Other Asian Studies Conferences

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February 2019

  • February 22
8th International Intensive Course on Shia Studies
Sponsor/Organizer:  University of Religions and Denominations
Course Location:  Mashhad, Iran
Application Deadline:  December 31, 2018
Course Dates:  February 22-28, 2019
Course Application and Details
March 2019

  • March 26
Dissertation Workshop on "Religious & Cultural Heritage amid Social & Environmental Change" in Japanese Studies
Sponsor/Organizer: Center for Japanese Studies, UC, Berkeley
Location:  Berkeley, California
Proposal Deadline: November 15, 2018
Registration Deadline: January 1, 2019
Event Dates:  March 26-29, 2019
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  • March 28
The Tekagamijō and the Tōdaijigire Workshop
Organizer: Council on East Asian Studies and 320Y Humanities Initiative at Yale University
Location:  Yale University
Registration Deadline: February 28, 2019
Workshop Dates: March 28-March 30, 2019
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April 2019

  • April 4
Travel is Life, Travel is Home: Representing Travel and Landscape in Japanese Literature, Art and Culture
Conference Sponsor:  University of Iowa with support from the Japan Foundation
Conference Loation: University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Proposal Deadline:  December 10, 2018
Registration Deadline:  April 4, 2019
Conference Dates:  April 4-6, 2019
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  • April 5
Global Asias 5 Conference
Conference Sponsor: The Pennsylvania State University
Proposal Deadline: November 5, 2018
Conference Location: State College, University Park, PA
Conference Dates:  April 5-7, 2019
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  • April 12
Sinophone Studies:  Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Critical Reflections
Conference Sponsor:  UCLA Asia Pacific Center
Proposal Deadline:  December 1, 2018
Conference Location: Los Angeles, California
Conference Date:  April 12-13, 2019
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  • April 24
Los Angeles - 2019 Urban Affairs Conference
Conference Sponsor: Urban Affairs Association
Proposal Deadline: October 1, 2018
Registration Deadline: January 15, 2019
Conference Location: Los Angeles, Caifornia
Conference Dates:  April 24-27, 2019
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May 2019

  • May 2
2019 International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War
Conference Host: The George Washington University Cold War Group (GWCW)
Conferene Location: George Washington University, Washington, DC
Proposal Deadline: January 23, 2019
Conference Date: May 2-4, 2019
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  • May 17
"Law, Society, and Justice" Workshop
Workshop Sponsor/Host:  Association for Asian Studies
Conference Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, University of Michigan
Proposal Deadline:  October 1, 2018
Conference Dates: May 17-19, 2019
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  • May 23
Young Scholars' Forum in Chinese Studies
Forum Organizers: Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation  Asia-Pacific Centre for Chinese Studies and Institute of Chinese Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Forum Location:  The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Call for Papers Deadline: January 4, 2019
Forum Dates: May 23-25, 2019
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June 2019

  • June 3
2019 Penn State Global Asias Summer Institute "Digital Asias"
Organizer:  Penn State Asian Studies Globaal Asias Initiative
Location:  Penn State University Park
Call for Applications Deadline: March 4, 2019
Dates:  June 3-7, 2019
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  • June 21
ACPS 2019 Visions of China's Future Governance: An International Perspective
Organizer:  Association of Chinese Political Studies
Location:  Zhejian University Campus, Hangzhou, China
Call for Applications Deadline: January 21, 2019
Dates:  June 21-23, 2019
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July 2019

The 12th Korea-America Student Conference
Conference Sponsor:  International Student Conferences
Conference Location: Incheon, Seoul, South Korea & Los Angeles, California
Proposal Deadline:  December 31, 2018
Conference Dates:  July 9-August 1, 2019
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Rethinking Border Security in Asia
Conference Sponsor:  Dept. of Geography, University of Oregon & South China Normal University
Conference Location: Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Proposal Deadline:  March 1, 2019
Registration Deadline: March 31. 2019
Conference Dates:  July 28-29, 2019
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August 2019

  • August 1
The 71st Japan-America Student Conference
Conference Sponsor:  International Student Conferences
Conference Location: Japan & Los Angeles, California
Proposal Deadline:  December 31, 2018
Conference Dates:  August 1-23, 2019
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  • August 19
15th International Conference of History of Science in East Asia (ICHSEA 2019)
Conference Location: Conbuk National University, South Korea
Proposal Deadline: January 31, 2019
Registration Deadline: June 28, 2019
Conference Dates: August 19-23, 2019
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February 2020


The CALA 2020- The Conference on Asian Linguisitic Anthropology
Conference Location: University Putra, Malaysia
Proposal Deadline: May 9, 2019
Registration Deadline: September 25, 2019
Conference Dates: February 5-8, 2020
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