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Forthcoming venues

The 37th EAMSA Conference

Europe-Asia Trade & Investments: Does distance matter? 

20-23 October 2021 


From of the Conference:

  • Our intention is to organize a traditional conference, but we do consider the on-line option depending on the Covid-19 situation.
  • The conference fee will be related to the form of the conference (to be announced soon).
  • Information will be updated at: http://www.eamsa2021.uni.lodz.pl


Authors are invited to submit theoretical, conceptual, and empirical papers that draw on qualitative, quantitative, mixed, and case study approaches to explore, evaluate critique, and debate issues arising from the conference theme:

Europe-Asia Trade & Investments: Does distance matter?


Potential topics, but not limited to:


  1. COVID-19 and its consequences for Euro-Asia Business (GVC)
  2. Role of States in trade and investment: The Europe – Asia Perspective
  3. Export and Investment Incentives – different models in Europe and Asia
  4. Going international – export and OFDI
  5. Changing pattern for investment attractiveness – What do the investors search for?
  6. Distance and diversity in IB: opportunity or threat? cultural, geographic, economic, institutional approach
  7. Industrial revolution 4.0 and its impact on international business models
  8. Going green – trade, energy, environment & development
  9. Born globals – the accelerated internationalization
  10. Social perspective as a new IB paradigm – CSR, SRI


Multiple submission types are possible:


  1. Conference papers:
    a) Competitive,
    b) Interactive,
    c) Ph.D. candidates
  2. Conference panel proposals,
  3. Conference posters


  • English is the Conference language. All submissions and presentations will be accepted in English only.
  • Papers should generally follow the Asian Business & Management journal guidelines. The length of papers should not exceed 10.000 words (including references and exhibits) for Competitive submissions and 8.000 words for Interactive and Ph.D. submissions.
  • All competitive papers will be sent for double-blind review to two reviewers. Posters, Interactive, and Ph.D. papers will be evaluated by one reviewer. The evaluation of papers will be based on relevance to the conference theme and to international business and management issues in Europe and Asia, analytical rigor, methods applied, originality, and scientific contribution


Paper & Poster submission panel is a part of the Conference website http://www.eamsa2021.uni.lodz.pl


In order to submit a paper you need to complete:

  1. Type of submission (e.g. competitive, interactive)
  2. Authors’ Names (Corresponding, Co-Authors)
  3. Title of paper
  4. Abstract (max. 200 words)
  5. Keywords (max. 5)
  6. And to attach the file(s



Conference Participants are warmly welcomed to review other submissions via the Reviewer Panel (in the conference system). The review form is based on the following criteria:

  • Originality / Research gap
  • Literature review
  • Methodology
  • Structure
  • Results
  • Implications for research and practice
  • Language and editorial quality


Awards and Publications


EAMSA bestows three awards at its conferences:

  1. The Best Paper Award,
  2. The Best Reviewer Award,
  3. The EAMSA Ph.D. Award.

EAMSA seeks post-conference publications of selected papers in two journals:

  1. Asian Business & Management (ABM)
  2. European Journal of East Asian Studies (EJEAS)

Framework Programme

1st Day (Wednesday, 20.10.2021)

  • 15.00-17.00 Registration
  • 17.00-19.00 Opening & Plenary Session (Keynote speech 1)
  • 19.00-21.00 Welcome Reception
  • 20.00-21.00 Board meeting

2nd Day (Thursday, 21.10.2021)

  • 9.00-10.30 Plenary Session (Keynote speech 2)
  • 11.00-12.30 Parallel Sessions (Competitive & Interactive)
  • 12.30-14.00 Poster Session
  • 15.00-18.00 Visit at Lodz Special Economic Zones – Panel with investors from Asia & Europe (TBC)
  • 19.00-21.00 Networking: Walking Tour (Piotrkowska Street & Manufaktura)

3rd Day (Friday, 22.10.2021)

  • 9.00-10.30 Plenary Session (Keynote speech 3)
  • 11.00-12.30 Parallel Sessions (Competitive & Interactive)
  • 12.30-14.00 Meet the Editors
  • 14.-15.30 Parallel Session (Competitive & Interactive)
  • Panel (co-organized with Polish Investment & Trade Agency TBC)
  • 19.00-21.00 Gala dinner (Awards)

4th Day (Saturday, 23.10.2021)

  • 9.00-10.30 Plenary Session (Keynote speech 4)
  • 11.00-11.30 Closing Remarks
  • 12.00-13.00 EAMSA General Assembly
  • 13.00-15.00 Guided tour: The Promised Land – City of 4 Cultures



  • April, 15th, Registration / paper submission systems open
  • July, 30th, Paper (poster) submission deadline
  • August, 10th, Confirmation of paper acceptance
  • September, 15th, Payment of early registration fee
  • October, 20-23, EAMSA Conference in Poland


Practical information about the Conference venue are published and updated here:


Special Session: Management Geography

– An Euro-Asia Management Perspective

  • Conveners: Rolf D. Schlunze (siemrolf@hotmail.co.jp) with Lech Suwala (TU Berlin)

The Research Group Management Geography (ManGeo) is pleased to organize a Special Session on Management Geography bringing forward a Euro-Asia Management Perspective.

(For more information, click here)