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Call for proposals: 5th Congress of Asian and the Pacific Studies 2015 [before 27 February]

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Call for proposals – 5th Congress of Asian and the Pacific studies 2015 –
Dates: 9 - 10- 11 September 2015
Place: Institut national des Langues et civilisations orientales, 65 rue des Grands Moulins, 75013 Paris, France
Organisers: The French research consortium for Asian studies, Groupement d’intérêt scientifique Etudes asiatiques (GIS Asie*) and the Asia and the Pacific Network, Réseau Asie et Pacifique (French national center for scientific research, CNRS).
Contact: Marine Sam (Réseau Asie et Pacifique):; 01 49 54 83 35
Objectives: To build awareness about research on Asia and the Pacific, to promote exchange and collaboration between scholars from different research institutes, to encourage cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural panels, and to contribute to the emergence of international projects. Particular attention will be given to proposals from doctoral candidates and young researchers.
Call for proposals: for both categories of proposals below, topics are unrestricted (whether published or not).
  • Panels: the Scientific Committee will give priority to panels which include speakers from a variety of cultural areas and/or disciplines.
  • Presentation of a book or a special journal issue: the Scientific Committee wishes to encourage authors of recent publications (individual or collective) or of journal special issues (published or in press), on Asia and the Pacific to present them for discussion with their colleagues.
To make proposals: The submission of proposals is made on-line on the congress website, by coordinators and speakers, before 27 February 2015. Information to be provided:
  • Panel: the title and the summary of the panel (300 words), key-words, name of the coordinator, the list of speakers, as well as information on each presentation: the name of the presenter, the title and abstract of the presentation (200 words), and the disciplinary field involved.
  • Presentation of a book or journal special issue: the name of the presenter, the title of the book or special issue and the abstract (300 words), the table of contents and, as applicable, the list of contributors.
Some proposals for individual papers may be considered by the Scientific Committee and included, to the extent possible, within existing panels. These proposals are to be submitted only by e-mail to the address, using the same format as for the panels.
Language: The panels will be conducted in French or in English.
Public: The Congress is open to all (researchers, professors, doctoral candidates, students, experts, and other individuals interested in Asia and the Pacific) upon registration.
Publication: The Congress does not plan to publish the proceedings. However, the Scientific Committee wishes to encourage the publication of journal special issues. Journal editors will be invited to the Congress.
Registration fees: 80 € for presenters, 30 € for student presenters; 20 € for other non-presenting participants, fees waived for students (for on-line registration before 4 September 2015). For participants registering at the event: fees are 40 €, 20 € for students, payment by cheque only.
Presenters will be invited to a reception on the evening of 10 September at 6:30 (free of charge); other participants may register for it, on-line only, before 04 September (additional charge of 20 euros).
For lunches, options will be available at the venue (at the expense of the participants).
Scientific Committee: it includes the members of the scientific council of GIS Asie (Nalini Balbir, JeanPascal Bassino, Michel Bonnin, Stefano Bosi, Gregory Delaplace, Véronique Dupont, Claire Dodane, Noël Dutrait, Valérie Gelézeau, Vincent Goossaert, Nicolas Fiévé, Christophe Jaffrelot, Loraine Kennedy, Rémy Madinier, Edith Parlier-Renault, Françoise Robin, Thierry Sanjuan, Charlotte Schmid, Joëlle Smadja, Hugues Tertrais), members of the scientific committee from the previous Congress (Alain Arrault and Guy Faure), as well as the directors of the GIS Asie (Sébastien Lechevalier, Jean-François Huchet).

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