BACS Annual Conference

Joint East Asian Studies Conference

4-6 September 2019

University of Edinburgh


The Joint East Asian Studies Conference (JEASC) will be held at the University of Edinburgh from 4 to 6 September 2019.  The triennial JEASC brings BACS colleagues into conversation with scholars affiliated to the British Association for Japanese Studies and the British Association for Korean Studies, in place of our September annual conference.  Members and non-members from all countries and backgrounds are welcome.

The official Conference Website contains information about registration, travel, and accommodation, as well as the provisional conference schedule.  Registration closes on 1 August (early-bird registration closes on 30 June).

BACS members are eligible for a reduced conference registration fee. Please visit here for information on how to become a BACS member, or to renew your membership.

The organising committee for JEASC 2019 can be contacted at