Shirin is the academic journal published by
the Society of Historical Research (SHR), and its broad focus covers a number
of sub-disciplines of history, geography, and archaeology. The journal is issued
in alternate months, and every issue consists of 160 pages on average. The contents
of the Latest Issue as well as Back
Numbers are viewable.
Every member of the
SHR is eligible to contribute articles, research notes, and book reviews to Shirin.
Submission of manuscripts by SHR members is welcomed. The editorial board of Shirin reviews
submitted manuscripts, and determines which are to be accepted. Authors may be
requested to make revisions by the board before his/her manuscript receives final
Click here to see the Submission Guidelines (available only in Japanese).