Semi-annual Journal of Islam and Social Sciences is an open-access, double-blind, peer-reviewed journal published by Research Institute of Hawzah and University (RIHU), the leading research institute in Islamic Humanities and Social Sciences in Iran. Journal of Islam and Social Sciences has been established as the first scientific publication in the field of the relationship of religion and science with an Islamic approach in Iran to provide an intellectual platform for national and international researchers working on issues related to the relationship between Islam and social sciences. The journal has tried to study the issues and problems in this field with the help of specialists and researchers of the field and provide the ground for the growth and prosperity of studies in Islam and social sciences in the country. The journal of Islam and Social Sciences has started its activity since 2008.The Journal was founded in as a response to quick advancements in social sciences and was dedicated to the publication of highest-quality research studies that report findings on issues of great concern to the profession of comparative studies of Islam and social sciences.   

To allow for easy and worldwide access to the most updated research findings, the journal is set to be an open-access journal. Yet, the journal does not charge any fee for reviewing, processing, and publishing research papers from the authors or from the research institutes and organizations. All the mentioned processes for paper publication are sponsored by the Research Institute of Hawzah and University Press.  

The journal is published in both a print version and an online version

All submitted manuscripts are checked for similarity through a trustworthy software named Hamyab to be assured about its originality and then rigorously peer-reviewed by the international reviewers. 


  • Country of Publication: Iran
  • Publisher: Research Institute of Hawzah and University
  • Format: Print and Online
  • Print ISSN: 2322-2506
  • E-ISSN: 2588-4700
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  • Acceptance Rate: 15%
  • Frequency: semi-annual
  • Publication Dates: August, March
  • Advance Access: Yes
  • Language: Persian with English abstracts
  • Scope: Islam and social sciences
  • Article Submission charges: free
  • Article Processing & Publication Charges: 4000000 Iranian Rial (IRR); which is received after the article is approved by the editor for submission to the reviewer(s).
  • Type of Journal: Academic / Scholarly
  • Open Access: Yes
  • Indexed & Abstracted: Yes
  • Policy: Double Blind Peer Review; two reviewers
  • Review Time: six months approximately
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  • Alternate E-mail: hbostan
Current Issue: Volume 15, Issue 30, September 2023, Pages 1-300 

Religious Anthropology and its Place in Anthropological Knowledge

Pages 261-282


Amirhosein Banaei; ALI Hamidizadeh; Seyed MohammaadHosein Hashemian; Hasan Zarei Matin

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