Joint East Asian Studies Conference

The JEAS Conference is a triennial meeting held by the three academic associations representing East Asian Studies in the UK:

This conference provides a major venue for the dissemination of research on East Asian Studies in various disciplines. We welcome participants from all countries and backgrounds. 


We are pleased to announce that registration for the Joint East Asian Studies Conference 2019 is now open, please use the following link:

Early bird registration will close on 30th June 2019 and registration will close completely on 1 st August 2019.
We have updated the conference website to provide additional information on travel, accommodation, and an initial schedule. We will be publishing a more detailed timetable for panels by June 1 st :

If there is anything we can help you with please don’t hesitate to get in touch: [email protected]





Date: 7-9  September 2016

Venue: School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Russell Square

The 2016 Conference was centred on five key themes:

  1. Aging and Demography
  2. Memory & History
  3. Identity
  4. Trans-Cultural Flows
  5. Geo-Politics