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Call for Proposals

Submit Your Proposal to AAS-in-Asia 2020. The Abstract Submission Deadline is February 10, 2020.


To be held in Kobe, Japan, from August 30 – September 01, 2020 is organised and co-hosted by the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) and The International Academic Forum (IAFOR).



() is organised by The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) in collaboration with its Global and Events Partners.


Contact Us

Please read our FAQ page before contacting us. The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) Sakae 1-16-26 – 201 Naka Ward, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan 460-0008


General FAQ & Key Dates

The FAQ below addresses some of the most common queries IAFOR receives about . If you are unable to find an answer to your question, please contact . Proposal Submission


Travel Subsidies

AAS-in-ASIA Travel Subsidies The AAS is pleased to provide partial travel subsidies for the conference. The AAS has limited funds available. Support is limited to those scholars who are active participants on regular panels and roundtables that have been accepted on the formal program. Only one (1) participant per panel will be considered for funding.


Diversity Requirements

Diversity and inclusiveness are core AAS values. Diversity encourages innovation and creativity, and strengthens the community by harnessing a variety of skills, perspectives, talents, and resources to meet new challenges. We ask that session organisers keep these values in mind as they assemble session participants so that our conference will reflect the diversity in our


Submission Types & Requirements

Submission Type Descriptions The AAS-in-Asia conference and call for proposals DOES NOT post pre-arranged topics for individual paper authors to submit. This conference consists only of already formed organised (paper) and roundtable sessions. Individual papers will not be considered. See below for a full description of proposal types Note: Some organisers may need additional paper


General Submission Guidelines

General Rules 1. Conference Registration Fees: All individuals attending the AAS-in-ASIA conference are required to pay conference registration fees. Individuals accepted to appear must register and pay fees by the registration deadline. There are no fees required to submit a proposal for consideration; however, accepted participants (and anyone interested in attending) must pay the registration