The Kosmos is an independent Chinese quarterly of history and ideas. Launched in early 2017, the journal aims at exploring the spiritual and intellectual history of various aspects of life in China and the wider world. The first three issues of spring, summer, autumn-winter in 2017 examine the subjects of education, middle class, Reformations and worldview, respectively. They cover such different fields as theology, philosophy, politics, economy, art, and natural science. The coming issues will address themes like empires, literature, Enlightenments, business, media. The Kosmos welcomes submissions from potential contributors worldwide. Manuscripts in Chinese or English may be sent to [email protected].