International Journal of Cuban Studies

International Journal of Cuban Studies

International Journal of Cuban Studies is a bi-annual, peer-reviewed academic journal published by Pluto Journals that provides a platform for publications on Cuba and related topics.

Print ISSN: 1756-3461 / e-ISSN: 1756-347X​

About the Journal

The International Journal of Cuban Studies (IJCS) is a bi-annual, peer-reviewed academic journal providing a publication opportunity for scholarly work on Cuba and related topics. It encourages submissions from the whole range of disciplines and from multi-disciplinary perspectives. It is published by Pluto Journals on behalf of the International Institute for the Study of Cuba, with articles in English and Spanish.

Aims & Scope

IJCS aims to provide a forum for objective investigation and informed debate, and a publication opportunity for scholarly work, on the nature of the Cuban experience: its historical context; its international image and relationships; its scientific, cultural and social achievements; its future orientation; and similar topics. It encourages submissions from the whole range of disciplines and from multi-disciplinary perspectives. The journal takes a broad view of the emerging and diverging positions held within Cuba and outside. Published worldwide, the journal encourages the exchange of experience and expertise between contributors and readers across continents and between countries.

Journal Information

The Journal is published by Pluto Journals on behalf of the International Institute for the Study of Cuba, with articles in English and Spanish. It is published twice a year, in June and December. The Journal is indexed in Scopus, and the electronic journal is archived in Portico. Further information can be found on the website of International Institute of the Study of Cuba, here.

Founding Editor: 

Professor Patrick Pietroni, International Institute for the Study of Cuba, United Kingdom

Editors:

Dr Stephen Wilkinson, University of Buckingham, United Kingdom
Dr Al Campbell, University of Utah, USA

Editorial Board:

Dr. Rafael Hernández, Editor of Temas, Cuba
Dr John M. Kirk, Dalhousie University, Canada
Dr Eloise Linger, State University of New York, Old Westbury, USA
Professor Luís Montero, Facultad de Química, Universidad de Habana, Cuba
Dr Ricardo Torres, Universidad de Habana, Cuba
Dr Sonia Trigueros, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Dr Julia Wright, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Please see the submission guidelines.

Please see the style guide for submissions.

Journal’s Editor Steve Wilkinson, cubastudies@gmail.com

Publisher Pluto Journals, kush@plutojournals.com  

For institutional and online subscriptions, these are available through JSTOR here.

Print subscriptions of the journal are available through Marston Book Services, here.

Read the Journal Online

Table of Contents available on JSTOR.

Recent articles available to read online from the Journal:

‘A Case Study of Local Community Development and Citizen Participation in Cuba: A Comprehensive Neighbourhood Transformation Approach’, Gloria Bonilla-Santiago, Vol. 11, No. 2 (2019).

‘The Strange Case of the Havana ‘Sonic Attacks’’, John M. Kirk, Vol. 11, No. 1 (2019).

‘The Cuban Political System: Current Status and Possible Reforms for an Integral and Democratic Participative Transformation’, Emilio Antonio Duharte Díaz, Vol. 10, No. 2 (2018).