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Abstract Submission

The proposal should include a title, a 250-word abstract (English only), institutional affiliation, and contact information. Interested applicants are to submit an online application and proposal at Online Application by 30 November 2023 (23:59 GMT+8).

We only accept proposals for individual papers this year. Papers on different topics are all welcome, ethnographic work preferred.


Encouraged topics and themes include but are not limited to:

  • - Boundaries between humanity and AI technologies
  • - Migration and the boundaries of place, space, and state
  • - Boundaries in the context of evolving ideas on gender and sexual identities [Gender boundaries, gendered boundaries]
  • - Solidarity across disciplines and beyond the academy
  • - Negotiating boundaries and solidarity in fieldwork
  • - Norm-divergent bodies and minds
  • - The shifting boundaries between public and private life
  • -Rural-urban linkages and division


We will establish panels for all accepted papers according to their topics and decide whether the panel would be online or in-person, based on the preference indicated by the applicants. A discussant with relative research interest will be assigned to each panel.


Other important dates:

  • Announcement of Acceptance - 22 December 2023
  • Full Paper Submission Deadline - 1 February (2359 GMT +8)


Please note that the word limit for the full paper is 2700-3000 words (English only).