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

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Please note that in light of the unpredictable developments of the COVID-19 Pandemic, all events, conferences, and workshops are subject to change. Please check with the organizers for the latest updates.

13th International Indonesia Forum Conference – The Center and Periphery

Development and Sustainable Management of Indonesian Resources at the National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan. The organizers have adopted an in-person and virtual format due to the pandemic. Each presenter can choose to present the paper either in person or virtually in an online session. August 24-25, 2020.

Transboundary Environmental Governance in Southeast Asia

The purpose of this workshop is to explore how, why, when, and what forms of transboundary environmental governance are emerging in Southeast Asia. Workshop at National University of Singapore, Dec 4, 2020.

Virtual COTSEAL Conference

Free for current COTSEAL members. Other language faculty can pay the COTSEAL membership dues and submit the form (linked in the flyer) if they wish to attend the conference. July 6 Deadline

“Politics of Protest: Social Movements that Transformed Southeast Asia”

The Southeast Asia Council (SEAC) of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) is seeking paper proposals from up-and-coming scholars to join a “Rising Voices” panel on the topic of “Politics of Protest: Social Movements that Transformed Southeast Asia.” We seek to recruit early career scholars from Southeast Asian countries to form a panel for inclusion in the 2021 Annual Conference of the Association for Asian Studies, to be held in Seattle, Washington from March 25-28, 2021. SEAC will provide partial financial assistance for presenters to attend the meetings.


“Engaging with Vietnam, ASEAN and Brunei”

“Engaging with Vietnam, ASEAN and Brunei: Mobilities and Identities in an Age of Biocultural Transformation,” at Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

Women in Indonesian Film and Cinema

CFP: International Virtual Conference on Women in Indonesian Film and Cinema. The conference papers will be presented in a video format, which will be open until August 31, 2020.

The Association for Asian Studies (AAS)

opens its call for proposals for their annual conference to be held March 25-28, 2021 at the Sheraton Grand Seattle Hotel and the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington. Go here for more information about the conference and proposal submissions. The deadline for submission of all proposals and the International Exchange Travel Grants requests is Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 5:00 pm Eastern Time (USA).

CFP – 8th International Conference on Asian Studies 2020

“Asian Vision for Shared Prosperity,” in Bangkok, Thailand.

Safeguarding and Promotion of the Arts of Hát Xẩm

The First International Conference on Safeguarding and Promotion of the Arts of Hát Xẩm in Contemporary Society Conference has been postponed to December 18-19, 2020.

12th International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS 12)

Call for Proposals: 12th International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS 12), Kyoto, 24-27 Aug 2021. “Limited financial support is available for selected PhD students and early career scholars.”

“Lei of Knowledge: Communicating Knowledge Across Communities and Disciplines”

The 20th East-West Center International Graduate Student Conference themed, “Lei of Knowledge: Communicating Knowledge Across Communities and Disciplines” (Feb 11-13) is calling for abstract submissions.

The CALA 2021, Sept 1-4, 2021

he annual conference and workshops and lectures on the Linguistic Anthropology, The Sociolinguistics, and the Language and Society, of Asia will be held at Department of Linguistics, University of The Philippines Diliman, Diliman. Theme – Symbol and New Society.

NEW DATES: The Self-Determination of Timor-Leste: Resistance, Diplomacy, Solidarity

January 18 to 21, 2021 at Museu do Oriente, Lisbon, Portugal.

Sixteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society 2021

We invite proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, colloquia, focused discussions, creative practice showcases, virtual posters, or virtual lightning talks. The conference features research addressing the annual themes and the 2021 Special Focus: “Voices from the Edge: Negotiating the Local in the Global.” Held 16–18 June 2021 at The University of Western Australia, School of Design in Perth, Australia.