Focus and Scope
Karsa: Jurnal Sosial dan Budaya Keislaman has strong commitment to publishing the best of theoretical or empirically grounded, multidisciplinary, and contemporary research especially in ethnic or socio-cultural studies and related areas on Asia and Europe. Intended for a regional as well as global readership. Karsa intended for a regional as well as global readership. This journal aims to promote excellent, agenda-setting scholarship and provide a forum for dialogue and collaboration both within and beyond the region. Jurnal Sosial dan Budaya Keislaman engages in wide-ranging and in-depth discussions that are attuned to the issues, debates, and imperatives within the region, while affirming the importance of learning and sharing ideas on a cross-country, global, and historical scale. An integral part of the journal’s mandate is to foster scholarship that is capable of bridging the continuing divide in area studies between the social sciences, anthropological studies, philosophy, political issues, sociology, and humanities, on the one hand, and the Islamic cultural studies on the other hand. Karsa: Jurnal Sosial dan Budaya Keislaman also refers to research and social issues that specialize on the Islamic culture, and humanities of the different states and ethnic groups including (Islamic groups) of Southeast Asia, Western Europe, and Indo-Pacific Region. Embracing a wide range of academic disciplines in the social sciences, humanities, and cultural studies the journal publishes manuscripts oriented toward a scholarly readership but also written to be accessible to non-specialists.