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 Information Updates
Our twenty-third conference will convene on June 29th and 30th at the Faculty of Liberal Arts, Saitama University.  Please see the Access page for information on the venue.

The finalized program and abstracts are now available for perusal.

Saitama University will provide projectors for the conference, the Executive Committee asks the presenters to make their own arrangements for computers if they wish to  include visual media during their talks. The projectors have VGA connectors; therefore presenters should bring the appropriate adaptor to connect their computers to the projection units.

Onsite Registration will begin at 9:15AM in the lobby of the Liberal Arts Building. The rates are: Regular rate 6000 yen   Graduate Student  2000 yen.

Please see our Registration page for information on Reception registration and fees.

The ASCJ has not contracted special conference rates at local hotels, but we have updated information on stations within in easy travel distance that have a number of establishments.

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

Mark Caprio
ASCJ, President