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About the Journal
Chief Editor: Prof. Nina PAWLAK, ORCID
Studies in African Languages and Cultures (until 2018 known as Studies of the Department of African Languages and Cultures) founded in 1984, is owned by the University of Warsaw. The Journal is a forum for the publication of original works in various fields of African studies. Primarily focusing on African linguistics, including ethno- and sociolinguistics, it also covers African literature, African culture and history of Africa. It promotes research based on sources in African languages.
The Journal comprises articles, monographs, and reviews, as well as bibliographies, lexicographic studies and other source materials. Some issues are devoted to specialized topics or events.
Studies in African Languages and Cultures is an international, peer-reviewed, both printed and, since 2009, online BOAI-compliant open-access journal that is published once a year in December. Issues available on this website are exactly the same as their printed copies.
All issues of the Journal are archived on the current website which is stored on the servers of University of Warsaw and will be always accessible for free in academic resources.
The Journal invites to submit the original and unpublished articles. No fees or any other charges are required for manuscript processing and/or publishing. Manuscripts can be submitted at any time but note that only manuscripts submitted before 31st of March will be considered for publication in the issue scheduled for December the same year. The working language of the Journal is English.
Journal Evaluation Markers:
Index Copernicus Value (ICV) 2019: 89.25
Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education Index 2021 (Punktacja MNiSW 2021): 40
Secondary Composite Index Diffusion (ICDS) 2021: 10
InfoBase Index (IBI) Factor 2019: 4
The Journal is indexed and abstracted by:
- The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH Plus)
- Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
- Index Copernicus International (ICI)
- Central and Eastern European Online Library (CEEOL)
- Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (CEJSH)
- Linguistic Bibliography Online (Brill)
- Central & Eastern European Academic Source (CEEAS) by EBSCO
- EBSCO Discovery Service
- InfoBase Index
- Information Matrix for the Analysis of Journals (MIAR)