Baltic Alliance for Asian Studies (BAAS) 6th conference 2024 - Call for Abstracts

Baltic Alliance for Asian Studies (BAAS) 6th conference takes place between 23–26 MAY 2024 at the University of Latvia. 

Conference on the dialogue of Asian civilisations, which have experienced intense transformations, evaluating their ancient traditions along with Western influences from a new angle and offering universally relevant ideas based on the Asian heritage in times of accelerated globalisation. As the organisers emphasis, this event aims to bring together scholars, researchers, and experts from diverse fields to explore the possibilities for the further evolution of the world from the perspective of the strategies proposed by Asian countries.

Conference highlights

  1. Exploring Diversity
    Delve into the rich tapestry of heritage across Asia, examining the historical roots and contemporary manifestations of various cultures that have become extremely active co-creators of the present-day world.
  2. Globalisation Dynamics
    Analyse the challenges posed by globalisation to Asian civilisations, considering how these civilisations bring new discussions into the global discourse.
  3. Interdisciplinary Dialogues
    Foster cross-disciplinary collaboration by bringing together experts from fields such as anthropology, sociology, theology, philosophy, literature, music, art, archaeology, cultural studies, and others.
  4. Perspectives on Modern Challenges
    Focus on contemporary issues, including the impact of technology, environmental issues, and socio-political changes affecting the dialogue of Asian civilisations.
  5. Academic and Cultural Exchange
    Facilitate fruitful exchanges among participants, encouraging collaboration and the sharing of insights from diverse cultural and academic backgrounds.

Organisers invite scholars and researchers to submit abstracts and papers that explore the various dimensions of the conference theme. Submissions may address historical perspectives, current challenges, and future trends within this context.

Abstract submission deadline: 25.03.2024

Notification of acceptance: 28.03.2024

For more details, visit conference webpage -

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