Call for Papers: Quarterly Journal of Chinese Studies

The Quarterly Journal of Chinese Studies (i.e., former Journal of Chinese Studies, ISSN: 2224-2716), recently indexed by the EBSCOhost™ database system and ProQuest™ database system to improve its visibility, is an international peer-reviewed academic journal (in English) which is edited by the Overseas Education College of Xiamen University in China. It publishes articles and reviews on a full gamut of Chinese studies which include but are not limited to Chinese language education, Chinese linguistics, Chinese culture, Chinese literature, Chinese arts, Chinese history, Chinese society, Chinese politics and economy. It intends to promote research and provide an interface for scholarly communications and discussions in the fields.

The deadlines for submission of papers are Febuary 15, May 15, August 15, and November 15 respectively for the March, June, September, and December issues. We are now calling for submission of papers for the fourth issue of the first volume.

All submitted articles should be original and are subjected to blind peer review and to the discretion of the editors. As a benefit, authors and co-authors will receive two free copies of the issue including the printed manuscript.


All submissions should be saved as Microsoft Word files and emailed to


The length of each paper is expected to be in the range of 6,000–10,000 words. The text should be typed in 12-point Times New Roman font on A4 paper, and double-spaced.

The title should be on the first page followed by an abstract around 200 words together with 3 to 5 keywords. The second page should list author name(s), title(s), brief biographical data, institutional and email address(es), and indicate the corresponding author.

The wording of the text and bibliographic reference should be in the APA style.



Reviews can be in the range of 1,000-6,000 words. Contributors should follow the guidelines for papers.


Editorial correspondence

Queries may be directed to Yu Zhu (Ph.D.), the executive editor at




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