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Brill Launches Brill Open Humanities

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 15 October 2014

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, launches its new broad open access journal in the humanities.

Following an earlier announcement Brill is now proud to open Brill Open Humanities – An International Journal for submissions ( Brill Open Humanities is meant to be a broad dedicated publication platform for papers from all branches in the humanities. The scope of the journal includes areas like archaeology, ancient Near East, art and architecture, biblical studies, classical studies, gender studies, history, Jewish studies, media and journalism, language and linguistics, literature studies, music, philology, philosophy, religious studies, Slavic studies, and theology.

The editors of Brill Open Humanities are aiming for the highest scholarly standards. Submitted papers are subject to double-blind peer review and accepted only if methodologically sound and relevant. Upon acceptance articles will be published within four to six weeks. Critical supplementary author materials like research data, audio, and video can be added at no extra costs. The standard license is CC-BY. For 2014 and 2015 the Article Publication Charge is set at a moderate EUR 495 / USD 655.

For more information on this media alert or on our new Brill Open membership program, please contact Sam Bruinsma, Vice President Business Development ([email protected]), or send your inquiry to [email protected].

About Brill
Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading international academic publisher in the Humanities, Social Sciences, International Law, and Biology. With offices in Leiden and Boston, Brill today publishes over 200 journals and around 800 new books and reference works each year, available in both print and electronic form. Brill also markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV. For further information please visit

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