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CALL FOR PAPERS EUROSEAS CONFERENCE 2017

The EuroSEAS conference starts on 16 August, but there will be an early registration and informal welcome event on 15 August!

Welcome to the website of the European Association for Southeast Asian Studies (EuroSEAS), the world’s largest organisation devoted to the study of Southeast Asia. EuroSEAS aims to stimulate scholarly cooperation within Europe in the field of Southeast Asian studies. It was founded in 1992 and EuroSEAS members work primarily in the humanities and social sciences, from archeology to economics, from anthropology to linguistics, and from art history, literature, theatre studies to religious studies.The main EuroSEAS activity is the organization of an international conference bringing together hundreds of specialists on Southeast Asia from all over the world. So far, conferences have been held respectively in Leiden (1995), Hamburg (1998), London (2001), Paris (2004), Naples (2007), Gothenburg (2010), Lisbon (2013) and Vienna (2015)

EUROSEAS CONFERENCE | 16-18 AUGUST 2017
The European Association for Southeast Asian Studies (EuroSEAS) will hold its 9th conference from 16 to 18 August 2017 at the Examination Schools, University of Oxford. As an international and multi-disciplinary organisation, EuroSEAS invites scholars and PhD students from all academic disciplines with an interest in Southeast Asia to present papers on research in the field of Southeast Asian Studies. It is not possible to submit paper proposals anymore, but scholars can still join the conference as a spectator. The conference starts on 16 August, but there will be an early registration and informal welcome event on 15 August.

FORMAT
-Panels consist of a convener, 3-4 presenters, and if possible, a discussant. Double sessions of max 6 presentations are allowed. We invite panels on a wide range of topics in the social sciences and humanities of Southeast Asia. We prefer panels with a geographical comparative approach and panels that cross disciplinary boundaries. We especially invite panels on climate change, literature, performing arts, and archaeology – fields that were underrepresented in previous conferences.

Submission format: (1) title, (2) convener, (3) brief description of panel, max ½ page, (4) single session (1 x 90 min.): 3-4 presenters; double session (2 x 90 min.): 6 presenters, (5) optional: discussant.

-Roundtables
Roundtables address current issues and new developments, and consist of a convener and max. 6 participants who prepare brief statements followed by audience discussion.
Submission format: (1) title, (2) convener, (3) explain in ½ page urgency of topic, (4) max 6 presenters.

-Laboratories
Laboratories are closed meetings for young scholars to develop innovative cross-disciplinary plans. Laboratories run for half a day and consist of a convener and max 8 participants. Towards the end of the conference conveners will present the results of these meetings to a larger audience.
Submission format: (1) title, (2) convener, (3) explain in ½ page plans for discussion and collaboration, (4) max 8 participants.

LIST OF ACCEPTED PANELS, ROUNDTABLES AND LABORATORIES
Please find the list of accepted panels, roundtables and laboratories here ...>> 

PAPER SUBMISSION
It is not possible anymore to submit a paper abstract.

DEADLINE
After 31 June 2017 it is only possible to register as spectator.

ONLINE REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT
Please follow the following instructions:
Instructions for panel conveners
Instructions for participants presenting a paper (presenters)
Instructions for participants without presenting a paper (spectators) 

CONFERENCE FEES
Regular fee: 240,00 Euros
Low income fee: 140,00 Euros (NOT APPLICABLE ANYMORE, WE HAVE REACHED THE LIMITED AMOUNT OF LOW INCOME FEE APPLICATIONS)
Plus EuroSEAS membership fee (to be paid by all participants) 30,00 Euros.

GENERAL CONDITIONS AND TERMS
Click here to read the general conditions and terms for participants of the EuroSEAS conference...>>

MEMBERSHIP EUROSEAS
Participants of the EuroSEAS conferences are automatically member of EuroSEAS until the next conference. It is also possible to become a member without visiting the conference. The membership fee is € 30 (for two years). For more information, please send an email to Yayah Siegers-Samaniri (secretariat EuroSEAS): euroseas@kitlv.nl