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Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy

Call for Proposals

For the 2020 AAR meeting in Boston, the SACP will accept individual paper submissions. The Call for Papers will be sent out to the SACP membership. The SACP will also sponsor the 8th annual Raimon Panikkar Symposium, which celebrates the 10th anniversary of Panikkar's passing. The theme of this year's symposium is "Hermeneutics." The title of our session is: "Raimon Panikkar, Hermeneutics, and Understanding the Other." Please send your abstract (300 words) submission to Michiko Yusa, by the specified deadline.

Statement of Purpose

The SACP was established in 1967 as a nonprofit organization aimed at advancing the development of the disciplines of Asian and comparative philosophy in the international academic arena, and bringing together Asian and Western philosophers for a mutually beneficial exchange of ideas. It holds panels in conjunction with the American Philosophical Association, the Association of Asian Studies, and the American Academy of Religion. Annual individual membership dues for the SACP are $45 ($30 for students and professors emeriti) and include a subscription to the SACP Forum.The Society also sponsors a monograph series on specialized topics published by the University of Hawai'i Press. For more information about the SACP and about the Journal , Philosophy East and West, please see our website at


  • Michiko Yusa, Western Washington University
    1/1/2019 - 12/31/2024

Steering Committee Members


E-mail with Attachment (proposal is in attachment, not in body of e-mail)


The document should be submitted in MS Word (doc or docx).

Review Process

Proposer names are visible to chairs but anonymous to steering committee members