The Association of Pacific Studies (APSA) is publishing the peer-reviewed semi-annual journal Pacific Geographies (formerly known as: Pacific News), ISSN 2196-1468.
The Pacific Geographies provides an interdisciplinary academic platform to discuss social, cultural, environmental and economic issues and developments in the Asia-Pacific region. It is an open access journal, all articles can be downloaded for free. There are no submission or APC charges. The authors retain copyright. Copyright & Licensing: CC BY-NC-ND. Scientific papers and research notes receive an Digital Object Identifier (DOI).
It is the aim of Pacific Geographies to also encourage emerging researchers such as postgraduate students as well as practitioners to report on their research-based work. The journal targets a wide audience of readers including academics and students, public and private sector representatives and the general public with an interest in research that is based in the Asia-Pacific region.
The managing editiors of Pacific Geographies are Michael Waibel / Hamburg University and Matthias Kowasch / Graz University. The managing editors are supported by the editorial board. The task of the editorial board is to disseminate knowledge about Pacific Geographies within the scientific community, to invite particularly emerging scholars to publish at our journal, to advise on the contents and to do reviews or to suggest potential reviewers.