Humanisos: Jurnal Studi Sosial dan Humaniora is a multidisciplinary scholarly journal that aims to promote and support research and critical thinking in the fields of social studies and humanities. The journal serves as a platform for academics, researchers, and practitioners to share their research findings, analyses, and thoughts on relevant social and humanities issues.

Humanisos is dedicated to maintaining high academic standards and scientific integrity. The journal welcomes high-quality contributions from various disciplines within the social studies and humanities, including sociology, anthropology, political science, history, literature, philosophy, and more. By encompassing a diverse range of disciplines, Humanisos seeks to broaden our insights and understanding of society, culture, and human dynamics in an ever-changing world.

The published articles in Humanisos cover a wide range of topics related to contemporary social and humanities issues. For example, articles may address studies on identity and social change, social research theory and methodology, politics and public policy, literature and culture, history and collective memory, as well as philosophy and ethics. The journal emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach, fostering dialogue between different fields of study to enrich perspectives and knowledge.

As an open and inclusive scholarly journal, Humanisos encourages participation and collaboration from both international and local authors. Each submitted article goes through a rigorous selection and review process by the editorial team, consisting of experts and professionals in their respective fields. In an effort to ensure quality and excellence, Humanisos adheres to strict academic standards and follows fair and transparent publication ethics principles.

Humanisos: Jurnal Studi Sosial dan Humaniora aims to be a source of inspiration and knowledge for those interested and engaged in research, development, and academic activities in the fields of social studies and humanities. By bridging the gap between theory and practice, the journal hopes to make meaningful contributions to understanding and addressing the complex challenges faced by global society today.

Focus and Scope

Humanisos: Jurnal Studi Sosial dan Humaniora is a scholarly journal dedicated to the exploration and dissemination of research in the fields of social studies and humanities. The journal welcomes contributions that delve into various aspects of social sciences and humanities, with a particular focus on interdisciplinary approaches.

The primary objective of Humanisos is to foster critical thinking and promote in-depth analysis of social phenomena, cultural dynamics, and human experiences. The journal invites original research articles, theoretical studies, empirical analyses, and methodological inquiries that advance our understanding of society, culture, and human behavior.

Areas of interest for Humanisos include, but are not limited to:

Social Studies:

  • Social change and transformation
  • Social inequality and justice
  • Community and urban studies
  • Gender studies and feminism
  • Migration, multiculturalism, and globalization
  • Social policy and governance
  • Environmental studies and sustainability
  • Indigenous studies and decolonization
  • Social psychology and behavior


  • Literature, literary theory, and criticism
  • Cultural studies and popular culture
  • History and historiography
  • Philosophy and ethics
  • Linguistics and language studies
  • Visual and performing arts
  • Religion and spirituality
  • Media and communication studies
  • Archaeology and heritage studies

Humanisos encourages interdisciplinary approaches that bridge the gap between social studies and humanities. The journal seeks to foster dialogue and collaboration between scholars, researchers, and practitioners from diverse backgrounds, promoting the exchange of ideas and perspectives across disciplinary boundaries.

All submissions to Humanisos undergo a rigorous peer-review process, ensuring the publication of high-quality, original research. The journal is committed to upholding ethical standards in research and publication, including the avoidance of plagiarism and adherence to responsible research practices.

By providing a platform for rigorous academic discourse, Humanisos aims to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in social studies and humanities, addressing the complex challenges and issues facing contemporary society. The journal seeks to inspire critical engagement, intellectual growth, and meaningful contributions to the understanding of human experiences and social dynamics.

Peer Review Process

The submitted papers should be original, unpublished, and not in consideration for publication elsewhere at the time of submission to HUMANISOS. All paper submissions will be refereed in a double-blind review process by at least two international reviewers with expertise in the relevant subject area.

Publication Frequency

HUMANISOS is published biannual.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides open access to all of its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Such access is associated with increased readership and increased citation of an author's work. For more information on this approach, see the Public Knowledge Project, which has designed this system to improve the scholarly and public quality of research, and which freely distributes the journal system as well as other software to support the open access publishing of scholarly resources. has signed the Budapest Open Access Initiative.

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed journal is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher and the society-owned or sponsored journals.

Duties of Editors

  • Publication decisions
  • Fair play
  • Confidentiality
  • Disclosure and Conflict of Interest
  • Involvement and cooperation in investigations

Duties of Reviewers

  • Contribution to Editorial Decisions
  • Promptness
  • Confidentiality
  • Standards of Objectivity
  • Acknowledgement of Sources
  • Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

Duties of Authors

  • Reporting standards
  • Data Access and Retention
  • Originality and Plagiarism
  • Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication
  • Acknowledgement of Sources
  • Authorship of the Paper
  • Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects
  • Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest
  • Fundamental errors in published work

1. Author's responsibilities

  • Authors are obliged to participate in peer review process;
  • All authors have significantly contributed to the research;
  • Authors include statement that all data in article are real and authentic;
  • Authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes;
  • Reported work is original and written by the authors;
  • Reported work has not been previously published and has been submitted only to that journal;
  • Where material is taken from other sources (including their own published writing), the source is clearly cited and, where appropriate, permission is obtained;
  • The work does not infringe on the rights of others, including privacy rights and intellectual property rights;
  • Data are true and not manipulated;
  • Data are their own or they have permission to use data reproduced in their paper;
  • Any real or apparent conflicting or competing interest is clearly stated upon submission of the paper (this would include funding assistance);
  • Authors should adhere to all research ethics guidelines of their discipline, particularly where human or animal subjects are involved;
  • Authors should contact the editor to identify and correct any material errors upon discovery, whether prior or subsequent to publication of their work;
  • Authorship of the paper is accurately represented, including ensuring that all individuals credited as authors participated in the actual authorship of the work and that all who participated are credited and have given consent for publication.

2. Responsibility for the reviewers

  • Judgments should be objective;
  • Reviewers should have no conflict of interest with respect to the research, the authors, and/or the research funders;
  • Reviewers should point out relevant published work that is not cited;
  • Reviewed articles should be treated confidentially;
  • Reviewers should maintain the confidentiality of the review process;
  • Reviewers should immediately alert the journal editor of any real or potential competing interest that could affect the impartiality of their review and decline to review when appropriate
  • Reviewers should conduct themselves fairly and impartially;
  • We are aware, of course, that academics will come from a particular school of thought and/or may have strong ties to a particular interest. All we ask is that reviewers strive to act fairly. If in doubt about whether a conflict exists, a reviewer should be transparent and seek the views of the journal editor.

3. Editorial responsibilities

  • Editors have complete responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article. They always strive to meet the needs of readers and authors;
  • Editors should have no conflict of interest with respect to articles they reject/accept;
  • Editors should only accept a paper when reasonably certain about the content;
  • When errors are found, editors should promote publication of a correction or retraction;
  • Editors should preserve anonymity of reviewers;
  • Editors should maintain and promote consistent ethical policies for their journals;
  • Editors should oversee and act to enforce those policies as needed in a fair and consistent manner;
  • Editors should ensure the confidentiality of the review process;
  • Editors should exercise the highest standards of personal integrity in their work as editor of the journal, recognizing and planning for instances in which they could have a competing interest or the appearance of a competing interest;
  • Editors should work with authors, reviewers, and editorial board members as necessary to ensure they are sufficiently advised regarding the journal’s ethics and publishing policies and that the journal’s stewardship on ethical matters is fair, unbiased, and timely;
  • Editors should promote fairness and equality and oppose discrimination;
  • Editors should promote transparency of and respect for the academic record;
  • Editors should respect the confidentiality of others;

4. Publishing ethics issues

  • Monitor/safeguard publishing ethics;
  • Establish guidelines for retracting articles;
  • Maintain integrity of the academic record;
  • Preclude business needs from compromising intellectual and ethical standards;
  • Be willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed;
  • Guard against plagiarism and/or fraudulent data;

All authors are requested to disclose any actual or potential conflict of interest including any financial, personal or other relationships with other people or organizations for the three years prior to the start of the submitted work that could inappropriately influence, or be perceived to influence, their work.

Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis or as an electronic preprint), that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities where the work was carried out, and that, if accepted, it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, including electronically without the written consent of the copyright-holder.

Identifying Information

Participants of a study included in a manuscript are protected and should not be identifiable. It is therefore in the responsibility of the authors to remove any identifying information of their study subjects, such as clinical images and videos, names, personal and health data, details, etc. that could allow for identifying the person, unless, the authors can prove that a statement confirming that informed consent to publish identifying information/images was obtained. Please note that bars or shapes hiding the facial region or parts of it are not considered means of anonymization.

Changes to authorship

This policy concerns the addition, deletion, or rearrangement of author names in the authorship of accepted manuscripts. Requests to add or remove an author, or to rearrange the author names, must be sent to the Editor-in-Chief from the corresponding author of the accepted manuscript and must include (a) the reason the name should be added or removed, or the author names rearranged and (b) written confirmation (e-mail, fax, letter) from all authors that they agree with the addition, removal or rearrangement. In the case of addition or removal of authors, this includes confirmation from the author being added or removed. Requests that are not sent by the corresponding author will be forwarded by the Editor-in-Chief to the corresponding author, who must follow the procedure as described above.

Role of the funding source

Authors are requested to identify who provided financial support for the conduct of the research and/or preparation of the article and to briefly describe the role of the sponsor(s), if any, in the study design; in the collection, in the analysis and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; and in the decision to submit the article for publication. If the funding source(s) had no such involvement, then this should be stated.


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Screening for Plagiarism

All submissions are checked for plagiarism using iThenticate before they undergo the peer-review process.

Journal History

HUMANISOS is published regularly since 2023.