The Johns Hopkins University Press has added two new journals to its exceptional collection of humanities and social sciences publications.Journal of Chinese Religions is the official publication of the Society for the Study of Chinese Religions. Published twice a year, the journal publishes work on all aspects of Chinese religions in all periods. Philip Clart from Leipzig University in Germany serves as editor of the semiannual publication.
JHUP will publish Asian Perspective in cooperation with the Institute for Far Eastern Studies at Kyungnam University in South Korea. Carla P. Freeman from the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University, edits the journal. The quarterly publishes critical analysis of the global, regional, and transnational issues affecting Asia.
"We are proud to welcome Asian Perspective and the Journal of Chinese Religions to JHUP," said Journals Publisher William Breichner. "Both have an outstanding tradition of producing important work and will fit into our collection of journals. We are also excited to start a relationship with the Society for the Study of Chinese Religions and its members."
The journals will fit in with JHUP's growing collection of Asian studies journals. The pair joins the Journal of Asian American Studies, Late Imperial China and Twentieth Century China among the nearly 90 journals published by Johns Hopkins.