JONUS is an academic, interdisciplinary, and refereed journal published biannually by Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia. The aim of the journal is to provide a venue for researchers and practitioners to share theories, views, and research results related to human behaviour in its social and cultural aspects, which includes, but not limited to, language, linguistics, education, literature, communication, law, economy, culture, and politics in the continent of Asia especially in the Nusantara territories e.g. Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and Western New Guinea. Even though we encourage submissions with the focus on Nusantara territories, we also accept papers located in the broader context of Asia as issues in Nusantara are extricably linked with issues from the other parts of Asia. Beginning from November 2019, Jonus only accepts submissions written in  English.

Journal of Nusantara Studies-JONUS has been selected for coverage in Clarivate Analytics products and services. Beginning with V. 3 (1) 2018, this journal is  indexed and abstracted in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).

Publication Frequency:

Journal of Nusantara Studies (JONUS) is published 2 times a year.

Important Notes:

From 2016 to 2019, Jonus published in June and December. However beginning from 2020, Jonus publishes in January and June. 

Effective from November 2019, Jonus no longer accepts submission written in Arabic and Malay. All submissions must be written in English. However, papers written in Malay and Arabic submitted to Jonus before November 2019 are still processed for publication as usual. 
 
JONUS is inviting papers for Vol. 6 No. 1 which is scheduled to be published in January 2021. Submission deadline is on 30th October 2020. Please read instructions to authors carefully as submissions which do not follow the instructions stated will NOT be processed. 



Citations in Scopus

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Focus and Scope

The editorial welcomes submissions that provide insights into current and key issues in human behaviour in its social and cultural aspects. The journal provides a venue for researchers and practitioners to discuss, pursue, and promote knowledge in emerging and developing areas in language, linguistics, education, literature, communication, law, economy, culture, and politics in the continent of Asia especially in the Nusantara territories e.g. Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, and Western New Guinea. Even though we encourage submissions with the focus on Nusantara territories, we also accept papers located in the broader context of Asia as issues in Nusantara are extricably linked with issues from the other parts of Asia.

The scope of JONUS focuses on understanding how people interact and develop as a culture and influence the world around us, especially the Nusantara territories. There is no restriction when it comes to age levels as long as the submissions are within the reach of social sciences. A strong expectation is that authors write clearly and accessibly for the multidisciplinary audience of this journal. 

 

Peer Review Process

Each submission will go through the following review process:

  • Technical  and content screening
  • Double blind review
  • Revision by author/s if required
  • Editorial screening/decision

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Journal of Nusantara Studies

JONUS is an academic, interdisciplinary, and refereed journal published biannually by Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia. The aim of the journal is to provide a venue for researchers and practitioners to share theories, views, and research results related to human behaviour in its social and cultural aspects, which includes, but not limited to, language, linguistics, education, literature, communication, law, economy, culture, and politics in the continent of Asia especially in the Nusantara territories e.g. Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and Western New Guinea. Even though we encourage submissions with the focus on Nusantara territories, we also accept papers located in the broader context of Asia as issues in Nusantara are extricably linked with issues from the other parts of asia. Beginning from November 2019, Jonus only accepts submissions written in English. 

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Journal History

Change 1:

As from July 2018,  some of the editorial board members have retired as Editors of Journal of Nusantara Studies.   They have been a long serving Editor for 3 years, beginning this role on January 1, 2016.  During this time they have brought to the journal a strong vision and a wealth of knowledge that has tremendously improved the visibility and impact of Journal of Nusantara Studies. Below are the retired editors. 

  • Prof. Dr. Ibrahim El-Sayed El-Hodhod – Al-Azhar University, Egypt
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Puteri Roslina Abdul Wahid - Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

  • Dr. Borden Waelateh - Prince Songkla University, Thailand
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Adisa Saeteaw - Prince Songkla University, Thailand
  • Dr. Maristela Barbosa Silveira e Silva - University of Estado de Amazonas, Brazil
  • Prof. Dr. Ahmad Shehu Abdussalam - University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Prof. Emeritus Datuk Dr. Abdul Kadir Hj Din - Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Prof. Dr. Jelani Harun - Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

  • Prof. Dr. Khaled Abdel-Karim Khalaf Basandi - King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
  •  Prof. Dr. Ahmad Shukri Yazid - Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (Malaysia)
  •  Prof. Dr. Kamarul Shukri Mat Teh - Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (Malaysia)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Saadiyah Darus - Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (Malaysia)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rosni Samah - Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (Malaysia)
  •  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ain Nadzimah Abdullah - Universiti Putra Malaysia (Malaysia)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Che Ibrahim Salleh - Universiti Putra Malaysia (Malaysia)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abdul Halim Ibrahim - Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (Malaysia)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Nazri Latiff Azmi - Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (Malaysia)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Normah Yusof - Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (Malaysia)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lazim Omar - Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (Malaysia). 

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Change 2:

Beginning from 2020, Jonus will be published in January and June instead of June and December.

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Change 3:

Beginning from 2002, Jonus will be using Structured Abstract instead of traditional abstract.  

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Change 4:

Effective from November 2019, Jonus no longer accepts submission written in Arabic and Malay. All new submissions must be written in English. However, papers written in Malay and Arabic submitted to Jonus before November 2019 are still processed for publication as usual.