Doctoral Seminar

The Doctoral Seminar on Asian Studies, October  1st and 2nd, 2015, University of Vaasa

PhD students are invited to present papers for the doctoral seminar. Priority is given to students of member universities of The Finnish University Network for Asian Studies (Aalto University, University of Jyväskylä, Technical University of Lappeenranta, University of Oulu, University of Tampere, University of Turku, University of Vaasa and Åbo Akademi University). However, PhD students from non-member universities are also welcomed to propose papers.

The accepted papers will be commented on in the doctoral seminar by the symposium speakers and the members of the Board of the University Network for Asian Studies as well as other participating persons.

The PhD students that wish to participate to the doctoral seminar should send their paper abstracts (400 words) the latest 31th of August 2015. Please send the abstracts to Minnie Kontkanen ( The final paper (6000 words) should be send latest 21st of September.

Accommodation costs and travel expenses will be covered (to a certain limit) to all PhD students from member universities presenting papers in the doctoral seminar.

Updated 21/09/15 - Asian Study Days