Island Studies Journal (ISSN: 1715-2593)

Island Studies Journal (ISJ) is a peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of islands, archipelagos, and the waters that surround and connect them. ISJ encourages cross-disciplinarity for the sake of providing more comprehensive and holistic assessments of the conditions and issues impacting on islands and island life.  All articles published in ISJ are rigorously peer-reviewed.

ISJ’s institutional home is Fróðskaparsetur Føroya/University of the Faroe Islands. ISJ is indexed in Scopus and the Web of Science (Social Sciences Citation Index, Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition, and Current Contents Connect/ Social and Behavioural Sciences). ISJ is committed to the principles of open access (OA), as outlined in the IFLA Statement on Open Access to Scholarly Literature and Research Documentation. Open access benefits researchers and learners by equalizing access to research information and facilitating scholarly communication.

Editor-in-Chief: Adam Grydehøj.


Latest issue: Island Studies Journal, Volume 16, Issue 2, November 2021

Consisting of 19 research papers on islands from around the world. Featuring a thematic section on ‘Representing islands – producing islandness: Rethinking identities, mobilities, and relations in island research’ (Editors: Sarah Nimführ & Greca N. Meloni).


Thematic section calls for papers