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Journal of the Indian Ocean Rim Studies (JIORS)

The Journal of Indian Ocean Rim Studies (JIORS) aims to strengthen research and academic findings within the Indian Ocean Region. This Journal was previously managed by the Chair in Indian Ocean Studies at the University of Mauritius, Prof V.N. Attri in collaboration with the IORA Secretariat.

The Journal seeks to enhance the understanding of IORA’s six priority areas as well as Women Economic Empowerment and the Blue Economy. It is a platform for researchers, scholars and practitioners to share research findings to enrich and enhance knowledge within IORA.

The latest releases of the JIORS is Vol. 3 Issue 1 (January - June 2020) Special Issue on Blue Economy, and Vol. 3 Issue 2 (November 2020), which may be accessed at the links below. 


Call for Papers


**The position of the Chair in Indian Ocean Studies is currently vacant and therefore as of April 2021, preparation of the JIORS has been put on hold until further notice. **   



Submission of article / research paper
  • JIORS Vol. 3 Issue 2 (November 2020)
  • JIORS Vol. 3 Issue 1 (January - June 2020) Special Issue on Blue Economy
  • JIORS Vol. 2 Issue 1 (October 2019)
  • Call for Papers
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