CFP: Conference on East Asian Philosophy in Tokyo

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Call for Papers
April 30, 2019
Subject Fields: 
East Asian History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Korean History / Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies and Theology
Dear Colleagues,
We are pleased to inform you that the International Society of East Asian Philosophy (ISEAP) is going to have its first international conference as follows:
Date: December 14-15, 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Venue: Meiji University (Surugadai Campus), Tokyo, Japan (
Theme: East Asian Philosophy: Past, Present and Future
Languages: English (preferable), Japanese, Chinese and Korean
Publication: Papers presented at the conference are highly encouraged to submit to The Journal of East Asian Philosophy (published by Springer, peer-reviewed, all in English)
Keynote speakers
  • Professor Edward SLINGERLAND (Professor, Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia)
  • Professor LIN Chen-Kuo (Professor Emeritus, Department of Philosophy, National Chengchi University)
  • Professor GODA Masato (Dean and Professor, School of Arts and Letters, Meiji University)
Submission of proposals
All proposals should be submitted to by April 30, 2019 (Japan Time).
For organized panels, please submit the following in MS Word format:
1. Full names (surname in CAPITAL letters), affiliations (including Department) and email addresses of 3-4 members of the panels and indicate one as the chair
2. A 250-word (maximum) abstract of the panel
3. A 250-word (maxim) abstract for each paper of the panel
4. Research interests
5. List of publications (optional)
For individual papers, please submit the following in MS Word format:
1. Full name (surname in CAPITAL letters), affiliation (including Department) and email address
2. A 250-word (maximum) abstract 
3. Research interests
4. List of publications (optional)
Notification of acceptance
May 15, 2019
Release of tentative program
June 1, 2019
Registration fee
Free of charge
Visa application, transportation, accommodation and meals
Self-financed and should be arranged by the panelists themselves
For details, please refer to
Please kindly disseminate this message to those who might be interested. 
We are looking forward to seeing you in Tokyo.

Best wishes,

Yuko Ishihara
Visiting scholar, Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, USA)