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2019 Situations International Conference 2019 : 2019 Situations International Conference Ethnicity, Race and Racism in Asia


When Oct 24, 2019 - Oct 26, 2019
Where School of the Humanities, Nanyang Techno
Submission Deadline TBD
Final Version Due Sep 1, 2019
Categories    asia   racism   ethnicity   multiculturalism

Call For Papers

2019 Situations International Conference
Ethnicity, Race and Racism in Asia
School of the Humanities, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
24 October-26 October 2019

Keynote Speakers

Chua Beng Huat (National U of Singapore)
Sacrificing Cosmopolitanism for the Postcolonial Nation

Meaghan Morris (U of Sydney)
On "right-wing" identity politics: reflections between Australia and Hong Kong

Stephen C. K Chan (Lingnan U)
A Hong Kong Critique of Identity: Belonging and becoming in the aberrant post-colony

Kasian Tejapira (Thammasat U)
A flea on the dragon’s back: How Siam bonded itself to China’s political and economic supply chains

Purnima Bose (Indiana U)
The Post-Colonial Afterlife of Martial Race Theory

C. J.W.-L. Wee (Nanyang Tech U)
Networking Contemporary Asia: The Japan Foundation Asia Center Symposia on Contemporary Art

John Nguyet Erni (Hong Kong Baptist U)
Is Ethnic Cultural Participation the Answer?

Proposal Guidelines

1. Early inquiries with 200-word abstracts are appreciated. The deadline for a 4,000-word presentation is September 1 2019.

2. Please include a bio-statement with your original submission. All submissions should follow the Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed.). Endnotes recommended. Refer to

3. Each invited participant is expected to turn his or her initial presentation into a 6,000-word paper for possible inclusion in a future issue of the SCOPUS-indexed journal, Situations: Cultural Studies in the Asian Context (

4. We will provide hotel accommodation for each invited speaker. Upon acceptance of the proposal, a partial defrayment of the airfare will be available while funding lasts.

5. All correspondence should be addressed to Terence Murphy the Editor at and cc’d to Rhee Suk Koo the Managing Editor at

Co-hosted by School of the Humanities, Nanyang Technological University and the Department of English, Yonsei University

CFP categories: Asia; race; racism; ethnicity; multiculturalism; belonging; exclusion; cosmopolitanism; diversity; pluralism; populism; refugees

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