• exchange of faculty members and researchers
  • exchange of students
  • organization of joint academic and scientific activities, such as conferences, seminars, symposia or lectures
  • development of collaborative research projects
  • joint efforts to train researchers of younger generation
  • exchange of publications and information

Major Activities in the Past

  • November 10, 2022 The 14th CAAS Coordinator Meeting
    Venue: Online  
  • October 26, 2022 The 12th CAAS International Symposium
    "Resilience: Recovery in the Post-Pandemic World" at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS)
    via online
  • April 2022 Renewal of CAAS Agreement
  • December 2, 2021 The 13th CAAS Coordinator Meeting
    via online
  • November 11-13, 2021 The 11th CAAS International Symposium
    "Diversity and Representation: Representing Diversity, Diversifying Representation" at SOAS
    via online
  • September 14-28, 2020 (the 1st), October 27-November 6, 2020 (the 2nd)
    The 12th CAAS Coordinator Meeting

    via e-mail
  • October 18, 2019 The 11th CAAS Coordinator Meeting at SISU
  • October 19-20, 2019 The 10th International Conference
    "Cultural Expression in the Era of Globalization" at Shanghai International Studies University (SISU)
  • October 19-20, 2018 The 9th International Conference
    "MINORITIES BETWEEN GLOBALIZATION AND AREAL APPROACHES [Self]Definitions, Constructions, Realities, Identities and Memories" at INALCO
  • October 19, 2018 The 10th Coordinator Meeting
    at INALCO
  • September 15, 2018
    Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of National University of Singapore withdrew
  • May 2018 CAAS Agreement was extended for five years.
  • October 21-22, 2017 The 8th International Conference
    "Beyond the Nation? The Transnational and its Limits"
    at Leiden University
  • October 20, 2017 The 9th Coordinator Meeting
    at Leiden University
  • February 23, 2017 SISU joined CAAS.
  • October 22-23, 2016 The 7th International Conference
    "Crossing the Boundaries: Asians and Africans on the Move"
    at TUFS
  • October 22, 2016 The 8th Coordinator Meeting
    at TUFS
  • October 28, 2015 The 7th Coordinator Meeting
    at HUFS
  • October 27-28, 2015 The 6th International Conference
    "Global and the Local: New Concepts and Approaches"
    at HUFS
  • October 3-4, 2014 The 5th International Conference (Link Japanese only)
    "Asia and Africa Across Disciplinary and National Lines"
    at Columbia University
  • January 30, 2013 The 5th Coordinator Meeting
    at NUS
  • January 28-30, 2013 The 4th International Conference (Link Japanese only)
    "Sustainable Cities"
    at NUS
  • December 2012 CAAS Agreement was extended for five years.
  • February 18, 2012 The 4th Coordinator Meeting
    at SOAS
  • February 16-18, 2012 The 3rd International Conference
    "Making a Difference: Representing/Constructing the Other in Asian/African Media, Cinema and Languages"
    at SOAS
  • March 10, 2011 HUFS joined CAAS.
  • November 25-26, 2010  The 2nd International Conference
    "Migrations, Mobility and Globalization"
    at INALCO
  • November 24, 2010 The 3rd Coordinator Meeting
    at INALCO
  • April 14, 2010 Columbia University joined CAAS.
  • August 26-28, 2009 Inaugural International Conference
    "Religion, Identity and Conflict"
    at Leiden University
  • August 25, 2009 The 2nd Coordinator Meeting
    at Leiden University
  • December 15, 2008 The 1st Coordinator Meeting
    at TUFS
  • March 7-8, 2007 Inauguration Ceremony for CAAS and Commemorative Symposium "Endangered Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa"
    at TUFS


Proceedings, Postgraduate Workshop (2.1KB)
Consortium for Asian and African Studies (CAAS)
Inaugural International Conference
Leiden University, 28 August 2009

Proceedings, Postgraduate Papers (2.8KB)
Consortium for Asian and African Studies (CAAS)
2nd International Conference
INALCO, 25-26 November 2010

Proceedings of the Papers
Consortium for Asian and African Studies (CAAS)
3rd International Conference
SOAS, University of London, 16-18 February 2012

Proceedings of the Papers
Consortium for Asian and African Studies (CAAS)
4th International Conference
NUS, 28-30 January 2013

Proceedings of the Papers
Consortium for Asian and African Studies (CAAS)
5th International Conference
Columbia University, 3-4 October 2014

Proceedings of the Papers
Consortium for Asian and African Studies (CAAS)
6th International Conference
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, 27-28 October 2015

Proceedings of the Papers
Consortium for Asian and African Studies (CAAS)
7th International Conference
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, 22-23 October 2016

Consortium for Asian and African Studies (CAAS)
8th International Conference
Leiden University, 20-22 October 2017