(7 November 2014, New York, Heidelberg) Springer and the Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities (HKAH) will collaborate to publish a new book series called The Humanities in Asia. The agreement will be signed on10 November 2014, at a ceremony at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
The series The Humanities in Asia will publish original monographs and edited volumes in the humanities on issues specific to Asia, as well as general issues in the humanities within the context of Asia. The emphasis will be on excellence and originality in scholarship as well as synergetic interdisciplinary approaches and multicultural perspectives. The target audience of this series includes both scholars and professionals who are interested in issues related to Asia, including its people, history, society and environment. Starting in 2015, four to six books will be published annually in the series. The editorial board of The Humanities in Asia consists of HKAH fellows and leading humanities scholars.
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