Eastern Indonesia Review (EIR) is a bilingual academic journal, focuses on interdisciplinary social science questions on development problems in Eastern Indonesia region. EIR accepts research papers that focus not only on Eastern Indonesia affairs but also on other disadvantaged areas in Indonesia from Sumatra to Papua.

Aims and Scope

EIR is a fully peer-reviewed academic medium for the construction and dissemination of alternative and critical perspectives on Eastern Indonesia regional development. It aims to create a high quality outlet for academics and practitioners who are committed to developing, reformulating, and critically analysing existing understandings about development issues in Eastern Indonesia.

EIR publishes articles covering many issues related to development such as:

  • Community development
  • Development theory
  • Economic development
  • Economic history
  • Ecology
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship and small business management
  • Governance
  • Gender studies
  • Human rights
  • Industry relations
  • Migration studies
  • Peace and conflict studies
  • Public administration
  • Public health
  • Rural development
  • Social policy
  • Social development
  • Sustainable development
  • Urban studies
  • Women studies

Editorial Board

Chief Editor

Indra Yohanes Kiling, PhD (Nusa Cendana University)

Managing Editor

Nelsensius Klau Fauk (Institute of Resource Governance and Social Change)

Joseph Robert Daniel (Institute of Resource Governance and Social Change)

Advisory Editorial Board

Dr. Jonatan A. Lassa (Disaster Governance, Charles Darwin University)

Dominggus Elcid Li, PhD (Sociology, Institute of Resource Governance and Social Change)

Dr. Maklon Killa (Economics, Wira Wacana Christian University)

Editorial Board

Dr. Gabriel Faimau (Sociology, University of Botswana)

Dr. Ermi Ndoen (Public Health, Independent Scholar)

Dr. Cynthia Fowler (Ethnobiology, Wofford College, USA)

Dr. Ian Falk (Community Development, Charles Darwin University, Australia)

Dr. Theo Litaay (Law, Satya Wacana Christian University, Indonesia)

Dr. I Wayan Mudita (Environmental Science, Nusa Cendana University)

Dr. Neil Semuel Rupidara (Human Resource Management, Satya Wacana Christian University)

Dr. Jermi Haning (Environmental Planning, Massey University, New Zealand)

Dr. Paulus Liu (Resource Management, Australian National University)

Dr. Supia Yuliana (Management, Gadjah Mada University)


Type of Articles

EIR publishes empirical articles, conceptual/theoretical articles, review articles, and critical essays. Special issue comprising 3-4 articles on a particular theme will also be published from time to time.

Editorial Policies

EIR adopts double-blind reviewing policy in which the identity of the reviewers and authors are concealed from both parties. Every submitted article will be match with reviewers of appropriate research interests and theoretical backgrounds.

Manuscript Guidelines

The complete manuscript guidelines for authors can be downloaded here: EIR Manuscript Guidelines

Submission Guidelines

Please send your articles to the following email:, or Our editorial team will inform you regarding the acceptance of the article and then circulate the articles to appropriate reviewers.

Further Information