The Asian Studies Center of the University of Pittsburgh and the Mid-Atlantic Region of the Association of Asian Studies announce the call for papers for the 44th annual regional conference. The conference theme “Asia: Conflict and Cooperation” explores the tensions and collaborations found throughout Asia with regards to energy, environment, public health, territorial issues, migration, popular culture, gender, sexuality, religious practices, and many other issues.
Call for Papers: Living off Waste and Waste as Lively: The Generativity of Discarded and Discharged Matter in Contemporary East Asia American Anthropological Association November 18-22, 2015 Denver, CO. We invite submissions which in some way grapple with the generativity of waste, its multiple materialities, and its various modalities of power in East Asia.
The British Association for Japanese Studies (BAJS) and the Japan Research Centre (JRC) at SOAS, University of London announce a Call for Papers for the BAJS Annual Conference to be held at SOAS, London on Thursday 10th and Friday 11th September 2015. This two-day conference will include a guest plenary session by Professor Aaron Gerow (Yale University), parallel sessions of thematic academic panels, the BAJS AGM and evening networking events.
The 3rd Annual Conference on Social Studies, Communication and Education (ACSSC 2015) will be held from December 02 to 04, 2015, in Tokyo, Japan. The objective of ACSSC is to provide a forum for researchers and technologists to present new ideas and contributions in the form of technical papers, panel discussions and tutorials of ideas in the field of social studies, communication and education. To see a list of the topics and the full listing, please visit: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=220875
The annual conference 2015 of the VSJF - German Association for Social Science Research on Japan - will be held from November 20-22, 2015 under the title “Energy in modern Japan. Past, present, future” at the University of Leipzig. Taking into consideration the conference’s concept (see below), interested researchers are kindly invited to send their topics and abstracts (max.