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Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Hawaii's East-West Center seeks papers for 7th annual International Graduate Student Conference on Asia-Pacific region

The East-West Center in Hawai'i is calling on graduate students from around the world, including interested individuals from the Pacific, to submit papers for the 7th Annual International Graduate Student Conference on the Asia Pacific region, taking place in Honolulu, Hawai'i, from February 14-16, 2008.

The Conference will provide an opportunity to share interdisciplinary perspectives formally (through presenting papers and attending other panel presentations) and informally in the warm and encouraging environment of the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawai'i.

Participation in the 2007 conference had broad representation, consisting of graduate students representing 27 nationalities, from more than 50 universities throughout the world.

Abstracts (up to a maximum of 500 words in length) of proposed papers or posters are invited from intending participants at this time.

Papers are encouraged from the array of disciplines focusing on the Asia Pacific region. Fields represented in past conferences include (but are not limited to) Anthropology, Area Studies, Arts, Business, Culture, Education, Economics, Environmental Studies, Ethnomusicology, Geography, Governance, Health, History, Law, Languages, Linguistics, Philosophy, Politics, Population, Sociology, and Urban & Regional Planning.

The deadline for abstract submission is November 1, 2007.

A limited number of travel grants will be available for graduate students from other countries, the continental U.S., or from the neighboring islands of Hawai'i.

Additional conference information is available at EWC Student Conference.

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