LATEST CONFERENCE NEWS

Anti-Harassment Policy
Conversations during and after the Washington conference suggested that while the AAS has always opposed discrimination or harassment in any form, we needed to state the AAS' position in writing. Click here to view the full statement.


2018 Conference Photos
The 2018 conference photos are in!  Thank you to Christie's Photographic Solutions for their service.  Photos are available for viewing via our Flickr Account.  Click here to view conference photos.


2018 Awards Ceremony
View the winners of the 2018 Book Prizes award recipients.  The ceremony took place Friday, March 23 in Washington, D.C. at the Awards Ceremony and Presidential Address.  Photos of awards winner will post shortly.  Click here to view ceremony program booklet.


2018 AAS Conference Statistics
The 2018 Annual Conference was a the largest single-conference to date.  For more information, view our conference statistics here.


2018 Conference Sponsors
A sincere thank you to everyone the helped make the conference a tremendous success.  Click here for list of sponsors.

 Why Attend?

The Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference is the largest Asian Studies conference held in North America. The 2018 Conference will feature 443 sessions, a book exhibition, 3,300 plus attendees and much more. The AAS Annual Conference is the must-attend event for anyone interested in the study of Asia.

Excerpt: The Philippines — From Earliest Times to the Present

Key Issues in Asian Studies (KIAS) is an AAS book series of short, classroom-ready texts intended for high-school and undergraduate readers. Today, we...

#AsiaNow Speaks with Yoshikuni Igarashi

Yoshikuni Igarashi is Professor of History at Vanderbilt University and author of Homecomings: The Belated Return of Japan’s Lost Soldiers, published by...

April 2018 AAS Member News & Notes

Congratulations to the AAS Members recently awarded fellowships by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation: Nile Green (University of California...