[lg policy] Thai and Asian: Language, World View, Culture conference

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Mon Apr 4 14:24:40 UTC 2011

Forwarded From: Udom warotamasikkhadit Thai and Asian: Language, World View,
Culture conference

Please help circulate to your group about the Thai and Asian: Language,
World View, Culture Conference at Kastsart University in Bangkok where I am
an adjunct professor.  Thank you very much for your kind assistanc.

Udom Warotamasikkhadit

*วิชาติ บูรณะประเสริฐสุข <wichat_b at hotmail.com>* wrote:

 *The First International Conference on Thai and Asian Languages *
*Thai and Asian: Language, World View, Culture** *
*May 26-27, 2011*

*Rama Garden Hotel*

* *

The Thai  Language  Department,  Faculty  of  Humanities  Kasetsart
Xi'an  International  Studies  University, and the Institute  for  Southeast
Asian  Studies,  Pusan  University  of  Foreign  studies are pleased to
invite you to the First International Conference on Thai and Asian
Languages, where Thai and Asian language researchers  come together for the
first time to exchange their views on Asian languages and cultures. The
theme of the conference is *'Thai and Asian: Language, World Views, and
Culture**'.**  *

*Keynote  Speakers:*

--        *Prof . Dr. John  Hartmann*  from University of Illinois :-  Opening

--        *Prof. Pan  De  Ding*:- who pioneered the Thai language teaching  in
Mainland China .

--        *Associate  Prof.  Dr. Krisadawan  Hongladarom* :- President  of  *
the  Thousand  stars  Foundation*. She will deliver a keynote speech on the
topic: 'Rethinking  Language,  Culture & World  View: A  Case  of  Thai  and
Asian  Languages'.

--        *Assistant  Prof  Dr**.  Chirapat  Prapanvidya*  :- Pali, Sanskrit
and  Hindi language specialist  at  Silapakorn  University . He will give a
talk on the topic "Pali and Sanskrit:  From India to Southeast Asia ."

*Topic  Areas  ***

1.  Research  on  Thai  or  other  Asian  languages  as  reflected  through
worldviews  and  culture.

2.  Comparative study of Thai and other Asian languages.

3.  The development of textbooks or approaches in teaching Thai as a foreign
language in Asia .

4.  Study on Thai language and culture, as well as Asian languages and

*Abstract  Submission** :*

The abstract should be written in English, with the maximum of 300 words.
The deadline for abstract submission is on March 31, 2011. The abstract
should be submitted to
*thaiasian2011 at hotmail.com<http://us.mc343.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=thaiasian2011@hotmail.com>

* *

*Format of Abstract*

To submit a proposal for individual paper presentation, please include the

1. Title of the paper
2. Name, affiliation, address and e-mail of paper presenter
3. Abstracts (300 words or less) with identifiable keywords
4. Related conference theme(s)

*Review of Abstracts*

Abstracts will be assessed by the academic committee to guarantee standards.

*Notification of acceptance*: 18 April 2011

* *


Early-bird registration: before 20 April 2011

Late/onsite registration: after 20 April 2011

Early-bird Registration

Late/onsite Registration

International delegates

3,900 baht

4,500 baht

Thai delegates

2,600 baht

3,500 baht


1,000 baht

2,000 baht

To register, please transfer the amount to:

Bangkok Bank, Kasetsart University Branch

Account name: "Thai and Asian: Language, World View, Culture"

Account number 043-7-03899-5


Finally, we hope you will consider submitting a manuscript for the volume
that we will be publishing based on papers delivered at the conference. To
have your manuscript (5,000 words maximum) considered you must submit it by
Monday, August 1, 2011, midnight Pacific time. Details and the full CFP will
be found at http://www.thailang.hum.ku.ac.th.

*For more information, please contact*

*Wichat B**oo**ranapraserts**oo**k,* *Ph.D.* Organizing Chair


*Rujira Sengnet, Ph.D.
*Secretariat Chair
Tel. 02-5795566-8 ext.2509 or 0820645619


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