Submission Deadline: 10 December 2009
ACES invites panel and individual paper proposals for the Seventeenth Annual Central Eurasian Studies Conference to be held Saturday, 6 March 2010 on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University.
Graduate students, professors, and independent scholars are cordially invited to submit abstracts of papers addressing all topics pertaining to Central Eurasian Studies. Central Eurasian Studies is defined for the purposes of this conference as the study of the historical and contemporary Afghan, Balto-Finnic, Hungarian, Mongolic, Persian, Tibetan, Tungusic, and Turkic peoples, languages, cultures, and states.
The keynote speaker will be Professor Stephen Dale of Ohio State University, author of 'The Garden of the Eight Paradises: Babur and the Culture of Empire in Central Asia, Afghanistan and India, 1483-1530' (Leiden: Brill, 2004).
Submission of pre-organized panels is strongly encouraged. Individual papers are also welcome and will be assigned by the Conference Committee to a suitable panel. All proposals will be subject to a highly selective review procedure. Past panel themes have included:
- Islam and Society
- Societies and Cultures of Xinjiang
- Politics, Cultural Identity, and the Intelligentsia in Buryatia
- Romanticism, Modernism, Postmodernism, and Beyond in Hungarian Literature, Culture, and the Arts
- Equality and the Economy in Central Asia
- Through the Eyes of the Oppressed: The Russian Imperial Experience in Central Asia
- Nationalism and Identity
- Market Building as Nation Building in Central Asia: Entrepreneurs, Markets and Morals
Submission Instructions: Proposals may be submitted via the online form accessible at: http://www.indiana.edu/~aces
ACES regrets that it cannot provide any funding to participants.
Applicants will be notified of their status before 1 January 2010. Please remember that the submission of a proposal represents a commitment on your behalf to participate in the conference. Any questions may be directed to the ACES Conference Committee at aces@indiana. edu.
Association of Central Eurasian Students
Goodbody Hall 157
1011 East Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47405-7005
Fax: (812) 855-7500
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