Call for papers / Cultural Typhoon 2020 at University of Nagasaki, Nagasaki, Japan

The Association for Cultural Typhoon (ACT, Japan) is calling for proposals for panels and individual papers for the 2020 annual conference to be held at Siebold Campus, University of Nagasaki, Nagasaki, from June 27–28, 2020.

Individual presentations should be 25 minutes in length with five minutes for questions and discussion. Group presentations should be 90 minutes in length, including time for questions and discussion.


To submit your proposal, please download one of the forms below, fill it out, and email it as an attached file to:

Application Form (Individual Presentation)
Application Form (Group Presentation)

Please note that the proposal should be submitted in Microsoft Word (.doc) .

The deadline for application: 31st December, 2019, Japan time 23:00.

CT2020 will accept papers from both ACT members and non-ACT members, but the registration fees vary depending on your status. Please read below carefully.

-For Non-members of the Association for Cultural Typhoon

All presenters should pay a ‘Paper Presentation Registration Fee’ upon receiving acceptance of your proposal.

Paper Presentation Registration Fee (Pay after receiving acceptance of proposal)

Employed (full-time) 13,000 yen
Other  5,000 yen

*If you would like to register as an ACT member, the ‘Paper Presentation Registration Fee’ is waived.

If you would like to participate in the conference as a non-presenter, the registration fee is 3,000 yen.

-For Association for Cultural Typhoon Members

Current members of the Association for Cultural Typhoon are exempt from the Paper Presentation Registration Fee.

Association for Cultural Typhoon Annual Membership Fee (from 2018 fiscal year)

Employed (full-time) 10,000 yen
Employed(part-time) 6,000 yen
Student 4,000 yen

2020 Conference Registration Fee (Pay after receiving acceptance of proposal)

Employed (full-time) 3,000 yen
Other  1,000 yen

*Due to time and space constraints, we only accept one paper/panel per individual: you are not allowed to submit more than one paper/panel.

CT2020 paper presentation:
ACT membership: