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Archive for the month “December, 2016”

Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society CONFERENCE 2017

>> Call for Papers:
Theme: Worlding: Asia Beyond/After Globalization

  • Migration and Multiculturalism
  • Engaging/Disengaging China
  • Questioning North Korea
  • Regression/Retreat in Culture of Democracy
  • Pop Asianism
  • New Media, etc.

>> Conference Date: 28-30 July 2017
>> Conference Venue: Sungkonghoe University, Seoul, South Korea
>> Submission Deadline: 31 January 2017
>> More information, please visit:

Institute of Political Economy 18th Annual Graduate Students’ Conference

>> Call for Paper:
– Theme: “Who’s Got the Power?: Locating Power in Times of Social Change”
– Migration and Borders, Environmental Justice
– Security and the State, etc.
>> Conference Venue: Carleton University
>> Conference Date: 27 February 2017
>> Deadline for submissions: 6 January 2017
>> More information, please visit:

The World Congress for Korean Politics and Society 2017

>> Call for Papers:
“The Korean Peninsula and a New Order in East Asia”
“Rebuilding Trust in Peace and Democracy”
>> Conference Venue: Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
>> Conference Date: 22 24 June 2017
>> Proposal Submission Due: 31 January 2017
>> The KPSA will cover up to three nights of accommodation. Meals will be provided.

Housing and the Built Environment Conference

>> Call for Papers:

– Unreal Estate? Rethinking Housing, Class and Identity

  • Housing inequality and social stratification
  • Migration, mobility and identity
  • Gentrification, displacement and the right to the city
  • Smart housing, smart cities and social justice

>> Conference Date: 18 – 21 June 2017
>> Conference Venue: City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
>> Abstracts Submission Deadline: 30 December 2016
>> More information, please visit:

Twelfth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

>> Call for Papers:
1: Social and Community Studies
2: Civic and Political Studies
3: Cultural Studies
4: Global Studies
5: Environmental Studies
6: Organizational Studies
7: Educational Studies
8: Communication
>> Conference Venue: Hiroshima, Japan
>> Conference Date: 26-28 July 2017
>> Proposal submission deadline: 26 December 2016
>> More information, please visit:

2017 International Symposium on Gender Studies

>> Call for Papers:
“Crossing Borders: Gender, Sexuality and Culture”
>> Conference Date: 4 March 2017
>> Conference Venue: London, UK
>> Proposals Deadline: 20 December 2016
>> More information, please visit:

IUAES Ottawa conference — IDAS panel — May 2-7, 2017

I am happy to announce that Dr. Blundell and I have arranged for a panel for IDAS students at the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences to be held in my home town of Ottawa, Canada. Here is the main IUAES website:

The theme of this year’s conference is “Movement.” The company that manages the application process for this conference likes to complicate things with labyrinthine web sites, so for your convenience here is the direct link to the Papers Proposal Form for our IDAS panel:

The call for papers closes soon: on 19th December 2016, so send in your abstracts right away … I hope to see you in Ottawa!

– Dean


From Climate to Culture: The Complexity of Change

>> Call for Papers:
– conference will focus on a myriad of topics related to climate change
>> Conference Venue: Peterborough, Canada
>> Conference Date: 3-5 February 2017
>> Deadline for submissions: 6 December 2016
>> Please submit papers through:
>> More information, please visit:

Fifth International Conference on Asian Studies 2017

>> Call for Papers:
“Asian Dream –Global Prosperity: Challenges & Issues”
>> Conference Date: 17-18 June 2017
>> Conference Venue: Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada
>> Abstracts Submission Deadline: 30 March 2017
>> More information, please visit:

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