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 and partially funded by MDPI, resulting in no direct charge to authors.
  • High visibility: Indexed in ERIH Plus.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 25 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 7 days (median values for papers published in the first six months 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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2 October 2018
MDPI Welcomes Plan S

Special Issues

Special Issue in Humanities
Negotiating Spaces in Women’s Writing Guest Editors: Eleonora Rao, Robert Tally Jr.
Deadline: 15 December 2018
Special Issue in Humanities
Exploring/Experiencing Culture Through the Digital Humanities Guest Editors: Bryan Carter, Tyechia Thompson, Anna Hinton
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in Humanities
Alternative Episteme: New practices in Francophone Films and Literatures Guest Editors: Frieda Ekotto, Bénédicte Boisseron
Deadline: 1 January 2019
Special Issue in Humanities
Children’s Narratives as Transnational Cultural Heritage Guest Editors: Lies Wesseling, Justyna Deszcz-Tryhubczak
Deadline: 15 January 2019

Topical Collections

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

Jobs in Research

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