INSTITUTIONAL SETTINGS

Brief Introduction to the Journal of Contemporary Asia-Pacific Studies

  The Journal of Contemporary Asia-Pacific Studies covers the theoretical and practical studies on Asia-Pacific political, economic, security and social issues, mainly reflecting the latest research results at home and abroad. For ensuring the academic quality of the articles, the journal adopts the dual anonymous review system and insists the principle of “better than nothing”. Contemporary Asia-Pacific Studies is one of the Chinese core journals and one of the key journals sponsored by National Fund in Social Sciences. The journal ranks 3rd among the journals of politics and 2nd in the journals of international studies, according to the release of CSSCI in 2012. Currently we are engaged in an author’s team, which is composed of domestic well-known experts and outstanding young scholars, making efforts to create a first-class academic journal.
  The focuses of Contemporary Asia-Pacific Studies are: (1) China’s diplomacy and foreign strategy, in which include China’s regional and global strategy, China’s diplomatic ideas and policy practice, etc.(2)Asia-Pacific political and economic relations, given priority to China-US relations, relations between China and regional countries, interactions between Asia-Pacific international relations and China, relationship between China’s rise and current international politics and world economic systems.(3)East Asian order, Asia-Pacific regional pattern, East Asian/Asia-Pacific regional cooperation.(4)International strategy, given priority to the great powers’ strategy towards Asia-Pacific and China.(5)Historical experience from East Asian international relations and historical research which the enlightening value to China’s reality can be provided.(6)IR theory, which is best to have a certain practical contact with the real international relations , especially with China’s real problems.(7)Deep theoretical or policy analysis on international/regional hotspot issues and events.

The members of the Political Research: