The University of Tartu Asia Centre is organising a conference titled “Open and closed societies: historical reasons and modern consequences of inequality in Japan and Europe". The interactive conference takes place on the 13th and 14th of October in Tartu, Estonia. The conference aims to focus on inequality in education and the labor market. It does that from the perspective of immigration and socially vulnerable groups of minorities and non-citizens by the example of Japan and the countries of the European Union. The conference invites individual presentations that deal with the beforementioned topics, especially presentations of PhD students.
Application of speakers, especially PhD students, should consist of an abstract (250-300 words) discussing your interests and focus of the topics to be handled at the conference and workshops. To submit the abstract, please click here
Abstract submission deadline: 15 May 2022
Notification on submitted abstracts: 31 May 2022
Participation without presentation
Students, policymakers, practitioners and researchers are invited to attend the conference also without a paper presentation.
The conference is free of charge. The event will be held in-presence style, but depending on the situation of travel restrictions, it may be switched to online. For more information, please visit our webpage
The conference is organized by the University of Tartu Asia Centre and ENLIGHT.