Open Call for Presentations and Papers at PanACEa: Pan-Asian Asexuality Conference by Indian Aces and Humans of Queer [Oct 25-31]: Apply by Oct 15

Pan-Asian Asexuality Conference

PanACEa: Pan-Asian Asexuality Conference has been conceptualized and curated by Indian Aces in collaboration with Humans of Queer.

About Indian Aces

Indian Aces started in 2014 as a self/non-funded collective of, for, and by ace (asexual) and acespec people from and in India. Over the years, Indian Aces has grown into a movement that is a multiple award-winning, and grant-winning, volunteer-led initiative, with both online and offline presence across India, and beyond. Asexuality.In is a community project and Humans of Queer is a Pride month project by Indian Aces.

About Humans of Queer

Humans of Queer is a Pride month project by Indian Aces in 2021 to document the average queer persons’ lives and experiences through the power of owning one’s identity and the power of storytelling. This project has expanded into an education website that hopes to be a resource centre for disseminating knowledge, imparting transferable and sustainable skills, collecting data, and conducting research for the queer community, while documenting queer persons’ lives and experiences.

About the Conference

Under this segment, PanACEa will shine light and reflect on research and on-ground lived experiences of the aroace community in Asia. A fixed number of slots are assigned for presentations during the Conference.

They have slots for Video Presentations and Live Interactions at the conference. They also hope to publish an e-journal of all the entries that get shortlisted. 

The overarching theme of the conference is: The Asexual Spectrum and the Asian Identity. 

You can find details on the themes here.


They invite people from all backgrounds and identities to apply.

Students, researchers, academicians, and also activists, members of the queer community and social organisations as well as collectives from the asexual and aromantic spectrums – there is room for everyone. 

How to Apply?

Participation is welcome from all individuals, regardless of gender, ethnic consideration, identity and background. However, preference will be given to those who identify as being on the Ace Spectrum and/or are of Asian heritage.

Please read the diversity statement for more details and do not hesitate to write to them for any clarification: 

Fill this form: Deadline 15th October 2021, 11:59 pm IST

  • The form will ask you for some basic details and an abstract or synopsis of your work (300 words or a 1-2 min video). The abstract must be in English or accompanied by an English translation/transcript.
  • The Research Panel will review the abstracts and selected participants will be informed by the 20th of October 2021.
  • Final presentations (audios or videos) will then need to be sent in by the 24th of October 2021, 11:59 pm IST

Contact Information

Do look through the selection process and conference themes. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to write into them on

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