This international conference investigates comics as a form developed in the East Asia geographical and cultural area. With presentations approaching the evolution of comics art in Japan, South Korea, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Vietnam, the conference will consider the particularities of East Asian countries comics regarding their history, styles, medium transformations and political situation. The presentations will also give the opportunity to reflect on the interactions between those distinct comics traditions, as well as on their circulation abroad.

During the conference, some presentations will be held in person, first at the Quai Branly Museum in Paris on Thursday 14th October, then at the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon on Friday 15th October. Others will be held virtually via Zoom, where the entire event will also be broadcasted. The link to the virtual event will be released soon. To attend the conference physically, the entry is free at the Quai Branly Museum (capacity of 70 persons) and you shall enroll for the ENS de Lyon (capacity of 19 persons) by Health pass will be required.

Papers will be presented either in French or in English.


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