Studies: The Next Twenty-five Years
An International Conference to
Celebrate the 25th
Anniversary of the T’ang Studies
University at Albany
Albany, New York
May 8–9, 2009
The T’ang Studies Society held an international conference, co-sponsored by the Society and University at Albany, to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the founding of the society.
The conference took place on the
University at Albany campus in Albany, NY, on May 8 and 9, 2009.
goal of the conference was to assess the current state of T‘ang studies
and to encourage new avenues of research and collaboration among
scholars of medieval China. Response to the call for
enthusiastic, and the selection of papers for presentation was based
both on the quality of the individual proposals and on the need to
create panels of papers on related topics that fit with the themes of
the conference. The schedule of papers was:
Studies in the Next 25 Years
For a complete text of the
program, click TSSProgram.pdf.
The Department of East Asian
Studies at the University at Albany arranged the registration of
participants and special guests. All other attendees had to register for the conference by April 3, 2009.
There was a complimentary reception for all participants Friday
evening and a banquet, with a separate fee, on Saturday
evening. Because of budgetary constraints in a difficult
economic climate, attendees who were neither presenters nor special
a conference fee and, optionally, a banquet fee as listed below.
A block of rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn Albany/SUNY Area was reserved at a special conference rate for those attending the conference. The Department of East Asian Studies at the University at Albany made reservations and paid for the hotel accommodations of participants and special guests. All other attendees made their own arrangements. Note that the hotel set aside a limited number of discounted rooms for conference attendees. Attendees were encouraged to make reservations early to secure that rate.
The hotel is located 5 miles from the Albany airport; transportation
options from the airport can be found at the airport website, www.albanyairport.com
Contact information for the
1389 Washington Ave.
Albany, New York
Please address inquiries about
the conference to the following address:
You can also contact the chair of
the Organizing Committee:
Professor Anthony DeBlasi
Most recently updated: 02/03/2016