No. The AAS-in-ASIA conferences will not take the place of the AAS Annual Conference held each spring in North America. The AAS-in-ASIA conference is a smaller gathering of approximately 60-80 panels and 300-600 participants.
The AAS Annual Conference in 2018 will be held in Washington, D.C. in March 2018.
No, each conference will have a separate a submission process and schedule.
The Call for Proposals for the 2018 AAS-in-ASIA conference will opens on August 31, 2017 and closes on November 15, 2017.
Online registration will open in November 15, 2017.
No. The conference is open to all. One does not need to be a member of AAS to submit a proposal or attend the AAS-in-ASIA conference.
(a) For AAS-in-ASIA, we will accept only full organized panel and roundtable proposals, not individual paper submissions.
(b) We encourage panels with multinational participation, ideally including scholars based in various parts of Asia, as well as scholars based outside of Asia.
The program committee for each AAS-in-ASIA conference will include roughly equal numbers of scholars appointed by the host institution and by the AAS.
No, the Dehli conference is not limited to topics on South Asia. It is open to any topic on Asian studies. We encourage panels that bring together scholars working on topics that can be viewed across the various cultures and sub-regions of Asia, either through comparison or through the lens of regional or interregional interactions.
English. Non-English speaking presenters are welcome; however, it is expected that panel organizers will make arrangements to provide translation or a summary in English for the audience.
Details of the registration and accommodation will be announced soon. There will be a reduced registration fee for students and a variety of choices for accommodations.
A limited number of travel subsidies will be available to members of the AAS based in North America, Europe, and Asia. Applications for travel subsidies should be made at the time that panel proposals are submitted.