Extension of the call for Panel Proposals

6th French Network for Asian Studies International Conference


26 to 28 June 2017

Sciences Po, Paris  

New deadline for submissions: 13 November  2016


Organizer: the French Network for Asian Studies (GIS-Réseau Asie):


Objectives: the overall objectives of the conference are to present the latest research and current debates within the field of Asian studies, to promote transdisciplinary and transcultural exchanges, and to foster international collaborations.



Topics are unrestricted.

Each panel will consist of 3 to 6 speakers (researchers, doctoral students or post-doctoral researchers).

Participation of PhD students and post-doctoral researcherss is highly encouraged[1]

The following three types of panels will be considered:  

-        Panels organized under a common topic, with speakers, preferably from more than one country, specialized in different areas or disciplines

-        Panels on a co-authored book or a special issue of journal dedicated to Asia, published after October 2015 or forthcoming

-         Panels on existing research projects (for instance ANR, H2020, JSPS… funded projects). Several panels can be organized for a given research project.  


Languages: English and/or French.


How to submit a proposal? Proposals must be submitted online on the conference website (, 
first by coordinators of the panel and then by each speaker participating in the panel, by 13 November 2016[2]
Coordinators need to submit: title and summary of the panel (max. 300 words), keywords, list of speakers.
Speakers need to submit: title and abstract of their presentation (max. 200 words).




July 2016                                       Call for proposals

13 November 2016                        Submission deadline

16-20 January 2017                       Proposal decision sent via email

01 Jan - 31 March 2017                 Coordinators and speakers registration

April 2017                                       Conference program available online

May - June 2017                             Audience registration

26-28 June 2017                             Conference


Registration: conference registration is open to all (researchers, students and anyone interested in Asian studies). Master students are not accepted as speakers.


Registration fees: For panel coordinators or speakers: 80 € (30 € for doctoral students or post-doctoral researchers). This fee includes access to the conference, lunches and coffee breaks. Audience: the price will be announced later.


Publication: there will be no proceedings of this conference, but the Scientific Committee will encourage the publication of special issues by inviting journal editors to the conference.


About the organizers: The partners of the French Network for Asian Studies include the following 20 institutions: Aix-Marseille Université, CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research), Collège de France, EFEO (French School of Asian Studies), EHESS (School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences), ENAPB (Paris-Belleville School of Architecture), Université Libre de Bruxelles, EPHE (École Pratique des Hautes Études), ESSEC Business School, FMSH (Fondation Maison des Sciences de L’homme), INALCO (National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilizations), IRD (French Research Institute for Development), Sciences Po Paris (French National Foundation for Political Science), Sciences Po Lyon (Lyon Institute of Political Studies), Université Jean Moulin, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne, Université Paris-Diderot, Université Paris Ouest-Nanterre La Défense, Université Paris-Sorbonne, l’Université d’Angers. This year, Science Po Paris will host the conference and take a key role in its organization.


Scientific Committee:  It is composed of the members of the Scientific Council and the directors of the French Network for Asian Studies (Bayram Balci, Stéphanie Balme, Marta Craveri, Gregory Delaplace, Véronique Dupont, Guy Faure, Rainier Lanselle, Valérie Gelézeau, Vincent Goossaert, Christophe Jaffrelot, Béatrice Jaluzot, Gregory Lee, Michael Lucken, Rémy Madinier, Edith Parlier-Renault, Thierry Sanjuan, Charlotte Schmid, Pierre Singaravelou, Joëlle Smadja, Benjamin Taunay, Ines Zupanov, Sebastien Lechevalier, Jean-François Huchet).


Organization Committee: It is composed of the management and administrative team of the French Network for Asian Studies (Sebastien Lechevalier, Jean-François Huchet, Claire Le Poulennec, Malgorzata Chwirot, Catherine Bastien-Ventura, Richard Aroquiame) and representatives of the CERI (Center for International Studies) at Sciences Po (Karoline Postel-Vinay, Bayram Balci, Hélène Lebail, Nathalie Tenenbaum).




[1] Speakers must be at least PhD students.

[2] Some individual presentation proposals may be considered. Please submit only by email:, with the same information indicated above.

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