UW/UBC Graduate Student Asian Studies Conference
University of Washington Campus, Seattle Campus
April 12-14, 2013
The Jackson School of International Studies China Studies Program at the University ofÂ Washington invites current graduate students working in all disciplines to submit papers for itsÂ annual conference co-hosted with the University of British Columbia. Research which exploresÂ modern political, social, linguistic, religious, economic and security developments in Asia isÂ welcomed. Papers that focus on a broad Asian context and consider cultural, historical andÂ political connections will be prioritized.Alongside the traditional presentation of publication-level scholarship, the UW/UBC conference will also conduct a discussion roundtable for workingÂ papers with the goal of allowing for collaboration on methodological, research, and thematicÂ challenges inherent to the writing process. Graduate students may submit proper researchÂ papers to the traditional presentation forum as well as the working paper roundtable if they soÂ choose.
- Applicants must be currently engaged in graduate study (“postgraduate” in British degreeÂ classification systems).
- Papers must be related to East, Central, South, Southeast and/or Southwest Asia.
- Applicants must submit abstracts of no more than 300 words, and a short bio of no more thanÂ 100 words, by January 31st, 2013.