Aims and Scope

Aims

Journal of Sistan and Baluchistan Studies is an international, peer-reviewed open-access journal devoted to East Iran, published by the University of Zabol with the collaboration of the Society of Iranian Archaeology and ISMEO. Specifically, the journal is interested in all East of the Iranian plateau areas, as well as adjacent areas such as Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Oman, the Persian Gulf, and Central Asia with a chronological span from Paleolithic to Modern times. Journal of Sistan and Baluchistan Studies publishes a variety of article types including original research papers, review articles, and short communications.

 

Scopes

Subjects of interest given the geographic scope listed include (but are not limited to):

  • Cultural heritage studies with new and innovative data based on archaeology
  • Natural science applied to archaeology
  • History and art history
  • Ancient technology
  • Linguistics
  • Ethnoarchaeological perspective
  • Traditional architecture
  • Conservation as well as digital heritage and critical reviews
  • Rock Art Studies