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Contemporary Southeast Asia

Contemporary Southeast Asia


About the Publication

Contemporary Southeast Asia (CSEA) is an internationally peer-reviewed academic journal published three times a year (April, August and December) by the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.

Submission Guidelines

The Editors invite submission of manuscripts in the politics, security, political economy and international relations of Southeast Asia (defined as the 10 ASEAN member states and Timor-Leste).

Manuscripts should be double-spaced and between 6,000–8,000 words, exclusive of endnotes. Manuscripts should be in Word-format and should be sent electronically to the e-mail address below. CSEA uses endnotes and follows the rules set out in Chapter 15 of the Chicago Manual Style, 12th edition. Authors should use British English. CSEA does not accept manuscripts that have already been published or are simultaneously being considered for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts accepted for consideration will be refereed by external readers.

Manuscript submissions and enquiries related to the journal should be sent to the editors at: csea@iseas.edu.sg

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International Rankings

  • Clarivate Journal Citation Impact factor of 1.3 (2020)
  • SCOPUS CiteScore of 1.9 (2020)
  • Ranked 13th in “Asian Studies and History” by Google Scholar Metrics (2021)
  • Ranked 2nd place in Arts and Humanities in the Asiatic Region by SCImago Journal and Country Rank (2020)

Editorial Committee

Choi Shing Kwok

Ian Storey
Le Hong Hiep

Copy Editor
Sheryl Sin

International Advisory Committee

  • Dewi Fortuna Anwar, Indonesian Institute of Sciences
  • Alice Ba, University of Delaware
  • Nick Bisley, la Trobe Univeristy
  • David Capie, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Sophal Ear, Occidental College
  • Jurgen Haacke, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Kuik Cheng-Chwee, National University of Malaysia
  • Joseph Chinyong Liow, Nanyang Technological University
  • Maung Aung Myoe, International University of Japan
  • Duncan McCargo, University of Leeds
  • Marcus Mietzner, Australian National University
  • Shaun Narine, St. Thomas University
  • Pham Quang Minh, Vietnam National University-Hanoi

Contemporary Southeast Asia is indexed in the following:

  • Contents Pages on Asia (INSEAD)
  • EBSCO Publishing
  • Expanded Academic Index/ASAP
  • Gale Group
  • Google Scholar Metrics – Asian Studies and History category for 2018
  • Historical Abstracts (ABC-CLIO)
  • Ingenta
  • International Bibliography of Book Reviews
  • International Bibliography of Periodical Literature
  • International Bibliography of Social Sciences
  • International Political Science Abstracts
  • ISI Emerging Markets
  • Muslim World Book Review
  • PAIS International
  • ProQuest Information and Learning
  • Sage Public Administration Abstracts
  • Sociological Abstracts
  • Social Science Citation Index (SSCI)
  • Uncover
  • World Affairs Online

Subscription Information

The Managing Editor
Publications Unit
ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute
30 Heng Mui Keng Terrace,
Singapore 119614

Fax: 65-6775-6259
www: https://bookshop.iseas.edu.sg/journal-details/cs