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H-Net Announcement: Request for Workshop Proposals -- InterAsian Connections V: Seoul (2016)



InterAsian Connections V: Seoul 
(April 27–30, 2016)

Seoul National University Asia Center

Organizers: the Social Science Research Council's InterAsia Program, Göttingen University, the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (HKIHSS) at the University of Hong Kong, National University of Singapore (NUS), Yale University, and Seoul National University Asia Center

H-Net Announcements: Southwest Conference on Asian Studies Annual Meeting Call for Papers

The Southwest Conference of Asian Studies will hold its annual meeting/conference on the campus of Texas Christian University in historic Fort Worth, Texas, November 6–7, 2015.


We invite scholars and graduate students from any discipline to submit proposals for panels and individual papers on their research on any topic related to Asian studies.

H-Net Announcements: AJLS 24th Annual Meeting on "The Senses and Sensory Experience in Japanese Literature and Culture" at University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Call for papers:  The University of Illinois will host the 24th Conference of the Association for Japanese Literary Studies at the Urbana Champaign Campus on October 8th to 10th, 2015.  The theme of this year’s conference will be, “The Senses and Sensory Experience in Japanese Literature and Culture.”  We encourage participants to submit either full panel proposals or individual paper proposals on topics related to this theme.  Graduate students are especially welcome. Presentations may be delivered in either English or Japanese.


H-Net Announcement: Call for Papers: Globalizing Rivalry? Sino-Japanese Interaction in World Politics

*Apologies for cross-posting*


Dear List members,

Please allow me to draw your attention to the following Call for Papers:

Call for Papers: Globalizing Rivalry? Sino-Japanese Interaction in World Politics

Date: November 12-13, 2015

Venue: Freie Universität Berlin

Graduate School of East Asian Studies

Hittorfstr. 18

140195 Berlin, Germany