The AAS 2018 Annual Conference was the largest single conference in AAS history and would not have been possible without the support of our generous sponsors. With much gratitude, we thank:
The Harvard-Yenching Institute, for its sponsorship of the keynote address by Professor Haejoang Cho (Yonsei University).
The Ford Foundation, which provided a grant in support of the #AsiaNow Roundtables.
The Department of Public and Scholarly Engagement at the Freer|Sackler Galleries, for co-hosting the 2018 President’s Reception. Special thanks go to staff members Nancy Micklewright, Zeynep Simavi, and their colleagues for making this event possible.
The Henry Luce Foundation, which has provided multi-year grants to our Timor-Leste Studies Initiative, Emerging Fields in Asian Studies Workshops, and Less-Commonly Taught Languages Initiative, all of which were featured at the 2018 conference.
The Asian Education Media Service, especially Jason Finkelman, for curating and running the Film Expo.
Our Gold Sponsor, Adam Matthew Digital, for its generous support of the 2018 conference.
The sponsors of the “From Kabul to Kolkata: Of Belonging, Memories, and Identity” photo exhibit: the James Madison University Center for Global Engagement, the Council of American Overseas Research Centers, the American Institute of Afghan Studies, and the American Institute of Indian Studies.
The Burma Studies Foundation, which provided support for the exhibition of works by Burmese photojournalist Minzayar Oo.
Visit Denver, the Convention and Visitors Bureau, which hosted the Farewell Coffee Break to welcome the AAS to Denver in 2019.
Thank you to all!