About the Journal

Mission Statement: ITYOPIS – Northeast African Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (NEAJ) is a peer-reviewed journal that seeks to be one of the best international journals that disseminate knowledge, scientific insight, and skills through rigorous and original research work.

Objectives: ITYOPIS – Northeast African Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (NEAJ) is an open-access and peer-reviewed journal published by Mekelle University. The objective of NEAJ is to give a publishing outlet to researchers and to reach the scientific communities with relevant and quality products of research in the field of social sciences and humanities, focusing on Northeast Africa. ITYOP̣IS strives to be the best scholarly gateway for readers and promote interdisciplinary authorship in humanities and social sciences.

Scope of the Journal: The Journal draws on research topics from Northeastern African countries such as Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Somaliland, Southern Sudan, and Sudan). It focuses on research themes that have roots in anthropology, archaeology, heritage studies, communication studies, education, ethics, folklore, geography, history, linguistics, literature, media studies, performing arts (music, theatre, and dance), philology, philosophy, population studies, political science, psychology, social welfare, sociology, visual arts, gender and other related themes.

ITYOP̣IS is published annually in both print and online versions, accepting high-quality original research articles, review papers, case studies, short communications, and book reviews. Special Issues can be published based on specific research themes in social science and humanities.