Events & Calls for Papers

Sunday, April 14th, 2024

Call for Papers – Workshop: Apathy and Activation: Rethinking Political Passivity in Authoritarian and Hybrid Regimes

Center for Modern East Asian Studies, Göttingen University, Germany
15-16th Nov 2024
Deadline: 30th Apr 2024

Organizers: Dr. Henrike Rudolph, Dr. Bertram Lang (Göttingen University)
In Western political science literature, political passivity is generally regarded either as a symptom of weakening democratic institutions or, if it is observed in an illiberal regime, as an expression . . .

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International Conference: “Walking” Practices and Trades in East Asia. Traces and Techniques of Circulation on Foot: Modern and Contemporary Perspectives

17 & 18th Oct 2024
Université Bordeaux Montaigne, France
Deadline: 31st Mar 2024

D2iA – Asian Dynamics, Interactions, Interculturality – Until the arrival of various modern means of locomotion, there was “no alternative to walking for the vast majority of people”, as tells us Joseph A. Amato. Moving on foot seemed to be a . . .

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Call for Papers: International Conference “Tradition and New Mission: Confucianism from the Perspective of Modernity”

Trier University, Germany
6-7th Jul 2024
Deadline: 29th Apr 2024

The emergence and the development of the notion of “modernity” in Europe is related to the industrial revolution, the rise of cities and scientific progress. It is accompanied by spiritual renovations, like “renaissance”, “reformation” and “enlightenment”. Their basic ideas and values are still forming . . .

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Webinar Series: Aftermath of the East Asian War of 1592-1598

The second half of the schedule of the Aftermath of the East Asian War of 1592-1598 Project new Webinar Series will take place from March 2024 to June 2024. This will be the final semester of the Webinar because the Aftermath project will be ending in November this year. As in previous years, it will not . . .

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6th BAAS (Baltic Association for Asian Studies) conference on the “Dialogue of Asian Civilizations in Accelerated Globalization”

Riga, Latvia
23-26th May 2024
Deadline: 25th Mar 2024

Dear esteemed colleagues and scholars,
We are delighted to invite you to present your paper at our upcoming conference on the dialogue of Asian civilizations, which have experienced intense transformations, from a new angle evaluating their ancient traditions along with Western influences and offering universally relevant . . .

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Workshop “Eurasian zones of contact: The Russian and Qing empires

Dublin, Ireland
17th May 2024
Deadline: 29th Feb 2024
This one day workshop, held at University College Dublin on 17 May 2024, develops international collaboration on zones of contact between the Russian Empire (1721-1917) and the Qing Empire (1636/1644-1912). These zones are, on the one hand, geographically defined borderlands in Central, Inner, and East Asia, and, on the . . .

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Conference “Writing as Visual Experience”

University of Cambridge, UK
20–22nd Sep 2024
Deadline: 31st Mar 2024

The VIEWS project (Visual Interactions in Early Writing Systems) at the University of Cambridge is now accepting paper proposals for its first conference.

Writing is an intrinsically visual practice. How script looks—and how it is seen—are often of crucial . . .

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Sixth Ph.D. Student and Young Scholar Workshop “First Books in the Ancient World”

International Center for the Study of Ancient Text Cultures
Renmin University of China, Suzhou, PRC
22–26th Aug 2024

 
The International Center for the Study of Ancient Text Cultures (ICSATC) at Renmin University of China, holds its sixth Ph.D. Student and Young Scholar workshop on August 22–26, 2024, in Suzhou (near Shanghai). Four renowned scholars from Ancient Chinese, Greek, and Latin . . .

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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