The international colloquium will be held in November 2024 at La Rochelle University.

The colloquium aims to develop a field of transpacific studies, focusing on cultural, social, political, economic, and environmental dynamics within the Pacific Rim.

This event will be structured around six research axes:

  • Migrations and cultural transformations
  • Orientalism(s) and Otherness
  • Indigeneity in the Pacific Rim
  • The strategic stakes of the New Silk Roads in Latin America and Oceania
  • Sino-American relations
  • A "sea of islands" under pressure

Proposals for papers must be sent by June 14, 2024 at the latest (replies by June 28) to the following address: 

Proposals should be written in French or English and sent in .doc or .docx format. They must include:

  • The title of the proposal and the focus of the paper
  • A summary of the proposal of 500 words maximum
  • A biographical note on the author of the paper.

More information:

Call for papers
until June 14, 2024
With the support of IdA
Geographical area