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THE RISE OF ASIA CONFERENCE SERIES

Mercredi 15 septembre 2021, par DK // CONFERENCES

This series of conferences provides a platform for physical meeting, sharing, exchanges, studies, discussion, networking and publication on diverse issues in contemporary world through a phenomenon widely recognised : THE RISE OF ASIA. It encourages the participation of scholars from a wide range of scientific disciplines (area studies, cultural studies, ecology, economics, geography, history, humanities, languages, management, political and social sciences…) and practitioners from diverse professional fields (business, civil society, education, enterprise, government, management, parliament, public policy, social and solidarity movements…), as well as artists, writers, journalists, based in diverse geographical areas (Africa, North and South America, Australia, Asia, Europe, Pacific…). Contact

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS (English)
DIRECT LINK TO ONLINE PROPOSAL SUBMISSION
APPEL A COMMUNICATIONS (Français)
LIEN DIRECT AU DEPOT DE PROPOSITION
WORKSHOP AFRICA-ASIA ECONOMIC EXCHANGES (English)
ATELIER ECHANGES ECONOMIQUES AFRIQUE-ASIE (Français)

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS
The conference is open to individual and group paper presentations. Those willing to present their papers are invited to submit their proposals until November 30, 2021. The selected proposals will be communicated to their authors progressively according to their availability starting from from October 2021.

The Covid-19 global situation allows us to state the following points :
1) We are living in a crisis of civilisation provoked or accelerated by the pandemic and the climate change, crisis that may be seen as a transition from capitalist mode of production-based towards another ; the new one is however unknown in advance.
2) Asia plays an important if not leading role towards a new global civilisation ;
3) There is a risk that the rise of Asia leads to a planetary catastrophe since it is based on a model of growth created and developed by the West based on economism, productivism, consumerism, materialism, patriarchy, model denounced as the root problem.

So, how does this “crisis of civilisation” manifest in different fields and different localities ? In what way the pandemic affects peoples, societies, nations, states ? How do they manage the pandemic ? Do Asian countries perform better than others ? Does the pandemic constitute a point of “bifurcation” (Immanuel Wallerstein), a moment of “delinking” (Samir Amin), towards a “global rebalancing” or a “global restructuring” (Manoranjan Mohanty) ? What “status quo” and what “transformation” following the pandemic ? Are there signs of changes towards a new global post-capitalist, post-productivist, post-consummerist, post-materialist, post-patriarcal civilisation ?

As a matter of indication, major changes in the following fields may help us to answer those questions :
1) Gender and women’s issues (feminist movements, ecofeminism, gender justice, “depatriarcalisation”, LGBT, MeToo...)
2) Ecology (climate change, pandemic, green cities, green capitalism, eco-renewable energy, plastic, waste, pollutions, eco-socialism, vegetarianism, veganism...)
3) Digital universe (information, communication, media, GAFAM, Ali Baba, cryptocurrency, fake news, artificial intelligence, cyber-economy, cyber-crimes, cyber-war…)
4) Biotechnology (medical-agricultural-industrial-environmental-biotechnology, genetic engineering, cloning, GMO, vaccines…)
5) Demography (national-regional-international uneven growth, aging societies, over population, ethnic-religious-conflicts, urbanisation, migration…)
6) New phase of decolonisation (counter hegemony, decolonisation of mind, Black lives matter, Palestine lives matter, anti-racism, anti-occupation, anti-apartheid, anti-war...)

It is to assess the state of the world under Covid-19 pandemic and to catch the perspective of a common future that the 6th edition of the Rise of Asia Conference Series is organised. It encourages the participation of scholars from a wide range of scientific disciplines (area studies, cultural studies, ecology, economics, geography, history, humanities, languages, management, political and social sciences…) and practitioners from diverse professional fields (business, civil society, education, enterprise, government, management, parliament, public policy, social and solidarity movements…) as well as artists and writers, based in diverse geographical areas (Africa, North, Central and South America, Australia, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, Oceania, Pacific…).




THE RISE OF ASIA IN GLOBAL HISTORY AND PERSPECTIVE : 60 Years after Belgrade, what non-alignment in a multipolar world and for a global future ?
LA MONTEE DE L’ASIE EN HISTOIRE ET PERSPECTIVE GLOBALES : 60 ans après Belgrade, quel non-alignement dans un monde multipolaire et pour un avenir mondial ?
International and Interdisciplinary Webconferencing, February 10-12, 2021

FULL PROGRAMME
AVAILABLE ABSTRACTS
FLAG OF COUNTRIES REPRESENTED BY PARTICIPANTS
POST-CONFERENCE MESSAGES AND TESTIMONIES

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BANDUNG SPIRIT BULLETIN

Samedi 31 juillet 2021, par DK // BULLETIN


BULLETIN ESPRIT BANDUNG (French version)

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LA FRANCE ET BANDUNG

Mercredi 20 janvier 2021, par DK // PUBLICATION

Darwis Khudori, La France et Bandung : les batailles diplomatiques entre la France, l’Afrique du Nord et l’Indochine en Indonésie (1950-1955). Avec une préface de Hugues Tertrais. Paris, Les Indes Savantes, 2021, 16x24 cm, 310 pages, ISBN : 978-2-84654-541-9
La France a été très concernée par la Conférence de Bandung car cette réunion afro-asiatique devait discuter des problèmes et des intérêts communs en Afrique et en Asie dans les domaines économiques, sociaux et culturels, mais aussi en matière de souveraineté nationale, de colonialisme et de racisme. Et cette réunion était organisée sans impliquer les puissances coloniales, dont la France. Cependant, à la veille de la Conférence, la France a été impliquée dans deux problèmes coloniaux épineux. L’un est l’Afrique du Nord dont les entités territoriales (Algérie, Maroc, Tunisie) se sont engagées ensemble dans des mouvements de libération nationale contre l’occupation coloniale française.

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THE RISE OF ASIA 2020 CONFERENCE REPORT

Vendredi 6 novembre 2020, par DK // CONFERENCES

THE RISE OF ASIA CONFERENCE 2020 took place in Paris (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) on February 12, 2020, and in Le Havre (Université Le Havre Normandie) on February 13-14, 2020. The exact title of the conference was “THE RISE OF ASIA IN GLOBAL HISTORY AND PERSPECTIVE : 65 years after Bandung : What rupture and what continuity in Global Order ?” The conference was initiated and coordinated by Darwis Khudori, and was co-hosted by CHAC (Centre d’Histoire de l’Asie Contemporaine), Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and GRIC (Groupe de Recherches Identités et Cultures), Université Le Havre Normandie. Around 70 papers were presented and discussed in plenary and parallel sessions of the conference. The parallel sessions were organised in the following clusters : AFRICA (1 session) ; ART & LITERATURE (1 session) ; ASIA (5 sessions) ; BANDUNG-RELATED ISSUES (1 session) ; CENTRAL-EASTERN EUROPE AND RUSSIA (1 session) ; CHINA-RELATED ISSUES (1 session) ; DIGITAL DEVELOPMENT (2 sessions) ; ECOBRICK WORKSHOP (2 sessions) ; ECOLOGY & URBAN ISSUES (2 sessions) ; FRENCH SESSION (3 sessions) ; GENDER & WOMEN ISSUES (3 sessions) ; INTER-UNIVERSITY NETWORKING (1 session) ; RELIGIOUS ISSUES (2 sessions). The presenters came from 25 countries : Algeria (1), Bulgaria (1), Canada (2), Chile (1), China & Taiwan (2), Congo (Republic) (1), Ethiopia (1), France (9), Germany (1), Hungary (3), India 6), Indonesia (28), Italy (3), Ivory Coast (2), Japan (4), Nigeria (1), Poland (2), Romania (2), Russia (3), Slovakia (1), South Korea (1), Sweden (1), The Netherlands (2), United Kingdom (2), United States of America (1). This report contains the conference concept, programme, abstracts, speeches, hosting and co-organising institutions, Scientific Board composition, sponsors, photos. A4, 140 pages, text and photos.

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THE RISE OF ASIA 2019 CONFERENCE REPORT

Dimanche 3 novembre 2019, par DK // CONFERENCES

THE RISE OF ASIA CONFERENCE 2019 took place in Paris and Le Havre, France, on March 13-15, 2019. Around 60 papers were presented and discussed in plenary and parallel sessions of the conference. The parallel sessions were organised in the following clusters : Asia-Africa, Asia-Architecture-City-Ecology, Asia-Asia, Asia-Central & Eastern Europe and Russia, Asia-Middle East, Asia-Western World, BRICS, Egypt, Gandhi, Gender-Women Issues, in addition to A Tribute to Samir Amin. The presenters came from 26 countries : Algeria, Brazil, Canada, China, Congo Brazzaville, Czech Republic, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Morocco, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Senegal, Turkey, UK, Uruguay, USA, Vietnam. This report contains the conference concept, programme, abstracts, speeches, hosting and co-organising institutions, Scientific Board composition, sponsors, photos.

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THE RISE OF ASIA 2018 CONFERENCE REPORT

Dimanche 4 novembre 2018, par DK // CONFERENCES

THE RISE OF ASIA CONFERENCE 2018 took place in Paris and Le Havre, France, on March 14-16, 2018. Around 60 papers were presented and discussed in plenary and parallel sessions of the conference. The parallel sessions were organised in the following clusters : ARCHITECTURE-CULTURE-CITY-ECOLOGY, ASIA-AFRICA, ASIA-ASIA, ASIA-WEST, ASIA-WORLD, BRICS, ECONOMY, FRENCH SESSION, GENDER, STUDENT SESSION, WELLBEING. The presenters came from 22 countries : Australia, Brazil, China, Congo Brazzaville, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, Senegal, South Africa, UK, Uruguay, USA. This report contains the conference concept, programme, abstracts, speeches, hosting and co-organising institutions, Scientific Board composition, sponsors, photos.

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BANDUNG LEGACY AND GLOBAL FUTURE : NEW INSIGHTS AND EMERGING FORCES

Vendredi 13 avril 2018, par DK // PUBLICATION

Darwis Khudori, BANDUNG LEGACY AND GLOBAL FUTURE : New Insights and Emerging Forces, New Delhi, Aakar Book, 2018, 16cm x 23.5cm, 304p. ISBN 978-93-5002-549-9 (Pb)

Updated edition of BANDUNG AT 60 completed with Preface, New Introduction, Bandung+60 Declaration, Excerpts from the 1955, 2005 and 2015 Bandung Conference Declarations. Published by AAKAR BOOKS Delhi, India.

2015 is the year of the 60th anniversary of the 1955 Bandung Asian-African Conference. Several manifestations of commemoration of this turning point of world history were organised along the year 2014-2015 in diverse countries : China, Ecuador, France, Ghana, Indonesia, Nepal, Netherlands, Tunisia, USA,… Why all these commemorations ? What do they reveal ? What are their outcomes ? This book tries to answer these questions by presenting selected papers coming from those diverse manifestations. BANDUNG SPIRIT BOOK SERIES : Canada, China, Indonesia, Senegal, 15 cm x 22 cm, 317p. ISBN : 978-602-229-552-5

Available at BANDUNG SPIRIT SECRETARIAT

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THE RISE OF ASIA 2017 CONFERENCE REPORT

Samedi 16 septembre 2017, par DK // CONFERENCES

Around 50 papers from diverse parts of the world (Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, France, Ghana, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Morocco, Nepal, Palestine, Philippines, Russia, Taiwan. Turkey, UK, USA, Vietnam...) were presented and discussed in the first edition of the conference that took place in Paris and Le Havre on March 22-24, 2017, covering a wide range of issues : The Rise of Asia seen from inside and outside Asia ; The Rise of Asia in Global History ; The Rise of Asia and New World Order ; The Rise of Asia : impacts, risks and opportunities for Africa, Latin America, Arab World, Europe ; The Rise of Asia in the fields of architecture, business, culture, ecology, economy, gender, international relations, religion, urban development.

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