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Europe and the Asia-Pacific: Culture, Identity and Representations of Region
Norwich, UK, May 2001


Conference Announcement and Call for Papers

EUROPE AND THE ASIA-PACIFIC:
CULTURE, IDENTITY AND REPRESENTATIONS OF REGION

University of East Anglia
Norwich, UK

Thursday/Friday 10th and 11th May 2001


This will be an interdisciplinary conference, potentially drawing in
scholars working in fields as varied as literature, world art studies,
politics, history, development studies, economics, political economy, and
cultural aspects of international business management and environmental
urposes of the conference, the term "Asia-Pacific" is taken to encompass,
at minimum, countries from South Asia through to the Pacific, including
Australia and New Zealand as well as the islands of the Pacific Ocean.
"Europe" includes not just the member countries of the European Union, but
also those of central and eastern Europe. Attention will also be paid to
Russian and the region known as "Eurasia".

The conference is being organized jointly by UEA's Centre for Research in
European Studies (CREST) and the UEA Asia-Pacific Group. The conference
convenor is Professor Stephanie Lawson, Director of European and
International Studies in the School of Economic and Social Studies.

Initial enquiries and offers of paper should be directed to the conference
secretary, Dr Michael Drake, School of Economic and Social Studies,
University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ.  Email: M.Drake@uea.ac.uk
Phone: +44-1603 593415; Fax: +44-1603 250434