IIAS Newsletter 23

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New Delhi, India

Fifth International Conference on Dowiy, Bride-Burning and SonPre/erence in India Dr Werner F. Menski, SOAS, University of London, Russell Square, London WC 1 H oXG, United Kingdom Tel: +44-171-323 6339 E-mail: wm4@s0as.ac.uk Http://www.asiatica.org/ dowryconf.php3

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8 F e b r u a r y 2001

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Royalties and Histories in Mainland Southeast Asia IIAS/NIOD Seminar Series 2000-2001 ‘Southeast Asia Across Borders' Speaker: Barend-Jan Terwiel (University of Hamburg) Discussant: Rogier Busser (Leiden University) Information: Peter Post, NIOD, Herengracht 380 1016 CJ Amsterdam Tel:+31-20-5233800 E-mail: p.post@oorlogsdoc.knaw.nl 1 6 - 1 7 F e b r u a r y 2001

Berkeley, CA, U nited States o f America

Mass Political Violence in Twentieth century Southeast Asia: Causes, consequences, and the politics o f representation Dr William Collins, Vice Chair, Center for Southeast Asia Studies, University of California, Berkeley 94720-2318, United States ofAmenca E-mail cseas@uclink4.berkeley.edu Deadline for abstracts: 15 November 2000 I Deadline for papers: 15 January 2000 2 3 - 2 4 F e b r u a r y 2001

London, U nited Kingdom

Asceticism and Power in the Asian Context Organized by: The Royal Asiatic Society, London, and The School of Oriental and African Studies Contact: Dr Rupert Cox, Research Fellow, Royal Asiatic Society, 60 Queen’s Gardens London W2 3AF, United Kingdom Tel: +44-(o)20-7724 4741 Fax: +44-(o)20-77o6 4008 E-mail: 106207.2000@c0mpuserve.c0m Http://rai.anthropology.org.uk/ant heal/asianasceticism.html Deadline for abstracts: 1 September 2000

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Transnational Islam in Southeast Asia IIAS/NIOD Seminar Series 2000-2001 ‘Southeast Asia Across Borders’ Speaker: Robert W. Hefner (Boston University) Discussant: M artin van Bruinessen (University of Utrecht) Information: Peter Post, NIOD Herengracht 380, 1016 CJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands Tel: +31-20-523 3800 E-mail: p.post@oorlogsdoc.knaw.nl

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Los Angeles, U nited States o f America

Establishing a Discipline: The past, present and future o f Korean art history Organizers: Los Angeles County Museum o f Art (LACMA) and University of California Los Angeles - (UCLA) Support: The Korea Foundation Contact address: The Far Eastern Art Department, Los Angeles County M useum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036, United States of America Tel: +1-323-857 6029 Fax: +1-323-857 6217 E-mail: Kwilson@lacma.org, Jungmann@ humnet.ucla.edu, Khwang@lacma.org, or Esung@lacma.org Deadline for abstracts: June 1,2000 2 1 - 23 M a r c h


Ivry-sur-Seine, France

Patronage in Indo-Persian Culture Main organizer: Dr Frangoise ‘N alini’ Delvoye, Monde Iranien, C/o CNRS, 27 rue Paul Bert, 94200 Ivry sur Seine, France Tel: +33-1-4954 2356 Fax: +33-1-4954 2676 E-mail: Nalini.Delvoye@ehess.fr 2 2 - 25 M a r c h


Chicago, USA

The 53d Annual Meeting of the A ssoaadonfor Asian Studies Contact address: Karen F. Fricke, 1021 East H uron Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 United States of America Tel: +1-734-665 2490 Fax: +1-734-665 3801 E-mail: Kfricke@aasianst.org 29 M a r c h - 1 a p r i l 2 0 0 1

N ottingham (pending), U nited Kingdom

Political Parties in South Asia: Asianisation o f a Western Model? Main organizer: Prof. S.K. Mitra, Department of Political Science, South Asia Institute, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 330,69120 Heidelberg, Germany Tel: +49-6221-548 921 Fax: +49-6221-544 591 E-mail: subrata.mitra@ nottingham.ac.uk

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London, U nited Kingdom

2001AKSE Conference Dr Youngsook Pak, School o f Oriental & African Studies, University o f London, Thornhaugh Street, London WCiH OXG, United Kingdom Tel: +44-20-789 84 224 Fax: +44-20-789 84 229 E-mail: yp@SOAS.ac.uk Deadline for proposals: 1 September 2000 Deadline for papers: 15 January 2001 7 - 1 0 A p r i l 2001

Beijing, PR China

Esthetique du Divers: International comparative literature symposium Professor Yue Daiyun and Professor Meng Hua, Institute of Comparative Literature and Culture, Peking University, Beijing 100871, PR China Tel:+86-10-6275 1246 Fax: +86-10-6275 1240

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Bergen, Norway


15-16 Ju n e


Cambridge, U nited Kingdom

Imperialism, Medicine and South Asia: a socio-political perspective, 1800 - 1950 Main organizer: Dr Sanjoy Bnattacharya 12 Kirkby Close, Milton Road Cambridge CB4 1XP United Kingdom Tel: +44-1223-47 4407 Fax: +44-1223-47 4407 E-maihjoygeeta@hotmail.com Category: (1) Welfare systems and models of social security AC-member: Perez

15-17 J u n e

Asian Welfare Policy Responses to the Crash o f 1997 Main organizer: Prof. Stein Kuhnle, Department of Comparative Politics, and Centre for Social Research, University of Bergen, Christiesgt. 15 N-5007 Bergen, Norway Tel: +47-5558 2175 Fax: +47-5558 94.25 E-mail: Stein.Kuhnle@isp.uib.no


Heidelberg, Germany

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Istanbul, Turkey

Intellectual and Spiritual Authorities in 20^ century Middle Eurasia. Status, networks, discourse, strategies Main organizer: Dr Stéphane Dudoignon, CNRS, UMR 7571 Protasi, Centre de Recherche sur 1’Asie intérieure, le monde turc et 1’espace ottoman, 23 rue du Loess - Bat. 50, F-67037 Strasbourg Cedex 02, France Tel: +33-3-8810 6086 Fax: +33-3-8810 6094 E-mail: dudoignon@aol.com

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Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Labour Migration and Socio-Economic Change in Southeast and East Main organizer: Dr Ratna Saptari (CLARA), IIAS/IISH, Cruquiusweg 33, 1019 AT Amsterdam The Netherlands Tel: +31-20-668 5866 Fax: +31-20-665 4181 E-mail: Chlia@iisg.nl Http://www.isg.nl/clara 2 3 - 2 7 M ay 2 0 0 1

Hanoi, Vietnam

Modem Chinese Historiography and Historical Thinking Main organizer: Dr Axel Schneider, Institute of Chinese Studies, University of Heidelberg, Akademiestr. 4-8,69117 Heidelberg, Germany Tel:+ 49-6221-542 4 76 Fax: +49-6221-542 439 E-mail: sws@gw.sino.uni-heidelberg.de

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Moscow, Russia

Historical Sources o f Eurasian and North African Civilizations: Computer approaches Special topic: Digital Fund of Oriental Historical Sources: Inner Asia Institute of Oriental Studies Orientalists’ Society (both Russian Academy of Sciences), Orientalist Information Centre, Eurasian Oriental Server Fax: +7-95-925 7788 E-mail: ivran@orc.ru Deadline for abstracts: 30 November 2000

London, U nited Kingdom

1900: The Boxers, China, and the World Dr Robert Bickers / Dr Hans vd Ven E-mail: robert.bickers@bristol.ac.uk / jjvio@cus.cam.ac.uk H ttp://mail.bris.ac.uk/~hirab/1900. htm l Deadline for abstracts: 1 Dec. 2000 Deadline for papers: 1 May 2001 23 J u n e




Asian Diasporas and Cultures: Globalization, Hybridity, Intertextuality Dr Robbie Goh, Departm ent of English Language and Literature, National

University of Singapore, Block AS5,7 Arts Link, Singapore 117570 Fax: +65-773 2981 E-mail: ellgohbh@nus.edu.sg



The ASEAN Inter-University Seminar on Social Development Carole Faucher, National University of Singapore, Departm ent of Sociology, ASi, #03-10,11 Arts Links 117570, Singapore Tel: +65- 874 6356 Fax: +65-7779579

E-mail: soccf@nus.edu.sg Http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/ soc/ asean—inter.htm

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London, U nited Kingdom

Third EUROSEAS Conference Ms Hilga Prins, Management Assistant, EUROSEAS Secretariat, c/o KITLV, P.0. Box 9515, 2300 RA, Leiden, The Netherlands Tel.: +31-71-527 2639 Fax: +31-71-527 2638 E-mail:

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Beijing, PR China

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2001 Beijing Seminar on Tibetan Studies Mr Lian Xiangmin, The Chinese Center for Tibetan Studies, Post Box 9704, The Asian Games Village Beijing 100101, PR China Tel: +86-10-6497 2885 Fax: +86-10-6493 7897 E-mail: lianxm@netchina.com.cn

Cortona (Arezzo), Italy

2-3 J u l y 2001

London, U nited Kingdom

Maritime Empires: The operation and impact o f nineteenth century British imperial trade Helen Jones, Research Administrator, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London SE10 9NE United Kingdom Tel: +44-20-8312 6716 Fax: +44-20-8312 6722 E-mail: research@nmm.ac.uk H ttp://w w w .nmm.ac.uk Deadline for abstracts: 1 January 2001 August

Kobe, Japan

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Immigration tojapan EU and the USA and thejapanese Abroad Main organizer: Prof. C. Peach, Oxford University, Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX4 4DU, United Kingdom Tel: +44-1865-271919 Fax: +44-1865-27 1923 E-mail: ceri.peach@geog.ox.ac.uk

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

People and the Sea: Maritime Research in the social sciences - an agenda fo r the 21st century, Inaugural conference for the Center for Marttime Research Center for Maritime Research (MARE), Plantage Muidergracht 4 1018 TV Amsterdam The Netherlands Tel:+31-20-527 0661 Fax: +31-20-6229430 E-mail: mare@siswo.uva.nl Http://www.siswo.uva.nl/mare

5 Se p t e m b e r 22-24 J u n e

Participatory Technology Development and Local KnowledgejorSustainable Land use in Southeast Asia Main organizer: Prof Franz Heidhues, Institute of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics, University of Hohenheim (490 A) 70593 Stuttgart, Germany Tel: +49-711-459 3934 Fax: +49-711-459 3934 E-mail: heidhues@uni-hohenheim.de

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Berlin, Germany

Second International Convention o f Asia Scholars (ICAS 2) ICAS 2 organizing unit: Prof. Dr Eberhard Sandschneider, Arbeitsstelle Politik Chinas und Ostasiens, Freie Universitat Berlin, Ihnestr. 22, D-14195 Berlin, Germany E-mail: sandschn@zedat.fu-berlin.de

International Workshop on: Emotions and the Analysis o f Historical Sources in China Prof. Paolo Santangelo (E-mail: p.santangelo@iol.it) and Prof. Patrizia Carioti (E-mail: 0575601263@i0l.it), Department of Asian Studies, Instituto Universitario Oriëntale. Piazza S. Domenico Maggiore, 12. 80134 Napoli, Italy. Tel: +39-081-552 6178/ 552 4970 Fax: +39-081-551 7852 Deadline for title of paper: 1 December 2000 Deadline for abstract: 31 May 2001 Deadline for paper: 31 August 2001

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Christchurch, New Zealand

Asian Futures, Asian Traditions: New Zealand Asian Studies Society 14th International Conference Dr Edwina Palmer, Asian Languages Department, University of Canterbury Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand Tel: +64-3-364 2987 ext. 8566 Fax: +64-3-364 2598 E-mail:

nzasia@asia.canterbury.ac.nz Http://www.asia.canterbury.ac.nz/ Deadline for abstracts: 15 June 2001

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