|O n l i n e||：ISSN 2432-4302|
|P r i n t||：ISSN 1344-4204|
Established in 1998, the Ritsumeikan Journal of Asia Pacific Studies publishes papers relating to the peoples, societies, and cultures of the Asia Pacific region, including both the Eastern and Western shores of the Pacific and its islands. We welcome papers in both English and Japanese.
All accepted papers will be classified in one of the following categories, and marked as such: Original Research, Review, Historical Perspective, Commentary, and Other (Technical Reports, etc.), as judged by the editorial desk.
Please submit inquiries or submissions to the RCAPS Journal at rjaps*apu.ac.jp
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New Publications Vol.39
RCAPS publishes two journals: the Ritsumeikan Journal of Asia Pacific Studies (known as "the RCAPS Journal") and APU Journal of Language Research(APLJ). The two journals have independent editorial policies and teams but the submissions are commonly assessed by the general “Editors” of each journal, and they are not formally peer reviewed. Since 2012, the RCAPS Journal has started an “in-house” peer review with the help of APU faculty members as well as a few other affiliated researchers and reviewers.