On November 16, at the 5th China Summit on Humanities and Social Sciences & Conference on Evaluation of Journals, Chinese Academy of Social Science Evaluation Studies (CASSE) released the 2018 Comprehensive Evaluation Report of Chinese AMI Journal in Humanities and Social Sciences (hereinafter referred to as the Report). Both the Chinese version and English version of Confucius Academy are included in the database by the Comprehensive Evaluation as the new journal and English journal respectively.
Based on benchmarks for different disciplines and journals, the Report evaluates 1,291 journals of humanities and social science (founded in 2012 and before), 164 new journals (founded or renamed from 2013 to 2017) and 68 English journals. Among them, 18 new journals are selected as core journals, the other 146 included in the database; nine English journals are selected as core journals, another 33 included in the database.
Founded in 2014, Confucius Academy is instructed by the Cultural Communication Center of Guiyang Confucius Academy, managed by Guizhou Today magazine of CPC Guizhou Provincial Committee and sponsored by Dang Dai Media Group. With the aim to “promote Chinese culture and dialogue with global cultures at the present time”, it is the first bilingual academic journal to spread excellent traditional Chinese culture and Chinese philosophies. The quarterly publication has published academic achievements by renowned scholars at home and abroad in the field of history of Chinese ideologies, Chinese philosophies, dialogues between Chinese and western civilizations, overseas sinology and communication of excellent traditional Chinese culture in its 15 issues.