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Call for Papers: The 25th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Chinese Studies (EACS)

Tallinn, Estonia
27–30th Aug 2024

The conference is organized by the EACS in collaboration with the Department of Asian Studies at the Institute of Humanities of Tallinn University (TLU). Scholars in all areas of Chinese Studies from Europe and beyond are kindly invited to submit their proposals for contributions in one of the following disciplinary categories:

  1. Language and Linguistics
  2. Chinese as Foreign Language, Education
  3. Literature (Premodern)
  4. Literature (Modern)
  5. Philosophy and History of Thought
  6. History (Premodern)
  7. History (Modern)
  8. Religion
  9. Law
  10. Economics
  11. Politics and International Relations
  12. Art and Archaeology
  13. Museum Studies and Material Culture
  14. Environmental Studies
  15. Anthropology and Sociology
  16. Digital Humanities
  17. Music, Media, and Performing Arts
  18. Gender and Queer Studies
  19. Science, Technology and Medicine
  20. Sinophone Worlds
  21. Interdisciplinary field

The board accepts proposals in the following formats:

  1. Individual paper proposal: abstract, max. 250 words.
  2. Panel proposals: panel abstract, max. 250 words; names of the panel organizer, chair, participants, and optionally a discussant; 3-4 individual abstracts, with max. 250 words each.
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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 youth in the official political discourse and practices, and mobilize them to support the current system. Despite the importance of the organization, English-language academic work on its history, politics and multifaceted role in contemporary China remains

15th Annual Conference on Asian Studies (ACAS) “Continuity and Change”

Online | Olomouc, Czech Republic 26–27th Nov 2021 Deadline: 30th Jun 2021 The Department of Asian Studies at Palacký University Olomouc is currently accepting individual paper, organized panel, and research poster proposals for its 15th Annual Conference on Asian Studies to be held on November 26–27, 2021 in Olomouc, Czech Republic and online, using Whova, a conference (web)app. The general theme of the conference this year is Continuity and Change. We invite contributions that concern any region or culture in Asia and address the conference theme from a variety of perspectives. We welcome both synchronic and diachronic approaches grounded in a range of disciplines

China in the 17th Century: Trauma, Transition and Global Transformations

An International Workshop to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the journal Ming Qing Yanjiu 20-21st Oct 2021 This will be an online workshop hosted by the University of Naples "L'Orientale". Should the global situation allow it, it will be held as a hybrid event. Organized by : Prof. Donatella Guida, Dr. Federico Brusadelli. Keynote Lecture : Prof. Timothy Brook (University of British Columbia) Deadline for Abstract Proposals: Apr 25th 2021 Notification of Acceptance: May 25th 2021 Within the “global crisis” of the 17 th century (Parker 2013), that put under