About

The Annual Conference on Asian Studies is organized by the Department of Asian Studies at Palacký University Olomouc. The first conference of the series took place in 2006. The conference was originally called Annual Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of East Asia, but it changed its name in 2016.

The themes of the previous 5 editions of the conference are listed below:

  • The 11th Annual Conference on Asian Studies: Commemorating October 1917: Re-thinking Marxism and the Russian Revolution in East and Southeast Asia (October 21, 2017)
  • The 10th Annual Conference on Asian Studies: Connecting the Old with the New (November 4, 2016)
  • The 9th Annual Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of East Asia: Contemporary Trends in East Asian Societies (October 23, 2015)
  • The 8th Annual Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of East Asia / The 1st Conference of European Association for Asian Art and Archaelogy (September 25–27, 2014)
  • The 7th Annual Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of East Asia: Ethnic Groups, Ethnicity and Ethnic Policies in China (October 31 – November 2, 2013)