identifiable information such as names, affiliations, acknowledgments,
personal references, etc. All identifiable materials are to be placed on a sepa-
rate page preceding the text.
5. Manuscripts accepted are subject to stylistic editing. It is also the author’s re-
sponsibility to revise their manuscripts according to the suggestions of the ed-
does not accept previously published articles. It is also assumed
that a manuscript submitted to the journal is not under consideration elsewhere.
7. If the article includes quotation of texts, reproduction of tables, figures or
photographs, the author is responsible to follow the academic citation guide-
lines and copyright laws. Should the article use copyright-protected images,
the author is responsible to obtain written consent from the holders of the
rights and provide such necessary documents to
. Please note that
the condition of copyright should cover the databases in which the journal is
indexed, or at least include the both print and electronic versions of Journal.
8. In addition to its print and electronic versions,
has entered into
agreements with TSSCI, THCI Core, IBZ, National Central Library of Taiwan,
and other databases or academic institutions, to provide an electronic version
for indexing, researching, downloading and printing needs. Authors are re-
quested to sign a Copyright License Agreement upon publication, in which the
author grants the journal and its authorized databases nonexclusive and roy-
alty-free rights to use and reproduce the article.
9. The journal does not offer an honorarium. Authors will receive digital format
(pdf file) of their articles and three copies of the issue in which their articles