Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research

Publishing Information


The online ISSN of Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research is 2352-5398.

Series Editors

  • Editor-in-Chief : Wadim Striełkowski, Centre for Energy Studies, Prague Business School, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Editor : Jessica M. Black, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, United States
  • Editor : Stephen A. Butterfield, University of Maine, Orono, United States
  • Editor : Chi-Cheng Chang, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Editor : Jiuqing Cheng, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, United States
  • Editor : Francisco Perlas Dumanig, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, Hilo, United States
  • Editor : Radhi Al-Mabuk, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, United States
  • Editor : Nancy Scheper-Hughes, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, United States
  • Editor : Mathias Urban, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
  • Editor : Stephen Webb, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Policies & Ethics

Atlantis Press adheres to standards of Springer Nature Book Publishing Policies in order to keep scientific integrity.

Open Access & Publication Fees

Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research is an open access proceedings series, meaning that all articles are immediately and permanently free to read, download, copy & distribute under the terms of the applicable end-user license (refer to the Copyright & End-User License section on this page for further details). The online publication of each proceedings is sponsored by the conference organizers and hence no additional publication fees are required.

The copyright of all articles published in this series remains with the Authors, i.e. Authors retain full ownership of their article thus no copyright transfer is required from the authors. Permitted third-party reuse of the open access articles is defined by the applicable Creative Commons (CC) end-user license which is accepted by the Authors upon submission of their paper. All articles in Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research are published under the CC BY-NC 4.0 license, meaning that end users can freely share an article (i.e. copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and adapt it (i.e. remix, transform and build upon the material) on the condition that proper attribution is given (i.e. appropriate credit, a link to the applicable license and an indication if any changes were made; all in such a way that does not suggest that the licensor endorses the user or the use) and the material is only used for non-commercial purposes. The Publisher obtains a sole and exclusive license to produce the work or any substantial part of the work, to sell the said work in book, serial or electronic form in any language throughout the world, and to reproduce the work in any form mechanical, electronic, by sight or sound or a combination of both.

Peer Review

All proposals for proceedings to be published in this series are first evaluated by a Series Editor(s) and/or a scientific evaluation committee consisting of senior researchers in the relevant field. If accepted, the peer review process for the individual articles within each proceedings is under the responsibility of the conference organizers and the Volume Editors appointed by the program committee of the conference, who are committed to conducting the peer review in line with international scientific standards. Reviewers should be instructed to assess the quality of submissions solely based on the academic merit of their content including but not limited to the following dimensions:

  1. Pertinence of the article’s content to the scope and themes of the conference;
  2. Clear demonstration of originality, novelty, and timeliness of the research;
  3. Soundness of the methods, analyses, and results;
  4. Adherence to the ethical standards and codes of conduct relevant to the research field;
  5. Clarity, cohesion, and accuracy in language and other modes of expression, including figures and tables.

The Series Editor(s) subsequently also perform(s) a final check of the scientific quality of the accepted papers before the articles are released for publication. For more information, please refer to the individual proceedings page and/or the conference website.

Code of Ethics & Malpractice Statement

Atlantis Press adheres to the ethical frameworks and guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), including the COPE Core Practices and the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing. All ethical and misconduct cases for this series are handled according to these guidelines. For proceedings in particular, Atlantis Press also applies the IEEE Conference Standards for conference ethics and quality control. For detailed information on current conference ethics and quality control in proceedings publications, please read the IEEE white paper which has been endorsed by Atlantis Press. Note that the editorial team of Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research verifies the originality of submitted manuscripts using similarity detection software.


Each article that is published in a proceedings in this series is assigned a Digital Object Identifier (DOI). DOIs are standardized digital identities which can be used to cite and link to electronic content. A DOI is guaranteed to never change, so can be used as a persistent identifier to permanently link to an electronic article no matter where it is stored. More information on how to cite and use DOIs can be found here.

Permanent Archiving

Atlantis Press is committed to the permanent availability and preservation of scholarly research and to ensure accessibility to this research by converting and upgrading digital file formats to comply with new technology standards. Besides maintaining its own digital archive, Atlantis Press therefore collaborates with the National Library of the Netherlands which permanently archives all Atlantis Press content in their “e-Depot”. All volumes of Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research are uploaded to this e-Depot after publication to guarantee permanent archiving of the articles. Note that the e-Depot is available through on-site access at the National Library of the Netherlands and if Atlantis Press would be unable to provide access to content on its own platform (temporarily, in an emergency or permanently) access to the e-Depot can be provided to the global public on request.

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