The New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies has been published since June 1999, when it became the official journal of the New Zealand Asian Studies Society (NZASIA)

The journal is published twice a year, in June and December, and contains a mixture of academic articles and reviews, from contributors both within and outside New Zealand. All submitted articles are refereed.


The New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies is published twice a year on a non-profit basis by the New Zealand Asian Studies Society (NZASIA). Annual subscriptions for the Journal are combined with membership subscription to NZASIA. The rates are:

A) NZ individual NZ$50 institution NZ$75

B) Australia individual AUS$55 institution AUS$75

C) Rest of world individual US$50 institution US$60

All fees are inclusive of postage. Subscriptions and inquiries should be sent to:

Dr. Naimah Talib,
NZASIA Treasurer
Department of Political Science, University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800,
Christchurch, New Zealand

Submission of manuscripts

The Editorial Board will consider a wide range of Asia-related items for publication, including academic papers, research reports and reviews. All academic items will be refereed. Manuscripts should be double spaced, proofread prior to submission, and submitted in electronic form as an email attachment (ideally in a version of Word). Submissions must include an abstract of about 100 words. Manuscripts should be between 5,000 and 8,000 words, inclusive of footnotes and abstract.

There is no particular house-style, but all papers are expected to be appropriately annotated and referenced. The substantive text of all items published will be in English but we encourage authors to include Asian scripts where appropriate (such as with names). Submissions or enquiries should be addressed to:

Dr Rick Weiss
Religious Studies Programme Victoria University of Wellington
PO Box 600, Wellington 6012,
New Zealand
Phone: (64 4) 463 6726

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