I received a request from Sriram Krishnan of Petaling Jaya, an undergraduate in the National University of Singapore who is also the chairperson for Host Country Organizing Committee (HCOC) for Harvard Project for Asia and International Relations 2006 to publicize in this blog the event to be held from 18th to 21st August, 2006 in Singapore.
For his confidence in this blog, here are the particulars of the event:-
HPAIR CONFERENCE 2006DATES: August 18-21, 2006LOCATION: SingaporeWEBSITE: http://www.hpair2006.org/DEADLINE FOR PAPER ABSTRACTS: March 15th, 2006FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 15th, 2006The Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) invites you to participate in our *annual summer student conference*in Asia.HPAIR is a partnership between the students and faculty of Harvard University, offering a sustained academic program and a forum of exchange to facilitate discussion of the most important economic, political, and social issues relevant to the Asia-Pacific region.HPAIR's international conference has emerged as the largest annual Harvard event in Asia and the largest annual student conference in the Asia-Pacific region, attracting a wide variety of distinguished speakers and future leaders as Harvard's student outpost in Asia. Past speakers at our conferences include South Korean President KimYoung Sam, Governor General of Australia Peter Hollingworth, Singapore President S.R. Nathan and Malaysian Prime MinisterMahathir Mohamad.Both delegates and papers are welcome! Applications for both areonline and located at www.hpair2006.org .The theme will be Redefining Asia: Visions and RealitiesWORKSHOP TOPICSOur HPAIR 2006 workshops will focus on the following six
topics:-The Political Economies of China and India: Trends, Trade and Tomorrow's Asia-Environmental Management in Asia: Writing Tomorrow's Textbooks Now-Diseases and Disparities: Improving Health Outcomes for All-Impersonating Asia: Performing Arts and Film in Contemporary Perspectives-Boundaries in Flux: Religion, Nation, and Identity in Asia-War, Domestic Conflict, and Interdependence: Peace and Security inEast AsiaMORE INFORMATIONTo learn more about the HPAIR 2006 conference, please go to http://www.hpair2006.org/