Category: ACAS2018

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The Asian Conference on Asian Studies (ACAS) is organised by The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) in partnership with the IAFOR Research Centre at Osaka University, Japan.


Review Committee

ACAS2018 Professor Jimmy Soria, University of Northern Philippines, The Philippines Professor Mohsen Negm, Cairo University, Egypt Dr Timothy Iles, University of Victoria, Canada Previous Review Committees View details of review committees at past ACAS conferences via the links below. ACAS2017


Events & Tours

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Browse Abstracts

Read abstracts of all papers scheduled to be presented at The Asian Conference on Asian Studies 2018 (ACAS2018) and The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2018 (ACCS2018) on IAFOR’s online paper archive.


Final Programme

Full Programme The online version of the Conference Programme is now available to view below via the Issuu viewing platform. Alternatively, download a PDF version. The Conference Programme can also be viewed on the Issuu website (requires a web browser). An Issuu app is available for Android users. The Conference Programme contains access information, session


Conference Dinner

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Conference Outline

Friday, June 1, 2018 09:15-10:00 Conference Registration & Morning Coffee 10:00-10:30 Announcements, Welcome Addresses & Recognition of IAFOR Scholarship Winners 10:30-11:00 Keynote Presentation Poetic Resistance and Empowerment Tammy Ho Lai-Ming, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong 11:00-12:00 Keynote Presentation The Challenge of the Global South Vinay Lal, The University of California, Los Angeles, USA 12:05-12:20