Faculty of East Asian Studies

Bochumer Jahrbuch zur Ostasienforschung
Bochum Yearbook of East Asian Studies

The Bochum Yearbook for East Asian Studies [Bochumer Jahrbuch zur Ostasienforschung] (BJOAF) has been published since 1978 by the Faculty of East Asian Studies at Ruhr-Universität Bochum. It serves as an international forum for academic publications on East Asian research, with individual research papers making up the larger part of the journal.

All papers submitted for publication undergo double-blind peer review.

Prospective authors please take note of our Publications Ethics.


Recent Publication

Bochum Yearbook of East Asian Studies
vol. 44 (2021)


Advisory Board  
Sebastian Bersick (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
Adam Bohnet (University of Western Ontario)
Antonetta L. Bruno (Sapienza – Università di Roma)
Marion Eggert (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
Paul R. Goldin (University of Pennsylvania)
Jörn-Carsten Gottwald (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
Donatella Guida (Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”)
Wilt L. Idema (Harvard University)
Martin Kern (Princeton University)
Regine Mathias (Centre Européen d’Études Japonaises d’Alsace)
Christine Moll-Murata (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
Sven Osterkamp (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
Jörg Plassen (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
Heiner Roetz (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
Katja Schmidtpott (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
Christian Schwermann (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
Brigitte Steger (University of Cambridge)
Raji C. Steineck (Universität Zürich)
Zheng Yu  (Fudan Daxue )
Editorial Committee  
Rüdiger Breuer (Redaktionsleiter)
Alexander Saechtig
Daniel Wollnik

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ISSN: 0170-0006
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Size: 14.8 × 21.0 cm
Price: EUR 50.00
Acronym: BJOAF