The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS), together with the International Association of Mongolian Studies (IAMS) will organize a conference entitled, "Owen Lattimore: The Past, Present, and Future of Inner Asian Studies" in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on August 20 and 21, 2008. This posting serves as an announcement of the conference, and a Call for Papers.
Scholars from any discipline working in Inner Asia are invited to submit paper, poster or panel presentations related to one of the three themes of the conference:
*Owen Lattimore's role in the development of cultural and political relations between Inner Asia and the West (including Japan)
*An examination of the scholarship of Owen Lattimore – his ideas and his influence (past, present, and future) on the field of Inner Asian Studies
*The continuing development of Inner Asian Studies as new scholars redefine and reshape Owen Lattimore's legacy.
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