Programme (Live-Stream and On-Demand)

Schedule Overview*

All sessions will be available both on live-stream and on catch-up (on-demand).
All times are in Japan Standard Time (UTC+9). Click here to use a time converter.

Monday, August 31Tuesday, September 01Wednesday, September 02Thursday, September 03Friday, September 04
08:00-08:15: Opening Ceremony
08:15-09:00: Keynote Presentation | Barbara Andaya
09:00-10:30: Late-breaking Panel | The COVID-19 Pandemic in East and Southeast Asia: Comparative Perspectives
10:30-10:45: Break
10:45-12:15: Parallel Panel Session 1
12:15-12:30: Break
12:30-14:00: Parallel Panel Session 2
14:00-14:15: Break
14:15-15:00: Keynote Presentation | Masashi Nishihara
15:00-16:30: Special Panel | Japan and Korea in China-US Relations: A Reappraisal of the Post-War Order | Supported by the Korea Foundation
16:30-17:30: Virtual Tour of the Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art & Conversation with Dr Yutaka Mino
07:30-08:00 Cultural Event: Zen Buddhism and Well-being
08:00-09:30: Special Panel | Reports from CULCON
09:30-09:45: Break
09:45-11:15: Parallel Panel Session 1
11:15-11:30: Break
11:30-13:00: Parallel Panel Session 2
13:00-13:15: Break
13:15-14:45: Parallel Panel Session 3
14:45-15:00: Break
15:00-16:30: Parallel Panel Session 4
16:30-16:45 Break
16:45-18:15: Special Panel | Asia Matters Podcast: South Asia's Dual Crisis: COVID-19 and Climate Change [Room 4]
18:15-18:30 Break
18:30-19:00: Cultural Event | Taste Washoku to Unveil Japanese Society: Encountering with Wagyu and Matcha
19:00-19:30: Cultural Event | Kobe: Japan’s Culinary Melting Pot
19:30-21:00: Parallel Panel Session 6
21:00-21:15 Break
21:15-22:45: Parallel Panel Session 7
08:00-09:30: Parallel Panel Session 1
09:30-09:45: Break
09:45-11:15: Parallel Panel Session 2
11:15-11:30: Break
11:30-12:30: Haiku Workshop in Association with the Haiku International Association
12:30-12:45: Break
12:45-14:15: Parallel Panel Session 3
12:45-14:15: Late-breaking Panel | Reimagining Transnational Student Mobility in the Post-COVID-19 Era
14:15-14:30: Break
14:30-16:00: Parallel Panel Session 4
16:00-16:15: Break
16:15-17:45: Parallel Panel Session 5
08:00-09:30: Parallel Panel Session 1
09:30-09:45: Break
09:45-11:15: Parallel Panel Session 2
11:15-11:30: Break
11:30-12:30: Cultural Event: Asia at the Crossroads: Conversations on Food, Politics, and Culture
12:30-12:45: Break
12:45-14:15: Parallel Panel Session 3
14:15-14:30: Break
14:30-16:00: Parallel Panel Session 4
16:00-16:15: Break
16:15-17:45: Parallel Panel Session 5
08:00-09:30: Special Panel Session | Godzilla and Global Anxiety from Hiroshima to COVID-19
08:00-09:30: Parallel Panel Session 1
09:30-09:45: Break
09:45-11:15: Special Panel Session | The Other AI: Automation, Innovation and the Future of Work in Asia | Supported by the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation
09:45-11:15: Parallel Panel Session 2
11:30-13:00: Late-breaking News Roundtable | New Threats to Academic Freedom
13:00-13:30: Closing Ceremony & Wadaiko Drum Performance

Special and Breaking News Sessions

Late-breaking Panel:
The COVID-19 Pandemic in East and Southeast Asia: Comparative Perspectives

Special Panel:
Japan and Korea in China-US Relations: A Reappraisal of the Post-War Order
Supported by the Korea Foundation

Special Panel Session:
Reports from CULCON: Cultural and Educational Interchanges between Japan and the U.S.
Supported by CULCON

Special Panel:
Asia Matters Podcast

Late-breaking Panel Session:
Reimagining Transnational Student Mobility in the Post-COVID-19 Era
Supported by IAFOR Research Centre and Graduate School of Letters, Osaka University

Special Panel:
Godzilla and Global Anxiety from Hiroshima to COVID-19​

Special Panel Session:
The Other AI: Automation, Innovation and the Future of Work in Asia
Supported by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS)

Late-breaking News Roundtable:
New Threats to Academic Freedom

In response to the ongoing coronavirus global pandemic, and following extensive consultation with different stakeholders, the Boards of the AAS and IAFOR have jointly decided to hold the AAS-in-Asia 2020 conference online and extend the conference period to Monday, August 31 to Friday, September 4, 2020. Click here to read the official statement.

*The above schedule may be subject to change.


Conference Final Schedule

Updated August 20, 2020
Times are in Japan Standard Time (UTC+9). Click here to use a time converter.

*Session placement and session times are subject to change.

August 31September 01September 02September 03September 04

Monday, August 31

SessionMondayMondayMain RoomRoom 1Room 2Room 3Room 4Room 5Room 6Room 7Room 8Room 9
StartEndBorder Crossing and Inter-AreaBorder Crossing and Inter-AreaBorder Crossing and Inter-AreaSouth / Southeast AsiaChina and Inner AsiaChina and Inner AsiaChina and Inner AsiaNortheast AsiaNortheast Asia
08:0008:15Opening Ceremony
08:1509:00Keynote Presentation | Barbara Andaya
09:0010:30Late-breaking Panel: The COVID-19 Pandemic in East and Southeast Asia: Comparative Perspectives
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0110:4512:15(Literature) 1073: Eco-Criticism from the Periphery: Japanese Fiction in Asian Landscapes (link)(Anthropology) 1170: Academic Indigenization in Asia at Its Crossroads (link)(History) 1137: Cold War Asia: History, Knowledge, and Perception (link)(Political Sciences) 1201: Governance Innovation and Policy Convergence (link)(Gender & Sexuality) 1296: Contested Belongings: (Un)Imagining National Subjects in Chinese Political Cultures (link)(Sociology) 1239: China’s Modernity at the Crossroads: Heritage and Society in Dialogue with the Past and With the World (link)(Anthropology) 1366: Healthcare Systems and Medical Ethics in East Asia (link)(Information Technology) 1215: OpenGLAM and Redevelopment of Japanese Studies (link)
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0212:3014:00(History) 1304: Unconventional Travelers: Asia in Motion, 1860-1912 (link)(History) 1184: Tradition and Transformation of Legal Culture in the Mongol Empire (link)(History) 1224: Rethinking Women in Asia Under the Aggression of the Japanese Empire, 1931-1945 (link)(Geography) 1339: Methodologies of Migration and Care Research at the Crossroads of Asia: What We Can Learn From Paired Interviews (link)(Gender & Sexuality) 1050: Creating Gendered Spaces: Women’s Choices, Strategies and Rationales in the Contemporary China (link)(Sociology) 1279: Family and Social Inequalities in Chinese Societies (link)(Anthropology) 1353: Counter-Narratives and Issues of Indigenous Engagement in Representation of Ainu History and Culture in Contemporary Japan (link)(Urban Studies) 1311: The City Remade, the City Evaded: Transformations of Life in and Away from Urban Japan (link)
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14:1515:00Keynote Presentation | Masashi Nishihara
15:0016:30Special Panel | Japan and Korea in China-US Relations: A Reappraisal of the Post-War Order | Supported by the Korea Foundation
16:3017:30Virtual Tour of the Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art

Tuesday, September 01

SessionTuesdayTuesdayMain RoomRoom 1Room 2Room 3Room 4Room 5Room 6Room 7Room 8Room 9
StartEndBorder Crossing and Inter-AreaBorder Crossing and Inter-AreaBorder Crossing and Inter-AreaSouth / Southeast AsiaChina and Inner AsiaChina and Inner AsiaChina and Inner AsiaNortheast AsiaNortheast Asia
07:3008:00Cultural Event: Zen Meditation
08:0009:30Special Panel | Reports from CULCON: Cultural and Educational Interchanges between Japan and the U.S. | Supported by the Japan Foundation
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0109:4511:15(Literature) 1365: Negotiating “Japan”: Transnational Assemblages in Text and Media (link)(Anthropology) 1208: Comparing Cultures of Education in Asia: Anthropological and Ethnographic Perspectives (link)(History) 1319: From Bamboo Slips to Screens: The Reading of Confucian Classics in East Asia, from the Warring States to the Twenty-First Century (link)(Anthropology) 1049: Shifting Technologies, Mines, & Rituals of Relatedness: A Multimedia Montage of Post-war Cambodia and Laos (link)(Literature) 1329: Transmuting Wen: Writing Enterprises, Transcultural Encounters, and Transmedial Entanglements in the Chinese World Since the Late Imperial Era (link)(Literature) 1122: Elite and Non-Elite Urban Cosmopolitanism in the Early Twentieth-Century China: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue (link)(History) 1057: Managing the Frontiers: Knowledge Production of Law and Ethnicity on China’s Coastal and Internal Frontiers (link)(Gender & Sexuality) 1129: Exploring the Intersections of Gender and Food in East Asia: From Material Culture to Symbolic Practices (link)(Literature) 1234: A Journey of Life Towards the Dream Land: Space and Identity for Women on Cheju Island (link)
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0211:3013:00(Literature) 1238: German-speaking Jews and the Chinese in Wartime Shanghai: Transnational Encounters through Comics, Memoirs, Films (link)(Anthropology) 1127: Demons and Gods on Display: The Pageantry of Popular Religion as Crossroads Encounters (link)(History) 1264: Jesuit Cartography and the Translation of Knowledge in Early Modern Global Asia (link)(Anthropology) 1298: Threatening Discourses and State Anxieties in Southeast Asia, Past and Present (link)(Cinema Studies/Film) 1150: Representing History through the Personal and the Familial: Cinema and TV Production in Postsocialist China (link)(Literature) 1161: Reclusion as Socio-cultural Engagement in Pre-modern China and Japan (link)(History) 1038: Mapping a Local/Global Socialist Lifestyle: Practice and Perception of Life in Maoist China (link)(Gender & Sexuality) 1272: Making the Body Visible in Contemporary Japan: Femininity, Beauty, and the Female Form in Popular Culture (link)(Literature) 1094: The Body and Modes of Embodiment in Japanese Literature of the Modern and Contemporary Era (link)
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0313:1514:45(Translation) 1295: Trans-cultural Mobility and the Changing Notion of “Universality”: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Finding ‘Universality’ (link)(Anthropology) 1299: Alternative Ethics in the Politics of Knowledge and Authority: Focusing on Human-Environment Relations in China, Tibet and South Korea (link)(History) 1245: Armenians in Japan: Historical Perspectives (link)(History) 1062: Theorizing the Cold War in Southeast Asia: Approaches and Concerns (link)(Anthropology) 1384: Critical Perspectives on Chinese Infrastructures (link)(History) 1221: Crossroad of Culture, Battlefield of Information: The Cultural Exchange and Cultural Warfare in China (1921-1965) (link)(History) 1193: Everyday Politics in Maoist China (link)(Literature) 1356: History Made Flesh: Visual and Narrative Representations of the Uncanny as Memory and Identity (link)
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0415:0016:30(Translation) 1350: Translation Transforms: New Faces of Asia Through Translation Activities (link)(Anthropology) 1212: Creating Communal Narratives in Later Life: Old Age, Meaning and Memory in Asia (link)(Sociology) 1378: Mediating Society: Activism and Journalism in Myanmar, Indonesia, Taiwan and China (link)(Translation) 1398: Religion in Translation and the Acculturation Patterns in South and Central Asia (link)(Anthropology) 1082: NGO, Network and Activism in China (link)(Urban Studies) 1305: China’s Urban Future: Can Inclusive Services Be Delivered Under Fiscal Decentralization? (link)(History) 1255: Agents Remolded: Everyday Practices of Socialistic Workers in Maoist China (link)
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0516:4518:15(Religion) 1331: Sacredness and Materiality in East and Southeast Asia (link)(Anthropology) 1213: Religious Gifts and Social Transaction in Modern Asia (link)(Political Sciences) 1051: Affective Politics on the Rise: The Emotional Turn in Studying Politics in Asia – The Case of China and India (link)Special Panel: Asia Matters Podcast: South Asia's Dual Crisis: COVID-19 and Climate Change (link)(Urban Studies) 1364: Heritagization in Chinese Cities: Practices and Debates (link)(Political Sciences) 1206: New Implications of Land Commodification in China’s Local Development (link)(History) 1280: Writing the Frontier: The State’s Creation and Deployment of Qing Frontier Knowledge (link)
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18:3019:00Cultural Event: Taste Washoku to Unveil Japanese Society
19:0019:30Cultural Event: Kobe: Japan’s Culinary Melting Pot
0619:3021:00(Art/Art History) 1209: Orbiting Asia: Contemporary Asian Art in Transnational Spaces (link)(Anthropology) 1155: Ambition, Naked, Muted, and Mediated: Exploring Young Adult Aspirations in the Fast-changing Global South (link)(Cinema Studies/Film) 1118: Indonesian Film Screening and Roundtable Discussion: Candra Aditya’s Dewi Goes Home (link)(History) 1117: City Life in Nineteenth Century Beijing (link)
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0721:1522:45(Religion) 1026: Hinduism at the Crossroads at Home and Abroad (link)(Sociology) 1148: Social, Political, and Cultural Dynamics of Collective Actions in Asia (link)(Cinema Studies/Film) 1283: Bollywood’s Regional Turn: Investigating Hindi Cinema’s Shift to Non-urbanity (link)(Urban Studies) 1220: Place, Power, and Publics in Metropolitan China: Toward Burgeoning Social-Economic Orders (link)

Wednesday, September 02

SessionWednesdayWednesdayMain RoomRoom 1Room 2Room 3Room 4Room 5Room 6Room 7Room 8Room 9
StartEndBorder Crossing and Inter-AreaBorder Crossing and Inter-AreaBorder Crossing and Inter-AreaSouth / Southeast AsiaChina and Inner AsiaChina and Inner AsiaChina and Inner AsiaNortheast AsiaNortheast Asia
0108:0009:30(Literature) 1290: Tensions Embodied: Reading and Staging Sensation in Premodern East Asia (link)(Art/Art History) 1084: Politics of Landscape Photography in East Asia (link)(History) 1292: Media, Communication Technologies, and the Promises of “Democratization” Across Asian Mediascapes (link)(History) 1361: Transgressing the Border between Academics and Politics: The CIA in the MIT Indonesia Project and Beyond (link)(Literature) 1282: Religious Practice and Material Culture in Medieval Chinese Literature (link)(Art/Art History) 1237: Decorative Arts, Architecture, and Manhua: Problematizing Exhibitions in Republican China (1912-49) (link)(Anthropology) 1388: Alienation From Policy Processes Across Asia (link)(Sociology) 1185: Women in Protest: Gender and Social Movements in East Asia (link)
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0209:4511:15(Literature) 1368: Japan and the Socialist Bloc During the Cold War: Translating Cultures (link)(Art/Art History) 1324: Art and Diplomatic Gifts in Early Modern East Asia (link)(History) 1248: Revisiting the Imagined Communities: Identities, Nationalism, and Social Activism (link)(History) 1134: Identities, Cultural Practices and the Changing Political Landscape of Modern Southeast Asia (link)(Literature) 1197: Sinophone Writers’ Spiritual Choice at the Crossroads (link)(History) 1180: Imam, Educator, Soldier, Modernist? Envisioning New Worlds in the Lives of Muslims From the Warlord Era in Northwest China and Xinjiang (link)(Cinema Studies/Film) 1362: Visual Representations of the Persistent Cold War in the Korean Peninsula (link)(Sociology) 1320: Framing Disaster Resilience: The Role of Women in Disaster Response (link)
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11:3012:30Cultural Event: Haiku Workshop
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0312:4514:15Late-breaking Panel Session: Reimagining Transnational Student Mobility in the Post-COVID-19 Era(Sociology) 1258: Constructing the Cultural Public Sphere of and Beyond Japan: Fluidity and Dynamics in East Asia (link)(Economics) 1179: China-Japan Competition or Possibilities for Cooperation? Debates On Belt and Road Initiative and Free and Open Indo-Pacific Initiative (link)(History) 1098: National Aspirations and Anxieties: Images of Ideal and Problematic Children and Youth in 20th-century Nation-building Projects in Asia (link)(Anthropology) 1142: Narratives of Belonging in Borderlands Through Perspectives of Indigeneity and Visual Representations (link)(Literature) 1157: The Politics of The Everyday: Discursive and Communicative Negotiation between Control, Violence, and Resistance in Modern Chinese Literature and Media (link)(Literature) 1383: Body as Strategies in Contemporary China: The Multiplicity of the Body in Literature, Media, and Social Practice (link)(History) 1222: The Fate of Locality in Modern China: Changes and Continuity (link)(Sociology) 1308: Regimes of Disaster Truth in the Aftermath of 3.11 (link)
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0414:3016:00(Sociology) 1230: Rural Revitalization in Contemporary Korea and China (link)(Art/Art History) 1048: Rethinking Collective: Mapping on the Development of Woodblock Printing Collectives in Inter-Asian Context (link)(History) 1104: Beyond Colonial Intermediary: A New History of the Princely State of Hyderabad’s Relations with Japan (link)(Sociology) 1225: Dissent, Public Space and Politics of Citizenship in Pakistan (link)(Art/Art History) 1325: Experiencing ‘China’ at the World’s Fairs (link)(Literature) 1187: Aspects of the Female Intellectuals: Fictional Characters, Writers, Activists and Archivists (link)(History) 1130: Mediating New Versions of Womanhood in Asia, 1880s–1950s (link)(International Relations) 1061: East Asia at Crossroads – China and Japan as Historical Mirrors, and Contemporary Images in International Relations (link)(Anthropology) 1089: Rurality Check: Tracing the Nascent Global Countryside in Asia (link)
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0516:1517:45(Sociology) 1031: In and Out: China as a Country of Origin and a Country of Destination (link)(Urban Studies) 1182: Re-thinking Creative Economy Through Fashion in Asia (link)(History) 1192: At the Crossroads: Challenges and Solutions in Cross Cultural East Asia (link)(Sociology) 1158: Transnational Migration to and from Southeast Asia (link)(Political Sciences) 1386: Keeping in Touch: Tools and Strategies for Chinese Local Cadres to Avoid Disconnection From Citizens (link)(Literature) 1027: Women as Symbols: The Female Representation in East Asian Literature and Film of the 1930s and 1940s (link)(Performing Arts) 1152: From Kata to Contemplative Practices: Transformations within Martial and Theatrical Arts in Contemporary China and Japan (link)(Sociology) 1262: People at the Margins: Belonging and (Im)mobility in Superdiverse Asia (link)

Thursday, September 03

SessionThursdayThursdayMain RoomRoom 1Room 2Room 3Room 4Room 5Room 6Room 7Room 8Room 9
StartEndBorder Crossing and Inter-AreaBorder Crossing and Inter-AreaBorder Crossing and Inter-AreaSouth / Southeast AsiaChina and Inner AsiaChina and Inner AsiaChina and Inner AsiaNortheast AsiaNortheast Asia
0108:0009:30(History) 1047: Mobilizing After the Fall of Empire: Decolonization Across Asia (link)(Cinema Studies/Film) 1326: Rightward Bound: At the Crossroads of Nationalism and Gender in East and South Asian Cinema (link)(History) 1025: Nation in Crisis and Empire-Building in Northeast Asia (link)(Political Sciences) 1144: Resistance to Dictatorship and the Future of Human Rights in Thailand (link)(Art/Art History) 1284: Buddhist Images Across Borders: the Transmission of Dunhuang Mural Imagery in the 6th-13th Century (link)(Literature) 1112: Teaching Classical Chinese Literature Across a Globalized World: Challenges and Strategies (link)(History) 1391: Revolution and Justice at the Grassroots Level in 1950s China (link)(Art/Art History) 1232: At the Crossroads – Verism & Artifice in Early Modern Japanese Art (link)(History) 1214: Residues of Hiroshima 75 Years on: Nuclear Tests, Trauma, Identity, and the Ending of the War (link)
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0209:4511:15(Geography) 1164: The Everyday Experiences and Practices of Asian Migrants (link)(Cinema Studies/Film) 1379: East Asian Popular Media: Maneuvering Between Discourses (link)(History) 1235: New Currents in Maritime History: Multi-language Sources and Perspectives for East Asian Waters in Imperial and Global Contexts (link)(Political Sciences) 1300: Knowledge – The State and Resistance in Thailand (link)(Art/Art History) 1218: Social movement, Crisis, and Circulations of Art in the Sinosphere (link)(Literature) 1052: The Belt and Road of Banned Chinese Literature: The Global Receptions of Yan Lianke (link)(Political Sciences) 1065: Localizing Contentious Politics in Contemporary Southeast Asia and China (link)(Art/Art History) 1323: Visualizing Contested Memories of Wars and Desire for Peace in East Asia (link)(History) 1400: Retracing the Past: War, Memory and Childhood (link)
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11:3012:30Cultural Event: Asia at the Crossroads: Conversations on Food, Politics, and Culture
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0312:4514:15(Library Science) 1270: Asian Studies in the Era of Open Science (link)(International Relations) 1317: Hegemony in Flux and its Ramifications: The Wane of Pax-Americana and Its Impact in the Indo-Pacific (link)(History) 1168: Archives and History Making in 21st-century Asia and Beyond: Politics, Problems, and Possibilities (link)(Political Sciences) 1100: Thailand Update: One year After 2019 Election (link)(Art/Art History) 1042: Challenging and Mediating: Art and Society in the People’s Republic of China (link)(Language) 1345: Cantonese Language and the Imagination of the Hongkonger Community (link)(Philosophy) 1240: Concepts in Motion – Rethinking the Dynamics of Change and Changing Dynamics in Early Chinese Thought, Politics, and Intellectual Culture (link)(Art/Art History) 1101: Representing a New Life: Visual Images and Cultural Reform in East Asia (link)(Sociology) 1175: Examining the Contemporary Dynamics of Japan–China Interactions in the Cultural and Creative Industries (link)
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0414:3016:00(Women’s Studies) 1369: Modernized Healing and Unhealed Modernity: Reflections on North Korean Cinematography, Chinese Women Physicians, and Chinese Buddhist-Confucian Cultivation Practices in the 20th Century (link)(International Relations) 1340: A New Perspective to Understand Modern Japan from External Relationship (link)(History) 1178: Historians’ Workshop: A Flexible Model for Practical Early-Career Academic Development (link)(International Relations) 1330: Japan’s Strategic Indo-Pacific Pivot: Views from India, China, and Southeast Asia (link)(Sociology) 1207: Whither Rural Collectives: Village Communities and Economies Under Rapid Urbanization in China (link)(Translation) 1108: Constructing Images of Hong Kong (link)(History) 1278: Educating New Generations for Republican China: Scholars, Western Ideologies and Political Conflicts (link)(Art/Art History) 1370: Rethinking Modernity in Modern East Asia Art (link)(History) 1244: Culinary Culture in East Asia: Aquatic Environment, Colonial Legacies and Regional Interaction (link)
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0516:1517:45(Sociology) 1203: The Minority Among the Minorities: Multifaceted Vulnerabilities at the Intersection of Migration and Citizenship (link)(Political Sciences) 1097: Hong Kong’s Anti-extradition Bill Protests in 2019: Bridging Colonial, Philosophical and Sociological Analysis (link)(Political Sciences) 1273: Revisiting the ‘East Asian Welfare Model’ Roundtable (link)(Translation) 1229: Creolizing Sinophone Connections in Southeast Asia: Literatures and Histories (Sino-creole Translations in Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore​) (link)(Sociology) 1348: Streaming Publicness: Emerging Conjunctions Across Digital Media Platforms in Contemporary China (2014-2019) (link)(Communications) 1247: Breaking Invisible Structures: Youth Politics of Resistance in the Rise of China (link)(History) 1307: Bringing Puzzles Together: Revisiting the Records on the Relations of Tibet and the Neighbors in the 17-18th Century (link)(Art/Art History) 1196: The Transmission and Translation of Japanese Arts: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (link)(History) 1269: Postwar Contestations of History in Northeast Asia (link)

Friday, September 04

SessionFridayFridayMain RoomRoom 1Room 2Room 3Room 4Room 5Room 6Room 7Room 8Room 9
StartEndBorder Crossing and Inter-AreaBorder Crossing and Inter-AreaBorder Crossing and Inter-AreaSouth / Southeast AsiaChina and Inner AsiaChina and Inner AsiaChina and Inner AsiaNortheast AsiaNortheast Asia
0108:0009:30Special Panel Session: Godzilla and Global Anxiety from Hiroshima to COVID-19(History) 1321: Transpacific Evolution from Confrontation to Cooperation: US-East Asian Relations in the Ebb and Flow of the Cold War (link)(Gender & Sexuality) 1285: Gender and Sexuality at the Crossroads: Queer Activism and Gender Politics in the Sinophone World (link)(History) 1071: Through Contact to Construct: Translation of Texts, Images, and, Objects in Pre-Modern Asia (link)(Anthropology) 1344: Ethnographies of the Hometown: Re-invigorating the Discussion on “Native” Anthropology in Asia (link)(Literature) 1120: Constructing Tradition Together: Identity and Agency of Women and Men in the Literary Culture of Late Imperial China (link)(Literature) 1310: Crossing the 1949 Divide: Rethinking Cultural Continuities in 1950s' China (link)(History) 1259: Genealogies of Politics and Thought in Modern Japan (link)(History) 1111: Contemporary Interpretations of the Manchu Conquest: Writing about China in the Seventeenth Century (link)
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0209:4511:15Special Panel Session: The Other AI: Automation, Innovation and the Future of Work in Asia | Supported by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS)(History) 1188: Traversing Between Containment and Transboundariness: Cultural Strategies of Transnationalism in Cold War Asia (link)(History) 1029: Medicine, Body and the Making of a Subject (link)(History) 1393: The Politics and Portrayals of Voluntary Death in China and Korea – From Imperium to the Internet Age (link)(Anthropology) 1163: The Philippine Indigenous Peoples Rights Act (IPRA) Two Decades Later: What Worked, What Failed, What Now? (link)(History) 1077: Objects, Images, and Court Culture in Qing China (link)(Gender & Sexuality) 1204: Past Loves and Future Sex: Gender, Sexuality, and Romance in Japanese Reality Television (link)(History) 1254: The Korean Ideological Divide in Occupied Japan (link)
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11:3013:00Late-breaking News Roundtable | New Threats to Academic Freedom
13:0013:30Closing Ceremony & Japanese Taiko Drum Performance

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