Asian Temporalities–cfp

The Department of Asian Studies at Palacký University Olomouc is currently accepting proposals for its 18th Annual Conference on Asian Studies (ACAS), which will be held on November 22–23, 2024 in Olomouc, Czech Republic.

The theme of this year’s conference is Asian Temporalities: Chronologies, Seasons, Tenses. We welcome contributions that concern any issue and topic that relates to the theme of time with a focus on the cultures, societies, languages, and histories of Asia as well as their diasporic manifestations.

We seek contributions from a variety of theoretical, methodological, and (inter)disciplinary approaches. We welcome proposals grounded in original research in fields such as anthropology, international relations, history, linguistics, literature, philosophy, political science, sociology, visual art, and any other fields in the humanities and social sciences.

We invite proposals in the following formats: (1) individual papers, (2) organized panels, (3) research posters, and (4) alternative formats, such as roundtable discussions, book presentations, film screenings, art projects, etc. The conference will also include a session dedicated to (5) individual papers by graduate students.

Please see the conference website for more details as well as the link to the submission form (on EasyChair). The deadline for abstract submission is June 30, 2024. The working language of the conference is English.

Questions can be addressed to

We look forward to your proposals.

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