2018 Wenzao International Conference on Southeast Asian Studies

 Wenzao ICSEAS 2018: Oct. 25-27, 2018

Call for Paper
Conference Theme – Southeast Asia: Transition and Transformation

For more information, please visit: Call for Paper_2018 Wenzao ICSEAS

Building on the success of the “2017 Wenzao International Conference on Southeast Asia Studies” (2017 Wenzao ICSEAS) with conference theme: Beyond Borders and Boundaries and a forthcoming edited book volume entitled Southeast Asia: Beyond Borders and Boundaries (10 chapters/publication date: June 2018), Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages continues to host the second Wenzao ICSEAS (2018 Wenzao ICSEAS).

The 2018 Conference theme will be “Southeast Asia: Transition and Transformation”. The organizers encourage submissions of panel proposals or individual presentations on the following ten sub-themes:

  1. ASEAN as a community: Challenges and Prospects
  2. ASEAN Economies: Challenges and Prospects
  3. Southeast Asian Histories and Social Change
  4. Environment Sustainability
  5. Democratization and Its Discontent
  6. Literature, Film, Media, the Arts and Cultural Studies
  7. Language and Linguistics
  8. People-to-people Connectivity: The Roles of NGOs
  9. Taiwan and Southeast Asia
  10. Health and Migration Policy

IMPORTANT DATES
Abstract submission deadline: May 15, 2018
Notification of accepted papers: May 31, 2018
Official registration period: June 1- July 15, 2018
Deadline for full paper submissions: September 15, 2018
Conference Dates: October 25-27, 2018
Conference Venue: Wenzao Ursuline University (WZU), Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Organizer: Center for Southeast Asian Language Teaching (CSALT), WZU Panel Proposals and other conference inquiries should be submitted to:
CSALT Coordinator Mr. Kai Otto Chang: sl00@mail.wzu.edu.tw

ISTR Asia Pacific Conference, 2017

Asia Pacific Regional Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR)

December 4-5, 2017
Jakarta, Indonesia
Hosted by Trisakti University

Akihiro Ogawa, Keynote Speech
Keynote AddressGlobal Challenges and Sustainability in the Asia Pacific:  The Role of the Third Sector

Asia Pacific International Academic Committee
Australia: Ruth Phillips, University of Sydney
China: Xijin Jia, Tsinghua University
Jiangang Zhu, Sun Yat-sen University
Hong Kong: Kin man Chan, Chinese University of Hong Kong
India: V.J. Byra Reddy, UPES
Bangladesh: Salma Akhtar, University of Dhaka
Indonesia: Maria R. Nindita Radyati, Trisakti University
Japan: Masayuki Deguchi, MINPAKU
Aya Okada, Kanazawa University
Korea: Sangmi Cho, Ewha Womans University
Pakistan: Rashid Imtiaz, Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy
Philippines: Maria Faina Diola, University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance
Taiwan: Shih-Jung Hsu, National Chengchi University

 For more information, please visit: https://www.istrasiapacific.org/

Conference Program (2017)

Conference Report (2017)

116th American Anthropological Association annual meeting

The Moral Economy of Protest in East Asia
December 2nd, 2017
Washington, D.C.

Anru Lee (panel chair)

Dulam Bumochir (presenter)

Presentations:

  • 2:00 PM – 2:15 PM
    A Destabilizing Stability: The Cultural Politics of Protest and Control in Hong Kong
  • 2:15 PM – 2:30 PM
    Herders’ Protests: Pasture, National Identity and State in Mongolia and China
  • 2:30 PM – 2:45 PM
    The limits to morality: Petitioner politics in Northeast China’s rustbelt
  • 2:45 PM – 3:00 PM
    The Moral Economy of Language Protests in Tibet
  • 3:00 PM – 3:15 PM
    Martyrs, Sacrifice, and the Gifts of Faith: The Moral Economy of Muslim ‘Rebellion’ in China
  • 3:15 PM – 3:30 PM
    Discussion

For more information, please visit: https://www.eventscribe.net/2017/aaa/fsPopup.asp?Mode=sessioninfo&PresentationID=311221