CfP: 17th Annual Conference on Asian Studies: Interpretation and Misinterpretation (hybrid)

Halina Zawiszová Announcement
Subject Fields
Area Studies, Asian History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Humanities

The Department of Asian Studies at Palacký University Olomouc is currently accepting proposals for its 17th Annual Conference on Asian Studies (ACAS) to be held on November 24–25, 2023 in Olomouc, Czech Republic and online.

The general theme of the conference this year is “Interpretation and Misinterpretation”. We welcome contributions that concern any issue that relates to the theme and focus on any aspect of cultures or societies in Asia as well as their diasporic manifestations.

We seek both synchronic and diachronic perspectives from anthropology, the arts, cultural geography, history, international relations, linguistics, literary studies, philosophy, political science, religion studies, sociology, and other fields in the humanities and social sciences. We also welcome interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary investigations. ​

We invite proposals in the following formats: ① individual papers, ② organized panels consisting of 3–4 papers, and ③ alternative formats (e.g., roundtable discussion, book presentation, film screening). The working language of the conference is English.

The proposals should be submitted via EasyChair in the form of abstracts. The deadline for abstract submission is June 30, 2023

Please see the conference website for details or go directly to EasyChair to submit your proposal.

Any questions can be addressed to  

We are looking forward to your proposals!

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Halina Zawiszová

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