Survey: Share Your Ideas for #ASAA2020
CALLING JAPAN/ASIA SCHOLARS
The Japan Foundation, Sydney is seeking suggestions about how it can contribute to a Japan presence at the upcoming #ASAA2020 conference.
In 2018, we surveyed Australia-based Japan scholars to gauge sentiment regarding our existing projects and find how we can better support Japanese Studies locally. A significant proportion of respondents indicated that they see value in increasing Japan-related engagement with Asian Studies (view survey results here).
In line with this, we are consulting with stakeholders in the local academic community to understand how we can best support a Japan presence at #ASAA2020, possibly through a panel, roundtable or similar event.
The potential project needs to meet the following criteria:
- Have relevance for both Japanese Studies and broader Asian Studies
- Be achievable within a budget of approx. AU$5,000 from The Japan Foundation, Sydney, or have specific co-funding potential if costs exceed this amount
- Be organised or co-organised by The Japan Foundation, Sydney
- Be recommended to The Japan Foundation, Sydney by September 1, 2019
Our first project of this nature, run at #ASAA2018, was a cross-sector roundtable on student mobility which focused on case studies between Australia and Japan and resulted in this report.
#ASAA2020 projects can either build on the student mobility theme, or focus on a new area.
The Asian Studies Association of Australia’s 2020 Conference (#ASAA2020) will be held at The University of Melbourne, July 6 – 9 under the theme of “Future Asias”. The ASAA holds conferences biennially and attendance is open to members and non-members alike. The deadline for papers and panel proposals is November 1, 2019. For more information, see the conference website.