SibFU Journal. Humanities and Social Sciences / Aims & Scope

Founded in 2008, “Journal of the Siberian Federal University” (Series “Humanities and Social Sciences”) is a periodic interdisciplinary scholarly publication strictly adhering to the policy of single-blind peer-reviewing of submitted authors’ materials and of open access to publications for readers. The publication is free at any stage of manuscript submission and consideration.

Various aspects of regional Siberian anthropological research are presented and actively discussed on the Journal’s pages. The Journal is focused on maintaining and facilitating an active scientific dialogue on anthropological and ethnological issues in a broad scientific context involving theoreticians and practitioners of all levels (from the academic elite up to postgraduate students) interested in social and cultural transformations in modern Eurasian space.

The purpose of the Journal is to inform the scientific community about the current state and development of Siberian anthropology by promoting theoretical, debatable, traditional and innovative research in various fields of anthropology:

  • social and cultural,
  • economic,
  • legal and political,
  • linguistic,
  • historical,
  • as well as ethnography.

The materials of the Journal are directly related to the Siberian Arctic, North and Central Asia and various Siberian regions. Comparative anthropological studies, allowing to draw an analogy of the processes and phenomena characteristic of the Siberian region with similar processes and phenomena observed in other regions and globally are welcomed.

The Journal serves as a forum for scholars from all regions of Russia and countries of the world and accepts papers for publication in English. It is possible to publish materials in French, German, Spanish and Chinese in exceptional cases. The Editorial Board of the Journal welcomes all kinds of research related to human activities in Siberia, the history of Siberia, the Siberian cultural heritage, the current economic, legal, social, linguistic and cultural practices prevalent in this region.