Objectives and Scope of the Journal

          The Journal of MCU Peace Studies aims to support and promote faculty members, staff, students, and those who are interested, both inside and outside the university, to submit and disseminate standard research article, academic article, book review, review article, and special article to the public, as well as enhancing the academic works to receive national and international recognition. The Journal of MCU Peace Studies hopes to be a market of the body of knowledge for researching, conveying, and exchanging knowledge in various fields. The Journal opens for articles on Humanities and Social Sciences, be it Buddhism, Philosophy, Peace Studies, Sociology, Laws, Political Science, Anthropology, History, Geography, Art and Culture, Community Development, Education, Psychology, and Applied Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences. All published articles will have passed the peer-review by at least 2 experts. The Journal accepts manuscripts in both Thai and English language.

 

Types of Articles Published in the Journal

          1) Research Article: A paper that presents research on Buddhism, Philosophy, Peace Studies, Sociology, Laws, Political Science, Anthropology, History, Geography, Art and Culture, Community Development, Education, Psychology, and Applied Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

         2) Academic Article: A paper that analyzes, criticizes, or presents new concepts.

        3) Review Article and Book Review: A paper that criticizes or explains reasons to support the points which the author agrees with or has a different opinion from an academic perspective.

         4) Special Article: A paper on anniversaries or important occasions.

 

Journal Publication Schedule 

            The Journal of MCU Peace Studies publishes 7 volumes 30 articles per year:

            1st Vol: January – February

            2nd Vol: March – April

            3rd Vol: May

            4th Vol: June

            5th Vol: July – August

            6th Vol: September – October

            7th Vol: November – December

            Effective from January B.E. 2564 (A.D. 2021) onwards.

            The Online International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) of the Journal of MCU Peace Studies is E-ISSN: 2539-6765. For publishing, retrieving, and downloading information please visit https://so03.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/journal-peace

 

Peer Review Process

        The Journal of MCU Peace Studies has a quality assessment process from experts before the publication. All published articles will have passed the double-blind peer review by at least 2 experts. A manuscript of an author from MCU will receive the peer review from outside experts, while a manuscript from outside MCU will receive the peer review from experts within MCU who have expertise or experience in that field and are not the stakeholder.