Who Attends ACAH?


Delegate Demographics at a Glance

ACAH/LibrAsia 2017 in numbers

  • 184 attendees
  • 35 countries
  • 56.8% female / 43.2% male
  • 58.7% faculty members
  • 24.3% PhD or postgraduate students

The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities (ACAH) is now in its ninth year and is held annually alongside The Asian Conference on Literature (LibrAsia). Since 2009 more than 2,000 delegates have attended this annual interdisciplinary event, which takes place in Japan in the spring.

In 2017, ACAH/LibrAsia attracted 184 attendees representing 35 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 58.7% holding an academic post. At 24.3% 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 (2.3%) and the public sector (2.4%), with 2.3% registered as "independent" and 9.1% registered as "other".

          (Source: ACAH/LibrAsia 2017 Conference Registration Data)