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Fwd: IJTS Research Article Competition (Deadline Sept 30, 2023)

Friendly reminder of the IJTS Research Article Competition for the academic year 2023–2024.


This competition is open to anyone with a scholarly interest in Taiwan except members of the judging panels. We welcome submission of original research articles relevant to the broadly defined field of Taiwan studies.


• There are two categories for entry: Art & Humanities; and Social Sciences.

• The article should be between 6,000 and 12,000 English words in length, including references and notes. Please follow our Instructions for Authors carefully ( and submit the article online via the Editorial Manager (• Upon submission, please indicate where appropriate (1) the submission is for the IJTS Research Article Competition, 2023–2024; and (2) for which one of the two subject categories you wish your article to be considered.

• Articles must not have been submitted for publication elsewhere.

• Submissions may be co-authored, but in the case of a co-authored submission winning, any prize will be split between the authors.

• Entrants may only submit one article per category. All submissions must be received by the IJTS Editorial Manager by 30 September 2023.

Judging and Prizes

• The evaluation of entries will be completed on 31 March 2024.

• Articles must be relevant to Taiwan studies and will be judged on: quality of content; intellectual rigour; relevance; originality; and quality of presentation.

• The competition will award the best research article in each category. Winners will be notified in mid-May 2024. Each winner will receive a monetary award of £300 and a certificate. Moreover, the winning articles will be published in the IJTS after appropriate revision following peer review.

• IJTS reserves the right to withhold the award of any or all prizes if the articles submitted do not meet the standard deemed appropriate by the judges.

• IJTS’s decisions on the competition will be final and are not subject to any appeal.


• Any questions about this competition, please contact the IJTS Editorial Office ( and Dr. John Wood (, with the subject line ‘IJTS Research Article Competition Enquiry’.

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