On December 12-14, 2012 the Leiden research profile area Asian Modernities and Traditions ( AMT ) will host an international conference on the theme of "The State in Asia: Power, Citizenship and the Rule of Law". Deadline abstract submission: 15 September 2012.
We welcome papers on formation and functioning of Asia’s systems of law and governance, migration and diversity, religious and political movements, corruption, borderlands, insurgency and the formation of new nations, democratization and citizenship.
We particularly encourage papers on any of the four conference themes:
- Building the state in Asia
- Developmental Asian states
- Citizenship in Asia
- Developing the rule of law in Asia
Please submit your abstract of 750 words and short CV of 350 words via the conference website before 15 September 2012. Full papers selected for participation are due no later than 1 November 2012.
Invited and selected papers will be entitled to full travel and accommodation refunding.
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