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August 02, 2011

CFP: Politics of Religion in Asia: An International Conference

Politics of Religion in Asia: An International Conference
Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, International Programs
University of Iowa
Date: May 12-13, 2012

This conference will focus on the relationship between religion and
politics in Asia, including but not limiting to China, Hong Kong,
Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and India. It intends to address
two related topics: the development of religion and the role of
religion in politics. We encourage paper proposals examining the above
topics by relating to any aspect of state policy, economic
modernization, and traditional culture. Both single-country and
cross-country studies are welcome. We are particularly interested in
theoretically informed studies using primary research materials.

The conference will pay for the participant’s airfare and lodging if
his/her paper is accepted. The final papers will be published in an
edited volume. The deadline for submitting the paper proposal is
October 1, 2011, and the deadline for submitting the conference paper
is April 13, 2012.

The proposal should include:

* Author’s name
* Current job title
* Institutional affiliation
* Contact information (email, mailing address and phone number)
* Paper abstract (100-300 words)
* Author’s CV (no more than 3 pages)

Please send your proposal via email to:
Professor Wenfang Tang
Department of Political Science
University of Iowa

Posted by katemw at August 2, 2011 11:45 AM


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