Australian Scholarships for US-based PhDs in Asian Studies

The Perth US Asia Centre in Australia is offering four scholarships for researchers based in the US to attend the 20th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia, to be held at The University of Western Australia, in Perth from 7-10 July 2014.

Applicants must have a PhD in Asian studies. Deadline for applications is February 28, 2014.

Call for papers

Hong Kong and Asian Cinema: Creativity and Culture in an Era of Globalization

This meeting of the Asian Cinema Studies Society welcomes paper, poster, workshop and panel proposals covering all aspects of Asian film and media. Although proposals related to the conference theme of Hong Kong and Asian cinema in the era of globalization may be given priority, proposals on all aspects of Asian film and media are welcome.

Please send proposals of 200-300 words as RTF or WORD attachments to Dr. Natalie Wong at For all proposals, be certain to include the title, author(s) name(s), institutional affiliation, mailing address, and email contacts, as well as a brief biography of each contributor. For panel, workshop, and group submissions, be certain to provide a brief description (100 words) of the contribution of each participant. Sessions will be 1 1/2 hours in duration, and time limits will be strictly enforced.

Deadline for proposals: December 31, 2011

See website for more details.