South China Sea Think Tank publishes Issue Briefings, Perspectives, Features, and Reports.

  • Issue Briefings provide concise analyses of key issues related to the South China Sea maritime territorial disputes. Submissions to Issue Briefings undergo a process of double-blind peer review prior to publication.
  • Perspectives incorporate a diversity of viewpoints on South China Sea issues through interviews, expert views, and commentary. Perspectives content is reviewed by the editorial team or external reviewers.
  • Features are visualizations, lists, and summaries of key issues related to the South China Sea disputes.
  • Reports provide in-depth coverage of South China Sea issues and are conducted in collaboration with international teams of researchers.

Scholars interested in contributing should review the author guidelines, familiarize themselves with the content and format of our publications, and send submissions to

Please note that the editorial team reserves the right to copyedit all submissions for style, grammar, and factual accuracy. To streamline the publication process, authors will be informed of major changes prior to publication; minor corrections may be made at the editorial team’s discretion.