Friday, July 8, 2016

Call for Papers: The 9th Annual CUHK Postgraduate Student Forum

The 9th Annual CUHK Postgraduate Student Forum
“Engaged Asian Anthropology: Opportunities and Challenges”

The Department of Anthropology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, invites graduate students in Asia and elsewhere to present their current research at our 9th Postgraduate Student Forum: “Engaged Asian Anthropology: Opportunities and Challenges”. The Forum, to be held on 20-21 January 2017 (Friday and Saturday) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, will showcase the best of students’ contemporary research on Asia. 

Hong Kong is a global city, a major node for trade, investment, and the exchange of ideas. The Postgraduate Student Forum seeks to encourage the communication among young anthropologists in and of the East and Southeast Asian region, to help improve their research and to make the excellent research being conducted in Asia to be better known internationally. 

Presentations and Panels

We accept proposals for individual papers ONLY this year. Papers of different topics are welcome, ethnographic work preferred. Papers will then be organized into panels. Each paper presentation will last 15 minutes; PowerPoint and multimedia equipment will be provided. The language of the forum will be English. 

How to Apply

·       Please fill the form online (

·       If you cannot access the online form, please download it here ( ). Complete the form, rename it as PGSF9 + your name + your university/affiliation, e.g. PGSF9 +Jack Chen + Boston University, and send it to

·       Deadline for abstract submission is 15 September 2016
Forum Dates 

20-21 January 2017 (Friday and Saturday)  

For additional information, please contact us

Telephone: +852 3943 7670

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