It is with sadness that the EACS has to inform her members that Brunhild Staiger died on 12 March 2017 in Hamburg. As a specialist in modern and contemporary Chinese history and culture, Brunhild Staiger worked at the universities of Tübingen and Hamburg. She was one of the founders of the EACS. She served on the EACS board from 1975 to 1982, was treasurer of the association from 1992 to 1998, and was president of the association from 2004 to 2010. Brunhild Staiger was also active in the ‘Deutsche Gesellschaft für Asienkunde’ and the ‘Deutsche Vereinigung für Chinastudien’.
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Topics in this issue
Message from the Newsletter Editor
Report from the President
Report from the Secretary
News from the Treasurer
Call for Board Nominations 2018
Young Scholar Award 2018
Report on the Organization of the EACS Summer School, 4–9 September 2011, Lampeter
Announcement of the XXII EACS Conference, 29 August – 1 September 2018, Glasgow
Final Report EACS Summer School “Hidden in Plain Sight: Materiality, Meaning and Accessibility of Chinese Objects in Local Collections” – University of Wales Trinity Saint David
4–9th Sep 2017
Chinese objects often lead dormant lives in private collections and museums across Europe, especially in small institutions without specialist curators. The workshop aimed to introduce participants to the issues, both theoretical and practical, involved in researching, curating and exhibiting Chinese objects from small and medium-sized museums or private collections.
19 young scholars
4th Nov 2017–10th Jan 2018
The Vienna Taiwan Lectures, featuring talks by external experts, are organized by the Vienna Center for Taiwan Studies. The series was established at the Department of East Asian Studies in 2012, and is supported by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation and the Taipei
Upcoming Conference “Current Issues in Contemporary Chinese and Oriental Studies” organized by the Chinese Studies Program at the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Bulgaria, on the event of its 25-th anniversary
Sofia University, Bulgaria
1st Dec 2017
Deadline: 15th Jul 2017
The Chinese Studies Program at the Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” has the pleasure of inviting you to participate in the conference “Current Issues in Contemporary Chinese and Oriental Studies” on 01 December 2017. The academic event will mark the 25th anniversary of the Chinese Studies Program at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski.” The aims of the conference are