Call for Papers: Australasian Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy (ASACP) Conference 2017

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Dear Colleagues,

Please see below for the call for papers for the  upcoming ASACP conference and the graduate student essay prize.

We look forward to welcoming you to Melbourne!

AUSTRALASIAN SOCIETY FOR ASIAN AND COMPARATIVE PHILOSOPHY

 

ASACP Conference 2017

Call for Papers

 

The ASACP 2017 Conference will be held from 10-12 July 2017 at

Deakin University, Deakin Downtown 727 Collins St, Melbourne, Australia.

 

Keynote Speakers

Professor David R. Loy

http://www.davidloy.org/

Professor Jin Y. Park, American University, Washington DC

https://american.academia.edu/JinPark

Professor John Powers, Alfred Deakin Institute, Deakin University

 

The conference committee invites submissions of proposals for papers in all areas of Asian and Comparative Philosophy, although there will be special focus on the following streams:

Nonduality in Asian and Western Thought

Engaging Asian Philosophical traditions - why it is important to Philosophy

Methodology in Comparative Philosophy

Comparative East Asian and South Asian Philosophies

 

Proposals for papers and panels should be submitted via email to

Dr Leesa Davis (leesa.davis@deakin.edu.au) with “ASACP 2017” in the subject line.

Closing date for proposals: 31st April 2017.

Paper proposals should include the following: title, abstract (150-200 words),

speaker’s contact details and institutional affiliation (if any).

 

Registration Fees (in AUD)

Early Bird Due Friday 19th May 2017         $ 180 Full   |    $ 150 Students/unwaged

After 19th May 2017                                $ 220 Full   |    $ 180 Students/unwaged

Day rate (not including conference dinner)  $ 100 Full   |    $  60  Students/unwaged

Registration for the full 3 days includes the conference dinner.

There will also be an essay competition for enrolled graduate students (see below)

 

We look forward to seeing you at the conference at Deakin in Melbourne.

Please send conference enquiries to Dr Leesa Davis: leesa.davis@deakin.edu.au

 

ASACP 2017 Conference Graduate

Student Essay Competition

 

The ASACP 2017 Conference includes an essay competition for enrolled graduate students attending the conference.

 

Essays should focus on any topic within Asian and/or Comparative
philosophy. Applicants are encouraged to address the conference streams:

Nonduality in Asian and Western Thought

Engaging Asian Philosophical traditions - why it is important to Philosophy

Methodology in Comparative Philosophy

Comparative East Asian and South Asian Philosophies

 

Essays should be no more than 10 pages (or 4,000 words).

 

Prizes:

First prize $600

second prize $400

and 3 commendation prizes of $250 each.

 

Essays should be sent via email (preferably PDF copy) to

BOTH

A/Prof Karyn Lai: k.lai@unsw.edu.au and

Dr Peter Wong: peter.wong@unimelb.edu.au

by Saturday 15th April 2017.

Please note:

1. Only conference attendees will be eligible for the prizes.

2. The committee reserves the right not to award any or all of the prizes should there be no deserving entries.

ASACP 2017 Conference Organising Committee:

Dr Leesa Davis, Deakin University (chair)

Dr Monima Chadha, Monash University

Dr Peter Wong, Sophia, International Journal of Philosophy and Traditions

A/Prof Karyn Lai, University of New South Wales