Now that war has, once again, struck Europe, the vulnerability of both individual academics as well as academic communities has yet again become evident. As an academic association, the European Association for Chinese Studies stands in firm solidarity with colleagues and students in Ukraine whose personal and professional lives are deeply affected by the current war, and with Russian academics who disapprove of the military aggression and suffer from the consequences of their stance.
March 20 and October 20, 2022
Thanks to the support of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation, the EACS will continue to fund in 2022, one-week visits for specialized research in Sinological libraries or for research in one of the major European museums for Chinese art, depending on the availability of funds. Applications received before the two deadlines of March 20 and October 20 will be considered within 3 weeks after receipt. Applicants should be Sinologists based permanently in Europe, preferably paid-up members of the EACS. Non-members will be considered, especially in case of students and young scholars (up to 35 years), if accompanied by a recommendation letter from an EACS member. Applications for
The aim of the EACS mailing list is to provide EACS members with information about academic events (conferences, workshops, seminars and webinars, lecture series, roundtables, special panel sessions, interviews, summer and winter schools, and similar academic events that include more than just one speaker or presenter); calls for papers or conference presentations; job advertisements (including academic positions at all levels at universities, research centres and libraries; Ph.D. and postdoc scholarships); travel, study or research grants as well as fellowships; events of general interest to EACS members, such as China-related lecture series, exhibitions, festivals or cultural events organized by or in collaboration with a Chinese Studies
Statement by the EACS Board regarding the sanctions issued by the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs against European China researchers
The European Association for Chinese Studies (EACS) supports and advocates for independent academic research on China and hence disapproves of the People’s Republic of China’s reaction to foreign governments’ and administrations’ diplomatic actions by holding directly responsible academic researchers, their relatives, and their institutions in Europe. As an independent professional academic association of European scholars, EACS trusts in the good faith of researchers and in the transparency of academic research on China, and firmly believes that such approaches contribute significantly to the sustainability of international relations.