LibrAsia2017: Who attends?
Delegate demographics at a glance…
LibrAsia/ACAH 2016 in numbers…
- 162 attendees
- 33 countries
- 56% female / 44% male
- 54% faculty members
- 26% PhD or postgraduate students
The Asian Conference on Literature (LibrAsia) is now in its eighth year and is held annually alongside The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities (ACAH). Since 2010 more than 1800 delegates have attended this annual interdisciplinary event, which takes place in Japan in the spring.
In 2016 LibrAsia/ACAH attracted 162 attendees representing 33 countries – a truly international event. This diversity serves as an amazing comparative and contrastive resource.
The majority of LibrAsia/ACAH conference attendees are university faculty, with 54% holding an academic post. At 26% of the total registered delegates, postgraduate and doctoral students make up the next largest group of attendees. The remaining attendees come from the business sector (2%) and the public sector (3%), with 1% registered as “independent” and 14% registered as “other”.
Gender representation at the conference was fairly equal, with 56% female and 44% male attendees.
(Source: LibrAsia/ACAH 2016 Conference Registration Data)