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Submission Deadline of Twenty First Annual Association of Central Eurasian Students Conference

Mon, Oct 21, 4:53 pm


Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2013

The Association of Central Eurasian Students (ACES) at Indiana University invites panel and individual paper proposals for the Twentieth Annual Central Eurasian Studies Conference to be held Saturday, March 8th, 2013 on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University.

Graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars are cordially invited to submit abstracts of papers addressing all topics pertaining to Central Eurasian Studies. Central Eurasian Studies is defined for the purposes of this conference as the study of the historical and contemporary Afghan, Balto-Finnic, Hungarian, Mongolic, Persian, Tibetan, Tungusic, and Turkic peoples, languages, cultures, and states.

Submission of pre-organized panels is strongly encouraged. Individual papers are also welcome and will be assigned by the Conference Committee to a suitable panel. All proposals will be subject to a highly selective review procedure. Past panel themes have included:

    Representation and Nationalism in Kazakhstan: Past, Present and Future
    Societies and Cultures of Xinjiang
    Turkic Folklore and Literature
    Romanticism, Modernism, Postmodernism, and Beyond in Hungarian Literature, Culture, and the Arts
    Tibetan Studies
    Aspects of Imperial and Soviet Rule in Central Asia
    Vying for International Influence in Central Eurasia
    Explorations in Central Asian Historiography

Submission Instructions:
Proposals may be submitted via the online form.
n.b. All submissions must be accompanied by an abstract.

ACES regrets that it cannot provide any funding to participants.

Applicants will be notified of their status before January 15th 2013. Please remember that the submission of a proposal represents a commitment on your behalf to participate in the conference. Any queries may be directed to the ACES Conference Committee at or to Amita Vempati at

Thank you all very much for your continued support of and involvement with ACES. We hope to see you in March!