Saturday, December 2nd, 2023
Call for Papers: The 25th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Chinese Studies (EACS)
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 . . .
Deadline: 17th Dec 2023
For its fifth volume, the Journal of the European Association for Chinese Studies (JEACS) invites scholars to submit papers on Exegesis and Commentary in the pre-modern, modern, and contemporary Chinese world. We welcome unpublished papers that consider commentary as textual material and analyse its linguistic, stylistic, and rhetorical . . .
Deadline: 22nd Jan 2024
The Board of the European Association for Chinese Studies is pleased to announce again the EACS Young Scholar Award (YSA). The purpose of this award is to encourage research in Chinese studies among young scholars, especially, but not exclusively, scholars studying and working at European institutions.<!– . . .
The ENP-China project is pleased to announce the release of the Biographical Dictionary of Occupied China (BDOC) , an online resources created by historian David Serfass (Inalco). The BDOC seeks to address a significant lacuna in the scholarship surrounding the Japanese occupation of . . .
Helena F. S. Lopes, Cardiff University, Neutrality and Collaboration in South China: Macau during the Second World War
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2023
The South China enclave of Macau was the first and last . . .
Univ. of Cambridge, UK
Deadline: 8th Dec 2023
Applications are invited for an Assistant Professor in Classical and Literary Chinese and Middle-Period China in the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Cambridge UK, starting on 1 September 2024.
The successful candidate will deliver . . .
Pelzer, Thorben, 2023. Engineering Trouble: US–Chinese Experiences of Professional Discontent, 1905–1945. China Studies, Volume 52. Boston: Brill, 2023.
In the early twentieth century, the first large batch of Chinese civil engineers had graduated from the . . .
Nina Borevskaia, 2023. The translation of Luo Maodeng’s novel The Tale of Zheng He’s Voyage to the Western Ocean (San Bao taijian Xiyang ji, 1597). Moscow, Shans Publishing House. 2 Vols.
The Russian . . .
The European Research Centre for Chinese Studies (ERCCS) in Beijing, a joint centre of the École française d’Extrême-Orient and the Max Weber Stiftung, regularly publishes reviews of new academic books from China on its blog: https://erccs.hypotheses.org/category/publications/book-reviews
Here the latest reviews:
• 翁有为《近代中国之变轴：军阀话语建构、省制变革与国家》(Weng Youwei: The Axis of Change . . .
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 . . .
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
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
Professor Stefano Zacchetti, who died on 29 April 2020 at the age of 52, was one of the world’s most distinguished scholars and teachers in the field of Buddhist Studies. His untimely death has shocked all of us who knew him and were fortunate enough to be his friends and colleagues. An intellectual of the highest order whose boundless . . .