Journal of Research in Humanities welcomes contributions on critical issues of contemporary and historical significance in the areas of civilization, history, geography, language, literature, philosophy, religion, and related fields in the humanities. Journal of Research in Humanities is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles and book reviews.
Focus and Scope
“Journal of Research in Humanities (JRH)” is an annual peer-reviewed journal that commenced its journey as a generic publication in the domain of humanities and continues to cater to all sub-disciplines within humanities. However, owing to a dearth of literary research journals in Pakistan, the JRH editorial team has decided to dedicate maximum space to scholarly contributions in literary studies. Honoring the tradition of inclusivity, the journal also publishes a designated percentage of articles from humanities and encourages interdisciplinary research.
Aims and Objectives:
The aims and objectives of Journal of Research in Humanities (JRH) are:
- To provide a platform for scholars and researchers in the humanities to publish their original and innovative research.
- To encourage interdisciplinary research in the humanities and promote collaboration among scholars from different sub-disciplines.
- To promote literary research in Pakistan and provide a space for the publication of high-quality articles in the field of literary studies.
- To foster critical thinking and intellectual engagement by publishing articles that challenge existing assumptions and offer new perspectives on issues in the humanities by dissemination of research findings and exchange of ideas and information among scholars in the domain of humanities.
The Journal of Research in Humanities is committed to upholding the highest ethical standards in all aspects of its operations. As a platform for disseminating scholarly research in the humanities, we are dedicated to fostering a culture of integrity, transparency, and respect for all stakeholders involved in the publication process.
Authorship and Originality:
Authors submitting manuscripts to the Journal of Research in Humanities affirm that their work is original and that any sources or ideas from others are appropriately cited. Submitted manuscripts should not be under consideration for publication elsewhere simultaneously. All authors listed in the manuscript have made significant contributions to the research and are in agreement with its submission.
Plagiarism and Attribution:
Plagiarism in any form is considered a serious breach of academic integrity. Authors are responsible for ensuring that their work is free from plagiarism and that proper attribution is given to the sources. The journal employs plagiarism detection tools to identify potential instances of plagiarism.
Conflicts of Interest:
Authors, reviewers, and editors are expected to disclose any potential conflicts of interest that could influence their objectivity. This includes financial, personal, or institutional relationships that may affect their judgment or decision-making during the publication process.
Peer Review Process:
The peer review process of the Journal of Research in Humanities is designed to be fair, unbiased, and constructive. Reviewers are selected based on their expertise and are expected to provide thoughtful and objective feedback to help authors improve their work. Reviewers must maintain the confidentiality of the manuscripts they review.
Editorial decisions are based on the scholarly merit of the submitted manuscripts, their alignment with the journal's scope, and the recommendations of peer reviewers. The editor's decision will be communicated clearly to the authors, along with the rationale for that decision.
Transparency and Corrections:
The journal is committed to transparency in its processes. If errors are identified in published works, the journal will promptly publish corrections, clarifications, or retractions as needed. Authors are encouraged to cooperate in addressing any concerns related to published content.
Data Integrity and Research Ethics:
Authors must adhere to recognized standards of research ethics and data integrity. Research involving human subjects must have received appropriate ethical approval, and any potential risks to participants should be appropriately addressed.
Open Access and Licensing:
The Journal of Research in Humanities follows open-access principles, aiming to make research freely accessible to the global community. Authors retain the copyright of their work and agree to publish under a Creative Commons license that allows others to share and adapt the work with proper attribution.
Vol. 59 No. 01 (2023)