Call for Papers: 9th Annual Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of East Asia

Olomouc, Czech Republic
23rd Oct 2015
Deadline: 16th Aug 2015

The conference theme is focused on contemporary trends in Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other East Asian societies, inviting an exploration into various areas, including lifestyle habits, rituals, cultural memory, consequences of globalization, changes in the family, visual culture, ethnicity, language, forms of communication and others along the lines of this general theme. We cordially invite teachers, researchers and postgraduate students to propose research presentations, which should be of 20–25 minutes and their submissions should include: (1) Title and abstract of the paper, 300 words maximum, (2) Full name, title, affiliation, short CV, and contact details of the presenter(s).

The conference theme is focused on contemporary trends in Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other East Asian societies, inviting an exploration into various areas, including lifestyle habits, rituals, cultural memory, consequences of globalization, changes in the family, visual culture, ethnicity, language, forms of communication and others along the lines of this general theme. We cordially invite teachers, researchers and postgraduate students to propose research presentations, which should be of 20–25 minutes and their submissions should include: (1) Title and abstract of the paper, 300 words maximum, (2) Full name, title, affiliation, short CV, and contact details of the presenter(s).

Deadlines

The deadline for the call for papers abstracts: August 16, 2015
Information for notification of acceptance of abstracts: September 7, 2015

Participants will cover all their personal costs, including transportation, accommodation, visas, etc. Our staff can provide you with an invitation letter for embassies if necessary.

Organizers: Department of Asian Studies, Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic

Conference date: October 23, 2015

Conference venue: Palacký University Olomouc, Křížkovského 14, Czech Republic

Conference language: English

Conference theme: Contemporary Trends in East Asian Societies

Conference fee: 25 EUR or 500 CZK (Payment instructions will be sent with your abstract acceptance)
About the city of Olomouc:

Olomouc is the capital of the region of Central Moravia and belongs to one of the oldest cities in the Czech Republic. The region is distinguished for its agriculture, industry and beautiful countryside, as well as its historical and cultural traditions. The city dates back to the ninth century, when it was a power centre of the Great Moravian Kingdom, the oldest Slavonic state. Today Olomouc has over 100,000 inhabitants and its long history makes it one of the most beautiful cities of the Czech Republic, mainly due to its well preserved historical inner city, which after Prague, is the second largest in the Czech Republic.
About Palacky University:

Palacky University Olomouc is one of the oldest universities in Central Europe. Drawing on more than a 400-year tradition of higher education, it is nowadays an important centre for teaching and research with almost 23,000 undergraduate students in eight faculties. You can find more details about the city and the University on the following web pages: www.upol.cz/en; www.olomouc.eu/eng/.

More information about accommodation and travelling to Olomouc can be found here.

For further details, please contact us at the e-mail: konference.kas@gmail.com.

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