October 20, 2017
Writing Malaysia & Singapore: Shared Pasts, Global Futures
The Open University, London
This one-day symposium, a collaboration between the Open University and the University of Exeter, seeks to draw fresh attention to Malaysian and Singaporean Anglophone writing. Keynote Speakers: Philip Holden (NUS), Angelia Poon Mui Cheng (National Institute of Education, Singapore). Send your title, abstract (250 words) and short biography (80-100 words) to Kelly Tse at kelly.tse [at] sant.ox.ac.uk by July 30, 2017.
November 10-11, 2017
Council on Thai Studies
(COTS) Annual Meeting
Thai Studies scholars are invited to submit abstracts for the annual meeting to Jenjit Gasigitamrong, jenjit [at] humnet.ucla.edu. See the
for the College of ASEAN Community Studies, Naresuan University, for the announcement. Extended deadline: August 15, 2017.
March 22-25, 2018
Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference
AAS is accepting proposals for its 2018 annual conference for Organized Panels, Roundtables, and Workshop sessions, in addition to Individual Papers. Deadline: August 8, 2017. All submissions must be through the AAS
May 23-25, 2018
Modes of Authority and Aesthetic Practices from South Asia to Southeast Asia
Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris
The conference intends to think comparatively about the relationship between aesthetic phenomena and authority in South and Southeast Asia where the aesthetic dimension plays a particularly important role in the legitimation strategies of different types of authority. Deadline: September 30, 2017. See the
for more information.
August 23-27, 2018
AAS Workshop: Asia and the Anthropocene
University of Michigan
The AAS invites applications to participate in the second of three workshops in its series "Emerging Fields in the Study of Asia" supported by the Luce Foundation. The selection committee seeks research papers that grapple with the challenges posed by this new understanding of planetary conditions. See the AAS
for more information. Deadline: October 2, 2017.