ASIAN STUDIES CONFERENCE REPORTS

If you wish to submit a conference report for publication on the AAS website, please contact Jon Wilson at jwilson@asian-studies.org.

We encourage conference organizers to provide individual submissions, which should be thematic and descriptive (i.e. not merely a listing of papers presented). The following are some more specific suggestions regarding content.

  • Overall theme title, location of conference, and origins of participants.
  • Topics discussed within the overall theme and the predominant disciplines represented by the participants.
  • The Organizing Committee and Sponsors.
  • A succinct description of the theme.
  • Major issues raised within the theme.
  • Presenters and their topics (if space permits).
  • Contact email address for abstracts or other details on papers and presentations.

Reports should be approximately 500–800 words in length.


Conference Reports from the Winter 2016 Issue of the Asian Studies E-Newsletter (December 2016)

  • Report on the 2016 New York Conference on Asian Studies (Utica College, NY, September 23-24, 2016)
  • Report on “Constructing Masculinities in Asia” (University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies, Nov. 3-4, 2016)

 Conference Reports from the Fall 2016 Issue of the Asian Studies E-Newsletter (October 2016)

  • Report on “Negotiating Identities: Mixed Race Individuals in China, Japan, and Korea.” (San Francisco, April 14-15, 2016)
  • Report on “The Formation of Regional Religious Systems in Greater China” (Tucson, Arizona, April 7-8, 2016)
  • Report on “Ninth International Indonesian Conference Forum” (Jakarta, August 23-24, 2016)

Conference Reports from the Spring 2016 Issue of the Asian Studies E-Newsletter (May 2016)

  • Report on the 2015 Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast (ASPAC) Conference

Conference Reports from the 2016 Annual Conference Issue of the Asian Studies E-Newsletter (February 2016)

  • Report on "Engage Korea 2015" (Cambridge University, England, December 12, 2015)

Conference Reports from the Winter 2015 Issue of the Asian Studies E-Newsletter (December 2015)

  • Report on UGC-UKIERI International Workshop, ‘Envisioning the Indian City: People, Places, Plans’ (Kolkata, 17-18th August 2015)
  • Report on “Computational Methods for Chinese History: A ‘Digging into Data Challenge’ Training Workshop” (Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 17, 2015)
  • Report on the 8th Annual International Indonesia Forum Conference: Discourses Exploring the Space between Tradition and Modernity in Indonesia (olo, Indonesia, July 29-30, 2015)
  • Report on “The 2015 New York Conference on Asian Studies” (Poughkeepsie, October 16-17, 2015)
  • Report on “Bodies, Healing, and Culture: A Social History of Medicine in East Asia” (San Francisco, November 5-6, 2015)
  • Report on ХІ Scientific Conference “Chinese Civilization: Tradition and Modernity” (Kyiv, Ukraine, 22 September 2015)

Conference Reports from the Fall 2015 Issue of the Asian Studies E-Newsletter (October 2015)
  • Report on the "Symposium on Literature and History in Persianate South Asia" (Oxford University, May 15, 2015)
  • Report on the workshop "Democracy in Asia: A Universal or American System?" (Utah State University, June 15–19, 2015)
  • Report on "The Past, Present, and Future of the Block-Printed Chinese Buddhist Canon with a Focus on Jingshan Tripitaka" (Jingshan Temple, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, May 9–10, 2015)
  • Report on the 8th Annual International Indonesia Forum Conference: Discourses Exploring the Space between Tradition and Modernity in Indonesia (Solo, Indonesia, July 29–30, 2015)
  • Report on the "International Conference on the History and Development of Mathematics" (Pune University, Pune, India, November 27–30, 2014)


Conference Reports from the Spring 2015 Issue of the Asian Studies E-Newsletter (March 2015)

  • Report on "The Buddhist Canon in Modern East Asia: the Third International Conference on the Chinese Buddhist Canon" (Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, April 9–10, 2015)
  • Report on "International Conference on India-China-Nepal: Redefining Historical Relations in Contemporary Times" (New Delhi, October 16–17, 2014)
  • Report on the New England AAS Conference (Storrs, Connecticut, October 3–4, 2014)

Conference Reports from the 2015 Annual Conference Issue of the Asian Studies E-Newsletter (March 2015)

  • Report on "Manga Futures: Institutional and Fan Approaches in Japan and Beyond" (Wollongong, Australia, October 31–November 2, 2014)
  • Report on "Advertising and Marketing in China: Chinese-Western Cultural Encounters (19th c. - Present)" (San Francisco, November 13-14, 2014)
  • Report on the "Northeast Conference on Chinese Thought" (New Britain, CT, November 8-9, 2014)


Conference Reports from the Fall 2014 Issue of the Asian Studies E-Newsletter (October 2014)
  • Report on the "Seventh Annual International Indonesia Forum Conference" (Bandung, Indonesia, August 19-20, 2014)
  • Report on "Body, Culture and Society: The History of Medicine in China" (Hong Kong, June 12-13, 2014)
  • Report on "Cultural Geography of the Hallyu: Mapping the World through Korean Popular Culture" (Jerusalem, Israel, May 13-5, 2014)
  • Report on "Chinese Masculinities on the Move: Time, Space and Cultures - An International Conference" (Hong Kong, November 28-30, 2013)

Conference Report from the Spring 2014 Issue of the Asian Studies E-Newsletter (May 2014)
  • Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions (April 25–27, 2014, Manchester, England)

Conference Reports from the 2014 Annual Conference Issue of the Asian Studies E-Newsletter (March 2014)
  • The 53rd Annual Meeting of the Southeast Conference of the Association for Asian Studies (Durham NC, January 17-19, 2014)
  • The 2013 Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies (MAR/AAS) Conference (University of Delaware, November 1-3, 2013)
  • The "Second Conference of the Association for East Asian Environmental History" (Hualien, October 24-26, 2013)
  • Workshop Report on "New Perspectives on Comparative Medieval History: China and Europe, 800-1600" (Oxford, England, September 30-October 1, 2013)
  •  The International Workshop "Travelling Food and Beverages: In and Out of Japan" (Jerusalem, Israel, November 3-5, 2013)
  • "Forum on NGO Governance and Management in China" (Edmonton, Canada, August 16, 2013)
  • The International Conference "Traditional Chinese Medicine and Contemporary Society: Theory and Practice in the Global Age" (New Brunswick, November 21-22, 2013)