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March 16, 2012

International Convention of Asia Scholars Conference

It is our pleasure to inform you that International Convention of Asia Scholars Conference 8 will be organized by the University of Macau. It will take place from 24-27 June 2013 in the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel.
The more than four century long interaction between Western and Chinese traditions in Macao, the first and last European colony in China, has left the city with a unique blend of cultural diversity, modernity, and cosmopolitanism. Join us at this world heritage site for ICAS 8.

Please check out our Call for Panels and Papers below or online. The deadline to submit proposals is 15 July 2012.
Visit the ICAS booth 103 at the AAS Annual Meeting in Toronto (15-18 March 2012).

The ICAS Team
Dr. Paul van der Velde - Chief Executive Officer
Martina van den Haak, MA - Executive Officer
Thomas Voorter, MA - Communication Coordinator
Call for Panels and Papers

Macao, P.R. China
24-27 June 2013
The International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) is the premier international gathering in the field of Asian Studies. It attracts participants from over 60 countries to engage in global dialogues on Asia that transcend boundaries between academic disciplines and geographic areas. Since 1998, ICAS has brought more than 15,000 academics together at seven conventions.
ICAS 8 will be hosted by the University of Macau (UM) and will be held in the Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel. Some 1,500 to 2,500 Asia specialists are expected to attend. This city is located in the heart of East Asia and successfully merges its long history of culture and tradition with diversity and cosmopolitanism.

Deadline Proposals: 15 July 2012

Submission of Individual Papers, Organized Panels (organized by a group of varying (national) backgrounds), Institutional Panels (constituted and sponsored by an institution, association, network or company), and Roundtable proposals.

Please note that all abstracts and presentations should be in English. Submission of abstracts for panels, roundtables and papers can be made using ICAS 8 registration forms, available from http://www.icassecretariat.org. General information about ICAS 8 can be found at http://www.umac.mo/icas8 .

ICAS Colleagues Calling
You can connect with colleagues through our facebook page http://www.facebook.com/AsiaScholars, where you can share information or discuss the possibilities of forming a panel.
ICAS Book Prize

The ICAS Book Prize (IBP) was established by the International Convention of Asia Scholars in 2004. It aims to create an international focus for publications on Asia while increasing their worldwide visibility. The biennial ICAS Book Prize is awarded for outstanding English-language works in the field of Asia Studies.

The five awards are:
Best study in the Humanities;
Best study in the Social Sciences;
Best dissertation in the Humanities;
Best dissertation in the Social Sciences; and
The Colleagues' Choice Award.

Deadline IBP: 15 October 2012
Participants are expected to fund their own travel and accommodation.
For more information on ICAS 8 and requirements for participation, please visit http://www.icassecretariat.org or http://www.umac.mo/icas8

The International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) is the premier international gathering in the field of Asian Studies. ICAS founded in 1997, is a platform for representatives of academia and civil society to focus on issues critical to Asia and by implication to the rest of the world. ICAS is an active active accelerator of research. The ICAS Secretariat is hosted by the International Institute for Asian Studies.

Posted by katemw at March 16, 2012 07:39 AM


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