Call for papers

Asia/América Latina welcomes four types of articles: original researches, essays, news and book reviews. Pieces for publication may be submitted in Spanish, Portuguese or English.

To be accepted, manuscripts must be included in one of the following categories:

  • Articles from Latin American specialists on contemporary issues regarding Asia.
  • Articles form Asian specialists on contemporary issues regarding Latin American.
  • Articles from specialists of any nationality addressing comparative issues on Asia and Latin America.

Asia América Latina welcomes manuscripts of the following disciplines: Literature, Sociology, Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, Political Science, History, Economics, Communication, Anthropology and International Relations. The journal covers both 20th and 21st centuries with a clear contemporary focus.

Asia/América Latina admits articles that have not been previously published, in part or in whole, in English or Spanish or any other language, except as an abstract, part of a public lecture or academic thesis and that have not and will not be submitted to any other journal while still under consideration for this journal. In case the manuscript has been published in other language than the one is proposed, the Managing Editors in consultation with the Editorial Board will assess its relevance.

Evaluation process.

Asia/América Latina uses a double-blinded peer review system.

Articles submitted for publication will face an evaluation process with two instances before being accepted. First, the Editorial Staff will assess the relevance in regards to formal aspects and the relation of the article with the Journal’s guidelines for publication.

Secondly, articles will be submitted to the external evaluation through a double-blinded review system The referees’ decision will not be subject to appeal. Article may receive the following qualifications:

1) Rejected

2) Accepted subject to changes

3) Accepted.

The article will not be published in case both referees consider it should not be. If there is a disagreement between both referees, the article will be sent to a third one. In this case, accepting or rejecting the work will be decided by majority.  Should the referees suggest to make changes, the author(s) may accept or not; if the author(s) refuses, the article will be considered rejected.

The Director and Editorial Staff will evaluate postgraduate thesis and book reviews only regarding formal aspects. Should be any doubts about the content, the Editorial Board will be consulted.

The Editorial Staff will inform the authors of every instance of the evaluation process.