Mongolica Pragensia


Mongolica Pragensia Mission Statement

Mongolica Pragensia is a biannual peer-reviewed international journal publishing original research papers in English dedicated to Mongolia, Tibet and the broader region of Central Asia. The concept of Central Asia, as we understand it, is clearly and unmistakably delineated by its centre comprising the high plateaus of Mongolia and Tibet. Its borders, however, are fluid, shifting according to the historical period and point of view. Contributions to the journal include studies of the languages, culture and religion of this region.

The journal has been published since 2002 by TRITON publishing house in cooperation with the Faculty of Arts, Charles University. Between 2002 and 2006, it was a reviewed volume of papers appearing under the title Mongolica Pragensia. In 2007 it was transformed into a regular peer-reviewed and officially accredited journal, and in 2008 the title was changed to Mongolica Pragensia. Two volumes are published each year, bringing to light the latest original research in Mongolian and Tibetan and in the broader field of related studies. In 2008 one of the volumes was a special issue on “Mediums and Shamans in Central Asia”; this began a tradition of occasional special issues devoted to particular topics, a practise which will continue in future.

In the beginning the main focus was on Mongolian philological and linguistic studies. This was supplemented by papers devoted to the broader area of Central Asia, and since 2005 contributions on Tibet-related topics have been published as well. Besides various aspects of Mongolian linguistic studies, Mongolica Pragensia has published papers on the Manju-Tungus languages and on comparisons between the Dravidian and Altaic languages. The versatile and comprehensive academic approach has ranged from linguistics to studies of culture and religion. The contributions presented the results of original research work, particularly field work conducted in Mongolia, Tibet and Central Asia from the 1990s to the present.

The journal invites papers presenting original research within the above mentioned broad range of subjects.


Veronika Kapišovská and Veronika Zikmundová (Charles University)

Members of the Editorial Board:

Daniel Berounský (Charles University)

Agata Bareja-Starzyńska (University of Warsaw, Poland)

Katia Buffetrille (École pratique des Hautes Études, Paris)

J. Lubsangdorji (Charles University)

Marie-Dominique Even (Centre National des Recherches Scientifiques, Paris)

Veronika Kapišovská (Charles University)

Marek Mejor (University of Warsaw, Poland)

Tsevel Shagdarsurung (National University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar)

Domiin Tömörtogoo (National University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar)

Veronika Zikmundová (Charles University)


Department of South and Central Asia, Seminar of Mongolian Studies

Faculty of Arts, Charles University

Celetná 20, 116 42 Praha 1, Czech Republic


Publisher: Stanislav Juhaňák – TRITON

Vykáňská 5, 100 00 Praha 10

IČ 18433499

Publication periodicity: twice a year

Registration number of MK ČR E 18436

ISSN 1803-5647

Information for contributors:

Mongolica Pragensia invites original research articles related to the general subject of the journal as well as book reviews and review articles. The research article may be anywhere between 2500 and 7000 words in length.  Proposed contributions should be submitted by e-mail to or directly to the editor-in-chief (V. Kapišovská, After consideration by the editorial board the proposal will be peer-reviewed by two referees, which may take up to six month from the date of submission. When necessary, the editorial board may request a third peer-review. Depending on the results of the peer-review process the proposal for contribution will be accepted, returned to the author for minor or major revisions, or rejected. Contributors are advised  to use the following template for their pages.

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