Southeast Asian Media Studies Journal - Call for Papers

The theme for Southeast Asian Media Studies Journal regular issue 5.1 is Current Trends in Southeast Asian Media Studies. Submissions should address questions about current trends and directions in national and international media industries in the Southeast Asian region. Papers about specific media works, genres, companies, and artists are also welcome.

Areas of interest include but are not limited to the following:

  • Digital Culture 
  • Environment, Risk and Sustainability
  • Health Communication
  • Media and Democracy
  • Media Industries and Cultural Production 
  • Media Literacy Education
  • Popular Culture
  • Southeast Asian Cinemas


Interested authors submit a 500-word abstract with 5 keywords, a list of 5 main references, and a short bionote of up to 50 words

Deadline: 15 December 2022

Target dates:

Publication of Call for Extended Abstracts

1 November 2022

Deadline for abstract submission

15 December 2022

Deadline for abstract submission

15 December 2022

Notification of accepted abstracts

1 January 2023

Deadline for full paper (approx. 6000-7000 words) submission

1 February 2023

Double-blind peer review process

February – April 2023

Revised paper due

May – June 2023

Target publication date

September 2023


Authors wishing to submit reviews of academic books and/or media events are encouraged to contact the Editor-in-Chief with a proposal.

Submissions and inquiries:

Submit abstracts and review proposals and direct all inquiries to the Editor-in-Chief at [email protected]

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Application deadline: 
14 Dec 2022
06 Dec 2022