Aims and scope

“Proceedings of LAS”, Section A, is anonymously peer-reviewed academic periodical journal of LAS, that publishes on a regular basis original articles of members of LAS and other authors, including foreign authors, on topical and important research issues, original results and findings of the theoretical and applied research, as well as problem articles, reflections on scientific discussions; and informs about current events in the scientific life in Latvia and LAS.

The goal of “Proceedings of LAS”, Section A, is to became a scientific publication that is recognised in Latvia and abroad, is indexed in the main databases of scientific publications, and publishes articles that are appreciated and cited by Latvian, as well as foreign researchers.

In the Section A of “Proceedings of LAS”, the covered disciplines are: social sciences (philosophy, psychology, law, economics and management, demography, society, journalism, library science, pedagogy and education, political science and other), and humanities (arts, language, literature and folclore, history, architecture and other). 

The Section A of “Proceedings of LAS” publishes articles in Latvian, English and German. Articles should be supplemented by a summary in Latvian and English and brief information about authors in Latvian and English. It is prohibited to use the Cyrillic script in texts and references. By Statutes of the journal, publication of foreign authors in the above mentioned languages is not restricted.

The readers of the journal “Proceedings of LAS”, Section A are mainly scientists, specialists and students in the fields of humanities and social sciences in Latvia and abroad, however, articles published in the journal may also be of interest to a wider range of readers (politicians, public officials, the general public).