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The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (DAMES) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accepting applications for its Fall 2022 Master's program.

  • Priority deadline—December 14, 2021
    • NOTE: If you want to be considered for FLAS and university scholarships/fellowships, you need to submit all application materials by December 14.
  • Final deadline—June 14

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New Issue of Situations, "Mapping Translation and Performance," Now Online!

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to inform you that the latest issue of Situations: Cultural Studies in the Asian Context (vol.14 no.2 2021) is out! The journal currently presents its content as open-access scholarship. This issue, “Mapping Translation and Performance,” is also available to read online at

International Conference on Material Culture 2021 - Malaysia

International Conference on Material Culture (ICMC), 20 and 21 October 2021, Sunway University, Malaysia (online)

Theme: Things in Daily Life, Life of Things in the East. Past and Present.

Organisers: Prof. Sabine Chaouche, Dr Fiona Wong E Chiong, and Pn Bibi Zafirah Hanfa Badil Zama


Plenary speakers:


  • Dato' Prof. Dr Ghulam-Sarwar Yusof (The Asian Cultural Heritage Hub, Malaysia)



The 4th Conference on Public Health in Asia (COPHA 2021)

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We welcome you to join us online on Thursday and Friday, December 2-3, 2021 for the 4th Conference on Public Health in Asia (COPHA 2021), which will be held as a virtual event from Tokyo, Japan.

Due to ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as travel restrictions, curfews and business shutdowns in major metropolitan areas, this conference is being held online.

CfP: The Newsletter, International Institute for Asian Studies

The International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) is a Humanities and Social Sciences research institute and knowledge exchange platform based in Leiden, the Netherlands. It takes a thematic and multisectoral approach to the study of Asia and initiates programmes that engage Asian and other international partners.

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