Welcome to ASCJ

ASCJ is an interdisciplinary scholarly organization dedicated to the study of Asia. Since 1997, we have held an annual conference in Tokyo, one of the leading capitals of East Asia. The conference offers a stimulating environment for intellectual exchange on a wide range of topics and themes, and we welcome scholars from around the world to participate.

The 2019 ASCJ Conference
Our twenty-second conference will convene on June 29th and 30th at the Faculty of Liberal Arts, Saitama University.  We will be providing more information about accommodations, etc., as planning proceeds. Therefore, please periodically check our “Conference” menu for updates.

Call for Papers
ASCJ will accept panel, individual paper, and roundtable proposals from September 15th to October 15th. Please use the online forms on under the “Conference” menu to submit your proposals. (These links will be open on the morning of September 15th, Tokyo time.)

If you have any questions or concerns, please send us a message via our contact page.

Mark Caprio
ASCJ, President

ASCJ thanks the presenters and participants of the 2018 ICU conference for making it a great success, and we hope you will consider joining us next summer in Saitama.