LINGUIST List 25.1292

Mon Mar 17 2014

Calls: Ling & Literature/Thailand

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 16-Mar-2014
From: Kokitboon Fukham <>
Subject: 3rd International Conference on Language, Society, and Culture in Asian Contexts
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Full Title: 3rd International Conference on Language, Society, and Culture in Asian Contexts
Short Title: LSCAC 2014

Date: 10-Jul-2014 - 11-Jul-2014
Location: Mahasarakham, Thailand
Contact Person: Dr.Apiradee Jansaeng
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature

Call Deadline: 30-Apr-2014

Meeting Description:

Asia is an indispensable part of our intricate global civilization. Hence, various dimensions of Asian Societies began attracting the attention of scholars in modern times. With increasing role of Asia at global level, there is a need to study in-depth the mutual influence of different aspects that contribute to the dynamism of Asian Societies. This conference intends to focus on some of such aspects like culture, socio-political issues, economic factors etc.

The main aim of the conference is to analyze various dimensions and factors that are pivotal for the functioning and development of Asian societies. There will be a special session in the conference on academic collaboration among higher education institutes in Asia.

Keynote Speakers:

- Dr. Duncan McCargo Professor of Southeast Asian Politics
- Dr. Mathias JennyUniversity of Zurich,SwitzerlandDepartment of Comparative Linguistics
- Dr. Gopa Sabarwal Vice-Chancellor, Asia University (Nalanda University), New Delhi

The working language of the conference is English.

For more information, please visit the conference website:

Call for Papers:

The organizers of the conference invite the papers on the following themes:

- Religion and Politics in Asia
- Cultural Heritage and Asia
- Language Endangerment in Asia
- Politics, Democracy in Asia
- Environment and Population in Asia
- Fine Arts, Cinema and Asian Societies
- Globalization and Asian Societies
- Economic and Social integration of Asia
- Demographic issues in Modern Asia
- Science and Technology in Asia
- Minorities in Asia
- Modern Asian Literatures
- Translation, Modern Asian Languages and Asian Societies
- Foreign Language Teaching in Asian Context
- Philosophy and Religions
- Education in Asia
- Tourism in Asia
- ASEAN from Global Perspectives


- Send abstract and full paper as e-mail attachments (Microsoft Word document) to
- Abstract: by April 30, 2014
- Full paper: by June 12, 2014
- In the content of your e-mail messages, please specify the area of your presentation along with the presentation format (oral or poster)
- Accepted abstracts will be notified by May 12, 2014

Important Dates:

Deadline for abstract submission: April 30, 2014
Notification of abstract acceptance: May 12, 2014
Full paper due: June 12, 2014
Deadline for pre-conference registration: May 30, 2014

For detailed submission guidelines, please visit the conference website:

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