Focus & Scope

Ascarya: Journal of Islamic Science, Culture, and Social Studies, published by Perkumpulan Alumni dan Santri Mahyajatul Qurro', uniquely bridges contemporary insights with traditional perspectives in Islamic Studies. Our mission is to promote scholarly excellence and advance understanding in specific areas such as Islamic jurisprudence, cultural heritage, contemporary social issues in Muslim societies, and interfaith dialogue.

We serve an international community of scholars, students, and practitioners by providing a platform for impactful research that contributes to academic, social, and cultural discourse. Our journal is distinguished by its commitment to highlighting diverse voices and perspectives within Islamic Studies, encouraging interdisciplinary approaches and innovative methodologies.

Our rigorous review process, which includes double-blind peer review, ensures the highest standards of academic integrity and scholarly contribution. We actively seek manuscripts that challenge conventional narratives and introduce new theoretical frameworks in Islamic science, culture, and social studies.

While our primary language is Indonesian, we are committed to reaching a global audience. We provide English translations of abstracts and key sections to make our content accessible to non-Indonesian speakers. This approach reflects our commitment to inclusivity and international dialogue in Islamic scholarship.

We are responsive to the evolving landscape of Islamic studies, regularly updating our focus and scope to reflect emerging trends and research priorities. Ascarya is not just a repository of knowledge, but a dynamic forum for promoting understanding and fostering meaningful scholarly conversations in the fields of Islamic science, culture, and social studies.

Ascarya: Journal of Islamic Science, Culture & Social Studies welcomes scientific contributions in the form of research articles. Particularly, papers addressing the following general topics are encouraged:

Explore the dynamic realms of Islamic Economics, Philosophy, Law, Architecture, Ethics, Astronomy, Botany, and Agronomy:

For details, see the catalogue of publications in the field of Islamic Sciences.

Culture refers to the characteristics and knowledge of a particular group of people, encompassing language, religion, food, social behaviours, music, arts, and more.

The study of culture is interdisciplinary and investigates studies of culture, encompassing language, religion, arts, and social behaviours, and understanding the intersection of culture with politics, ideology, and social phenomena.

For details, see the catalogue of publications in the field of Culture.

The journal publishes theoretical, empirical, and historical analyses that critically examine the meaning and function of culture on both global and local scales, encompassing diverse technologies, forms of mediation, and dimensions of performance, experience, and identity. It is committed to fostering theoretical and methodological innovation in cultural research, embracing a multidisciplinary approach that integrates perspectives from the social sciences, humanities, information sciences, and related fields.

This section aims to disseminate ideas and research findings related to social studies. The social sciences encompass various fields that explore different aspects of society. The term "social studies" refers to a diverse range of disciplines beyond the natural sciences, including anthropology, archaeology, business administration, criminology, economics, education, geography, linguistics, political science, sociology, international relations, communication, history, law, and psychology.

For details, see the catalogue of publications in the field of Social Studies.