Patterns of Early Asian Urbanism
IIAS, together with the Leiden University Faculty of Archaeology and the Archaeology Unit of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, are hosting an international conference from 11-13 November 2013 to bring together leading scholars from around the world to explore the theme of 'Early Urbanism’ of pre-modern Asian cities, within the much broader context of urban studies, ancient and modern.
Conference Dates: 11 - 13 November 2013
Programme and Book of Abstracts
Please refer to the 11-13 November Conference page for more information and to download the Programme and Book of abstracts.
IIAS, together with Leiden University’s Faculty of Archaeology and the Archaeology Unit of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, are hosting an international conference to bring together leading scholars from around the world to explore the theme of 'Early Urbanism’ of pre-modern Asian cities within the much broader context of urban studies, ancient and modern. This international event forms part of the activities connected with the IIAS Asian Cities and Asian Heritages research clusters.
Key note speakers
The provisional list of key note speakers includes:
Professor John Bintliff, Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University
Professor Roland Fletcher, Department of Archaeology, University of Sydney
Professor Jacques Gaucher, Directeur de la Mission Archéologique Française à Angkor Thom (EFEO)
Professor John Miksic, Head Archaeology Unit, Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), Singapore
Professor Norman Yoffee, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University
For detailed information about this conference see the 11-13 November Conference page
CALL FOR PAPERS
The organisers invite proposals for papers or presentations of 20 minutes in length. Abstracts of 300 words maximum and a short author biography (including institutional affiliation) should be submitted before 1 June 2013. Proposals for panel discussions (3 to 4 speakers) are also encouraged. An academic committee will select and group the proposals into separate sessions.
To submit an abstract or proposal, please use the menu on the right or follow the links below:
Individual paper: http://bit.ly/12rzwZp
Panel proposal: http://bit.ly/T9PYbP
Open for registration
Early bird € 100 (open until 16 August 2013)
Regular €125 (open until 16 October 2013)
Registration fee (PhD) Students:
Early bird (PhD) students € 75 (open until 16 August 2013)
Regular (PhD) students € 100 (open until 16 October 2013)
Please click here for more information about the registration fee.
Participants are to book and fund their own accommodation during the conference. We like to offer you a choice of hotels in Leiden with which we have a good experience. Naturally, you are free to book the hotel of your choice. For further information, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.