Politics of Religion in Asia, University of Iowa

Politics of Religion in Asia: An International Conference Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, International Programs University of Iowa

Date: May 12-13, 2012

This conference will focus on the relationship between religion and politics in Asia, including but not limiting to China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and India. It intends to address two related topics: the development of religion and the role of religion in politics. We encourage paper proposals examining the above topics by relating to any aspect of state policy, economic modernization, and traditional culture. Both single-country and cross- country studies are welcome. We are particularly interested in theoretically informed studies using primary research materials.The conference will pay for the participant’s airfare and lodging if his/her paper is accepted. The final papers will be published in an edited volume. The deadline for submitting the paper proposal is October 1, 2011, and the deadline for submitting the conference paper is April 13, 2012.
The proposal should include:

  • Author’s name
  • Current job title
  • Institutional affiliation
  • Contact information (email, mailing address and phone number)
  • Paper abstract (100-300 words)
  • Author’s CV (no more than 3 pages)
  • Please send your proposal via email to:
    Professor Wenfang Tang
    Department of Political Science
    University of Iowa