CFP: The Asian Society of the History of Medicine and HOMSEA

June 27-30, 2018, Jakarta, Indonesia

Call for papers

Call for Papers for a joint meeting of The Asian Society of the History of Medicine (9th meeting) and HOMSEA (History of Medicine in Southeast Asia) to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 27-30, 2018.

Theme: Colonial Medicine after Decolonisation: Continuity, Transition, and Change

Guidelines for Submission: Submissions on all topics related to the history of medicine in Asia are welcome; submissions related to the conference theme are especially encouraged. Participants can submit full panels (2, 3, or 4 papers) as well as individual papers. Paper proposals (title, author, and an abstract in English of no more than 200 words) and a1-page
curriculum vitae or panel proposals (a panel proposing of no more than 200 words with abstracts and 1-page CVs of all participants) should be sent by electronic mail to Dr. James Dunk ( The program committee reserves the right to suggest changes and revisions to abstracts and panel proposals.

Deadline for submission: 1 February 2018
Notification of acceptance will be given by 1 March 2018.

Program committee: Dr. Harry Yi-Jui Wu (Hong Kong); Dr. Ning Jennifer Chang (Taipei); Prof Laurence Monnais (Montreal); A/Prof Hans Pols (Sydney); Dr. Yu-Chuan Wu (Taipei);
Dr. Por Heong Hong (Kuala Lumpur); and members of the Local Arrangements Committee.

Unfortunately, the ASHM cannot offer funds to defray travel expenses due to budget constraints. There is a range of affordable accommodation available near the conference
venue. Participants are encouraged to apply for support from their home departments or institutions.

The conference will be hosted by the Indonesian Academy of Sciences, which is located in
the new buildings of the Indonesian National Library in the centre of Jakarta.

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Posted: November 28, 2017