Doctoral seminar

Doctoral Seminar at the Asian Studies Days 2019
Wednesday, November 27

Asian Studies Days: a great way to get immersed in the Finnish academic community of Asian studies!

The doctoral seminar is arranged in connection with the annual Asian Studies Days and it provides an outstanding opportunity to meet other doctoral students whose work focuses on Asia, and to receive feedback from senior researchers who have a profound knowledge of the region.

The seminar is open to all PhD candidates in Finnish Universities whose thesis develops new knowledge about Asia (society, politics, economy, business, culture, history, law). PhD candidates are expected to participate either with a research plan, full research paper, or a chapter of the thesis.

The Finnish University Network for Asian Studies will provide free accommodation for one night in a double room and a travel grant  up to 40 euros for PhD candidates who fulfill the following qualifications
– participate in both days of the event
– present a paper at the seminar (research plan, full research paper, or a chapter of the thesis)
– is registered in the Network’s members universities (Aalto, Helsinki, Jyväskylä, Tampere, Turku, Vaasa, Åbo Akademi)
– does not live in Turku region.

Submission of abstracts is open until September 30.
→Use this form to submit your abstract.

Important dates

September 30: Deadline for abstracts
October 4: Notification of approval
November 17: Deadline for full papers
November 26-27: Asian Studies Days (Venue: University of Turku, Publicum, exact seminar rooms TBC)

For more information, please contact the Director of the Network, Outi Luova at outi.luova[at]