Call for Papers for "East Asian Studies on Disabilities Forum (EASDF) 2024" is here!


Forum's theme: CRPD after and beyond: Interpretation, Implementation, and Implication of the Convention

Venue: Taipei City (Taiwan)

Time: October 24 (Thursday) to October 26 (Saturday), 2024

Call for Papers FROM Now until March 31, 2024!!

Submission Requirements: Send an abstract in English and Chinese (including author's biography, title, research objectives, research methodology, research findings, etc., totaling about 500 words) to the Taiwan Society for Disability Studies (

Related Topics in Supported Decision-Making, Reasonable Accommodation in the Workplace, Deinstitutionalization or Possibilities and Limitations of CRPD

The results of the call for papers are expected to be announced at the end of April, 2024, and will be notified by email, so please pay attention to it.

Types of Submission: Oral Presentation and Poster Presentation.

Notes for oral presentations:

1. The first draft should be written in Chinese, and the formal paper should be limited to 10 pages (excluding references), and written in APA 7th format. 

2. Oral presentations will be conducted in Chinese with simultaneous interpretation in Korean, Japanese and Chinese.

3. For the convenience of participants from different cultural backgrounds, the presentation must be made in English. When the result of the call for papers is announced, the first draft of the paper in Chinese and the hand in date of the presentation in English will be informed as well.

Posters must be prepared in English. When notified of the results of the call for papers, participants will be notified of the specifications for the preparation of posters and the time of their submission.

♦Scholars, graduate students, advocacy groups, and workers in Taiwan are welcome to submit papers!♦


  • Taiwan Society for Disability Studies,
  • The League for Persons with Disabilities,
  • R.O.C, Department of Sociology, Soochow University,
  • Human Rights Program and Chang Fo-Chuan Human Rights Research Center, Soochow University.


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