Humanities — Open Access Journal

Humanities (ISSN 2076-0787) is an international, scholarly, peer-reviewed, open access journal for scholarly papers of exceptionally high quality across all humanities disciplines. Humanities is published quarterly online by MDPI. 
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) partially funded by institutions through Knowledge Unlatched for a limited number of papers in 2019. Please contact the editorial office before submission to check whether KU waivers, or discounts are still available.
  • High visibility: Indexed in ERIH Plus.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 24.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 7.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2018).
  • Recognition of reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Humanities
Deflating the Dictators: Satire, Humor, and Twenty-First-Century Tyranny Guest Editor: Jill E. Twark
Deadline: 30 April 2019
Special Issue in Humanities
Further Explorations Along the Silk Road Guest Editor: Geoffrey Kain
Deadline: 1 June 2019
Special Issue in Humanities
Revisiting German Jewish Writing & Culture, 1945-1975 Guest Editors: Erin McGlothlin, Corey Twitchell
Deadline: 15 June 2019
Special Issue in Humanities
Unsilencing Black Sexuality in the African Diaspora Guest Editor: Tara T. Green
Deadline: 1 July 2019

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Humanities
Idea of the University Collection Editor: Satoshi Watanabe

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