Tuesday, March 21st, 2023
News from the world of Sinologists (not limited to Europe). Editorial: our members. To publish your announcement here and via our mailing list, follow this link…
Our archive of announcements, newsletters, and surveys reaches back to 1996 and can be accessed here…
Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation Library Travel Grant 2023
Deadline: 20th Apr & Oct 2023
Thanks to the generous support of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation, the EACS will continue the Travel Grant scheme in 2023. The scheme aims to support researchers who wish to undertake specialised research in one of the major European sinological libraries or museums for Chinese art. Visits . . .
How to Read Chinese Poetry Podcast: Three episodes on Ming and Qing poetry by Professor Grace Fong
Hosted by Zong-qi Cai, Lingnan University
Feb 14, 21, 28th 2023
Anchor, Himalaya, Google
“This podcast presents cutting-edge scholarship on Chinese poetry to a broad general audience. In its 52 episodes, leading experts guide listeners through a pleasurable journey . . .
Lecture Series: The vernacular culture of etiquette of late imperial China as represented in the Ming-Qing novel
Series of four lectures by Prof. Roland Altenburger (Univ. of Würzburg), Guest Prof. at Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes
Hybrid (Teams) | Paris, France
10-17-24-31 Mar 2023
This lecture offers an introduction to the system and practice of social etiquette – addressing, greeting . . .
Members’ Publications: Stéphanie Homola
Homola, Stéphanie. 2023. The Art of Fate Calculation. Practicing Divination in Taipei, Beijing, and Kaifeng. New York: Berghahn Books (Asian Anthropologies Series). ISBN 978-1-80073-812-6
This book dives into Chinese fate calculation, a . . .
Members’ Publications: Qing Cao
The Language of Nation-State Building in Late Qing China – A Case Study of the Xinmin Congbao and the Minbao, 1902-1910, Qing Cao, Routledge Studies in Chinese Discourse Analysis, January 2023: 148pp
The Language . . .
JEACS, Volume 3, 2022 “New Views on Visual Materials 視覺影像刮目相看”
We are happy to announce that vol. 3 (2022) of the Journal of the European Association for Chinese Studies is now online. As usual, it is fully open access (CC BY 4.0). This volume contains a special section on « Visual . . .
Call for Papers: Bochum Yearbook of East Asian Studies 2023 Edition
Deadline: 30th Apr 2023
The Bochum Yearbook of East Asian Studies (Bochumer Jahrbuch zur Ostasienforschung) is now accepting submissions in either English or German for edition 46, which is scheduled for publication in winter 2023‒24. All papers submitted will undergo double-blind peer review.
The Bochum Yearbook of East Asian Studies (BJOAF) has been . . .
Open Positions in Modern Chinese Literature
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Deadline: 31st Jan 2023
Open positions – Professor(s) / Associate Professor(s) / Assistant Professor(s) in Modern Chinese Literature, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Department/ Institution: Department of Chinese Language and Literature, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
CfP – Conference: The Evolution of the Global Payments System – A GloCoBank Project Event
St Hilda’s College
University of Oxford
23-24 March 2023
Extended Deadline: 2nd Jan 2023
The global payments system represents the underlying plumbing of globalisation, determining the efficiency and security of cross-border payments for goods and services. Despite its fundamental importance surprisingly little is known about the evolution . . .
For EACS Members: EACS Newsletter #57, Nov 2022
Access to our latest newsletter (#57) is restricted to our members. If you want to apply for membership in the EACS, please fill in the registration form. If you already are an EACS member but didn’t receive the newsletter or wish to have it re-sent, please contact the mailing list-operator Justyna Jaguścik . . .
Call for Papers: The Lone Guardian. Politics, Culture, and Society in China under the Yongzheng Emperor
University of Naples “L’Orientale”, Italy
6-7th Jul 2023
Deadline: 31st Dec 2022
Organizers: Dr. habil. Phillip Grimberg (Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg), Dr. Federico Brusadelli (University of Naples “L’Orientale”)
The Yongzheng Emperor 雍正 (1678-1735) and his reign (1723-1735), overshadowed by the towering personalities of his father, Emperor Kangxi (1662-1722), and his son, Emperor Qianlong (1736-1796), remains an . . .
Call for Papers: 4th Biennal Conference of the European Association for Chinese Philosophy (EACP) “Interpretation and Reinvention”
16-18th Jun 2023
Deadline: 31st Dec 2022
The 4th Biennal Conference of the European Association for Chinese Philosophy (EACP) will take place in Macerata (Italy) on June 16-18, 2023. The theme of the conference is “Interpretation and reinvention.”
Every philosopher always has a forerunner to interpret. Any new . . .
Members’ Publications: Alison Hardie
Alison Hardie, An Illustrated Brief History of Chinese Gardens: People, Activities, Culture, New York & Shanghai: SCPG, 2023, 164pp., US$19.95, ISBN 978-1-93836-887-5.
This book, illustrated with many images of . . .
Members’ Publications: Merle Schatz, Thorben Pelzer
Dr. Merle Schatz, Dr. Thorben Pelzer, “100 Karten über China” (in German), KATAPULT Verlag 2022, 208 Seiten
Members’ Publications: Björn Alpermann
Björn Alpermann, Xinjiang — China and the Uyghurs, Würzburg University Press, (open access in French and German)
I am happy to announce that my book “Xinjiang — China and the Uyghurs” published last year in German . . .
Call for Papers: International conference hosted by IDK “Philology: Practices of premodern cultures, global perspectives and future concepts”
Beyond Comparison: Towards a Connected Philology
14–16th Jun 2023
Deadline: 30th Nov 2022
Much of the recent work on global philology has focused on pointing out parallels between philological methods and traditions in various cultures; that is, on straightforward comparison. This conference is focused rather on . . .
Members’ Publications: Alison Hardie
Alison Hardie, The Many Faces of Ruan Dacheng: Poet, Playwright, Politician in Seventeenth-Century China, Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2022, 320pp., HK$750, ISBN 978-988-8754-07-6.
The Many Faces of Ruan Dacheng: Poet, Playwright, Politician in Seventeenth-Century . . .
Members’ Publications: Frank Kraushaar
Fern von Geschichte und verheißungsvollen Tagen. Neoklassizistische Cyberlyrik im ChinaNetz und die Schreibweise des Lizilizilizi (2000-2020)
(Distant From History and Auspicious Days. Neoclassicist Cyberpoetry in the ChinaNet and the Poetic Diction of Lizilizilizi (2000-2020))
As a . . .
EACS ‘Ukraine Emergency Support Package’
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 . . .
Call for Papers: Youth Political Mobilization and Socialization in Contemporary China
8th Sep 2022 (All day)
Virtual event, registration required
Deadline: 30th Mar 2022
2022 marks the 100th anniversary of the official establishment of the Chinese Communist Youth League (中国共产主义青年团, CYL), one of the largest youth political organizations in the world. As the Chinese Communist Party’s assistant and reserve force, the CYL is the Party’s main channel to socialize . . .
Members’ Publications: Xiaoyan Hu
The Aesthetics of Qiyun and Genius: Spirit Consonance in Chinese Landscape Painting and Some Kantian Echoes. Published by Lexington Books (an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield), 320 Pages, 2021.
In The Aesthetics of Qiyun and Genius: Spirit Consonance in . . .
CrossAsia Online-Survey: “Chinese Studies Research Conditions in Europe”
Deadline: 5th Sep 2021
Between research needs and access to resources – Getting an overview of the situation in different countries in Europe
Despite the growing importance of Asia-related expertise, European researchers and their communities often have only limited access to digital material published on Asian and international markets because researchers are comparatively small in number and dispersed over institutions, countries . . .
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 . . .