GEAS Graduate Conference 2018: Invisibility and Institutions
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09 июнь 2018 13:22
The organizers of the GEAS Graduate Student Conference are pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the GEAS Graduate Student Conference 2018, which will take place on November 2, is now open.

The theme for this year’s conference is “Invisibility and Institutions in East Asia”.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:
[list:2yeqec1r][*:2yeqec1r]Institutional approaches to invisibility[/*]
[*:2yeqec1r]Innovative theoretical perspectives on invisibility[/*]
[*:2yeqec1r]Invisibility as an enabling factor[/*]
[*:2yeqec1r]Marginalized and vulnerable people’s socio-political struggle for recognition[/*]
[*:2yeqec1r]Invisibility in media discourses[/*]
[*:2yeqec1r]Gendered and racialized patterns of invisibility[/*]
[*:2yeqec1r]Silencing of certain historical discourses for instrumental purposes[/*]
[*:2yeqec1r]Agenda setting and other invisible practices in the policy process[/*]
[*:2yeqec1r]Postcolonial notions of invisibility[/*][/list]

Application requirements:

The conference is open to doctoral candidates and recent PhDs in area studies or social science disciplines related to East Asia. We welcome all disciplines, including but not limited to sociology, economics, political science, anthropology, gender studies, media studies, cultural studies, law, and history. Each participant is asked to prepare a paper and presentation of 15-20 minutes in English, which will be followed by a discussion with invited scholars and specialists.

Applicants should submit abstracts (max. 250 words), including the author’s name, institutional affiliation, discipline(s), and a short biography (max. 200 words) by 27 July 2018. The conference committee will confirm the receipt of abstracts via e-mail and will notify the selected participants. Once selected, the presenters will be requested to submit an extended version of their abstracts (2-5 pages).

Limited funds will possibly be available to partially support the travel costs of graduate students presenting original research at our conference. Participants will be reimbursed after the conference is held.

Abstracts should be submitted to the following e-mail: <!-- e --><a href="Адрес электронной почты защищен от спам-ботов. Для просмотра адреса в вашем браузере должен быть включен Javascript.">Адрес электронной почты защищен от спам-ботов. Для просмотра адреса в вашем браузере должен быть включен Javascript.

The deadline for submission is July 27, 2018.

For more information regarding the call and the conference, please visit our homepage: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="">
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