North Korean Resources at the Journal of East Asian Studies

With North Korea in the news, we would like to call attention to the range of research the Journal of East Asian Studies has published on the country.…


Launching of the current issue (17, 2) and an Interview with Stephan Haggard, Editor-in-Chief of JEAS

Introduction to the current issue (17, 2) The current issue of the Journal of East Asian Studies (17, 2) brings together a number of pieces on China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, beginning with Qingjie Zeng’s discussion of Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign.…


Why your US credit card bills come from Sioux Falls; a brief history of US consumer finance

Sean Vanatta’s article Citibank, Credit Cards, and the Local Politics of National Consumer Finance, 1968–1991, published in Business History Review, is the winner of the 2016 Henrietta Larson Article Award.…


Gift giving to guilds in sixteenth and seventeenth century London

In this blog Dr Jasmine Kilburn-Toppin discusses her article Gifting cultures and artisanal guilds in sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century London which was published in The Historical Journal.…


The impact of the South African War (1899 – 1902) on working-class British women and families

In this blog Dr Eliza Riedi discusses her article Assisting Mrs Tommy Atkins: Gender, class, philanthropy, and the domestic impact of the South African War, 1899–1902 which was published in The Historical Journal.…


A Special Online Issue on Politics from Slavic Review

The news media can provide up to the minute information. The special August 2017 online issue of Slavic Review does something else.…


Dealing with rejection: Advice from an editor

It happens to all academic researchers, all of the time. We have to deal with rejection – our papers get rejected for publication by journals.…


Q&A with Bruce J. Schulman: Meet the Editorial Board for Modern American History

For the latest entry of our blog series introducing the board members of the new Cambridge University Press journal, Modern American History, Bruce J.…


How to Maximize the Impact of Your Research

What is the most effective way scholars can disseminate their research? Should they publish it in a book, a journal article, or a conference paper?  Should they turn to social media to supplement their publication choice, sharing their insights in a blog piece, a Facebook post or by tweeting?…


My Top 5 Journal of Hellenic Studies Articles – Part III

Douglas Cairns concludes his exploration of his favourite articles from the Journal of Hellenic Studies archive.  You can access these articles for free by following the links below, or you can read his previous post.…


My Top 5 Journal of Hellenic Studies Articles – Part II

Douglas Cairns continues exploring his favourite articles from the Journal of Hellenic Studies archive.  You can access these articles for free by following the links below, or you can read his previous post.…


My Top 5 Journal of Hellenic Studies Articles – Part I

When I was asked to name my top five Journal of Hellenic Studies articles, it seemed to me that the only way to get any kind of handle on the huge treasury of classic scholarship that the JHS archives contain would be to take a personal view.…