Call for Abstracts: East-West Center International Graduate Student Conference


The East-West Center invites graduate students from around the world to submit abstracts for the 19th International Graduate Student Conference (IGSC) on the Asia Pacific region, taking place in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, USA from February 13-15, 2020. The Conference provides an opportunity to share interdisciplinary perspectives through presenting and attending panel presentations in a warm and supportive environment.

The theme of this year's IGSC is Community Voices: Bridging Borders. The conference encourages scholarly work on topics of concern to communities across the region, particularly of indigenous and marginalized communities.

EWC IS ACCEPTING ABSTRACTS UNTIL OCTOBER 15, 2019 11:59PM HST. Click here to submit!

The conference invites abstracts on a wide range of disciplines, and areas of focus may include, but are not limited to, community voices in the following areas:

  • Environment

  • Culture, Arts, and Education

  • Gender and Sexuality

  • Politics, Economics, and Governance

  • Health and Science

Abstracts of up to 350 words are welcome for poster sessions and for traditional paper presentation formats. Authors can submit more than one abstract. A limited number of merit-based travel grants is also available.

Download the conference flier as a PDF here.