Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

H-Index

18

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

0041977X, 14740699

Coverage

1917-1918, 1920-1940, 1942-1946, 1948-2020

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

Bulletin@soas.ac.uk

Scope

The Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies is the leading interdisciplinary journal on Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. It carries unparalleled coverage of the languages, cultures and civilisations of these regions from ancient times to the present. Publishing articles, review articles, notes and communications of the highest academic standard, it also features an extensive and influential reviews section and an annual index. Published for the School of Oriental and African Studies. Join the conversation about this journal
Quartiles

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

CategoryYearQuartile
Cultural Studies1999Q4
Cultural Studies2000Q4
Cultural Studies2001Q2
Cultural Studies2002Q4
Cultural Studies2003Q4
Cultural Studies2004Q4
Cultural Studies2005Q3
Cultural Studies2006Q2
Cultural Studies2007Q2
Cultural Studies2008Q2
Cultural Studies2009Q3
Cultural Studies2010Q3
Cultural Studies2011Q3
Cultural Studies2012Q2
Cultural Studies2013Q2
Cultural Studies2014Q2
Cultural Studies2015Q3
Cultural Studies2016Q2
Cultural Studies2017Q2
Cultural Studies2018Q3
Cultural Studies2019Q2
Cultural Studies2020Q2
History1999Q4
History2000Q4
History2001Q2
History2002Q4
History2003Q4
History2004Q4
History2005Q3
History2006Q3
History2007Q3
History2008Q2
History2009Q3
History2010Q3
History2011Q3
History2012Q2
History2013Q2
History2014Q2
History2015Q2
History2016Q2
History2017Q2
History2018Q3
History2019Q2
History2020Q2
SJR

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

YearSJR
19990.100
20000.100
20010.123
20020.100
20030.100
20040.100
20050.116
20060.121
20070.122
20080.182
20090.109
20100.124
20110.125
20120.140
20130.180
20140.131
20150.124
20160.175
20170.146
20180.109
20190.177
20200.144
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
199919
200020
200119
200218
200324
200417
200516
200616
200715
200822
200918
201019
201116
201216
201316
201420
201532
201614
201720
201821
201919
202019
Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)19990.098
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.075
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.078
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.091
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.118
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.074
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.167
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.147
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.233
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.234
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.261
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.648
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.486
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.453
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.478
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.463
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.426
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.429
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.488
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.349
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.356
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.270
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.098
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.088
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.086
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.103
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.088
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.098
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.153
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.123
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.286
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.234
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.264
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.455
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.475
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.434
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.451
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.354
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.365
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.353
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.470
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.212
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.382
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.132
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.105
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.103
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.154
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.081
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.095
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.146
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.121
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.344
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.226
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.162
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.375
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.595
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.429
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.281
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.406
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.269
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.196
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.088
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.146
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.200
Total Cites 
Self-Cites

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites19990
Self Cites20003
Self Cites20014
Self Cites20020
Self Cites20031
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20061
Self Cites20071
Self Cites20081
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20131
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20171
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20190
Self Cites20201
Total Cites19996
Total Cites20005
Total Cites20015
Total Cites20026
Total Cites20035
Total Cites20046
Total Cites20059
Total Cites20067
Total Cites200714
Total Cites200811
Total Cites200914
Total Cites201025
Total Cites201128
Total Cites201223
Total Cites201323
Total Cites201417
Total Cites201519
Total Cites201624
Total Cites201731
Total Cites201814
Total Cites201921
Total Cites202015
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document19990.115
External Cites per document20000.038
External Cites per document20010.018
External Cites per document20020.113
External Cites per document20030.077
External Cites per document20040.107
External Cites per document20050.158
External Cites per document20060.109
External Cites per document20070.271
External Cites per document20080.217
External Cites per document20090.264
External Cites per document20100.455
External Cites per document20110.483
External Cites per document20120.442
External Cites per document20130.440
External Cites per document20140.354
External Cites per document20150.360
External Cites per document20160.364
External Cites per document20170.469
External Cites per document20180.212
External Cites per document20190.389
External Cites per document20200.237
Cites per document19990.098
Cites per document20000.088
Cites per document20010.086
Cites per document20020.103
Cites per document20030.088
Cites per document20040.098
Cites per document20050.153
Cites per document20060.123
Cites per document20070.286
Cites per document20080.234
Cites per document20090.264
Cites per document20100.455
Cites per document20110.475
Cites per document20120.434
Cites per document20130.451
Cites per document20140.354
Cites per document20150.365
Cites per document20160.353
Cites per document20170.470
Cites per document20180.212
Cites per document20190.382
Cites per document20200.250
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
19995.26
20000.00
20010.00
20020.00
20030.00
20040.00
20050.00
20060.00
20070.00
20080.00
20090.00
201010.53
20110.00
20126.25
20130.00
20145.00
20156.25
20160.00
201710.00
20180.00
201915.79
202010.53
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents19999
Non-citable documents20005
Non-citable documents20013
Non-citable documents20025
Non-citable documents20035
Non-citable documents20045
Non-citable documents20052
Non-citable documents20062
Non-citable documents20071
Non-citable documents20081
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20162
Non-citable documents20172
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20191
Non-citable documents20201
Citable documents199952
Citable documents200052
Citable documents200155
Citable documents200253
Citable documents200352
Citable documents200456
Citable documents200557
Citable documents200655
Citable documents200748
Citable documents200846
Citable documents200953
Citable documents201055
Citable documents201158
Citable documents201252
Citable documents201350
Citable documents201448
Citable documents201550
Citable documents201666
Citable documents201764
Citable documents201866
Citable documents201954
Citable documents202059
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents199955
Uncited documents200052
Uncited documents200153
Uncited documents200253
Uncited documents200352
Uncited documents200455
Uncited documents200551
Uncited documents200650
Uncited documents200738
Uncited documents200838
Uncited documents200943
Uncited documents201038
Uncited documents201142
Uncited documents201238
Uncited documents201335
Uncited documents201433
Uncited documents201536
Uncited documents201649
Uncited documents201751
Uncited documents201856
Uncited documents201942
Uncited documents202048
Cited documents19996
Cited documents20005
Cited documents20015
Cited documents20025
Cited documents20035
Cited documents20046
Cited documents20058
Cited documents20067
Cited documents200711
Cited documents20089
Cited documents200910
Cited documents201017
Cited documents201117
Cited documents201215
Cited documents201316
Cited documents201415
Cited documents201516
Cited documents201619
Cited documents201715
Cited documents201810
Cited documents201913
Cited documents202012
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