Journal of World Buddhist Cultures (E-Journal) <Call for Papers>

The Research Center for World Buddhist Cultures at Ryukoku University will publish the Journal of World Buddhist Cultures (E-Journal) Vol.5.

The editorial board of the JWBC invites contributions of original scholarly articles and translation works concerning mainly the following research fields. The editorial board organizes the double-blind peer review process for each article and determines its acceptability for publication.

*Buddhist studies of texts and scriptures, as well as historical, artistic, and archeological materials
*Interdisciplinary studies that discuss issues such as the inter-religious dialogues or broader cultural exchanges
*Researches that examine the significance of Buddhism in contemporary society and consider its practical aspects
*Works that translate and critically annotate Buddhist scriptures

【Contribution Rule】
A manuscript including graphs and diagrams should not exceed 6,000 words (20,000 characters in Japanese). The abstract is not included in this limit. For more information, please see the files below.

【Deadline】
October 29,2021

【Inquiries】
Editorial Board of JWBC rcwbc-ejournal@ad.ryukoku.ac.jp

【Files attached】
Aims and Scope
Author Guidelines