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11-12 JANUARY 2008


Following the First Annual Conference held in the City University of Hong Kong in January 2006 and the Second Annual Conference at the University of Hong Kong in January 2007, the ASAHK is now inviting scholars, researchers, and postgraduate students from all disciplines in both the humanities and social sciences to propose papers for panels in the field of Asian Studies. Conference participants are welcome to address different issues in the field, such as politics, society, history, economy, business studies, management, culture, literature, religion, philosophy, literature, education, etc.

Details about the conference:

1.Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong

2.Dates: 11 January (Friday) and 12 January (Saturday) 2008.

3.Organizers: ASAHK and Modern History Research Centre of HKBU

4.Official languages: English and Chinese (Putonghua and Cantonese).

5.Proposals for papers could be submitted in the following ways:

i. Panels can be organized around a specific theme and the organizer of the panel should provide a listing of all the panel papers proposed plus an abstract (200 words) for each of the papers to the Conference Organizing Committee. The contact e-mail addresses and institutional affiliations of all the members of the panel should also be provided. The deadline of submission is 15 October 2007.
ii. Individual paper proposals are equally welcomed. The title of the paper as well as its abstract (200 words) should be sent to the Conference Organizing Committee. The contact e-mail address and the institutional affiliation of the paper proposer should also be provided. The deadline of submission is 15 October 2007.

6.The Conference Organizing Committee will inform panel organizers and individual paper proposers of the acceptance of their proposals for presentation at the Conference on or before 30 October 2007.

7.Conference registration fee: free for ASAHK members; HK$200 for non-members.

8.Conference participants who would like to join the ASAHK as members should contact the Conference Organizing Committee.

9.The Conference Organizing Committee will provide information to overseas participants who would like to book a room in a hotel near the OUHK campus.

10.Paper proposals and all enquiries should be directed to one of the following members of the Conference Organizing Committee:

Professor LEE Kam Keung [Chairman], email:
Professor SO Wai-chor, email:
Professor Joseph Cheng, email:
Professor Leo Tak-hung CHAN, email:
Professor Reuben MONDEJAR, email:
Professor WONG Man Kong, email:

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