Fast-track Journal List

More than hundred "fast track" journal titles were identified by the members of the BAS Advisory Committee as the most important journals within the field of Asian studies that should be given priority in indexing. The BAS editors are seeking to keep the indexing of these titles as current as possible. Other titles are gradually being added. The "fast track" titles thus identified are listed below.

Fast Track titles (as of February 2013):

  • Acta Asiatica (Tokyo)
  • Acta Koreana (Daegu, Korea)
  • Annals of the Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute (Pune)
  • Annual of Urdu Studies (Chicago, IL)
  • Archipel (Paris)
  • Archives of Asian Art (New York)
  • Artibus Asiae (Zürich, Switzerland)
  • Asia Major (Taipei)
  • Asian Ethnology (Nagoya)
  • Asian Perspectives (Honolulu)
  • Asian Philosophy (Abingdon, Oxon, England)
  • Asian Survey (Berkeley, CA)
  • Bijdragen Tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde (Leiden)
  • BioScope: South Asian Screen Studies (New Delhi)
  • Borneo Research Bulletin (Williamsburg, VA)
  • Bulletin de l'Ecole Française d'Extrême-Orient (Paris)
  • Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies (Canberra)
  • Bulletin of the American Historical Collection (Manila)
  • Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies (Cambridge, England; New York)
  • Cahiers de Linguistique Asie Orientale (Paris)
  • Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie (Paris; Kyoto)
  • Central Asia (Peshawar)
  • China Journal (Canberra)
  • China Quarterly (Cambridge, England; New York)
  • Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews (Madison, WI)
  • CHINOPERL Papers (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Comparative Studies in South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (Durham, NC)
  • Contemporary South Asia (Oxford)
  • Contemporary Southeast Asia (Singapore)
  • Contributions to Indian Sociology (Delhi)
  • Critical Asian Studies (Basingstoke, Hampshire, England)
  • Crossroads (DeKalb, IL)
  • Deccan Studies (Hyderabad)
  • Early China (Berkeley, CA)
  • East Asian History (Canberra)
  • Etudes chinoises (Paris)
  • Exemplar: The Journal of South Asian Studies (Statesboro, GA)
  • Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies (Cambridge, MA)
  • Himal Southasian (Lalitpur, Nepal)
  • History and Sociology of South Asia (New Delhi)
  • India Macroeconomics Annual (Calcutta)
  • India Review (Oxford)
  • Indian Anthropologist (New Delhi)
  • Indian Economic and Social History Review (Delhi)
  • Indian Historical Review (Delhi)
  • Indian Journal of Gender Studies (New Delhi)
  • Indian Journal of History of Science (New Delhi)
  • Indian Journal of Human Development (New Delhi)
  • Indian Journal of Linguistics (Calcutta)
  • Indian Linguistics (Pune)
  • Indo-Iranian Journal (The Hague)
  • Indonesia (Ithaca, NY)
  • Indonesia and the Malay World (London)
  • International Journal of Asian Studies (Cambridge, England; New York)
  • International Journal of Dravidian Linguistics (Trivandrum)
  • ISSRA Papers (Institute for Strategic Studies, Research & Analysis, National Defence University) (Islamabad)
  • Japan Echo (Tokyo)
  • Japan Forum (Basingstoke, Hampshire, England; Philadelphia, PA)
  • Japan Review: Bulletin of the International Research Center for Japanese Studies = Nichibunken (Kyoto)
  • Japanese Journal of Religious Studies (Nagoya)
  • Japanese Language and Literature (Boulder, CO)
  • Journal of American-East Asian Relations (Leiden; Boston)
  • Journal of Asian and African Studies (Thousand Oaks, CA)
  • Journal of Asian Studies (Cambridge, England; New York)
  • Journal of Bangladesh Studies (Bellevue, WA)
  • Journal of Chinese Linguistics (Hong Kong)
  • Journal of Chinese Religions (Bloomington, IN)
  • Journal of Gender and Social Issues (Rawalpindi)
  • Journal of Indian Philosophy (Dordrecht)
  • Journal of Japanese Studies (Seattle)
  • Journal of North East Indian Studies (Shillong)
  • Journal of Oriental Studies (Hong Kong)
  • Journal of Song-Yuan Studies (Berkeley, CA)
  • Journal of Southeast Asian Studies (Singapore)
  • Journal of Tamil Studies (Madras)
  • Journal of the American Oriental Society (New Haven, CT)
  • Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Dhaka)
  • Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association (Honolulu)
  • Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient (Leiden)
  • Journal of the Institute of Bangladesh Studies (Rajshahi)
  • Journal of the Malaysian Branch, Royal Asiatic Society (Kuala Lumpur)
  • Journal of the Pakistan Historical Society (Karachi)
  • Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society (Cambridge, England; New York)
  • Journal of the Siam Society (Bangkok)
  • Korea Journal (Seoul)
  • Korea Yearbook (Leiden; Boston)
  • Korean Studies (Honolulu)
  • Late Imperial China (Baltimore, MD)
  • Man in India (Ranchi)
  • Margalla Papers (National Defence University) (Islamabad)
  • Ming Studies (Leeds, England)
  • Modern Asian Studies (Cambridge, England)
  • Modern China (Thousand Oaks, CA; London)
  • Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (Columbus, OH)
  • Mongolian Studies (Bloomington, IN)
  • Monumenta Nipponica (Tokyo)
  • Monumenta Serica (Sankt Augustin, Germany)
  • NDU Journal (National Defence University) (Islamabad)
  • Nepali Journal of Contemporary Studies (Kathmandu)
  • Oriens Extremus (Wiesbaden, Germany)
  • Oriental College Magazine (Lahore)
  • Pacific Affairs (Vancouver)
  • Pakistan Economic and Social Review (Lahore)
  • Pakistan Journal of History and Culture (Islamabad)
  • Péninsule (Paris)
  • Philippine Quarterly of Culture and Society (Cebu City)
  • Philippine Sociological Review (Manila)
  • Philippine Studies (Quezon City)
  • Philosophy East and West (Honolulu)
  • Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique (Durham, NC)
  • Puratattva: Bulletin of the Indian Archaeological Society (Varanasi)
  • Quarterly Journal of the Mythic Society (Bangalore)
  • Quarterly Review of Historical Studies (Calcutta)
  • Sikh Formations (London)
  • Singapore Economic Review (Singapore)
  • Sojourn: Social Issues in Southeast Asia (Singapore)
  • South Asia (Nedlands, Australia)
  • South Asia Research (London)
  • South Asian Anthropologist (Ranchi)
  • South Asian Diaspora (London)
  • South Asian History and Culture (Oxford)
  • South Asian Journal (Lahore)
  • South Asian Popular Culture (London)
  • South Asian Studies: A Research Journal of South Asian Studies (Lahore)
  • South Asian Studies: Journal of the Society for South Asian Studies (London)
  • South Asian Survey (New Delhi)
  • South Asianist (Edinburgh)
  • South East Asia Research (London)
  • Southeast Asian Affairs (Singapore)
  • Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science (Singapore)
  • Sri Lanka Journal of the Humanities (Peradeniya)
  • Studies in History (New Delhi)
  • Studies in Nepali History and Society (Kathmandu)
  • T'ang Studies (Leeds, England)
  • Tenggara (Kuala Lumpur)
  • T'oung Pao (Leiden)
  • Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan (Tokyo)
  • Twentieth Century China (Columbus, OH)
  • Vietnamese Studies (Hanoi)
  • Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde Südasiens und Archiv für indische Philosophie (Leiden)