JAAS 2023 Spring CONVENTION

Call for Papers

The 2023 Spring Convention of the Japanese Association for Asian Studies will be held in collaboration with University of Tokyo on June10, 11 2023. The convention mode will be face-to-face, but this may change in consideration of the COVID-19 situation. The Conference Organizing Committee (COC) of JAAS welcomes the proposals for individual presentations and organized panels.

Individual presentation: The speaker will be given 20 minutes for presentations. All papers must be submitted in advance. The COC will organize sessions with 2-3 speakers on similar or related topics. A chairperson and commentator(s) will be nominated by COC among JAAS members.

Organized panel: Application for an organized panel is welcome as well. An organized panel must have a designated chairperson, 2-3 speakers, and 1-2 commentators. Two hours will be allotted to the entire panel.

The deadline for submission of a proposal for the individual presentations and/or the panels is February 22, 2023.

Acceptance/Rejection will be notified after March 28, 2023.

An applicant for an Individual Presentation should be a member of, or applying for membership to JAAS by the time of presentation. An applicant for an Organized Panel should be a member of JAAS at the time of application.

Those who wish to submit a proposal must fill in the application form
(https://forms.gle/wiyxeom93PADvW9S8 ).

Those who made presentations in the conventions in the last one year can apply but may be given low priority in light of promoting equal opportunities for JAAS members.

The following items must be written in the application form:

Individual presentations:
1) Name, affiliation, contact address, phone number, and membership status of the applicant.
2) Title of the presentation.
3) Abstract (within 400 words).

Presenters at the Convention must submit full papers (in PDF format) and abstracts (in the prescribed WORD format). The length of the paper should be around 6,000 words including references, foot notes, tables, and figures. Please do not exceed 10,000 words. Papers must be submitted before May 18, 2023. Papers will be posted on JAAS website for several weeks before and after the Conference, and will be made downloadable only by JAAS members.

Organized panels:
1) Name, affiliation, contact address, phone number, and membership status of the applicant.
2) Title of the panel.
3) Abstract (within 400 words).
4) Contents of the panel. (Name, affiliation, membership status of the chairperson, presenters, and commentators.)

Presenters of the panels must submit abstracts (within 400 words in the prescribed WORD format) of their presentations before May 18, 2023. They are also recommended, though not required, to submit full papers (in PDF format), which will be posted on JAAS website in the same manner as the papers for individual presentations. The length of the paper should be around 6,000 words including references, footnotes, tables, and figures. Papers must be submitted before May 18, 2023. Papers will be posted on JAAS website for several weeks before and after the Conference, and will be made downloadable only by JAAS members.

Conference Organizing Committee of JAAS
Yusuke Anami (Tohoku University)
Kazuya Nakamizo (Kyoto University)
Toyomi Asano (Waseda University)
Takahiro Sato (Kobe University)
Ayako Masuhara (Asia University)
e-mail: jaas-spring<@>npo-ochanomizu.org (replace <at> with @)