The International Journal of Intangible Heritage was first published in 2006 in response to the rapidly growing academic and professional interests in the intangible heritage, particularly following the widespread ratification by States in all parts of the world of UNESCO’s 2003 Intangible Heritage Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. The IJIH is a refereed academic and professional English language journal dedicated to the promotion of the understanding of all aspects of the intangible heritage, and the communication of research and examples of good professional practice.
The Journal is published as an annual volume, typically of between 120 and 160 pages with full colour illustrations, in both print (2,000 copies) and free PDF download formats. Thanks to generous support from the Government of the Republic of Korea, there is no authors’ page or color illustration charge, and Korea also supports fully both the wide-ranging international Editorial Board and all aspects of the editorial and publishing process through National Folk Museum of Korea.
The first international academic journal of its kind in the field, the IJIH is indexed by the International Bibliography of Social Sciences (IBSS), the Arts and Humanities Citation Index (A & HCI), Scopus, Modern Language Association International Bibliography (MLAIB), the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) and Korean Citation Index (KCI).
Proposals for contributions to future volumes of the Journal are actively sought from professionals and specialists across the world. Main papers are normally between 5,000 and 8,000 words in length with short papers, reports and reviews of between 2,000 and 5,000 words. Papers must be submitted in English and authors are responsible for their translation. Papers can be submitted at any time, though only those received by or before 15th December each year can be refereed in time for the annual early February meeting of the full Editorial Board and, if accepted, included in the next annual volume which will be published in June of the same year.
Authors will be informed of the final decision of the Editorial Board by end of February the following year.
International Journal of Intangible Heritage Publication Secretariat Folk Research Division, National Folk Museum of Korea 37 Samcheongro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03045, Republic of Korea
Alissandra Cummins, Editor-in-Chief