The Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities 2015

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The International Academic Forum
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acah@iafor.org

The International Academic Forum, in conjunction with its global partners, is pleased to announce the Sixth Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities to be held from April 2-5, 2015, at the Rihga Royal Hotel & the adjoining Osaka International Conference Center, Osaka, Japan.

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Publish before a global audience. Present in a supportive environment. Network and create new relationships. Hear the latest research. Experience Japan. Join a global academic community.

2015 Conference Theme: “Power”

While the fields of arts and the humanities can seem removed from issues related to power, both can exercise power in the form of social influence through words and images, or can examine the exercise and influences of such power on humanity. The study and analysis of different expressions of power can move from serious existential questions at the personal level to complex social and even political problems at a wider level. Is the pen (or brush) truly mightier than the sword? And if so, in what sense? Or can it be argued that at times they can be one and the same? Streams include:

Teaching and Learning the Arts
Arts Policy, Management and Advocacy
Arts Theory and Criticism
Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts
Literary Arts Practices
Media Arts Practices: Television, Multimedia, Digital, Online and Other New Media
Media, Film Studies, Theatre, Communication
Aesthetics, Design
Language, Linguistics
Philosophy, Ethics, Consciousness
History, Historiography
Literature/Literary Studies
Political Science, Politics
Teaching and Learning
Globalisation
Ethnicity, Difference, Identity
Immigration, Refugees, Race, Nation
First Nations and Indigenous Peoples
Sexuality, Gender, Families
Religion, Spirituality
Cyberspace, Technology
Science, Environment and the Humanities

Abstracts of no more than 250 words should be submitted by December 1 2014.

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