Our Sponsors and Partners

The organizers would like to thank the following sponsors who have supported in organizing AAS-in-Asia 2018 at New Delhi, India.

Conference Dinner and Platinum Sponsor - Yale University

Yale University
Since its founding in 1701, Yale has been dedicated to expanding and sharing knowledge, inspiring innovation, and preserving cultural and scientific information for future generations.

Yale’s reach is both local and international. It partners with its hometown of New Haven, Connecticut to strengthen the city’s community and economy. And it engages with people and institutions across the globe in the quest to promote cultural understanding, improve the human condition, delve more deeply into the secrets of the universe, and train the next generation of world leaders.

Keynote Session Co-Sponsor: TRaNS Journal

TRaNS Journal
TRaNS-Regional and –National Studies of Southeast Asia is a new journal in the field of Southeast Asian studies, encouraging research that crosses not only national or regional borders, but also disciplinary borders. Traditionally, area studies have been bounded by national or regional location. Transnational studies posit that these boundaries are unnecessarily limiting, and attempt to examine issues on the supra-national level. TRaNS takes a specifically trans-regional and –national perspective, inclusive of virtually all social sciences and humanities, publishing articles in the disciplines of political science, anthropology, sociology, history, geography, and economics. The journal occupies a unique niche among transnational studies journals

Supporting SPONSORS and Partners OF AAS-IN-ASIA 2018

Oxford University Press
Oxford University Press (OUP) is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

OUP is the world’s largest university press with the widest global presence. It publishes in 190 countries, in more than 40 languages, and in a variety of formats–print and digital. OUP products cover an extremely broad academic and educational spectrum, and these path-breaking digital and integrated learning solutions address the diverse learning needs of students, teachers, scholars and general readers across the globe.

Taylor & Francis
Taylor & Francis works with world-class authors, from leading scientists and researchers, to scholars and professionals at the top of their fields. We are one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, eBooks, textbooks and reference works. We publish Social Science, Humanities, Behavioral Science and Education books under the Routledge imprint and Science, Technology and Medical books are published by CRC Press. We publish more than 2,500 journals and over 7,000 new books each year, with a books backlist of more than 120,000 specialist titles. We are providers of quality information and knowledge that enable our customers to perform their jobs efficiently, enhance their education, and help contribute to the advancement of their chosen field. Taylor & Francis Group is part of Informa PLC, which operates at the heart of the Knowledge and Information Economy.

American Institute of Indian Studies
The American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) was formed to further the knowledge of India in the United States by supporting American scholarship on India. The programs of AIIS promote and advance mutual understanding between the citizens of the U. S. and of India. AIIS is headquartered at the University of Chicago in the United States, and in India is based at Gurugram, with an office and guesthouse at Defence Colony in New Delhi. There are regional offices in Kolkata (Calcutta) and Pune.



The British Library
The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and the largest national library in the world by number of items catalogued. It estimates 150 - 200 million+ items from many countries. As a legal deposit library, the British Library receives copies of all books produced in the United Kingdom and Ireland, including a significant proportion of overseas titles distributed in the UK. The Library is a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.



Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is one of the United States’ top public universities. With more than 94,600 students and 9,800 full- and part-time faculty on all seven campuses, IU is also one of the largest institutions of higher education in the United States. Its annual budget totals over $3.5 billion. Each one of IU’s campuses is an accredited, four-year degree- granting institution, which also awards IU graduate degrees. The largest and oldest IU campus is in Bloomington. Since 2014 IU has opened a number of overseas offices, the first of which is located in New Delhi. The Indiana University India Gateway, in Defence Colony, serves as IU's outreach office for India, helping to promote faculty research collaborations, alumni development, and student recruitment.

Institute of Chinese Studies
The Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi (ICS) is one of the oldest research institutions on China and East Asia in India. With support from the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, it is the mandate of the ICS to develop a strategic vision for India’s dealings with China and to help adapt India’s priorities quickly and appropriately to address the research and educational demands arising from China’s emergence. The ICS seeks to promote interdisciplinary study and research on China and the rest of East Asia with a focus on expertise in China’s domestic politics, international relations, economy, history, health, education, border studies, language and culture, and on India-China comparative studies. It also looks to fostering active links with business, media, government and non-governmental organizations in India through applied research, executive training programmes, and seminars and conferences, and to serve as a repository of knowledge and data grounded in first-hand research on Chinese politics, economy, international relations, society and culture.

Korea Foundation
The Korea Foundation is committed as always to connecting our many friends in the global community through serving as a bridge between Korea and the world. Since its establishment in 1991, as the representative public diplomacy organization of the Republic of Korea, the Korea Foundation has implemented various activities such as the provision of support for Korean studies overseas, global networking, cultural exchange and media programs to help people around the world enhance their understanding of Korea, building lasting friendships. The Korea Foundation has rendered support for the establishment of 131 Korean studies professorships at 90 prestigious universities in 16 countries, as well as the opening of Korean art galleries at 28 prominent museums in 10 countries to date. In addition, the Korea Foundation has invited close to 10,000 leading figures to Korea, and distributed Korea-related books and materials to close to 150 libraries in 70 countries.

Japan Foundation
The Japan Foundation is Japan's only institution dedicated to carrying out comprehensive international cultural exchange programs throughout the world.To cultivate friendship and ties between Japan and the world, the Japan Foundation creates global opportunities to foster friendship, trust, and mutual understanding through culture, language, and dialogue. The Japan Foundation was established in October 1972 as a special legal entity supervised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In October 2003, it was reorganized as an independent administrative institution. Based on a government endowment of 78 billion yen, the activities of the Japan Foundation are financed by annual government subsidies, investment revenue, and donations from the private sector.

Centre for Khmer Studies
CKS is a non-governmental institution supported by international foundations, educational institutions, scholars, the US department of education, and interested individuals and philanthropists from the US, France, and Cambodia. CKS is registered with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cambodia. CKS has a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Education of Cambodia and with several public and private universities in Cambodia, Southeast Asia, Europe, and the US. CKS is also a member institution of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers.

History and Theory
History and Theory publishes articles and review essays, principally in these areas: critical philosophy of history; speculative philosophy of history; historiography; history of historiography; historical methodology; critical theory; time and culture; and history and related disciplines. Each annual volume consists of four numbers; the fourth number is usually in the form of a Theme Issue. The journal is available in print form, and is also available in electronic form to all who subscribe to the print edition. Currently in its 58th year, History and Theory is published at Wesleyan University in affiliation with Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.


Wiley, a global company, helps people and organizations develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. Our online scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, combined with our digital learning, assessment and certification solutions help universities, learned societies, businesses, governments and individuals increase the academic and professional impact of their work. For more than 200 years, we have delivered consistent performance to our stakeholders.

PERMANENT BLACK is South Asia's leading academic books publisher, specialising in History, Politics, Sociology, and Culture and Media Studies. It co-publishes with numerous American university presses, including the University of Chicago Press, Columbia University Press, the University of Washington Press (Seattle), and the State University of New York (SUNY) Press. Its entire list is exclusively distributed in India by Orient BlackSwan. Its finest scholarly books are published in association with ASHOKA UNIVERSITY.



Orient BlackSwan
Orient BlackSwan, established in 1948, is one of the oldest and most well-respected academic publishers of South Asia. It publishes distinguished writers from India and abroad, on a wide variety of disciplines ranging from anthropology, economics and development studies, gender studies, history, political science, sociology to culture studies, film studies and Indian literature in translation. It has co-published with Harvard University Press, Economic and Political Weekly, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, and Indian Institute of Advanced Study. Our catalogue includes, among others, works by stalwarts such as Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Satyajit Ray, Rajni Kothari, Bipan Chandra, M. N. Srinivas, Romila Thapar, the Rudolphs, Ranajit Guha, Shahid Amin, Arjun Appadurai, Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Mahesh Rangarajan.

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS)
Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) works with governmental institutions, political parties and civil society organizations in building strong partnerships. In particular, KAS seeks to intensify political cooperation in the area of development cooperation at the national and international levels on the foundations of our objectives and values. Together with its partners, KAS makes a contribution to the creation of an international order that enables every country to develop in freedom and under its own responsibility. In implementing its project and programs the Foundation cooperates with Indian partner organizations, such as think tanks, Government and Non-Governmental Institutions.



Exhibitors in AAS-in-Asia