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ACAS 2016 : The Asian Conference on Asian Studies 2016


When Jun 2, 2016 - Jun 5, 2016
Where Kobe, Japan
Submission Deadline Apr 1, 2016
Final Version Due Jul 5, 2016
Categories    cultural studies   education   asian studies

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:


social praxis
education and/or pedagogy
the city
the nation
human rights
social justice
minor cultures
popular culture
the family
gender, queer and/or sexuality
curation/the archive
creative arts
the ecological
the transnational/global
the economy

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
Chinese Studies
Japanese Studies
Korean Studies
Middle Eastern Studies (including Assyria, Iran, Egypt, Turkey)
Islamic Studies
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.

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