The Journal of Burma Studies

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ISSN: 1094-799X
E-ISSN: 2010-314X
Frequency: Semiannual
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Established in 1996, The Journal of Burma Studies is the premier peer-reviewed academic print journal that focuses exclusively on Burma. The Journal of Burma Studies is jointly sponsored by the Burma Studies Group and the Center for Burma Studies at Northern Illinois University.

It is published twice a year for the Center for Burma Studies. The Journal seeks to publish the best scholarly research focused on Burma/Myanmar, its ethnic nationalities, stateless and diasporic cultures from a variety of disciplines, ranging from art history and religious studies, to economics and law.

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  • Recent Articles
  • Editor's Note
    Posted on Thursday October 03, 2019

    Making Merit, Making Civil Society: Free Funeral Service Societies and Merit-Making in Contemporary Myanmar
    Posted on Thursday October 03, 2019

    Thrice-Honored Sangharaja Saramedha (1801-1882): Arakan-Chittagong Buddhism across Colonial and Counter-Colonial Power
    Posted on Thursday October 03, 2019

    Research as Strategy: Reactivating Mythologies and Building a Collective Memory in Wah Nu and Tun Win Aung's The Name (2008-)
    Posted on Thursday October 03, 2019

    Bottom-Up Explorations: Locating Rule of Law Intermediaries after Transition in Myanmar
    Posted on Thursday October 03, 2019

    Smoke, No Fire
    Posted on Thursday October 03, 2019

    Imperial Intoxication: Alcohol and the Making of Colonial Indochina by Gerard Sasges (review)
    Posted on Thursday October 03, 2019

    Constitutionalism and Legal Change in Myanmar ed. by Andrew Harding (review)
    Posted on Thursday October 03, 2019

    Saffron Shadows and Salvaged Scripts: Literary Life in Myanmar under Censorship and in Transition by Ellen Wiles (review)
    Posted on Thursday October 03, 2019

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  • Author Guidelines
  • The Journal of Burma Studies is composed of three different sections. Refereed Articles, Research Notes that report on broader themes and works in progress and Scholarly Curiosities, short descriptions of objects from various disciplines. We welcome submissions for all three sections.

    Submissions to The Journal of Burma Studies are accepted through the Scholastica Journal System online. You will need to register on the Scholastica website in order to submit your manuscript.

    Find the author guidelines at The Journal of Burma Studies submission site.

     

  • Editorial Board
  • General Editor

    Catherine Raymond, Center for Burma Studies, Northern Illinois University

    Editor

    Dr. Jane M. Ferguson, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University

    Editorial Assistants

    Katharine Wiegele, University of Northern Illinois

    Carmín Berchiolly, University of Northern Illinois

    International Advisory Board

    Michael Aung-Thwin, Asian Studies, University of Hawai‘i-Manoa

    Bénédicte Brac de la Perrière, French National Centre for Scientific Research, Paris

    Michael Charney, SOAS, Center of Southeast Asian Studies, University of London

    Wen-Chin Chang, Center for Asia-Pacific Area Studies, RCHSS, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

    Mikael Gravers, School of Culture and Society, Aarhus University,  Denmark

    Alexey Kirichenko, Institute of Asian and African Studies, Moscow State University, Russia

    Jacques Leider, Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient, Bangkok/Yangon

    Kei Nemoto, Institute of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Studies, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan

    Ikuko Okamoto, Department of Regional Development Studies, Toyo University

    Juliane Schober, Director of the Center for Asian Research, Arizona State University-Tempe

    James Scott, Department of Political Science, Yale University

    David Steinberg, Specialist on Burma-Myanmar. Distinguished Professor of Asian Studies Emeritus at Georgetown.

    Saw Tun, Center for Burma Studies, Northern Illinois University

    San San Hnin Tun, Asian Studies, Cornell University

    Alice Vittrant, Linguistics, Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille

    Hans-Bernd Zollner, Research Fellow, Hamburg University

  • Indexes
  • EBSCOhost

    Current Abstracts, 6/1/2009-
    MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
    TOC Premier (Table of Contents), 6/1/2009-

    Elsevier BV

    Scopus
    Gale
    MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)

    ProQuest

    International Bibliography of the Social Sciences, Core
    MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
    Social Science Premium Collection, 06/01/2017-