ACES invites panel and individual paper proposals for the Thirteenth Annual Central Eurasian Studies Conference to be held on Saturday, April 8, 2006, at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Graduate students, professors, and independent scholars are invited to submit abstracts of papers on Central Eurasian issues in all fields.
Central Eurasia is defined, for the purpose of this conference, as the vast area and peoples of
* the Mongolian plateau (Mongolia, Inner Mongolia, southern Siberia, Kalmyks)
* the Tibetan plateau and the Himalayas (Tibet, Ladakh, Nepal, Bhutan, and Sikkim)
* the oases of Central Asia (Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uighur)
* the Steppe Turks (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tatars, Bashkirs)
* Afghanistan and Iran
* Turkey and Azerbaijan
* the Finno-Ugric peoples (Hungary, Finland, Estonia)
Submissions of pre-organized panels are strongly encouraged. Individual papers are also welcome and will be assigned by the conference committee to a suitable panel.
An honorable distinction of best paper will be awarded.
Submission deadline for Indiana University students: February 15, 2006.
Submission deadline for others:
Febrary 10, 2006.
Send a copy of your abstract (300 words or less) and C.V. by email to ACES@indiana.edu or submit a hard copy to Goodbody Hall 157 (attn: ACES). Notification of acceptance will be sent by February 20, 2006.
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