JURNAL SEJARAH (JS) is an official publication of Indonesian Historical Society (IHS) or Masyarakat Sejarawan Indonesia (MSI). The first edition of the journal was published on 1990 in printed version. It was intended as a medium for Indonesian historians and related scholars to present and discuss the latest development of research and progress in the field.
Since 29 August 2017, on the 47th anniversary of IHS, JURNAL SEJARAH appeared online and published biannually (August & February) to accomodate the increasing demand of scientific publication specialized on Indonesian historical studies. The online version is based on the IHS principle that knowledge is a common treasure of mankind and therefore it is an open access journal without geographical, financial and institutional limitations.
JURNAL SEJARAH is a double-blinded peer-reviewed journal with reviewers encompassing scholars from national and international institutions in the editorial board, working independently and employing a strict anti-plagiarism, originality and degree of contributions to the pace of research in Indonesian historical studies. At the initial stage, the editorial team will decide whether the submitted paper will be proceeded to the review stage, and communicate with the author for the first revisions. The final decissions of article publication, however, will be decided by board of reviewers, and author must follow the reviewer's suggestions for its inclussion in the final publication. The journal did not ask any article's processing charge for its inclussion in the publication.