Wednesday, February 1st, 2023
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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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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
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 . . .
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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 . . .
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 . . .
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Review begins 7th Nov 2022
The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (http://asianstudies.unc.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Chinese studies to start July 1, 2023. Candidates should have completed Ph.D. in Chinese studies or related . . .
Dr. Merle Schatz, Dr. Thorben Pelzer, “100 Karten über China” (in German), KATAPULT Verlag 2022, 208 Seiten
1-3rd Feb 2023
Deadline: 15th Nov 2022
University of Malta
The Department of Middle Eastern & Asian Languages & Cultures at the University of Malta and Confucius Institute at the University of Malta
First All-Mediterranean Chinese Studies Conference
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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 . . .
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 . . .
Among Chinese classics, the Book of Changes (or I Ching, Yijing) has been immensely popular among Western readers because of its graphic images, its method of divination, and its philosophy of change. But the Book of Changes is notoriously difficult to read due to its complex textual body and its competing commentarial traditions. The problem is . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .