[KS] CONF. Asian Studies Conference, Japan

caprio caprio at rikkyo.ne.jp
Tue May 23 17:47:30 EDT 2006

June 24-25, 2006
Tokyo, Japan

All persons interested in Asian Studies are invited to attend the 
annual meeting of the Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ), which 
will be held at International Christian University, Tokyo, on June 
24-25, 2006. This is the tenth meeting of ASCJ, a regional conference 
of the Association for Asian Studies and a leading forum for 
English-language scholarship on Asia.

Program details and other information are posted on the ASCJ website:
http://www.meijigakuin.ac.jp/~ascj   The program consists of 34 
sessions (panels, roundtables,  individual papers and film) that 
address a broad range of themes relating to Asian studies. All 
sessions are conducted in English.  There will also be a large 
display of books and other materials on Asia.

This year ASCJ is pleased to welcome Professor Mary Elizabeth Berry, 
Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley, and 
Past President of the Association for Asian Studies. On Saturday, 
June 24, Professor Berry will give the keynote address, entitled /Why 
Work So Hard? Anxiety and Consumption in Seventeenth-Century Japan/. 
The address will be followed by a reception to which all participants 
are invited.

Those expecting to attend ASCJ are asked to complete the online 
registration form on the ASCJ website:
For those who register by Friday, June 10, the conference fee is 
4,000 yen (3,500 yen for graduate students); it can be paid by credit 
card or by domestic bank transfer. The reception fee is 3,000 yen. 
After June 10, registration may be completed at the conference at the 
onsite rate of 5,000 yen (4,000 yen for graduate students).

Registration and distribution of materials will open at 9:15 a.m. on 
June 24. The conference will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m.
Please join us in celebrating ASCJ's tenth birthday! Address 
inquiries to the Executive Committee at: ascj at icu.ac.jp

Mark Caprio
Rikkyo University
<caprio at rikkyo.ne.jp

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