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Below is a list of open calls for papers (CFPs) for professional and academic conferences related to the study of Southeast Asia. Interested in sharing a CFP and/or conference with us? Fill out our event submission form and select “other” in question 6. Postings are removed from this page after their deadline has passed and new CFPs are highlighted bi-weekly in our email newsletter.

Call for Proposals – Engaging with Vietnam Conference – Submit by September 30

2018 marks a milestone for Engaging With Vietnam – its 10th anniversary. We would like to invite you to the 10th Engaging With Vietnam Conference to experience another stimulating and enriching gathering that will take place all the way from Ho Chi Minh City to the city of Phan Thiet in Binh Thuan, a coastal province in Central Vietnam.

Call for Papers – Linguistic Issues in Vietnam and Southeast Asia – Submit by September 30

The international conference “Linguistic Issues in Vietnam and Southeast Asia” is organized to provide opportunities for scientists in the fields of Linguistics and related areas to publish, to exchange research results, as well as to create opportunities for international academic exchanges involving all major researching fields in the humanistic society. The University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City would like to invite Vietnamese and international linguists to participate in the conference.

Call for Proposals – Special Track: Asia | Pacific Rim – 49th Urban Affairs Conference – Submit by October 1

Los Angeles, California | Conference dates: April 24-27, 2019 | Luskin Conference Center. Deadline for Abstract/Proposal Submission: October 1, 2018 11:59pm (CDT) or 4:59am (GMT) (Late submissions are not accepted). Today, Asia and the Pacific Rim are the focal points of world urbanization with increasing population concentration and economic activities in small, medium, large, and mega-cities. Rapid and massive demographic shifts, economic restructuring, social change, and environmental deterioration are accompanying the urbanization process in this region and are creating unique opportunities and challenges. Urban scholars, planners, and policy practitioners are well positioned to contribute to the understanding of these diverse and complex urban dynamics and to examine the emerging outcomes of various policy innovations.

Call for Papers – The Making of a World Order: A Reappraisal of the Paris Peace Conference and the Treaty of Versailles – Submit by October 15

Location: The American University of Paris. Dates: May 23-25, 2019. Please submit paper or full-panel proposals (300 words) and a brief (2-page) cv to by October 15, 2018. Alongside historians, the conference seeks to include other perspectives from the social sciences and humanities, including, but not limited to, historical sociology, political anthropology, political science, economics, and literature. Since the conference focuses particularly on the global effects of 1919, the organizers encourage the participation of scholars whose area of focus is outside Europe. To this end, there will be some funding available for early-career scholars and those traveling long distances.

Call for Proposals – AAS in Asia 2019 – Submit by October 22

Located at a geographical crossroads where people, ideas and trades intersect, the 2019 AAS-in-Asia conference hosted by Thammasat University in Bangkok in collaboration with Chulalongkorn University, Mahidol University, Kasetsart University, and Chiang Mai University, is pleased to invite scholars, students, development practitioners and public intellectuals to participate and critically examine and discuss these topics under the overarching theme “Asia in Motion: Asia on the Rise?” This event will be an opportunity for people to share their research and professional experience with a view to better understand the risks, challenges and problems that lie at the heart of “Asia’s rise,” to explore its long-term history and cultural depth, and to seek appropriate solutions to address them. Note: panels and roundtable sessions only; no individual papers.

Call for Panel Proposals – EuroSEAS Conference 2019 – Submit by December 1

The European Association for Southeast Asian Studies (EuroSEAS) will hold its 10th conference from 10 to 13 September 2019 at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. As an international and multi-disciplinary organisation, EuroSEAS invites scholars and PhD students from all academic disciplines with an interest in Southeast Asia to submit panels that explore relevant research topics from an interdisciplinary perspective as well as discuss theoretical and methodological aspects of research generated in the field of Southeast Asian Studies.