ISSN 1822-4571 | eISSN 1822-4539
Focus and scope. Religija ir kultūra (Eng. Religion and Culture) is an interdisciplinary diamond open access journal publishing original scholarly articles and research papers devoted to research the phenomenon of religion and the relationship between religion and culture, by integrating religious studies, philosophy of religion, etc. disciplines. The journal also publishes translations of the original texts, book reviews, and the chronicle of academic life. The submissions are subject to double-blind peer-review by two scholars.
Publication frequency - two volumes per year.
Languages. The journal accepts articles in Lithuanian and English.
Charges. The journal does not charge article processing charges or submission charges.
We are member of the Initiative for Open Citations (i4OC) which is a multi-stakeholder project to make scholarly citation data openly available to enable the creation of new and better metrics.
We are members of the The Initiative for Open Abstracts (I4OA) which is a collaboration between scholarly publishers, infrastructure organizations, librarians, researchers and other interested parties to advocate and promote the unrestricted availability of the abstracts of the world's scholarly publications, particularly journal articles and book chapters, in trusted repositories where they are open and machine-accessible.
The journal is a participant of Open Archives Initiative. The Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) is a low-barrier mechanism for repository interoperability.
History. Since 2001, Center for Religious Studies and Research at Vilnius University (VU CRSR) organises annual conferences Religion and Culture. In the same year, VU CRSR launched a research project Religion and Culture, the results of which are presented and summed up in annual conferences and seminars. In 2004, the first issue of the journal Religion and Culture was published, presenting the results of the research project. From 2008 to 2013 publication was funded by EU Structural Fund project Publication and Coordination of Scientific Periodicals (together with Lithuanian Academy of Science, project code Nr. VP1-3.2-ŠMM-02-V-02-002). From 2016 to 2019 publication was funded by the European Social Fund project Publication and Coordination of Scientific Periodicals (together with Lithuanian Academy of Science, project code Nr. 09.3.3-ESFA-V-711-01-0004).