2019 Situations International Conference Ethnicity, Race and Racism in Asia

deadline for submissions: 
September 1, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
Yonsei university English Department
contact email: 

2019 SituationsInternational Conference 

Ethnicity, Race and Racism in Asia 

School of the Humanities, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 

24 October-26 October 2019



Keynote Speakers


Chua Beng Huat(National U of Singapore)

Sacrificing Cosmopolitanism for the Postcolonial Nation


Meaghan Morris (U of Sydney) 

On "right-wing" identity politics: reflections between Australia and Hong Kong


Stephen C. K Chan (Lingnan U) 

A Hong Kong Critique of Identity: Belonging and becoming in the aberrant post-colony


Kasian Tejapira(Thammasat U) 

A flea on the dragon’s back: How Siam bonded itself to China’s political and economic supply chains


Purnima Bose(Indiana U) 

The Post-Colonial Afterlife of Martial Race Theory


C. J.W.-L. Wee(Nanyang Tech U) 

Networking Contemporary Asia: The Japan Foundation Asia Center Symposia on Contemporary Art


John Nguyet Erni (Hong Kong Baptist U)  

Is Ethnic Cultural Participation the Answer?







Proposal Guidelines


1. Early inquiries with 200-word abstracts are appreciated. The deadline for a 4,000-word presentation is September 1 2019


2. Please include a bio-statement with your original submission. All submissions should follow the Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed.). Endnotes recommended. Refer tohttp://situations.yonsei.ac.kr/sub03/sub01.php. 


3. Each invited participant is expected to turn his or her initial presentation into a 6,000-word paper for possible inclusion in a future issue of theSCOPUS-indexed journalSituations: Cultural Studies in the Asian Context (http://situations.yonsei.ac.kr).


4. We will provide hotel accommodation for each invited speaker. Upon acceptance of the proposal, a partial defrayment of the airfare will be available while funding lasts. 


5. All correspondence should be addressed to Terence Murphy the Editor at tmurphy@yonsei.ac.krand cc’d to Rhee Suk Koo the Managing Editor at skrhee@yonsei.ac.kr.


Co-hosted by School of the Humanities, Nanyang Technological University and the Department of English, Yonsei University 


CFP categories: Asia; race; racism; ethnicity; multiculturalism; belonging; exclusion; cosmopolitanism; diversity; pluralism; populism; refugees