Association for Asian Studies 2023 Annual Conference & Expo
Virtual: February 17-18
Boston, MA: March 16-19

The Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, held each spring in North America, is the largest gathering in the world of Asian studies scholars. The AAS annual conference brings together over 3300 attendees and includes hundreds of sessions, a keynote address, an award ceremony, multiple networking receptions, and an exhibit hall that features the leading publishers, academic programs and digital resources.

Two Conference Experiences

Choose your path: in-person, virtual, or both!

Two schedules of live events. Two different sets of concurrent sessions. Two ways to connect with and be inspired by your peers. The choice is yours. Attend both to maximize your experience!

Why Attend?

The AAS2023 Annual Conference will have both an in-person and virtual component. The virtual component will take place online February 17-18. The in-person conference will take place March 16-19 in Boston at the Hynes Convention Center and the Boston Sheraton hotel. Sessions and special events will be scheduled for both components. Attendees registered to attend the conference in Boston will also have access to the virtual component.

Who Attends?

Anyone interested in the study of Asia should not miss this must-attend conference:  

University Faculty & Administrators   •  Librarians  •  Graduate Students   •  Journalists  Museum Staff  • Publishers & Editors • Independent Scholars & Researchers  •  Think Tank Teams

February 17-18, 2023

Attend the virtual component for two days of concurrent sessions, a virtual exhibit hall, networking and more. Don't miss the opportunity to connect with colleagues from the comfort of your home.

Boston, Massachusetts March 16-19, 2023

Do-over in Boston! We are excited to have the opportunity to reschedule the canceled 2020 Boston conference. Join us for three days of dynamic in-person networking, robust content addressing current research and discussions in the field, an Exhibit Hall promoting the latest publications and programs, and more

Join the AAS Community Forum

Are you interested in participating and would like to connect with colleagues? Join the AAS2023 CFP Community Forum