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 6th FNASIC 2017



The 6th French Network for Asian Studies International Conference (26-28 June 2017) was organized by the French Network for Asian Studies – FNAS (or GIS Asie in French) – together with Sciences Po, Paris.


The 7th French Network for Asian Studies International Conference is planned for 2019


Dates : 26-28 June 2017

Place : Sciences Po, Paris.

Organisers : the French Network for Asian Studies.

Calendar : Registrations are closed


The CONGRESS, the major event for the community

The FNASIC brings together researchers covering different disciplines or working on different parts of Asia. It is a place where French and foreign researchers from around the world, Ph.D. students and post-doc and senior researchers can meet. For the 6th FNASIC, about one thousand participants are expecte.

The program includes plenary or semi-plenary sessions (conferences and round-tables) and parallel sessions (panels on recent research results or on collective book publishing). About 170 panel sessions are scheduled, including all disciplines in the humanities and social sciences (history, geography, anthropology, linguistics, sociology, economic, law, political sciences etc.). They are organized into about fifteen thematic categories, which deal with, for instance, town and country planning, migrations, or gender issues.

A Publishers’ Fair will take place throughout the duration of the Congress. Publisher will present their books and magazines on Asia.


>> to find all the detailed information of the program 

>> to consult and download the general program

>> to consult the program of the plenary sessions

The international Keynote speakers on the plenary sessions :

  • Susan L. Shirk,  Chair of the 21st Century China Program and Research Professor at the School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California - San Diego. She is also director emeritus of the University of California’s Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC)
  • Dhruv Raina, Professor at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Pratap Bhanu Mehta, President, Centre  for Policy Research, New Delhi, India’ Leading Think Tank. He has also taught at Harvard, Jawaharlal Nehru University and NYU Law School (canceled)
  • Brenda S.A. Yeoh, Professor (Provost’s Chair), Department of Geography, as well as Vice Provost (Graduate Education), National University of Singapore
  • Ingeborg Baldauf, received her doctoral degree in Turkology and Islamic Studies at the University of Vienna, Austria, and took her habilitation at Bamberg University, Germany. Additional affiliations included a short-term director position of the Berlin Centre of Modern Oriental Studies and a guest professorship at the Faculty of Uzbek Language and Literature of the Uzbek National University, Tashkent. 
  • Steven K. Vogel, the Il Han New Professor of Asian Studies and a Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley
  • Rana Mitte, Deutsche Bank Director of the University China Centre at the University of Oxford, where he is Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China


Practical information :

Location, access plan

Equipments of the rooms of workshops

Hotels near the Congress

Paris, to move, to visit

>> find complementary information on the 6th FNASIC, the organizing committee, The Scientific Committee and the partners and the sponsors.




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