History of Science in South Asia

Managing editor(s): Dominik Wujastyk (Editor and founder) / Editor(s): Kim Plofker (Editorial board), Clemency Montelle (Editorial board), Fabrizio Speziale (Editorial board), Michio Yano (Editorial board), Gudrun Bühnemann (Editorial board), Anuj Misra (Editorial board), Aditya Kolachana (Editorial board), Dagmar Wujastyk (Editorial board)


History of Science in South Asia (HSSA) publishes the latest international research in the history of science in South Asia. Submissions to HSSA are peer-reviewed by senior professionals in the history of science.

La revue History of Science in South Asia (HSSA) publie les dernières recherches internationales sur l'histoire des sciences en Asie du Sud. Les articles soumis à la revue sont révisés par des pairs spécialisés dans l'histoire des sciences.




Edit Edit Contact

Department of History & Classics
2-28 Tory Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton AB T6G 2H4

Principal Contact

Prof. Dominik Wujastyk
University of Alberta
Phone +1780-429-3921

The journal is free to read online and no subscription is required. 

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Back issues (3 issues)

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Editorial policy and ethics

Peer Review Process

  • Articles submitted to HSSA are anonymized and sent to external peer-reviewers.
  • At the editors' discretion, submissions may be internally peer-reviewed by the editorial board.
  • Book reviews are peer-reviewed by members of the editorial board.
  • External reviewers are chosen from internationally-renowned scholars with minimum university qualification to the PhD level in a subject related to the history of science and/or South Asian studies, and a record of publication in their own right.

Publication Frequency

Individual submissions go through peer-review.  Accepted papers are copy-edited, typeset and published as soon as they are ready, being added to the "current" volume's Table of Contents.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public is the most effective way to support the growth of knowledge.  Articles published in this journal qualify as Free Cultural Works.

Information for contributors

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Editorial board

Editorial Board

Emeritus board members