JAWS 2013 Conference now accepting presentation proposals

The 23rd Conference of the Japan Anthropology Workshop (JAWS) will be held from Thursday 07 March 2013 through Saturday 09 March 2013, at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA, USA. The website for the conference is now live and can be viewed here.

The conference theme is “Mobility in Japan” although proposal topics may focus on any topic related to the anthropology of Japan. The organizers call for panel and individual paper proposals that represent Japanese contexts within the broad scope of anthropological research. Scholars also working in areas outside of but related to the anthropology of Japan are encouraged to submit either individual paper proposals or panel proposal.

Abstracts must be received no later than 1 November 2012 to be considered for inclusion in the conference program.

Individual Paper Proposals
For individual paper proposals, please submit an abstract of no more than 250 words.

Panel Proposals
Panel proposals must include a 250 word abstract for the entire panel, a list of all participants with their role in the panel and affiliations, and 250 word abstracts for each of the papers presented in the panel.

To submit paper and panel proposals and register for the conference, please go to the JAWS 2013 website.