The Journal of the History of Ideas in East Asia (JHIEA) aims to encourage dialogues and exchanges in the field of history of ideas, introduce the latest academic developments and research trends, and present innovative research topics and important findings. The JHIEA provides a platform to share the analytical tools and research resources with the global academic community in order to enrich our understanding on the historical development of ideas in East Asia. With the advent of digital age, the JHIEA, underpinned by a cooperative and exploratory spirit, is also committed to promoting inter-linguistic, transcultural, trans-regional and interdisciplinary research cooperation, integrating research resource, and introducing innovative methodological approaches that incorporate humanistic thinking and digital technology for the purpose of advancing groundbreaking research and radical development in the history of ideas.