Friday, November 22, 2013

Call for Abstracts: 3rd Annual UBC/UW Graduate Student Conference on Asian Studies

Changing Vistas: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Asia Pacific

The Masters of Arts Asia Pacific Policy Studies (MAAPPS) Program at the University of British Columbia in collaboration with the University of Washington will be hosting the third annual UBC/UW graduate student conference on Asian studies. The conference will be held from April 10th – 12th , 2014, at the UBC Vancouver campus in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

The UBC/UW conference is designed to provide an interdisciplinary forum for graduate students to compare methodologies and discuss current research on the Asia Pacific region. Conference participants can interact, network and collaborate with peers from different institutions and across a wide range of academic disciplines.

In addition to highlighting completed research projects, the UBC/UW conference will serve as an opportunity to develop works in progress. Alongside more traditional research presentations, there will also be a roundtable discussion aimed at tackling methodological and thematic challenges.
Currently enrolled graduate students interested in presenting their work and/or participating in the roundtable discussion are welcomed to do so according to the following guidelines:

Application Guidelines

The conference organizers ask that all applicants…

 a. be currently enrolled in a graduate/postgraduate studies program
 b. submit abstracts focused on issues relevant to the Asia-Pacific region
c. limit abstracts to a maximum of 300 words
d. include a short personal biography (100 word limit) along with their abstracts

Abstracts must be received by January 15th,  2014.

The conference organizers will respond to all applicants by mid February regarding the status of their abstracts/ presentations. 

For general inquiries concerning the conference, please contact:  

For abstract submissions as well as submission inquiries, please contact:

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