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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 . . .

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Members’ Publications: Alison Hardie

New York & Shanghai: SCPG, 2023

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 . . .

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Call for Papers: International conference hosted by IDK “Philology: Practices of premodern cultures, global perspectives and future concepts”

Beyond Comparison: Towards a Connected Philology
Ludwig-Maximilians-University
Munich, Germany
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 . . .

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Members’ Publications: Alison Hardie

Hong Kong University Press, 2022, 320pp.

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 . . .

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Call for Papers: Current Scholarship on the Book of Changes 易經

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 . . .

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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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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JEACS, Volume 2, 2021 “Youth”

We are pleased to announce the publication of the latest special issue of the Journal of the European Association for Chinese Studies (Volume 2, 2021), with a special issue on youth and a spotlight on Jaroslav Průšek, young Taiwanese voters, the recent German-China discourse, book . . .

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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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 . . .

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