Acta Via Serica is Keimyung University's international, multidisciplinary, open-access journal dedicated to publishing cutting-edge research in the arts, humanities, and social sciences related to the Silk Road region and Central Asia. Submission and publication are free of charge for authors. All published articles are freely available to readers, ensuring that they reach a global audience. All manuscripts are carefully evaluated and peer-reviewed by independent, anonymous reviewers who are experts in their respective fields.