Programme (Live-Stream)

The Asian Conference on Asian Studies (ACAS) is an interdisciplinary conference held alongside The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies (ACCS). Keynote, Featured and Spotlight Speakers will provide a variety of perspectives from different academic and professional backgrounds. Registration for either conference will allow delegates to attend sessions in the other.

This page provides details of featured presentations, the conference schedule and other programming. For more information about presenters, please visit the Speakers page.


Conference Outline

All times are Japan Standard Time (UTC+9) (time difference converter tool)

Wednesday, June 2, 2021Thursday, June 3, 2021Friday, June 4, 2021Saturday, June 5, 2021

17:00-18:00: Conference Registration

18:00-19:00: Welcome Reception

10:00–12:00: Plenary Session & Conference Photograph

12:00–13:15: Lunch Break

13:15–14:45: Plenary Session

14:45–15:00: Break

15:00–16:30: Plenary Session

16:30–17:30: Conference Poster Session

19:00-21:30: Official Conference Dinner (optional extra)

09:00–10:30: Parallel Sessions

10:30–10:45: Break

10:45–12:15: Parallel Sessions

12:15–13:15: Lunch Break

13:15–14:45: Parallel Sessions

14:45–15:00: Break

15:00–16:30: Parallel Sessions

16:30–17:00: Break

17:00–18:00: Parallel Sessions

09:00–10:30: Parallel Sessions

10:30–10:45: Break

10:45–12:15: Parallel Sessions

12:15–13:15: Lunch Break

13:15–14:45: Parallel Sessions

14:45–15:00: Break

15:00–16:30: Parallel Sessions

16:30–17:00: Break

17:00–18:00: Closing Session

The draft version of the Conference Programme will be available online on May 03, 2021. All registered delegates will be notified of this publication by email.

The above schedule may be subject to change.


Featured Presentations


    Final Programme

    The Conference Programme contains access information, session information and a detailed day-to-day presentation schedule. All registered delegates who attend The 11th Asian Conference on Asian Studies receive a printed copy of the Conference Programme at the Registration Desk on arrival. Only one copy of the Conference Programme is available per delegate, so please take good care of your copy.

    The draft version of the Conference Programme will be available on May 03, 2021. The final Conference Programme will be available on May 19, 2021.


    Pre-Recorded Virtual Presentations

    A number of presenters have submitted pre-recorded virtual video presentations. We encourage you to watch these presentations and provide feedback through the video comments. A full list of these is on the conference website.


    Previous Programming

    View details of programming for past ACAS conferences via the links below.