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Academic Journals


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Welcome to our collection of academic journals with a focus on Southeast Asia. We are always updating and adding to this list.

If you know of a journal that should be included that you do not see here, please contact us.


The SPAFA Journal is the annual publication of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts (SPAFA) in Bangkok, Thailand. It carries original research papers and multimedia articles on the archaeology, visual arts, performing arts, traditional arts, heritage conservation and cultural heritage of Southeast Asia.

The Journal of Indo-Pacific Archaeology is an international, peer-reviewed, open access online journal. Its purpose is to widely and freely disseminate detailed field reports and in depth communications on the archaeology of East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Prior to March 2014 the journal was known as the Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association

The principle mission of Explorations is to offer a forum for students to present disciplinary and interdisciplinary research on a broad range of issues relating principally to the region which today constitutes Southeast Asia. Embracing both the diversity of academic interests and scholastic expertise it is hoped that this forum will introduce students to the work of their colleagues, encourage discussion both within and across disciplines, and foster a sense of community among those interested in Southeast Asia.

Kajian Malaysia is a refereed journal committed to the advancement of scholarly knowledge of Malaysia by encouraging discussion among the several branches of social sciences and humanities. The journal publishes articles, reviews and notes which by their content or approach, is of interest to a wide range of scholars. Although the journal would focus mainly on works in the field of Malaysian studies, articles with a theoretical content may also be published.