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Archive for the month “November, 2014”

3rd International Conference of NextGen Korean Studies Scholars (NEKST)

>> Call for Papers:
– This annual conference aims to give graduate students in all academic fields an opportunity to present their research on Korea, share academic interests, as well as build a community of future Korean studies scholars
>> Conference Date: 8-9 May 2015
>> Conference Venue: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
>> Abstract Submission Due: 13 January 2015
>> Grants: Lodging and on-site meals will be provided during the conference. Additionally, accepted speakers may apply for limited travel grants.
>> More information, please visit:

3rd Annual Korea University Korean History Graduate Student Conference

>> Call for Papers:
– Theme: “Incorporating Different Perspectives on Korean History”
>> Conference Venue: Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
>> Conference Date: 1 May 2015
>> Abstract submission due: 31 December 2014
>> More information, please visit:

Call for Papers: Memory, Moment, and Mobility in East Asia

>> Call for Papers:
– Intersection between transpacific movement and religion
– Representations of memory and history in East Asia
– Examining local communities in relation to global migration
>> Conference Venue: University of Southern California
>> Conference Date: 11-12 April 2015
>> Proposal Submission Deadline: 30 November 2014
>> More information, please visit:

Fifth International Conference on Lao Studies 2015

“Lao PDR in the ASEAN Context”
– Laos’ trade integration within AEC
– Migration, Buddhism
– Balancing development growth and environmental conservation
– Border Trade and culture, etc.
>> Conference Date: 8-10 July 2016
>> Conference Venue: Thammasat University, Thailand
>> Deadline for submissions: 31 October 2015
>> More information, please visit:

Call for Papers: Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society 2015

Undercurrents: Unearthing Hidden Social and Discursive Practices
> Subthemes:
– Courting ecological disaster: movement, subversion, corruption
– ‘Free man’, mafia and underground economy
– Uncharted border, illegitimate transnationality, diaspora
– Voices of the supernatural: ghosts, cults, spirit mediums
– And other important topics in inter-Asia cultural studies
>> Conference Dates: 7-9 August 2015
>> Conference Venue: Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia
>> Submission deadline: 31 January 2015
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Call for Papers: SEASREP and Southeast Asian Studies

>> Call for Papers:
– Border economies and border studies
– Peace and conflict resolutions
– Gender studies, Southeast Asian heritage
– Religion, culture and identity politics, etc.
>> Conference Venue: University of Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
>> Conference Date: 4-5 November 2014
>> Abstract Due: 31 March 2015
***Grant: Grants for airfare and/or accommodation are available.
>>More information, please visit:

Fifteenth International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations

>> Call for Papers:
‘Affirming Diversity for Social and Educational Justice’
– Identity and Belonging
– Organizational Diversity
– Education and Learning in a World of Differences
– Community Diversity and Governance
>> Conference Venue: The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
>> Conference Date: 15-17 July 2015
>> More information, please visit:

CALL FOR PAPERS: CESHK Annual Conference 2015

>> Call for Papers:
“Developing Scholarship in Comparative Education”
Comparative education is constantly evolving as educational priorities and dynamics change. Individuals and institutions involved in comparative education face the challenge of maintaining core values while adapting to new circumstances.
>> Conference Venue: The University of Hong Kong
>> Conference Dates: 6-7 February 2015
>> Proposal Deadline: 30 November 2014
>> More information, please visit:

Call for Papers: International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP) Milan, Italy, July 1-4, 2015

There has been a call for papers for the forthcoming International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP) to be held in Milan, Italy, July 1-4, 2015.

This panel seeks to examine developments in the higher Education sector in Asia in terms of 1) the achievements of the sector over the last thirty years or so (participation rates – access and equity, resources, research, impact and quality); 2) recent developments in the sector in terms of funding (public versus private), policy innovation, research, internationalization and rankings, and 3) challenges and future prospects for higher education in Asia.
Comparative and case study country papers are welcome.
Further information about the panel can be found at:

Information about the conference can be found at:

The deadline for paper proposals is January 15, 2015.

Human Terrains: Identity, Geography, Politics

>> Call for papers:

  • Globalization, imperialism, and border-crossing from and through all historic periods
  • Ethnicity and nationality as well as sexuality, gender, and disability studies
  • Technologies of mapping, digital or historical, etc.

>> Conference Date: 10-12 April 2015
>> Conference Venue: The University of Virginia
>> Abstracts Due: 15 January 2015
>> More details. please visit:

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