Welcome to the home page of the Irish Association for Asian Studies (IAAS) – An Cumann Éireannach um an Léann Áiseach

The aim of IAAS is to promote Asian Studies in Ireland, and to advance education through the critical and analytical study of Asia and Asia-related topics by providing a forum for scholarly activity. It also seeks to foster a variety of academic activities, such as conferences, seminars, workshops and publications.

It will also provide a space to bring together scholars who engage with all aspects of academic research on Asia from pre-modern times until the present day.

IAAS 2 Conference:

The second conference of The Irish Association for Asian Studies (IAAS) will be held in G27, O’Rahilly Building, University College Cork (UCC) on June 9th  and 10th 2017, organised by the Department of Asian Studies at UCC. The theme of the second IAAS conference is:

‘ASIA: Transcultural Interactions – Past, Present and Future’.

For more details please go to the conference section on the website. Click here to view the preliminary schedule: IRISH ASSOCIATION FOR ASIAN STUDIES CONFERENCE 2017 – UCC.

We look forward to seeing you here, especially our international panellists.

Le gach dea-mhéin,

Dr. Kevin Cawley – Secretary of IAAS