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The Newsletter is a free academic publication produced three times a year by the International Institute for Asian Studies. With a worldwide readership of about 50,000 The Newsletter is the premier Asian Studies forum for Asia scholars to share commentary and opinion; research essays; book, journal and website reviews; and announcements of events, projects and conferences, with colleagues in academia and beyond. | Take a free subscription


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The International Institute for Asian Studies is a research and exchange platform based in the university city of Leiden, the Netherlands. IIAS encourages the multi-disciplinary and comparative study of Asia and promotes national and international cooperation. It acts as an interface between academic and non-academic partners including cultural, social and policy organisations.

One way in which it accomplishes this is through the distribution of its publication the Newsletter. The Newsletter is a free publication; it is distributed three times a year in hardcopy (in newspaper tabloid format), as a digital version (email subscriptions) and can also be accessed through our website.

Through its international network, websites, electronic updates and The Newsletter, IIAS offers a variety of advertising opportunities. 

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The International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) is the largest meeting in the field of Asian Studies. This biennial convention attracts participants from over 60 countries to engage in various dialogues on Asia.

ICAS 11 will be held in Leiden, The Netherlands; 16-19 July 2019. 
Detailed information about advertising opportunities at ICAS 11 will become available after January 2019.

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All issues

#82 Spring 2019
Reading space, society and history in Asia through its ruins
#81 Autumn 2018
A collective and interdisciplinary analysis of social progress
#80 Summer 2018
Heritage expertise across Asia. Preservation through specific and diverse interventions
#79 Spring 2018
Vietnam and Korea in the longue durée. Negotiating tributary and colonial positions
#78 Autumn 2017
Politics and Society in Contemporary Cambodia
#77 Summer 2017
Learning to love the city in Northeast India
#76 Spring 2017
Artistic Alternatives in East Asia
#75 Autumn 2016
Does language equal ethnicity in Burma?
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