Registration and Submissions

We are delighted to announce that Ancient Asia Journal has now partnered with Academic Research Foundations (ARF India), which is one of the well-known publication and distribution houses located in the capital of India, Delhi for an end-to-end journal production. Our journal is open for submissions now!!

Electronic Submissions should be sent in word file with PDF directly to the Editor in Chief: Each submission should contain both blinded and unblended versions of the manuscript.


--- Published on 2023-08-21

Call for Papers

Ancient Asia, the official publication of the Society of South Asian Archaeology (SOSAA), is now accepting submissions for publication in 2023. We primarily publish research papers but also welcome book reviews and short reports.

Ancient Asia is a fully peer-reviewed, open access journal.The journal publishes as soon as articles are ready. There is no delay in research being released. The Journal is indexed by the following services: Scopus, Web of Science (Emerging Sources Citation Index), CrossRef, JISC KB+, SHERPA RoMEO, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), EBSCOHost, and Google Scholar. In addition, all journals are available for harvesting via OAI-PMH. This journal is also indexed by European Reference Index for Humanities and Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS).

The scope of Ancient Asia is vast - from Stone Age to the Modern times, including archaeology, history, anthropology, art, architecture, numismatics, iconography, ethnography, various scientific aspects including archaeobotany and archaeozoology, and theoretical and methodological issues. Amongst its goals are to bring forth the research being conducted in areas that are not often well published such as the North Eastern States of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Central Asia, Iran, etc. Topics that are encouraged for submission are (but not exclusively):

  • Prehistory
  • Physical Anthropology
  • Environmental Archaeology
  • Proto and Early History
  • Settlement Archaeology
  • Maritime Archaeology
  • Industrial Archaeology
  • Art History
  • Ancient Architecture
  • Epigraphy
  • Heritage Management and Conservation
  • Ancient Technology and Computer Application
  • Museum Studies and Development
  • Religion
  • Trade
  • Folklore and Ethnology 

We accept online submissions via our journal website ( See Author Guidelines ( for further information. Alternatively, please contact the editorial team ( for more information.

Ancient Asia is published by ARF INDIA. Article Processing Charges (APC) apply. To encourage submissions from developing regions, waivers are granted on a tiered basis according to the country your institution is based. For more information, please, see here (


--- Published on 2023-07-26