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Calls for papers (CFPs) for professional and academic conferences related to the study of Southeast Asia.

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March 12 (Registration Deadline or onsite) AAS 2020 Annual Conference

Location: Boston, Massachusetts. Dates: March 19-22, 2020.

The Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference is the largest Asian Studies conference held in North America.  Individuals attending the AAS Annual Conference are presented with the latest research within multiple disciplines in Asian Studies as well as unlimited networking opportunities via receptions, business meetings, and one-on-one contact with the editors & publishers located in our Book Exhibition.

Panels are free and open to the public to attend. Non-presenters may register in order to gain access to food at reception, coffee breaks, and lunches.

February 21 (Deadline) CFP – 2020 National Humanities Conference

Februrary 21 (Proposals Due) CFP – “Stemming the Tides: Indonesia in the Age of Climate Catastrophe”, The Yale Indonesia Forum

February 29 (Deadline) CFP – The First Int’l Conference on Preservation and Advancement of the Arts of Hát Xẩm in Contemporary Society

February 29 (Deadline) ASPAC – Proposals for “Asia: Our Global Future.” University of Hawai’i at Hilo

March 5 (Submission Deadline) “Escaping Kakania: Eastern European Travels in Colonial Southeast Asia.”

March 15 (Submission Deadline) Asian Historical Economic Conference (AHEC) – Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok.

March 31 (Abstracts Due) The Self-Determination of Timor-Leste: Resistance, Diplomacy, Solidarity (working languages Portuguese & English).

March 31 (Submission Deadline) “The self-determination of Timor-Leste: Resistance, Diplomacy, Solidarity” Call for papers.

April 1 (Submission Deadline) The New York Conference on Asian Studies 2020.

April 30 (Submission Deadline) 14th International Burma Studies Conference, Northern Illinois University. “Challenging Lenses of Myanmar Studies.”

May 10 (Submission Deadline) University of Sydney Southeast Asia Centre, Southeast Asia Emerging Scholars Conference.

May 15 (Abstracts Due) CFP – 7th International Conference on Language, Literature, Linguistics & Communication 2020 “Cultural Unification Through Language Development.”

May 15 (Abstracts Due) CFP – Asia-Pacific Conference on Education, Teaching and Technology 2020 – “Education & Technology – Challenges & Issues”

May 15-17 (Submission Deadline PASSED) The 24th International Symposium on Malay/Indonesian Linguistics.

May 29 (Submission Deadline) ASEAS UK – 50th anniversary conference “Prosperity and Precarity.”

July 31 (Submission Deadline) “Engaging with Vietnam, ASEAN and Brunei: Mobilities and Identities in an Age of Biocultural Transformation,” at Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

August 30 (Abstracts Due) CFP – 8th International Conference on Asian Studies 2020 “Asian Vision for Shared Prosperity,” in Bangkok, Thailand.

December 12 (Proposals Deadline Passed) CFP – “Textiles in Motion & Transit”, International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS)

December 12 (Abstracts Deadline Passed) Literature and Journalism in the Republic of Vietnam (1955-1975) and the Reception of Western Thought, Asien- Afrika-Institut University of Hamburg.