New: JNS is now fully accessible online
(ISSN online: 2197-5523)
Aims and Scope
The aim of the Journal of Namibian Studies - History Politics Culture (ISSN print 1863-5954; ISSN online 2197-5523) is to make available to an academic audience around the world scholarly work and original research of high standards in English. The journal is inter- and transdisciplinary and covers the humanities and the social sciences. As such it seeks to serve as an interface between local and international Namibianist scholars. The main objective is to ensure that debate on Namibia-related issues, for which there is generally no adequate Namibian forum, is accessible both within Namibia and internationally.
Articles submitted for publication will be thoroughly and anonymously peer-reviewed. There are two issues per year, scheduled to be released towards the end of each half-year. Each issue contains four or five major articles and substantial book reviews
JNS is the only journal devoted exclusively to Namibian Studies. Editorial policy encourages an interdisciplinary approach.
JNS is held by international libraries around the world. Articles published in JNS come to the attention of international scholars.
There are no deadlines for the submission of articles. Papers submitted to be considered for publication are welcome at all times.
It is part of our policy to keep the time span for the editorial process as short as possible.
Material submitted for publication will only be accepted in English.
The journal operates in an anonymous peer-review mode. Once a contribution has been received, it will be anonymised and thereafter dispatched to independently chosen reviewers, who also will remain anonymous throughout the process.
Final acceptance of submitted articles will be decided following consideration of the reviewers’ feedback and rests solely with the editors of JNS /publishers Otjivanda Presse.Essen.
Submissions of articles can be made any time by e-mail attachment in Microsoft Word Format to one of the editors:
JNS 12 / 2012