ACAS 2016 : The Asian Conference on Asian Studies 2016
Call For Papers
The International Academic Forum, in conjunction with its global partners, is pleased to announce The Asian Conference on Asian Studies 2016, to be held from Thursday, June 2 - Sunday, June 5, 2016, at the Art Center of Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
Publish before a global audience. Present in a supportive environment. Network and create new relationships. Hear the latest research. Experience Japan. Join a global academic community.
Conference Theme: "Cultural Struggle and Praxis: Negotiating Power and the Everyday"
The conference theme for ACAS2016 is "Cultural Struggle and Praxis: Negotiating Power and the Everyday", and the organizers encourage submissions that approach this theme from a variety of perspectives. However, the submission of other topics for consideration is welcome and we also encourage sessions within and across a variety of interdisciplinary and theoretical perspectives.
Abstracts should address one or more of the streams below, identifying a relevant sub-theme:
education and/or pedagogy
gender, queer and/or sexuality
Submissions are organized in to the following thematic streams:
Indian and South Asian Studies
South-East Asian Studies (including Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos)
Central Asian Studies
Middle Eastern Studies (including Assyria, Iran, Egypt, Turkey)
Hebrew and Judaic Studies
Comparative Studies of Asian and East Asian Studies
Abstracts of no more than 250 words should be submitted by April 1, 2016.