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Crosspost: ICAS 6

Call for Panels and Papers

ICAS 6
Think Asia!
Daejeon, Korea
6-9 August 2009


ICAS 6 will be hosted by the Chungnam National University (CNU), the Center for Asian Regional Studies (CARS) and Daejeon Metropolitan City and will be held in the Daejeon Conventon and Visitor’s Bureau. The overarching theme is: Think Asia! More than 1,500 Asia Studies specialists are expected to come to Daejeon. This city is located in the heart of the Korean peninsula and successfully merges its long history of culture and tradition with leading research in science and technology.

Deadlines
15 October 2008: Submission of Individual Abstracts
15 October 2008: Submission of Organized Panels: organized by a group of different (national) backgrounds.
15 November 2008: Submission of Institutional Panels: constituted and sponsored by an institution, association or a network.
Submission of abstracts and panels is possible as of 15 March 2008 at the ICAS website.
*Please note that all abstracts and presentations should be in English. Submission of abstracts for panels and papers can be made through ICAS 6 registration forms available at http://www.icassecretariat.org

ICAS Book Prizes
For the third time the ICAS Book Prizes will be awarded in the categories: Humanities, Social Sciences, Best PhD and Colleagues’ Choice Award
Deadline: 31 August 2008

ICAS Publications Series
A selection of the ICAS 6 papers will be included in edited volumes of the ICAS Publications Series at Amsterdam University Press.

Financial support
Financial support for travel and lodging will be made available to a selected number of PhD students and young academics.

Information
The International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) is one of the largest biennial gatherings for Asia scholars to meet and discuss new developments in the fields of the Human and Natural Sciences. Since 1998, ICAS has brought more than 5,000 academics from 60 countries together at five conventions.
For more information on ICAS 6 and requirements for participation, please visit http://www.icassecretariat.org.