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Why Area Studies Are Important: The Future of Asian Studies
September 19, 2017 - 09:00-13:00
350 year anniversary seminar at Lund University
At this event international scholars and scholars from Lund University and other academic institutions in Sweden will present their perspectives on the current situation and future of area studies, new approaches and projects, including transregional studies, as well as challenges for interdisciplinary studies and area studies.
Confirmed speakers are:
Professor Hyung-Gu Lynn, Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia and editor of Pacific Affairs.
Professor Philippe Peycam, director of International Institute of Asian Studies, Leiden.
Professor Helle Rydström, Department of Gender Studies, Lund University.
Professor Marina Svensson, Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University.
Professor Barbara Törnquist-Plewa, Central and Eastern European Studies, European Studies, Lund University
Professor Björn Wittrock, director of Swedish Collegium for Advanced Studies, Uppsala
More information (including Information about registration and venue) will be posted later at this page.