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Policy for Submitting Articles

Articles that relate to the subjects listed above are welcome, but not limit, as other fields of study will also be considered. Please note, the editors have the right to reject articles that violate Thai cultural heritage or affect the security of the territory.

While the articles will be sent to at least two peer reviewers, the editors may choose other scholars who specialize in the particular field of study to read and comment on the article. The contributor should answer all of the reviewer’s questions in order to receive a letter of acceptance. All the reviewers must agree to accept the article; if either peer reviewer or the editors suggest not accepting the article, the contributor will need to start the process from the beginning. The contributor has the right to request the name and position of the peer reviewers, but only after the article is ready to be published. In the case of articles that are rejected, the contributor also has the same right, but if the contributor already knows the reviewer of their article, that article can not be submit to the journal for reconsideration.

Format of Submissions

The format of the final draft should be as follows:

No more than 7,500 words, 12 point type for each article, including footnotes and references. Quotations of more than four lines should be indented. Please note that the use of special fonts and diacritics is acceptable, but may need consultation with the author for correct presentation.

Figures, photos and illustrations that enhance the text, accompanied by a short caption briefly describing the figure, are encouraged. The author should provide written permission, as necessary and appropriate, regarding use of any image. The journal has a limit in printing full color pictures, so figures should be changed into monotone before submission. If full color is necessary for an understanding of the article, not more than two A5 pages will be considered for each article.

Articles should be accompanied by a short abstract and a brief one sentence biography of the author.

Citations to works referenced in the text should be set forth at the bottom of the page in consecutively numbered footnotes throughout the article and should use the following style: author, shortened title, page.

For example: 1.Richman, Many Ramayanas, 10.

A list of references should be included at the end of the article with full bibliographical entries.
For example: Richman, Paula, ed. Many Ramayanas, The Diversity of a Narrative Tradition in South Asia. Berkeley: U of California P, 1991.

Reference and citations to works by Thai authors should follow the Thai convention of first name last name, for example Boonyong Ketthet.

References to titles written in a foreign language should provide a Romanized version of the author’s name, along with the name in the foreign language script, if possible; followed by an English translation of the title with Romanization as necessary for names and other words.

Reference to works in Thai should include the date of publication in the Buddhist Era with the Common Era year in brackets; publication information can be presented either in Thai and/or English. Romanization is not necessary, but can be provided, if desired, following the system of the Royal Institute.

For example: Boonyong Ketthet [บุญยงค เกศเทศ]. เลาะ ลุมน้ําโลหิต เลียบชีวิตไทคําตี่ (Along Lohit River, An Observation on Khamti Life). กรุงเทพฯ: แมคําผาง, 2546 [2003]. [In Thai].

It is suggested that the contributor use MS Word. Articles created in MS office for Macintosh or others writing program should be converted.

Format of Submissions

Currently the journal is available only in hard copy and can be purchase at Chulalongkorn University Bookstore and co-bookstores. The journal can also be purchased directly from the Institute of Thai Studies, Chulalongkorn University (address below). Academic institutions and libraries are welcome to request free copies of the journal by contacting the editor in chief, with only reimbursement for postage requested.

Distribution

Currently the journal is available in hard copy, and Electronic copy.
Hard copy can be purchase at Chulalongkorn University Bookstore and co-bookstores and can also be purchased directly from the Institute of Thai Studies, Chulalongkorn University. Academic institutions and libraries are welcome to request free copies of the journal by contacting the editor in chief, with only reimbursement for postage requested.

Electronic copy will be available at RianThaiJournal.org. Articles’ abstracts will be available on the publishing date, Full electronic copy (pdf. file) will be distribute 6 months after hard copy published.