Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ)
ASCJ emphasizes interdisciplinary scholarly exchange on Asia in English-language format to broaden communication among researchers of diverse disciplines and backgrounds who are based in Japan. The conference also welcomes scholars from other countries. ASCJ conducts a yearly conference. Everyone world-wide interested in Asian studies is invited to participate. The inaugural meeting of ASCJ was held in October 1997. ASCJ is an affiliate of the Association for Asian Studies, AAS.
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THE TWENTIETH ASIAN STUDIES CONFERENCE JAPAN (ASCJ 2016)
The next Asian Studies Conference Japan will be held at
International Christian University (ICU), Tokyo
on the weekend of July 2-3, 2016
The list of panels, and individual papers accepted for ASCJ 2016
has been uploaded! Click the links below:
Accepted Panels Accepted Individual Papers
Announcing the Third Annual Graduate Student Paper Competition
Click here for eligibility and submission guidelines
See the CALENDAR below for more information.
September 2015 - Opening of applications for ASCJ 2015. All applications must be made online. Application forms can be viewed now, but no applications can be submitted before September 1.
October 2015 - Deadline for applications to participate in ASCJ 2015. Late applications will not be accepted.
December 2015 Announcement by email of results of applications for ASCJ 2016.
The ASCJ is prepared to send letters of invitation *only* to those who are
scheduled to present papers or act as a discussant at the conference. We
are not in a position to send invitation letters to others who are not on
the program. If you are in need of a formal letter of invitation please
email your request directly to the ASCJ.
February 20, 2016--Opening of early bird registration
ASCJ is not in a position to provide financial support for travel or accommodation costs, nor can it act as guarantor for those who need visas to enter Japan. No exceptions can be made to this rule. Persons who will be traveling to Japan for the first time should check the visa requirements well in advance.
Organizers of panels and roundtables should confirm whether everyone in their session is able to participate as planned. They should take the opportunity to remind all co-panelists and discussant(s) to complete registration and payment for the conference.
The Executive Committee needs to receive your registration information and conference fee in good time in order to make important programming and scheduling decisions that affect all participants. If you are late in confirming or registering, you may jeopardize your own position in the program, as well as that of fellow panelists.
April 20, 2016 - End of EARLY BIRD registration. All presenters and other participants whose names are to appear on the program should complete registration and payment by this date.
April 21 - June 10, 2016 - Online registration remains open, but at a HIGHER rate:
May, 2016 - Full program will be available online in PDF format.
June, 2016 - Last date for accepting revision requests for session information.
June, 2016 - Last day for online registration for ASCJ 2016. Onsite registration is available at the onsite rate:
July 2-3, 2016 - Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ 2016) at
International Christian University, Tokyo.
For further details, write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in ASCJ and thinking of attending our next meeting, or preparing to apply to speak at a future meeting, we recommend that you look at the information, programs, or abstracts of recent conferences.More than 400 people participated in the Eighteenth Asian Studies Conference Japan held at Sophia University in Tokyo on June 21-22, 2014.
More than 370 people participated in the Seventeenth Asian Studies Conference Japan held at J.F. Oberlin Univerisity in Tokyo on June 29-30, 2013.
[Program 2013 PDF] [Abstracts 2013 PDF]
More than 450 people participated in the Sixteenth Asian Studies Conference Japan held at Rikkyo University in Tokyo on June 30-July 1, 2012. There were two roundtables, 33 organized panels and 43 individual presentations.
[ASCJ 2012] [Program 2012 PDF] [Abstracts 2012 PDF]
More than 400 people participated in the Fifteenth Asian Studies Conference Japan held at International Christian University (ICU) in Tokyo on June 25-26, 2011. There were a total of 42 regular sessions and two special lunchtime sessions
[ASCJ 2011] [Program 2011 PDF] [Abstracts 2011 PDF]
338 people participated in the Fourteenth Asian Studies
Japan held at Waseda
University in Tokyo, on June 19-20,
was a total of 167 presentations in forty-three