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Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde Südasiens / Vienna Journal of South Asian Studies (WZKS)

Editors:Gerhard Oberhammer – Karin Preisendanz – Chlodwig H. Werba - Anne MacDonald
Adress:Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies
University of Vienna
Spitalgasse 2/2.1
Postal Code:A-1090
Founding year:1957
Purpose:To further and develop, on a sound philological basis and from a diachronic as well as synchronic perspective, the study of South Asian cultural traditions, especially those transmitted in Sanskrit. The second part of the journal ('Archiv für indische Philosophie') is devoted to articles on the history of Indian philosophies.
Sponsor:Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur; Faculty of Humanities and Cultural Studies, University of Vienna
Size:An issue of the WZKS contains on average 10 articles.
Book reviews:About a dozen short reviews are regularly appended to the body of the journal. Unsolicited reviews are not printed.
Publisher:Austrian Academy of Sciences (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften), Dr. Ignaz Seipel-Platz 2, A-1010 Vienna .
Copyright holder:Austrian Academy of Sciences Press
Manuscript Info:Articles should relate to South Asian sources in the original. All articles are refereed, the average evaluation time being two to three months. Authors are requested to follow the guidelines for manuscript preparation as given in the 'Information for Authors' of the journal.
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