The International Journal of Diasporic Chinese Studies (IJDCS) released its inaugural issue in June 2009, jointly published by the Centre for Chinese Language & Culture, Nanyang Technological University; Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Manchester; Centre for Overseas Chinese Research, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; and Global Publishing (renamed World Scientific Publishing in October 2010). In 2014, the Centre for Chinese Migration Studies, University of Nottingham joins the publishing team as one of the journal's co-publishers, alongside the Centre for Chinese It is published by Centre for Chinese Language & Culture, Nanyang Technological University; Center for Overseas Chinese Research (renamed Center for International Migration and Overseas Chinese Research in 2015), Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and World Scientific Publishing. IJDCS is a biannual journal, comprising four columns -- "Academic Monographs"; Research Review"; "Book Reviews and "Reports of Academic Activities".
The Journal has its objective set on fostering the originality, multiplicity, and novelty in the studies of Chinese diaspora. It welcomes scholars from all disciplines across the world to submit and publish academic articles and research discussions, with Chinese diaspora as the subject of study. The topics include the phenomena of diasporic Chinese as an individual and a collective, their experiences and situations in the places of residence, their activities transcending regional and international boundaries, as well as their relations and connections with China. The contributing authors can adopt methodology respectively from humanities, social sciences, and even science and technology, or employ multidisciplinary approach to address the topics pertaining to Chinese diaspora. The journal will engage scholars to review the manuscripts submitted for publication.
In addition, the journal also introduces to the Chinese readers the important publications and major academic activities from various languages in order to enhance scholarly exchange and investigation in the diasporic Chinese studies.
LIU Hong, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
LONG Denggao, Tsinghua University, China
WU Bin, University of Nothingham, United Kingdom
YOW Cheun Hoe, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
ZHANG Huimei, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
XING Jinghua, TsingHua University, China
ZENG Yajun, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
WANG Gungwu, East Asian Institute, Natioanl University of Sinagpore
Gregor BENTON, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Takeshi HAMASHITA, Sun Yat-sen University, China
TAN Chee Beng, Sun Yat-sen University, China
HAO Shiyuan, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China
Leo SURYADINATA, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore
PHUA Kok Khoo, Nanyang Technological University and National University of Singapore
David Der-wei WANG, Harvard University, United States of America
Michael Hsin-huang HSIAO, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
YEN, Ching-hwang, University of Adelaide, Australia
CHOI Chi Cheung,The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Samuel C.Y. KU, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
HUANG Jianli, National University of Singapore
LI Anshan, Peking University, China
LI Minghuan, Xiamen University, China
LAI Chi Kong, The University of Queensland, Australia
LIAO Chiyang, Musashino Art University, Japan
James K. CHIN, Jinan University, China
Caroline Sy HAU, Kyoto University, Japan
Michael SZONYI, Harvard University, United States
WU Qianjin, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, China
ZHOU Min, University of California, Los Angeles, United States
ZHUANG Guotu, Xiamen University, China
(1) Academic Monographs:
Manuscripts contributed will be sent for peer-review. Manuscript should be complete with an abstract and must be no longer than 1,5000 words (inclusive of footnotes and references). Author could follow the Harvard System of Referencing.
(2) Research Review:
Manuscripts contributed will be sent for peer-review. Manuscript can be in a form of a report on an ongoing or recently completed research project, or an review of the current research developments and trends or new research findings. Manuscript must be no longer than 8000 words (inclusive of footnotes and references). Author could follow the Harvard System of Referencing.
(3) Book Reviews (Single book/ Compiled review of multiple books):
Invited manuscripts only. Length of manuscript must be no longer than 3000 words.
(4) Reports of academic activities:
IJDCS welcomes your submissions. Manuscript can be either an event coverage of significant academic conferences,seminars or public lectures. Manuscript must be no longer than 2000 words.
On the format for the submission of manuscripts for "Academic Monographs" and "Research Review", please click here.
Note: Only articles in Chinese are accepted at the moment.
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Please note that citation of Chinese sources, like those listed below, should be translated in English.
1． Robin Cohen, Global Diasporas: An Introduction (London: University College London Press, 1997).
2． Stephen M.Y. Leong, “Sources, Agencies and Manifestations of Overseas Chinese Nationalism in Malaya, 1937-1941,” PhD Dissertation (Los Angeles: University of California, 1976).
3． Lee Kam Hing, “Differing Perspective on Integration and Nation-Building in Malaysia,” Leo Suryadinata (ed.), Ethnic Relations and Nation-Building in Southeast Asia: The Case of the Ethnic Chinese (Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2004), pp. 82-108.
4． Carolyn Hong, “Malaysian Students Heading for China,” The Straits Times (28 February 2005), p. 10.
5． Joseph Chin Yong Liow, “Malaysia-China Relations in the 1990s: The Maturing of a Partnership,” Asian Survey 40(4) (2000): 672-91.
6． Elaine Tay, “Global Chinese Fraternity and the Indonesian Riots of May 1998: The Online Gathering of Dispersed Chinese,” Intersections 4 (2002) <http:wwwsshe.murdoch.edu.au/intersections/issue4/tay.html> (accessed: June 2004).
Cohen, Robin. 1997. Global Diasporas: An Introduction. London: University College London Press.
Leong, Stephen M.Y. 1976. “Sources, Agencies and Manifestations of Overseas Chinese Nationalism in Malaya, 1937-1941.” PhD Dissertation. Los Angeles: University of California.
Hong, Carolyn. 2005. “Malaysian Students Heading for China.” The Straits Times, 28 February 2005, p. 10.
Lee Kam Hing. 2004. “Differing Perspective on Integration and Nation-Building in Malaysia.” In Leo Suryadinata (ed.), Ethnic Relations and Nation-Building in Southeast Asia: The Case of the Ethnic Chinese. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, pp. 82-108.
Lee Kam Hing and Heng Pek Koon. 2000. “The Chinese in the Malaysian Political System,” In Lee Kam Hing and Tan Chee-Beng (eds.), The Chinese in Malaysia. Shah Alam: Oxford University Press, pp. 194-227.
Liow, Joseph Chin Yong. 2000. “Malaysia-China Relations in the 1990s: The Maturing of a Partnership.” Asian Survey 40(4): 672-91.
Tay, Elaine. 2002. “Global Chinese Fraternity and the Indonesian Riots of May 1998: The Online Gathering of Dispersed Chinese.” Intersections 4 <http:wwwsshe.murdoch.edu.au/intersections/issue4/tay.html> (accessed: June 2004).