Monday, October 6, 2014

CFP: Changing Asia in the Globalized World: Boundaries, Identity, and Transnationalism

York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) Third International Graduate Student Conference
May 1-2, 2015
York University
Glendon Campus, Toronto, Canada

The concept of “Asia” implies a fixed geographical, demographic, economic, political, and cultural region. However, viewed from multiple perspectives, its “essence” becomes indeterminate and boundaries fuzzy. From colonization to decolonization, from military invasion to cultural inter-penetration, from international power struggle to regional association, Asia and Asian Diasporas are affected by and affecting globalization in various ways.

Interested participants should submit by email a paper title, abstract with keywords (250 words maximum) along with brief biographical information (name, affiliation, stage of graduate study) by November 1, 2014. Please email submissions to the conference organizers at: More information about the conference can be found on the web

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