Who Attends ACAH?


Delegate Demographics at a Glance

ACAH/LibrAsia 2016 in numbers

  • 162 attendees
  • 33 countries
  • 56% female / 44% male
  • 54% faculty members
  • 26% PhD or postgraduate students

The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities (ACAH) is now in its eighth year and is held annually alongside The Asian Conference on Literature (LibrAsia). Since 2009 more than 2,500 delegates have attended this annual interdisciplinary event, which takes place in Japan in the spring.

In 2016, ACAH/LibrAsia attracted 162 attendees representing 33 countries – a truly international event. This diversity serves as an wonderful comparative and contrastive resource.



      Registration Type


          The majority of ACAH/LibrAsia 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".

          (Source: ACAH/LibrAsia 2016 Conference Registration Data)