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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 SEVENTEENTH ASIAN STUDIES CONFERENCE JAPAN (ASCJ 2013)
The next Asian Studies Conference Japan will be held at
J. F. Oberlin University, Tokyo
on the weekend of June 29-30, 2013
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For the LIST OF ACCEPTED
PANELS AND PAPERS click → here
Information on hotels near the conference venue
and shuttle service between JR Yokohama Station and the venue available here!
See the CALENDAR below for more information.
September 15, 2012 - Opening of applications for the 2013 conferences. All applications must be made online. There are three categories: individual papers, panels, and roundtables. The application forms are available now for those interested in applying. No applications can accepted before Sept. 15.
November 15, 2012 - Deadline for applications to participate in the 2013 conference. Late applications cannot be accepted.
December, 2012. Announcement of results of applications for ASCJ 2013. All those who applied to give individual papers will be contacted by email, as will organizers of panels and roundtables. Panel and roundtable organizers should contact everyone on their panel to let them know the result. Those wishing to receive a personally addressed letter of invitation should use the request form. The letter will be sent by PDF attachment. Please note that this letter can only be sent to persons included in the list of roundtables, panels, and individual papers accepted for the 2013 conference.
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.
February 20, 2013 - Opening of EARLY BIRD registration: 3000 yen regular fee, 1000 yen for graduate students. The conference fee can be paid either by bank transfer, by faxing a credit card authorization form, or through Paypal. At this time it will also be possible to register and pay for the optional Saturday night reception. We welcome ALL registrations at this time, both from those on the program, and from those wishing just to attend the conference.
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, 2013 - 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. All changes to names, affiliations, and titles listed on the program should be received by this date so that ASCJ can prepare the online program and send out publicity about the conference.
April 21 - June 21, 2013 - Online registration remains open, but at a HIGHER rate: 4000 yen regular fee, 1000 yen for graduate students.
early May, 2013 - Full program will be available online in PDF format. This program will be updated regularly up to the date of the conference.
June 1, 2013 - All late changes should be received by this date so that ASCJ can make the final revisions to the online program and print copies of the printed program.
June 21, 2013 - Last day for registration in advance by bank transfer, fax, or through Paypal. While it is possible to register at the conference site, we recommend pre-registration. This allows us to prepare printed name tags. Those wishing to attend the Saturday night reception should also register and pay in advance.
June 29-30, 2013 - Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ 2013) at
J. F. Oberlin University, Tokyo.
September 15, 2013 - Applications open for ASCJ 2014.
November 15, 2013 - Deadline for all applications for ASCJ 2014.
For timely reminders, follow us on Twitter (ascj20xx).
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 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