New Voices in Japanese Studies Volume 9

Who is eligible to submit?
From the coming issue, New Voices in Japanese Studies is open to outstanding researchers who are:

  • Honours graduates, in or from Australia or New Zealand
  • Master graduates, in or from Australia or New Zealand
  • PhD candidates, in or from Australia and New Zealand
  • New PhD graduates (within 1 year of graduation), in or from Australia and New Zealand
  • Participants of the Japanese Studies Graduate Workshop (JSGW) (held at The Australian National University, Canberra until 2015)
  • Participants of the Japanese Studies Association of Australia (JSAA) Graduate Workshop, held at the biennial JSAA conference in Australia*
  • Based any discipline with a research focus on Japan

*Eligibility for JSGW and JSAA Graduate Workshop participants is regardless of country of origin or place of study. Both the JSGW and JSAA conferences are sponsored by The Japan Foundation, Sydney.

How frequently are new volumes published?
Frequency depends on the number and quality of submissions received from each call for papers. In principle, the journal is annual, but frequency can fluctuate due to this and other circumstances.

How can I find out about Calls for Papers or new volumes?
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What is the word limit for submissions?
Between 5000 and 8000 words (including footnotes but not References list).

How do I submit?
When a call for papers is open, submission packages will be available for download from this website. Please download and use the submission package most relevant to you. For example, if you are a recent Honours graduate and plan to submit a paper based on your Honours thesis, use the Honours Graduate submission package. If you are a PhD candidate and are planning to submit a paper based on your PhD thesis, use the PhD Candidate package. If you are unsure, contact the editors.

Does New Voices in Japanese Studies have a Style Guide?
Yes. The Style Guide is included in the submission packages, which become available when a call for papers opens.

Other questions?