Update: The submission deadline has been extended to March 15.
If you’re looking for a reason to go to Singapore this summer, this will do it:
“Conflict and Harmony: From Embodied Emotions to Global Realms”
A Conference Jointly Sponsored by the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy and the Australasian Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy
July 8-11, 2013
National University, Singapore
Deadline for Abstracts and Proposals: January 31st, 2013
Co-sponsored by the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy, the Australasian Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy and the Philosophy Department of the National University of Singapore, this conference will be held on the NUS campus from July 8-11, 2013. The conference theme, “Conflict and Harmony: From Embodied Emotions to Global Realms,” is designed to invite scholars representing Asian traditions of thought to present their research on the many ways in which philosophers of these heritages thematize the dynamics of conflict and harmony. Relevant topics could span a broad range of problematics, from the internal conflicts of desires and ideas and how to resolve these in praxis and interaction to social, political and global conflicts and strategies for their resolution. Of course, those who wish to participate are most welcome to submit abstracts and presentations on the widest variety of topics that correspond to their areas of interest as well. Our Keynote Address will be delivered by a scholar yet to be announced.
Presentation and panel proposal abstracts should be sent electronically to BOTH Douglas Berger and Michael Barnhart, AND cc’d to Roger Ames. Abstracts for individual papers should be between 200-300 words, including a title. Panel proposals should include the title and a brief description of the panel, names and affiliation of panelists and titles of each participant’s presentation, with the same word-limit as above. The deadline for abstract submission is January 31st, 2013, a deadline that pertains to proposals submitted by faculty members and graduate students alike. Notice of acceptance of proposals will be sent to your e-mail address sometime around mid-February. In order to minimize the difficulty of dealing with late cancellations, payment of the registration fee for the conference is required within 2 weeks after acceptance notices have been received.
To encourage student participation, the SACP has once again set up Student Essay Contest Awards for the 2013 conference Student Essay Contest Prizes are: First prize: $1,000; Second prize, $750; and Third prize, $500. The awards will be applied to the travel and accommodation expenses for those attending the 2013 SACP conference, so award winners should bring their travel receipts with them. In order to have their essays considered for the prize, graduate students should submit a complete essay of no more than 10 pages (or 4,000 words) to BOTH Douglas Berger and Michael Barnhart, AND cc to Roger Ames, by March 15, 2012. Note once again that the deadline for the final complete essay is separate from the deadline for the paper abstract, as the latter must be received by the general deadline of January 31st, 2012 in order to be considered for acceptance to the conference.
Details regarding conference accommodations will be sent to conference participants upon acceptance of your proposed abstracts and completed conference registration payments.