19 October 2007

CFP - 7th Annual International Graduate Student Conference on the Asia Pacific Region (14-16 Feb 2008; Honolulu) Deadline: 1 Nov 2007

The East-West Center invites graduate students from around the world to submit papers for the 7th Annual International Graduate Student Conference on the Asia Pacific region, taking place in Honolulu, Hawai`i, USA from February 14-16, 2008.

The Conference will provide an opportunity to share interdisciplinary perspectives formally (through presenting papers and attending other panel presentations) and informally in the warm and encouraging environment of the East-West Center in Hawai`i. Participation in the 2007 conference had broad representation, consisting of graduate students representing 27 nationalities, from more than 50 universities throughout the world.

Abstracts (up to a maximum of 500 words in length) of proposed papers or posters are invited from intending participants at this time. Papers are encouraged from the array of disciplines focusing on the region. Fields represented in past conferences include (but are not limited to) Anthropology, Area Studies, Business, Culture, Education, Economics, Environmental Studies, Ethnomusicology, Geography, Governance, Health, History, Linguistics, Philosophy, Politics, Population, Sociology, and Urban & Regional Planning.

The deadline for abstract submission is Thursday, November 1, 2007.

A limited number of travel grants will be available for graduate students from other countries, the continental U.S., or from the neighboring islands of Hawai`i.

Additional conference information is available at http://www.eastwestcenter.org/studentconference/ Inquiries may be directed to studentconference@eastwestcenter.org