The 31st ACPS Annual Meeting and International Symposium

James Madison University

Changing Governance: Political Recentralization, Economic Reform, and Global Rise

The Association of Chinese Political Studies (ACPS) will hold its 31st annual meeting and international symposium between October 11-12, 2018 in Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA. ACPS is pleased to announce that James Madison University (JMU) will host the conference. Set in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, JMU is a tight-knit community of 22,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 4,000 faculty and staff.  It is two hours from Washington D.C. and one hour from Charlottesville, VA.   


Those whose papers have been accepted and plan to attend the conference must register below.
The conference registration fee is 230 USD for faculty/researchers and 180 USD for students. Individuals who have paid their ACPS membership dues ( and conference registration fees in full will receive three free nights of lodging (October 10-12) and complimentary group meals (when scheduled in the program) during the conference.  If you are not yet a member, please become a member first and then pay the conference registration fee.  If your membership has expired, please renew first and then pay the conference registration fee. If your membership is current, please only pay the conference registration fee.
Please note that if you are presenting a co-authored paper and your co-author will attend the conference, then he/she must pay ACPS membership dues separately as well as conference registration fee.  Free lodging and complimentary group meals will be offered to up to 2 authors of any paper with multiple authors. 
All questions regarding conference registration and membership should be directed to:
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - Friday, October 12, 2018
Harrisonburg, Virginia
James Madison University

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