THE SEVENTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
THE ASIAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION OF HONG KONG (ASAHK)
2-3 MARCH 2012
The Asian Studies Association of Hong Kong (ASAHK) invites scholars, researchers, and postgraduate students from all disciplines in the humanities and social sciences to propose papers and panels for its Seventh Annual Conference. Conference participants are welcome to address issues in the study of Asia from a range of fields such as anthropology, business studies, communication, culture, economics, education, environment, film, gender and sexuality, health, history, literature, management, media, philosophy, politics, psychology, religion, and sociology.
Previous ASAHK conferences were:
1st -- The City University of Hong Kong 2006
2nd -- The University of Hong Kong 2007
3rd -- Hong Kong Baptist University 2008
4th -- The Open University of Hong Kong 2009
5th -- The University of Hong Kong 2010
6th -- The Chinese University of Hong Kong 2011
The Seventh Annual Conference of the ASAHK will be held at the Hong Kong Shue Yan University, on 2 - 3 March 2012.
Details about the conference:
1.Venue: Hong Kong Shue Yan University, 10 Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemar Hill, North Point, Hong Kong.
2.Dates: 2 March (Friday) and 3 March (Saturday) 2012.
3.Organizers: ASAHK and Contemporary China Research Center, Hong Kong Shue Yan University.
4.Official languages: English and Chinese (Putonghua and Cantonese). Other languages are also welcomed. Please mention in your panel application what language the panel will use.
5.Proposals for papers could be submitted in the following ways:
i. Panels can be organized around a specific theme. The panel organizer should provide a list of all the papers proposed plus an abstract (200 words) for each of the papers to Dr. Selina Ching Chan and Dr. Wong Pak Nung of the Conference Organizing Committee. The contact e-mail addresses and institutional affiliations of all the members of the panel should be provided. The deadline of submission is 15 December 2011.
ii. Individual paper proposals are equally welcomed. The title of the paper as well as its abstract (200 words) should be sent to Dr. Selina Ching Chan and Dr. Wong Pak Nung of the Conference Organizing Committee. The contact e-mail address and the institutional affiliation of the paper proposer should be provided. The deadline of submission is 15 December 2011.
iii. Authors of recent publications on Asian studies are also welcome to liaise with their publishers to make book-launch proposal. The abstract (500 words) of the publication should be sent to Dr. Thomas Wai Kee Yuen and Dr. Lee Pui Tak of the Conference Organizing Committee. The contact e-mail address of both the author and publisher should be provided. The deadline of submission is 15 December 2011.
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 15 January 2012.
7.Conference registration fee: free for ASAHK members; HK$300 for non-members; HK$150 for retired and students.
8.Conference participants who would like to join the ASAHK as members should contact Dr. Lee Pui Tak, the President of the Association. Membership form can be downloaded from: http://www.hku.hk/asahk. Please send the form with the payment to Room 204, Tang Chi Ngong Bldg., University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong.
9.The Conference Organizing Committee will provide limited free accommodation at the HKSYU campus for overseas participants on a first-come, first-served basis. Please mention in your proposal if you require a free accommodation.
10.Paper/panel proposals should go to: firstname.lastname@example.org; all other enquires can be directed to one of the following members of the Conference Organizing Committee:
Dr. Selina Ching Chan, e-mail: email@example.com
Dr. Chi Kin AU, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Yan-wah CHU, email: email@example.com
Dr. Lubanski Chi-Fai LAM, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. LEE Pui Tak, email: email@example.com
Dr. Shu Kum LEE, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Lan Sze PANG, email: email@example.com
Dr. Reuben MONDEJAR, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Yinni PENG, email : email@example.com
Dr. WONG Pak Nung, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Thomas Wai Kee YUEN, email: email@example.com