[KS] Joint East Asian Studies Conference (JEAS) 2016 - Call for Papers

Charlotte Horlyck ch10 at soas.ac.uk
Tue Feb 9 08:48:36 EST 2016

Call for Papers:

Joint East Asian Studies Conference (JEAS) 2016

*7th to 9th September,  SOAS, University of London*

The JEAS Conference is a triennial meeting held by the three academic
associations representing East Asian Studies in the UK:

   - The British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS)
   - The British Association for Japanese Studies (BAJS)
   - The British Association for Korean Studies (BAKS)

This conference provides a major venue for the dissemination of research on
East Asian Studies in various disciplines for academics from both the UK
and abroad.
Important dates

   - Call for papers: opened on 5 February 2016
   - Call for papers deadline: Friday, 15 April 2016

Notification of acceptance: Friday, 6 May 2016


   - Early bird registration: Friday, 6 May to Friday 10 June 2016
   - Standard registration: Saturday 11 June 2016 to Friday 2 September 2016

Call for papers Submission Guidelines

We welcome submissions from established academics and doctoral candidates
in any field of East Asian studies working within any academic institution
internationally. Priority will be given to panel submissions, but
individual paper submissions are also welcome and if accepted will be
organised into thematic panels.

Panel sessions will comprise no more than four presenters in any one panel
and should indicate a panel chair/ discussant.

Panel submissions should organise around a key theme or field and should
take the form of a panel outline of no more than 200 words, which will be
published on the conference website and in the conference programme. Panel
chairs are responsible for collecting paper abstracts from panellists.
Paper abstracts should be no more than 350 words each and must include a
title, author affiliation and contact details.

The conference is centred on five key themes and panels in these themes are
particularly encouraged:

   1. Aging and Demography
   2. Memory & History
   3. Identity
   4. Trans-Cultural Flows
   5. Geo-Politics

Accepted paper presenters will be allowed 15 minutes for presentation and
an additional 5 minutes for question and answer session with the audience.
How to Submit

Further details on the conference and the link for submission of abstracts
(via easychair) is available at:


Charlotte Horlyck 샬롯 홀릭 / Chair of the Centre of Korean Studies 한국학연구소장 /
Lecturer in Korean art history, Department of the History of Art and
Archaeology  고고미술사학과 교수 / 한국미술사 / SOAS, University of London
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