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Upcoming Workshop: Legacy of the Tsinghua Logic School

Mar 10, 2022
21st Apr 2022 Venue: Hybrid  The Joint Research Center for Logic, Tsinghua University In 1926, recently graduated from Columbia University, Jin Yuelin came back to China and founded the Department of Philosophy at Tsinghua University. With new appointments of Shen Youding and Wang Xianjun in subsequent years, the logic group grew very fast and

Two Vacant Positions: University Instructors of Chinese

Feb 21, 2022
Helsinki, Finland Deadline: 15th Mar 2022 The University of Helsinki is one of the leading multidisciplinary universities in the world. Our research and education are world-class, as shown by several indicators. We work daily to improve teaching and promote lifelong learning, and believe passionately in the power of thought to change attitudes, people

Call for Submissions – EACS Young Scholar Award 2022

Feb 13, 2022
Deadline Extended: 15th Mar 2022 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

Second Call for Papers: The 34th Deutsche Orientalistentag DOT – 100th Anniversary

Dec 2, 2021
Freie Universität Berlin, Germany12–17th Sep 2022Extended Deadline: 31st Dec 2021 The 34th Deutscher Orientalistentag (DOT) is organized by the Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft and will take place at the Freie Universität Berlin from 12th to 17th September 2022. The submission deadline for abstracts is 31.12.2021 and 01.10.2021 for panel proposals. We welcome

For EACS Members: EACS Newsletter #56, Nov 2021

Nov 21, 2021
Access to our latest newsletter (#56) is restricted to our members. If you want to apply for membership in the EACS, please fill in the registration form. If you already are an EACS member but didn’t receive the newsletter or wish to have it re-sent, please contact the mailing list-operator Lisa

Online Seminar “China’s Economy: Challenges Created by the Reform Era”

Sep 5, 2021
University of Oslo 8th Sep 2021 3:00—4:30 pm CET 21:00 Beijing, 09:00 am Washington DC Due to unforeseen circumstances this event will be postponed by one week. The new time is 8th of September 3pm Oslo time. All welcome! China’s economic reforms have caused rapid growth for a period of forty

Call for Papers: Nr. 28 Other Modernities “Words, powers and pandemics”

Sep 5, 2021
Open Access Academic Journal To be published Nov 2022 Deadline: 15th Oct 2021 Edited by Ana María González Luna, Kim Grego, Giovanna Mapelli and Bettina Mottura The year 2020 has witnessed the forceful emergence of the theme of pandemic worldwide, highlighting the multifaceted mechanisms of reaction put into play against it. The activation of the

Upcoming Conference: “Historical Network Research in Chinese Studies”

Jul 8, 2021
Online | Harvard Zoom Jul 23—24th & 30—31st 2021 9:00 am — 11:30 am EDT Network analysis is a burgeoning field in East Asian digital humanities. In recent years, the digitization of source materials, the proliferation of databases, as well as the development of digital tools, have greatly facilitated the study of networks in

Vacant Position: Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Assistant Professor in Art History

Jun 4, 2021
Hong Kong, P.R.C. Deadline: 30th Jun 2021 Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement.

Upcoming Lecture: Aude Lucas-Lesain “Tales of Success and Failure: Predictive Dreams of Imperial Examinations in Qing Xiaoshuo Literature”

May 26, 2021
Online | Erlangen, Germany 1st Jun 2021 6:15–7:45 pm CET US East Coast: 12:15–1:45 pm EST China: 0:15–1:45 am CST Speaker: Aude Lucas-Lesain (Chinese Literature; Centre de recherche sur les civilisations d’Asie orientale, Paris; IKGF Visiting Fellow) This lecture intends to depict the antagonistic look of the literati upon the civil service examination system through xiaoshuo and

Joint Ph.D. Position “Shaping Taste, Building Knowledge: Collecting China in Scotland in the Early 20th Century” University of Glasgow & National Museum of Scotland

May 22, 2021
Deadline: 4th Jun 2021 Starting: 1st Oct 2021 Supervisors: Prof Nick Pearce and Dr Minna Törmä (University of Glasgow); Dr Qin Cao and Dr John Giblin (NMS) The presence of Chinese material culture in Scotland has grown significantly over the last 200 years, much of it during Britain’s imperial expansion. However, Scottish collecting

Upcoming Seminar: “Taiwan’s Opportunities and Challenges During the Pandemic: Domestic Politics, Foreign Relations, and Global Health Strategies”

May 14, 2021
Online | Helsinki, Finland 25th May 2021 10:00-12:00 Helsinki Time 9:00-11:00 Copenhagen Time 8:00-10:00 London Time Between the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and spring 2021, Taiwan’s global visibility has increased thanks in large part to its successful handling of the novel coronavirus outbreak. It is now almost a cliché to elaborate the way in which

Upcoming Lecture: Ute Wallenböck “Tibetan Food(s) and Identity in a Global Context”

May 14, 2021
Online | Helsinki, Finland 9th Jun 2021 11:00-12:30 Helsinki Time 10:00-11:30 Prague Time Speaker: Ute Wallenböck (Masaryk University & Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic) My current research deals with the cultural aspects of Tibetan foods and beverages since I argue that everyday foods illustrate cultural identity: Food(s) are vehicles for expressing culture. In course of my

Upcoming Lecture: Daniel Burton-Rose “The Layman and the Spirit-Writing Altar: Peng Shaosheng (1740-96) and the Historiography of Divine Communication”

May 11, 2021
Online | Erlangen, Germany 18th May 2021 6:15 pm–7:45 pm CET US East Coast: 12:15 pm–1:45 pm EST China: 0:15 am–1:45 am CST Speaker: Daniel Burton-Rose (Chinese History; IKGF Visiting Fellow). This talk is part of a series of virtual lectures hosted by the International Research Consortium “Fate, Freedom, and Prognostication” at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.

Research Associate: Academic Freedom, Globalised Scholarship and the Rise of Authoritarian China

May 1, 2021
London, UK Deadline: 20th May 2020 This is a fixed term Research Associate position within the Research Project Academic Freedom, Globalised Scholarship and the Rise of Authoritarian China. This is one of two positions available, the other is based at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany). Our AHRC and DFG-funded, collaborative German-UK research project brings together team

PhD Student Position (65%, E13 TV-L, 3 years)

Mar 28, 2021
Erlangen, Germany Deadline: 31st May 2021 The Chair for Sinology with a focus on the Intellectual and Cultural History of China — Institute for Near Eastern and East Asian Languages and Civilizations — at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany) invites applications for the position of a PhD student (f/m/d) with an interest in the global/transregional

Postdoctoral Researcher (100%, E13 TV-L, 4 years)

Mar 28, 2021
Erlangen, Germany Deadline: 31st May 2021 The Chair for Sinology with a focus on the Intellectual and Cultural History of China — Institute for Near Eastern and East Asian Languages and Civilizations — at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany) invites applications for the position of a Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m/d) with an interest in the global/transregional

“Conversations on Chinese Philosophy” – A Virtual Symposium

Mar 2, 2021
Spring Semester 2021 Organized by Federico Brusadelli, Chiara Ghidini & Lisa Indraccolo. Università degli studi di Napoli “L’Orientale” – Centre for East Asian Studies. Tallinn University – Institute of Humanities MICROSOFT TEAMS – REGISTER HERE: https://cutt.ly/vkYG9fk March 4, 11.30 am CET – Jana Rosker, Lee Ming-huei, F. Heubel

Vacant Position: Research Associate for the Project “Archiving Artefacts”

Mar 1, 2021
Hamburg, Germany Deadline: Extended As a University of Excellence, Universität Hamburg is one of the strongest research universities in Germany. As a flagship university in the greater Hamburg region, it nurtures innovative, cooperative contacts to partners within and outside academia. It also provides and promotes sustainable education, knowledge, and knowledge exchange locally, nationally,

In Memoriam Kristofer Schipper (1934–2021)

Feb 23, 2021
It is with sadness that we have to announce the decease of Kristofer Marinus Schipper in Amsterdam on 18 February 2021. Born on 23 October 1934 in Järnskog, Sweden, Kristofer Schipper grew up near Edam, Netherlands. He studied in Taiwan, where he was initiated as a priest in the Zhengyi School

EACS 2021: Call for Late-Breaking Session Submissions

Feb 7, 2021
Leipzig, Germany 24-28th Aug 2021 Deadline: 15th Mar 2021 The EACS 2021 is now accepting a limited number of late-breaking panel proposals for inclusion at the 23rd biennial conference of the European Association for Chinese Studies (EACS), which will be held in Leipzig from August 24 to August 28, 2021. Topical and timely late-breaking

2021/22 Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

Nov 28, 2020
Hong Kong Baptist University Deadline: 1st Dec 2020 The Department of Chinese Language and Literature at Hong Kong Baptist University attaches great importance to

Vacant Position: Assistant Professor – Pre-modern East Asia/China

Oct 22, 2020
Toronto, Canada Deadline: 19th Nov 2020 The Department of East Asian Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of Pre-modern East Asian cultural studies, with a focus on China, including the late imperial period. The appointment

EACS Young Scholar Award (YSA) 2020

Oct 22, 2020
On 19th September 2020, the three finalists of the EACS Young Scholar Award presented their lectures to an audience of EACS members and a jury of experts during an online Zoom event. The YSA jury received 32 submissions of high quality which were subsequently reviewed by both internal and external reviewers.

Call for Papers for the upcoming conference “Chinese Popular Culture in Translation and Transmission”

Oct 22, 2020
University of Leicester, UK 22–23rd Jul 2021* Deadline: 15th Jan 2021 Popular culture is elusive to define, yet through a multitude of forms and expressions, its influences across cultural boundaries are often effective, efficient and far-reaching. The conference will bring together academics, researchers and practitioners to exchange views and ideas about Chinese popular culture

Needham Research Institute, Cambridge: ISF/NRI Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Oct 3, 2020
Cambridge, UK Deadline: 15th Nov 2020 The Trustees of the Needham Research Institute, Cambridge (www.nri.cam.ac.uk) invite applications for a research fellowship, open to those intending to carry out research in original source materials relating to any topic within the broad field of the history of science, technology and medicine in China without limitation

Call for Papers: Art, History and Culture of the Nanzhao and Dali Kingdoms

Oct 3, 2020
Deadline: Jan 31st 2021 In November 2019, the International Research Centre for the History and Culture of Nanzhao and Dali Kingdoms (IRC) was co-established by the Yunnan Provincial Museum in China, the Woon Brothers Foundation in Singapore and Northumbria University, UK. The aim is to improve understanding of the history, culture, and

Research Grant Program of the Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz

Aug 29, 2020
Deadline: 30th Sep 2020 Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin invites international researchers to apply for a research grant in 2021 within the framework of the Grant Programme of the Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz. The scholarships are available for research in Berlin with the extensive collections of Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, such as the holdings of the

In Memoriam: Alfredo Mario Cadonna (1948-2020)

Aug 29, 2020
On July 4, Professor Alfredo Mario Cadonna returned to the root. During the last part of the twentieth century, from the 1980s onwards, he was one of the most important figures in Italian Sinology in the field of classical literary and religious studies. The subject of his degree thesis presented in

Travel grant: Sino-Tibetan Languages: Research Methodologies and Approaches to Linguistic Field Studies and Language Documentation among Tibeto-Burman Speaking Minorities in China

Jul 20, 2020
Ghent, Belgium 26th-30th Oct 2020 Deadline: 31st Jul 2020 Thanks to the generous support of the TIANZHU FOUNDATION, we are pleased to award up to 800 Euros in travel remuneration of five international PhD students. This money can be used for travel, accommodation, and meals. To apply for this travel grant, please send a

Call for Applications: China Studies Post-doctoral Fellowship

Jul 20, 2020
Deadline: 30th Aug 2020 The China Studies Post-doctoral Fellowship, offered jointly by Ashoka University and the Harvard-Yenching Institute (HYI) for recent PhDs in China Studies, is an opportunity for postdoctoral researchers to conduct a two-year study on China, extendable pending review and approval, under the guidance of established scholars and professors while

Vacant Position: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (M/W/D) „Forschungsverbund Forschungsinstitut Gesellschaftlicher Zusammenhalt“

Jul 20, 2020
Leipzig, Germany Deadline: 30th Jul 2020 Kennziffer 137/2020, befristet bis 31. Mai 2024, 65% einer Vollbeschäftigung, vorgesehene Vergütung: Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L. Am Leipzig Research Centre Global Dynamics (ReCentGlobe) ist ab dem 1. Januar 2021 oben genannte Stelle zu besetzen: Das bundesweit agierende Forschungsinstitut Gesellschaftlicher Zusammenhalt (FGZ), finanziert aus Mitteln des Bundesministeriums für Bildung

Call for Applications: Gerald D. Feldman Travel Grants and China Travel Grants

Jul 20, 2020
Deadline: 9th/16th Oct 2020 Once a year, supported by the Peters Beer Foundation, part of the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft (Donors’ Association for the Promotion of Humanities and Sciences in Germany), the Max Weber Foundation (MWS) confers Gerald D. Feldman Travel Grants to young academics with an international focus. The travel

Call for Papers: China Sounds Abroad – Migration, Mobility, and Modernity

Jul 20, 2020
Aarhus University, DK May 6-8th 2021 Inspired by the aural turn in the humanities and China’s recent international propaganda endeavours, this international conference aims at establishing a new and innovative research agenda in the field of China Studies: a systematic investigation of the sonic dimension of China’s modern history and rising global presence.

Fellowships at EURICS: European Institute of Chinese Studies

Jul 20, 2020
Paris, France Deadline: 10th Sep 2020 EURICS, the European Institute of Chinese Studies (http://www.eurics.eu) which was founded last year at the initiative of President Emmanuel Macron is now looking for fellows for the coming academic year! For the spring semester of 2021 (Jan-July): application deadline is 10 September 2020. EURICS aims at deepening

Vacant Positions: Assistant Professor/Professor Positions in China Studies

Jul 12, 2020
Sonipat, Haryana, India Deadline: 30th Aug 2020 1. Director and Professor, Centre for China Studies: Ashoka University invites applications for a full-time position as Director of a Centre for China Studies to be established at Ashoka University. The candidate will be a major scholar of China, and will also hold a full time

Call for Papers: Ming Qing Studies 2021

Jun 27, 2020
Deadline: 30th Jun 2020 Edited by Paolo Santangelo (Sapienza University of Rome) We are glad to inform you that the new edition of Ming Qing Studies 2020 will be published by WriteUp Site before the end of this year (see table of contents below). Applicants are encouraged to submit abstracts for the

EACS 2020 is postponed and becomes EACS 2021!

May 28, 2020
As the Corona pandemic is dragging on, the EACS has decided that conditions do not allow holding the EACS 2020 conference in the final week of August 2020. Germany has been fortunate to avoid the worst, and now that the pandemic is receding, society is gradually opening up again. However, with

Call for Papers: International Conference “Dream and Reality in Tang Poetry”

May 28, 2020
Trier, Germany 10-11 Oct 2020 Deadline: 15th Jul 2020 The dream is one of the most specific and culturally important phenomena of the human psyche. It has been a concern to humans across numerous cultures for thousands of years. Initially, interpreting the meaning of dreams was considered to be the most important perspective. Today,

In Memoriam: Stefano Zacchetti

May 28, 2020
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.

Vacant Position: Postdoctoral Researcher (100%, E13 TVL)

May 2, 2020
Erlangen, Germany Deadline: 10 Jun 2020 The Institute for Near Eastern and East Asian Languages and Civilizations—Sinology at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany) invites applications for the position of a Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m/d) with an interest in modern Chinese history, global/transnational historiography and/or East Asian conceptual history of the 19-20th century. The position is part

Vacant Position: Lecturer in Chinese Studies

May 2, 2020
Bangor, Wales, UK Deadline: 20th May 2020 Applications are invited for the above full-time, permanent post in the Modern Languages and Cultures section of the School of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and inspiring lecturer, able to design, convene and teach undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Chinese

Vacant Position: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (M/W/D)

May 2, 2020
Leipzig, Germany Deadline: 31st May 2020 An der Fakultät für Geschichte, Kunst- und Orientwissenschaften, Ostasiatisches Institut, Fachbereich Sinologie ist ab 1. September 2020 folgende Stelle zu besetzen: WISSENSCHAFTLICHER MITARBEITER (M/W/D) Befristungsdauer adäquat des Qualifizierungsziels, 50 % einer Vollbeschäftigung vorgesehene Vergütung: Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L Die Stelle soll zur Abdeckung des Lehrangebots der Leipziger Sinologie sowie der komplementären Ergänzung

New book series “Why the Sciences of the Ancient World Matter”

May 2, 2020
Published by Springer (https://www.springer.com/series/15657) The book series provides a platform for the publication of studies on sciences in the ancient worlds that bring innovative methods into play and address new theoretical issues. It is predicated on the conviction that the history of ancient sciences raises theoretical questions and requires new methodologies in

Call for Papers: International Workshop “The Other in Chinese History and Thought: Territory, Race, Culture, Philosophy, Religion”

Apr 15, 2020
by Shubhangi Mehrotra Ghent University, Belgium 8-9th Feb 2021 Deadline: 15th May 2020 Conveners: Prof. Bart Dessein (Ghent University), Prof. Leigh K. Jenco (London School of Economics), Dr. Julia C. Schneider (University College Cork), Dr. Ady Van Den Stock (Ghent University) The figure of the “other” (or “Other”) looms large in contemporary philosophy as well as

Vacant Position: Professor of East Asian Art History at Free University in Berlin

Apr 15, 2020
Berlin, Germany Deadline: 23rd Apr 2020 The successful applicant will cover research and teaching in the field of East Asian Art History. Appointment requirements are governed by Article 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act (§ 100 Berliner Hochschulgesetz). Applicants should have outstanding experience in East Asian Art History across multiple periods and

Call for Papers: Yan Lianke Studies

Apr 15, 2020
Abstract Submission Deadline: 15th May 2020 We are seeking contributions to an edited volume focusing on Yan Lianke studies. The present edited volume focuses on how Yan Lianke has been received in and beyond mainland China, whilst presenting views of how Yan Lianke has been understood, interpreted, and appreciated in Japan, the

ICTAM X 2021 “Life Stories” Interactive Media Competition

Apr 7, 2020
Deadline: 15th May 2020 Have you ever had an experience with traditional medicine that profoundly changed the way you practice medicine, seek treatment, think about medical theory, science, or even life? We are looking for precisely such “life stories” told in an engaging and inspiring manner. To this end, this competition invites

Notice about the new Coronavirus pandemic (Sars-CoV-2/Covid-19)

Apr 7, 2020
As of today (April 4, 2020), we are still planning for the EACS 2020 conference to go ahead as scheduled. However, the board of the European Association for Chinese Studies will continue to monitor the developing pandemic situation and will make a final decision near the end of May. This decision

Two fully funded PhD positions in East and South-East Asian Studies

Feb 20, 2020
Lund University, Sweden Deadline: 1st Mar 2020 The Centre will start its Ph.D. programme in September 2020. The programme is four-year long (240 credits) and combines courses (60 credits) with a thesis (180 credits). East and South-East Asian Studies is an interdisciplinary subject that focuses on present-day socio-political issues and developments and can

CCK Foundation Library Travel Grant 2021

Feb 20, 2020
Deadlines: 20th Mar & 20th Oct 2020 Thanks to the support of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation, the EACS will continue to fund in 2020, one-week visits for specialized research in Sinological libraries or for research in one of the major European museums for Chinese art, depending on the availability of funds. Applications

Call for Papers: 11th International Conference of the European Association of Chinese Linguistics (EACL-11)

Feb 2, 2020
Olomouc, Czech Republic 25-27th Sep 2020 Deadline: 20th Mar 2020 The 11th International Conference of the European Association of Chinese Linguistics (EACL) will be held in Olomouc, Czech Republic. It is jointly organized by the EACL executive committee, the Department of Asian Studies (https://kas.upol.cz/en/), the Sinofon project (http://sinofon.cz/), the Department of English and American

International Workshop “Dynamics of knowledge transmission and linguistic transformation in Chinese textual cultures”

Feb 2, 2020
Verona, Italy 17-18th Sep 2020 Deadline: 31st Mar 2020 Organised by Barbara Bisetto (University of Verona, Italy) and Rainier Lanselle (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes and CRCAO, Paris) Location: University of Verona, Verona (Italy). The circulation and the dissemination of knowledge rely in essential ways on forms of linguistics transformation, alteration and manipulation. Historically, practices

Vacant Position: Lecturer in Social Anthropology

Feb 2, 2020
Edinburgh, UK Deadline: 28th Feb 2020 The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences sees to appoint a Social Anthropologist with a regional focus on East Asia. You will further the School’s international reputation for research in Social Anthropology and its commitment to excellence in teaching and administration. You will present a research

Call for Papers: Conference “East Asian Comics”

Feb 2, 2020
Université de Paris Campus Paris Diderot 19-21st Nov 2020 Deadline: 1st Apr 2020 In the context of the 2020 Comics Year launched by the French Ministry of Culture1, this conference focuses on a whole side of global comics through a regional approach : comics art in Eastern Asia. The aim is to look beyond American

Call for Papers: International Symposium “On the Boundaries of Here and Now”

Feb 2, 2020
Ca’ Foscari University Venice, Italy 1–2nd Oct 2020 Deadline: 30th Apr 2020 Today, more than ever before, interconnections, flows, interdependencies, crises and/or re-articulations of models and identity challenge the firmness of boundaries and the idea of homogeneity of presupposed, imagined identity communities that are predicated on these boundaries. In this instance, the academia across various

Vacant Position: Research Assistant/Associate, School of Geographical & Earth Sciences

Feb 2, 2020
Glasgow, UK Deadline: 10th Feb 2020 Salary: Grade 6/7 £29,176 – £32,817/£35,845 – £40,322 per annum This project builds on a partnership with the Chinese government that involved field research and Knowledge Exchange activities to improve our understanding and management of fragile critical zone ecosystems across China. As the funding for this research has

Announcement of the Charles Leslie Prize 2020

Feb 2, 2020
Deadline: 15th Apr 2020 The Charles Leslie prize seeks to honour the work of Charles Leslie and his dedication to IASTAM, and aims to encourage young scholars in the field that he helped to establish. This prize is awarded to the best original, unpublished scholarly essay on Asian medicine submitted to the

Summer School “Law and Governance in Contemporary China”

Feb 2, 2020
Amsterdam, Netherlands 18th Jul-1st Aug 2020 Deadline: 1st May 2020 How would a sound ‘China Strategy’ look? Should we do business with China, or reflect instead upon its historical relationship with human rights? Is the priority of China’s President Xi Jinping to strengthen his power and position within the government, or to create and

Call for Applications: Louis Frieberg Post-doctoral Fellowships

Jan 29, 2020
Deadline: 8th Mar 2020 The Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies offers post-doctoral fellowships for the 2020-2021 academic year. The post-docs are open to scholars in the humanities and social sciences specializing in East Asia, especially China, Japan, Korea and Mongolia. Fellowships are granted for one academic year or one semester.

Vacant Position: Lecturer in Chinese Studies

Jan 29, 2020
University of Sydney Deadline: 6th Feb 2020 Exciting research and teaching opportunity in the Department of Chinese Studies, located at our Camperdown / Darlington campus Full-time continuing position (Academic Level B) and remuneration package $125,848 p.a which includes leave loading and up to 17% superannuation. The Department of Chinese Studies within the School of

Upcoming Conference “Radical Nationalism and Fascism in East Asia: New Approaches in Research”

Jan 29, 2020
Masaryk University, Czech Republic 25-26th Apr 2020 Extended Deadline: 14th Feb 2020 Despite intense scholarly interest in the history of radical nationalism and fascism, the connections between fascist/radical nationalist ideas and particular East Asian nationalist thinkers is an important theme that appears to have been mostly ignored by ‘Western scholars’. The European study of

Call for Applications: An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowship

Jan 9, 2020
Cambridge, MA Deadline: 15th Jan 2020 The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 competition for the An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowships in Chinese Studies. This year the Fairbank Center is offering two fellowships to support postdoctoral participants in an interdisciplinary research group that will focus on

Call for Papers: Confuci Acadèmic Journal

Jan 9, 2020
Deadline: 15th Jan 2020 Confuci Acadèmic Journal – CAJ (ISSN 2696-1229) is a yearly, open-access, peer-reviewed journal edited by the Barcelona Confucius Institute Foundation (FICB) that publishes original research on Chinese language and culture. Its disciplinary approach covers Chinese linguistics and Chinese teaching as a foreign language, embracing (but not limited to)

Vacant Position: Doctoral Researcher (M/W/D) Indicator 294/2019

Dec 21, 2019
Deadline: 20th Jan 2020 At the Faculty of History, Art, and Oriental Studies – East Asian Institute, the above position is to be filled from March 1, 2020, subject to the availability of funds. The position will be filled for academic qualification within the DFG-funded Collaborative Research Center “Processes of Spatialization under the

Call for Applications: ERC-Funded DPhil Studentship in Pre-Modern Chinese Literature

Dec 21, 2019
University of Oxford, UK Deadline: 10th Jan 2020 There is an opportunity to work with Professor Tian Yuan Tan, Shaw Professor of Chinese at the University of Oxford, on a doctorate in pre-modern Chinese literature as part of his newly launched research project TEXTCOURT: Linking the Textual Worlds of Chinese Court Theater, ca.

Vacant Position: Assistant Professor (Film and Media Studies) Department of Visual Studies

Dec 21, 2019
Lingnan University, Hong Kong Review starts: Mar 2020 Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community

Vacant Position: Assistant Professor – Department of Philosophy

Dec 21, 2019
National Taiwan University, Taiwan Deadline: 13th Jan 2020 The Department of Philosophy at National Taiwan University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor. Teaching appointment is effective from August 1, 2020. Qualification: Ph.D. in Philosophy or related fields. Specialization: 1. Pre-Qin philosophy (preferably in Confucianism; familiarity with excavated manuscripts is an advantage). 2.

Upcoming Conference: Reassessing Chinese Independent Cinema: Past, Present… and Future?

Dec 21, 2019
Newcastle University, UK 5-6th Jun 2020 If Wu Wenguang’s Bumming in Beijing (流浪北京, 1990) is considered to mark the birth of independent cinema in the People’s Republic of China (hereafter China) that cinema will be celebrating its 30th birthday in 2020. But if independence is defined as meaning production without government permission, China’s

CALL FOR PAPERS “Identity Politics in East Asian Popular Culture”

Dec 21, 2019
Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan Deadline: January 6th 2020 20-21st Jul 2020 East Asian Journal of Popular Culture (EAJPC) The Journal for the East Asian Popular Culture Association The East Asian Popular Culture Association (EAPCA) is planning its second international conference to mark the 10th anniversary of the International Center of Taiwan Studies (ITSC), College of Liberal

Vacant Position: Research Assistant Professor (PR0137/19-20)

Nov 7, 2019
Hong Kong Baptist University, Faculty of Arts Named after Professor Jao Tsung-i, the world-renowned expert in Chinese classical studies, the Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology was established in January 2013 for the purpose of understanding and preserving Chinese cultural heritage. The Academy aims to be a leading center for interdisciplinary studies of

Call for Papers: Understanding Authenticity in China’s Cultural Heritage

Nov 7, 2019
University of Oxford, U.K. 28-30th May 2020 Deadline: 30 Nov 2019 What we deem to be genuine or fake is not an objective determination, but something that we agree upon as communities. Debates about authenticity, moreover, are often intimately bound to question who owns the past and its representation. Please join us at Oxford

Call for Papers: Policies and Reforms of State-owned Enterprises in China

Nov 7, 2019
Deadline: 31st Mar 2020 Economic and Political Studies (EPS), an ESCI and Scopus listed journal hosted by Renmin University of China and published by Taylor & Francis Group, is calling for papers for a Special Issue on “Policies and Reforms of State-owned Enterprises in China”. In the recent US-China trade disputes, the issues

In memoriam Rolf Trauzettel

Nov 4, 2019
Rolf Trauzettel, born on 1 July 1930 passed away on 11 August 2019. He studied sinology, japanology, indology and philosophy at the universities of Leipzig and München. He obtained his PhD in 1964 from the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Münich. In 1972, he was appointed director of the sinological institute in Göttingen,

In memoriam Rudolf. G. Wagner

Nov 4, 2019
Rudolf G. Wagner, born on 3 November 1941, passed away on Friday 26 Oktober 2019. Rudolf G. Wagner obtained his PhD in 1969 at the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Münich, with the dissertation entitled “Hui-yüan’s Questions to Kumârajîva”. In 1981 he received his Habilitation with the work entitled “Philology, Philosophy and Politics

Call for Papers: “East Asia and Southeast Asia in the World Literary Space,” a special issue of Archiv orientální

Oct 7, 2019
Guest-editors: Kuei-fen Chiu (National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan) Táňa Dluhošová (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic) Archiv orientální , an indexed, peer-reviewed academic journal (A&HCI, Scopus, and ERIH Plus) published by Oriental Institute (Czech Academy of Sciences) dedicated to the cultures and societies of Africa, Asia and the Middle East, invites

Vacant Position: Assistant Professor

Sep 28, 2019
National Chengchi University Taipei, Taiwan One Assistant Professor level or above, full-time teaching position in any of the areas of academic expertise in 1 above. Academic Expertise: Chinese philology, Chinese thought, Chinese literature, with Chinese classical and modern literature as priority. Expected date of hire: February 1, 2020. Candidates who pass the preliminary

Vacant Position: Assistant Professor in Buddhist Studies

Sep 18, 2019
Los Angeles, California, USA The School of Religion in the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Buddhist Studies (China) for Fall 2020. The successful candidate will be expected

Vacant Position: Faculty Positions (rank open) in Transnational Asian History

Sep 16, 2019
Kunshan, Suzhou 215316, China Duke Kunshan University (DKU) invites applications for a faculty position in pre-18th century transnational Asian history to begin in the academic year 2020-2021. Candidates should have a demonstrated mastery over world historical topics related to China and its neighbors, including research that is transnational, transregional, or transcultural in

Vacant Position: Assistant Professor – China Since 1949 – Department of History

Sep 8, 2019
Berkeley, CA, USA Deadline: 1st Oct 2019 The University of California at Berkeley seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty appointment at the level of assistant professor in the Department of History with an expected starting date of July 1, 2020. The position is defined as “China since 1949.” We welcome applications from

Call for recently defended PhDs (Chinese Studies)

Sep 8, 2019
Deadline: 31st Dec 2019 In order to better promote the academic production of young scholars from European institutions, the European Journal of Chinese Studies seeks to compile a list of recently defended PhDs. These must have been defended between 2018 and now, and must have been awarded by a European University. There

The 23rd Biennial Conference of the European Association for Chinese Studies (EACS)

Sep 8, 2019
Leipzig, Germany 25-29th Aug 2020 Deadline: 6th Jan 2020 The 23rd Biennial Conference of the European Association for Chinese Studies (EACS) will be held at Leipzig University (Germany) from 25 August 2020 to 29 August 2020. Local organisation is provided by the Institute of East Asian Studies, Leipzig University. The EACS biennial conference is

Call for Applications: Autumn School Asia and Europe. Discourse, Circulation and Representation

Sep 8, 2019
30th Sep-4th Oct 2019 Zurich University, Switzerland Organized by the Doctoral Program Asia & Europe The Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program Asia & Europe at Zurich University invites all interested doctoral students and early postdocs to a one-week intensive seminar program “Asia & Europe”. The program offers a stimulating and interactive learning experience, establishing an optimal

Workshop ‘Cultural and Intellectual Histories of Japanese-occupied China’

Sep 8, 2019
16th Sep 2019 London, UK This one-day workshop will bring together scholars from the Europe, Asia and North America to discuss cultural production and intellectual debates in Japanese-occupied China. Papers will cover topics as diverse as painting, photography, poetry, print media, music and ideologies. A draft programme and a poster for the event

International Conference on “Methodology of researching and teaching Chinese law”

Sep 8, 2019
Saint Petersburg, Russia 18th Oct 2019 Saint Petersburg State University in collaboration with the Polish Research Center for Chinese Law and Economy, the Finnish Center of Chinese Law and Chinese Legal Culture and Sino-Russian Legal Research Center of Jilin University is PLEASED TO INVITE YOU to the: International Conference on “Methodology of researching

EACS Young Scholar Award (YSA)

Aug 11, 2019
Deadline: 15th Jan 2020 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 Young

Call for Papers: Formulaicity and idiomaticity in CFL and CSL

Aug 11, 2019
Deadline: 31st Aug 2019 The CASRI research group “Formulaic language, idioms, situation-bound utterances” is seeking contributions to a journal special issue or a monograph focused on formulaicity and idiomaticity in Chinese as a foreign or second language (CFL/CSL respectively). A formulaic sequence is defined by Wray (2000, p. 465) as “a sequence, continuous

Max Weber Foundation China Travel Grants

Aug 11, 2019
China Travel Grants Deadline: 18th Oct 2019 Since 2018, the Max Weber Foundation – German Humanities Institutes Abroad (MWS) – awards travel grants once a year (for three years to begin with), with the support of the Fritz Thyssen Foundation. The grants will be awarded to scientists (doctoral and post-doctoral) from sinology or

Travel subventions to students and young scholars from European Institutions for the conference « New Perspectives in Chinese History » sponsored by Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange

Aug 9, 2019
16–18th Oct 2019 Paris, France Deadline: 26th Aug 2019 L’Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient (EFEO, French School of Asian Studies) and EFEO Peking Center, the Max Weber Stiftung (MWS, Max Weber Foundation) and its Branch Office in Peking, the Ecole des hautes études en Sciences sociales, Centre d’études sur la Chine moderne et

Vacant Position: Research Assistant Professor Department of Visual Studies

Aug 8, 2019
Hong Kong, P.R.C. Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic

PhD Position: A History of Material Culture and Technology in East Asia, 1850 – 2000

Jun 16, 2019
Darmstadt, Germany Deadline: 15th Jul 2019 Project leader: Professor Mikael Hård. Darmstadt University of Technology (TU Darmstadt), near Frankfurt, Germany, announces a three-year position for a doctoral student, beginning 1 October 2019. We welcome applications from talented and diligent students with research experience from East Asia who are willing to explore new historical

Call for Papers: International Conference – (Non) reproductive freedom. Experiences, theories, movements

Jun 16, 2019
Venice, Italy 5-6th Dec 2019 Extended Deadline: 20th Jun 2019 Within the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign promoted by the UN, the journal DEP. Deportate, esuli, profughe/DEP. Deportees, exiles, refugees is organising an international conference on the theme of women’s rights to reproductive freedom. Control of women’s fertility has ancient origins,

International Workshop: Kneeling Women, Blinded Slaves International Workshop

Jun 16, 2019
Ruhr University Bochum, Germany 12-13th Jul 2019 Semantic analysis based on character interpretation once formed an indispensable part of traditional Chinese lexicography and has led to many fanciful claims and speculations. Thus, the character for the word nü, “woman”, , has been argued to depict a kneeling woman, a posture that reflects women’s

Call for Papers: International conference “(Non) reproductive freedom. Experiences, theories, movements”

Jun 5, 2019
Venice, Italy 5-6th Dec 2019 Deadline: 20th Jun 2019 Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies – Department of Economics Ca’ Foscari University of Venice Within the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign promoted by the UN, the journal DEP. Deportate, esuli, profughe/DEP. Deportees, exiles, refugees is organising an international conference on the

Ph.D. Summer School in Translation, Intercultural and East Asian Studies

Jun 5, 2019
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) 17-21st Jun 2019 The Ph.D. Summer School is organized by the Department of Translation, Interpreting and East Asian Studies, and it will be held at the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting (UAB) during the week of June 17th to 21st, 2019. Chris Berry, King’s College London Chinese Cinema beyond National

Two Vacant Positions: Associate Professor / Assistant Professor – Department of China Studies Seminar

Jun 5, 2019
Masaryk University, Czech Republic Deadline: 20th Jun 2019 The Department of Chinese Studies offers two positions from September 2019 or January 2020. Candidates should have Ph.D. degree in Sinology or relevant discipline and have teaching and research experience in either: Modern Chinese/Sinophone literature, or: Contemporary Chinese Societies. The selected candidate will teach in English

Call for Papers: “Chinese Linguistics and Sinology” The First International Conference

May 31, 2019
3-5th Oct 2019 Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow Deadline: 31st May 2019 The Oriental studies Department Institute of Linguistics RSUH in cooperation with Confucius Institute (RSUH) and the Association for the Advancement of Sinology in Russia 3 – 5 October, 2019 is holding the first international conference “Chinese Linguistics and Sinology”. The

Call For Papers: First Annual Hawai‘i International Conference on Chinese Studies

May 31, 2019
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (Honolulu) 5–9th Jan 2020 Updated Deadline: 15th Sep 2019 The Center for Chinese Studies (CCS) at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is launching and organizing the first Hawai‘i International Conference on Chinese Studies (HICCS). This annual conference will provide a venue for scholars and educators in Chinese Studies

Call for Applications: Ph.D. fellowship on Chinese Studies

May 30, 2019
University of Verona, Italy Deadline: 21st Jun 2019 The Ph.D programme in Foreign Literatures, Languages and Linguistics, XXXV cycle, academic year 2019-2020 of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Verona (Italy) is offering a Ph.D. fellowship on Chinese Studies within the curriculum on Foreign Languages and Translation Studies. The

Call for Applications: Researcher (tenure-track in history of pre-modern China at the Department of Asian and North African Studies

May 30, 2019
Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, Italy Deadline: 30th May 2019 The Department of Asian and North African Studies at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice invites applications for the position of full-time researcher (tenure-track) in the history of pre-modern China. The researcher is expected to have an expertise in the history of pre-modern China, based on

Annual Conference of the Deutsche Vereinigung für Chinastudien (DVCS)/德國漢學協會 – “Wissensorte in China”

May 30, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany 15-17th Nov 2019 Deadline: 31st Jul 2019 The annual DVCS conference will take in November at the University of Heidelberg. Die Jahrestagung der DVCS widmet sich in diesem Jahr der Bedeutung von Orten für die Produktion, Aufbewahrung und Weitergabe von Wissen. Orte sind keine neutralen Einheiten oder leeren Bühnen, sondern ermöglichen, begünstigen oder

Master of Arts in Chinese Studies at Leipzig University

May 30, 2019
Beginning in the academic year 2019/2020, the Institute of East Asian Studies at Leipzig University will be offering an English-language MA programme in Chinese Studies. Objectives and Target Audience The two-year Master’s programme in Chinese Studies at Leipzig University offers a comprehensive programme of postgraduate instruction for students with a BA in Chinese

Vacant Position: Professor of China Studies in a Global Perspective

May 28, 2019
Aarhus, Denmark Deadline: 15th Aug 2019 The School of Culture and Society, Department of Global Studies, at Aarhus University invites applications for a permanent position as a full professor of China studies in a global perspective with a focus on modern or contemporary China. The position is available to start as soon as

Economic and Political Studies (Vol. 7 No. 2, 2019) A Special Issue on the Sino-US Trade War

May 28, 2019
Economic and Political Studies (EPS) dedicates its Volume 7 Number 2, 2019 to scholarly discussion on the Sino-US trade war. You may be interested in viewing the article abstracts as follows. Their fulltexts are available online at www.tandfonline.com/reps. Introduction Terence Tai-leung Chong Abstract The Sino-US trade war reflects the long-standing conflicts between the two countries

Vacant Position: Teaching and Research Assistant (Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in), 66% FTE

May 15, 2019
Bochum, Germany Deadline: 1st May 2019 The Section for Chinese History at the Faculty of East Asian Studies of Ruhr-University Bochum invites applications for the position of a teaching and research assistant (Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in), 66% FTE (26,28 hours/week, pay scale TV-L 13) for a duration of three years, beginning on 1 September 2019. Applicants

Workshop “Tracing Language Evolution in Ancient Chinese Texts”

May 7, 2019
Oxford, UK 8–10th Jul 2019 Oxford University China Centre, Merton College and The Queen’s College are accepting applications for the Ancient Chinese Workshop with Professor George Starostin “Tracing Language Evolution in Ancient Chinese Texts”, which will be held on 8–10 July 2019. It is generally recognized that “Old Chinese” is essentially a blanket term,

Upcoming Conference: “Chinese Language: Topical Issues of the Chinese linguistics and Translation Studies, Pedagogy of Teaching Chinese”

Apr 3, 2019
18th Apr 2019 Moscow, Russia We invite you to participate in the First International Scientific and Practical Conference “Chinese Language: Topical Issues of the Chinese linguistics and Translation Studies, Pedagogy of Teaching Chinese”, which will be held on April 18, 2019 at MGIMO University. The purpose of the conference: sharing of the results

New M.A. programme in English in the heart of Europa “China and the Dynamics of Globalisation (16th to 19th Centuries)”, Department of Chinese Studies, University of Tübingen

Mar 25, 2019
Tübingen, Germany 15th July 2019 The Department of Chinese Studies at the University of Tübingen invites applications for a new M.A. programme in Chinese Studies to be taught through the medium of English. This two-year programme focuses on the late imperial period with an emphasis on the ways in which China shaped and

Upcoming Conference: Transfer of Scientific and Technical Knowledge between Europe and China during the Early Modern Period – Sino-German Center for Research Promotion

Mar 25, 2019
Beijing, P.R.China 30th Mar – 1st Apr 2019 The history of scientific, technical and medical exchange between Europe and China during the early modern period (16th to 19th centuries) is an important topic of research undertaken on a global level, but so far, much attention has been paid to special fields like astronomy,

Vacant Position: Assistant Professor – Department of Chinese Literature

Mar 25, 2019
Deadline: 12th Apr 2019 National Chengchi University, Taiwan The Department of Chinese Literature at National Chengchi University, Taiwan, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of (1) Chinese Philology (priority), (2) Chinese Thought, (3) Chinese Literature at the rank of Assistant Professor, but exceptionally qualified candidates may be considered at

(10th Annual Meeting of Academy for International Communication of Chinese Culture) China and the World: The Reach and Influence of Contemporary Chinese Culture

Mar 25, 2019
Beijing Normal University, P.R.China 30th Nov 2019 Deadline: 30th Jun 2019 The 10th Annual Meeting of Academy for International Communication of Chinese Culture will be held on Friday, November 29, 2019, at Beijing Normal University. We now would like to invite you to our forum, and would greatly appreciate your contribution to the international

Call for Papers: Locality and Geographical Knowledge in Imperial China

Mar 19, 2019
Workshop at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG), Department III, Berlin, Germany Berlin, Germany 14-15th May 2020 Deadline: 15th May 2019 Conveners: Shih-Pei Chen, Masato Hasegawa, and Alexis Lycas For over two millennia of Chinese imperial history, geography played an integral role not only in local and state administration, but also in

Vacant Position: Assistant Curator, East Asia Collections Review Project

Mar 19, 2019
Edinburgh, Scotland Deadline: 2019.03.26 National Museums Scotland is one of the leading museum groups in Europe. With one of the largest and most diverse collections in the world, we are responsible for the acquisition, preservation and display of a substantial part of Scotland’s cultural, historic and national heritage. Millions of local and international visitors

Ghent Database of Medieval Chinese

Mar 15, 2019
by Ben Van The Ghent Centre for Buddhist Studies is proud to announce the first public Beta version of its Database of Medieval Chinese Texts. It is the result of two projects and more than four years of work in each project, a collaboration between Ghent University, Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal

2nd Call for papers: ‘Contrasts in Chinese Music’ 22nd CHIME meeting

Mar 15, 2019
Beijing, P.R. China 19-22nd Sept 2019 Deadline: 31st Mar 2019 European Foundation for Chinese Music Research CHIME Chinese Music Research Institute, Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing We would like to remind you of the upcoming CHIME meeting in September in Beijing, our first gathering in the People’s Republic since the very memorable CHIME meeting held in

Summer School on Modern Asian Literatures and Cultures at the Palacký University Olomouc

Mar 14, 2019
Olomouc, Czech Republic 8-12th Jul 2019 Deadline: 26th May 2019 Organized by the Department of Asian Studies, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic and the European Association for Chinese Studies This summer school is dedicated to the modern Asian cultural record. For the purpose of this summer school, we include literature, film, music and art, focussing

Postdoc Change in Transnational Social / Security Standards

Mar 8, 2019
Groningen, Netherlands Deadline: 11th Mar 2019 The Faculty of Arts is a large, dynamic faculty in the heart of the historic city of Groningen, in the North of the Netherlands. It has more than 5000 students and 700 staff members. The Faculty offers a wide range of degree programmes: 15 bachelor’s programmes and

PhD position China/Africa – Africa’s Infrastructure Globalities

Mar 8, 2019
Groningen, Netherlands Deadline: 11th Mar 2019 The Faculty of Arts is a large, dynamic faculty in the heart of the historic city of Groningen, in the North of the Netherlands. It has more than 5000 students and 700 staff members. The Faculty offers a wide range of degree programmes: 15 bachelor’s programmes and

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Studies

Mar 8, 2019
Hong Kong, P.R. China Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three

Call for Applications: 2019 International Summer Program of Lecture Series, Conference, Forum, and Fieldwork on Buddhism & East Asian Cultures

Feb 25, 2019
2-10th Aug 2019 Xi’an 西安, China Deadline: 30th Apr 2019 The Association for the Promotion of Xuanzang-associated Culture 玄奘文化促進會in Xi’an 西安, Shaanxi province, the From the Ground Up project based at the University of British Columbia (www.frogbear.org), Guiyuan Monastery 歸元寺 in Xi’an, Shaanxi, and the Jintai Academy 金臺書院, Shaanxi, cordially invite applications for a

Vacant Position: Full Professorship (W3) in Sinology

Feb 22, 2019
Erlangen, Germany Deadline: 22nd Mar 2019 The Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) invites applications for a Full Professorship (W3) in Sinology with a focus on the Intellectual and Cultural History of China at the Department of Classical World and Asian Cultures at the Institute of Languages and

Vacant Position: Associate, or Full Professorship at Yuelu Academy (嶽麓書院)

Feb 16, 2019
Hunan University, PRC Hunan University is a public Chinese university located in Changsha, China. It is listed in the “Project 985”, “Project 211” and the “Double First-Class Initiative” by the Chinese government. The Yuelu Academy of Hunan University consists of the history, philosophy and archaeology departments. Its staff includes renowned and innovative

Louis Frieberg Post-doctoral Fellowships

Feb 15, 2019
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Deadline: 4th Mar 2019 The Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies offers post-doctoral fellowships for the 2019-2020 academic year. The post-docs are open to scholars in the humanities and social sciences specializing in East Asia, especially China, Japan, Korea and Mongolia. Fellowships are granted for one academic year

Call for Papers: International Conference “Taiwanese Philosophy and the Preservation of Confucian Tradition”

Feb 14, 2019
Ljubljana, Slovenia 10-12th Oct 2019 Deadline: 28th Feb 2019 Organized by University of Ljubljana, EARL Ljubljana, and TRCCS (Taiwan Research Center for Chinese Studies) in Taipei. Although the philosophical currents in modern and contemporary Taiwan belong to the most influential and important streams of thought in contemporary East Asian theory, they are still unrecognized

PhD studentship: Mining ‘realms of memory’ for alternative histories of Mao’s China

Feb 13, 2019
SOAS University of London, UK Deadline: 14 Mar 2019 In recent years the history of the early decades of the PRC has attracted considerable attention in both Chinese and Western-language historiographies. Standard accounts of ‘liberation’ and the subsequent building of the New China on the one hand and violent coercion and subsequent failed

International and Intensive Program on Buddhism at Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales (INALCO)

Feb 11, 2019
Paris, France Deadline: 5th Apr 2019 With the assistance from UBC’s SSHRC-sponsored international and interdisciplinary project on Buddhism and East Asian Religions (www.frogbear.org), the Tianzhu Global Network for the Study of Buddhist Cultures (tianzhubuddhistnetwork.org), whose founding members include UBC, McMaster, UC Berkeley, and Harvard in North America, and Ghent and INALCO in Europe,

Vacant Position: Research Fellow – Middle Period Chinese Studies

Feb 11, 2019
Edinburgh, Scotland Deadline: 12th Feb 2019 The University of Edinburgh – School of History, Classics and Archaeology is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow who specialises in Chinese intellectual and/or cultural history, with background in the history of education and classicising learning in the Tang/Song period. The Research Fellow should have strong interest

CCK Foundation Library Travel Grant 2019

Jan 26, 2019
Deadlines: 20th Mar & Oct 2019 Thanks to the continued support of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation the EACS also in 2019 is able to fund one-week visits for specialised research in Sinological libraries in Cambridge, Heidelberg, Leiden, London, Munich, Oxford or Paris. Applications received before the two deadlines of March 20 and October

Vacant Position: The Chong Hua Professorship of Chinese Development

Dec 15, 2018
Cambridge, UK Deadline: 31st Jan 2019 The Board of Electors to the Chong Hua Professorship of Chinese Development invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. Candidates will have an outstanding

論文徵集 Call for Paper Proposals: 中國文化研究青年學者論壇 Young Scholars’ Forum in Chinese Studies 2019

Dec 15, 2018
Hong Kong, PRC 23–25th May 2019 Deadline: 4th Jan 2019 Co-organized by Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation Asia-Pacific Centre for Chinese Studies and Institute of Chinese Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong 主題:百年流變:再思「五四」遺產 Theme: A Century of Change: Revisiting the Legacy of May Fourth BACKGROUND The Sixth Young Scholars’ Forum in Chinese Studies is now open for abstract submissions

Vacant Position: University Professor of China Studies

Dec 15, 2018
Vienna, Austria 7th Jan 2019 Open to new ideas. Since 1365. As a research university with high international visibility and a wide range of degree programmes, the University of Vienna is committed to basic research open to application and research-led teaching, as well as to career development of young researchers and to the

The 4th meeting of the Mongol Empire Spring Series “The Mongols and Religion”

Dec 15, 2018
Vienna, Austria 16–17th May 2019 “The Catholic inquisitors of Europe who defended nonsense by cruelty, might have been confounded by the example of a barbarian, who anticipated the lessons of philosophy and established by his laws a system of pure theism and perfect toleration… a singular conformity may be found between the religious

Funding available – Master’s degree in Chinese Studies

Dec 15, 2018
Deadline: 1st May 2019 Dublin, Ireland Trinity College Dublin would like to share details of funding available for applicants to the taught Master’s degree in Chinese Studies. A range of generous support is available for 2019/20 applicants to the M.Phil. in Chinese Studies. Exceptional candidates from a strong academic background will be considered for

Upcoming Event – Symposium “Sogdians and their Funerary Monuments in Sixth to Seventh-Century China: New Thoughts and Reflections”

Dec 15, 2018
Venice, Italy 13–14th Dec 2018 The Department of Asian and North-African Studies, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, and the Confucius Institute at Ca’ Foscari University, are pleased to announce the following symposium, Sogdians and their Funerary Monuments in Sixth to Seventh-Century China: New Thoughts and Reflections, which will take place on

ESRC MSc/PhD studentships (for Language-Based Area Studies)

Nov 23, 2018
Edinburgh, Scotland Deadline: 3rd Dec 2018 Chinese Studies at the University of Edinburgh invites students to apply for the ESRC MSc/PhD studentships (for Language-Based Area Studies): At a glance ESRC Scottish Doctoral Training Programme MSc + PhD studentships for 2019 are available for students of Language-Based Area Studies at the University of Edinburgh. Starting date

Call For Papers: Marxism in East Asia and beyond

Nov 23, 2018
Deadline: 15th Oct 2019 Oriens Extremus invites contributions to a special section on Marxism in East Asia and beyond. 2017 and 2018 mark several anniversaries regarding Marxism-Leninism: 100 years of the October Revolution, 150 years of the Capital, 170 years of the Communist Manifesto, and Karl Marx’s 200th birthday. Despite the crisis of

Payment of EACS Membership (Correction)

Nov 20, 2018
Dear members, The recently circulated EACS Newsletter advises members to “send payments to the EACS Treasurer Claude Chevaleyre via bank transfer or Paypal” (EACS Membership Payment, p. 17). This is a mistake. Can we please ask that members follow the instructions on the EACS website (http://chinesestudies.eu/?page_id=1210) and continue to send payments to

Call for submission for the journal “Bamboo and Silk”

Nov 8, 2018
Bamboo and Silk is a peer-reviewed academic journal sponsored by the Center of Bamboo and Silk Manuscripts of Wuhan University and published by Brill. It is co-edited by Professor Chen Wei of Wuhan University, China and Professor Edward L. Shaughnessy of the University of Chicago, USA. The journal is published in

PhD-Fellowship for a project on the history of China’s modern enterprise

Nov 8, 2018
Leuven, Belgium Deadline: 5th Dec 2018 Applications are invited for a PhD fellowship starting October 2019 at the Sinology Unit, Faculty of Arts, University of Leuven. The project studies China’s recent economic modernization from the point of view of the firm. In order to counterbalance the attention which most scholarship has placed on the

Post-doctoral Teaching and Research Fellowship (Chinese Language and Culture)

Nov 8, 2018
London, UK Deadline: 20th Nov 2018 This post is full time, 35 hours per week and is fixed term until 31 December 2020 The School of Humanities seeks to employ a Post-doctoral Teaching and Research Fellow in Chinese to contribute to its wide range of teaching and research activities. These include a rich portfolio

Call for Papers: The 16th Biennial Conference of the Chinese Studies Association of Australia

Nov 8, 2018
Melbourne, Australia 1–3rd Jul 2019 Deadline: 28th Feb 2019 The Chinese Studies Association of Australia cordially invites proposals in any area of Chinese Studies for individual or joint papers or for panels. Contributions addressing the conference theme, “Engaging Chinese Scholarship: New Directions, New Challenges”, are especially welcome. We look forward to putting together a

Vacant Position: Department of Philosophy, National Taiwan University

Nov 3, 2018
Taipei, Taiwan Deadline: 2nd Jan 2019 The Department of Philosophy at National Taiwan University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor. Teaching appointment is effective from August 1, 2019. Qualification: Ph.D. in Philosophy or related fields. Specialization: Pre-Qin Confucian philosophy (certain familiarity with excavated texts is preferable). Other Requirements: Applicants must be competent

CfP: “Censorship and Self-censorship – China and Chinese Studies”

Nov 2, 2018
European Journal of Chinese Studies; Volume 1; No. 1, 2020 Deadline: 1st Dec 2018 For its first edition, the European Journal of Chinese Studies invites scholars to submit papers dealing with aspects of censorship and self-censorship in pre-modern, modern, and contemporary China. We welcome unpublished papers that discuss the historical continuities and discontinuities

PhD Studentships in Asian Studies

Oct 31, 2018
Northern Ireland Deadline: 18th Jan 2018 Newcastle University, Northern Ireland and North East (NINE) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) The Northern Ireland and North East Doctoral Training Partnership (NINE DTP) invites top-calibre applicants to apply to its 2019/20 doctoral studentships competition. Over fifty fully-funded doctoral studentships are available across the full range of the social

11th Annual Meeting of the Society for Cultural Interaction in East Asia SCIEA

Oct 24, 2018
Erlangen, Germany 10–13th May 2019 Deadline: 21st Dec 2018 In the past decades, the history of science has experienced a number of paradigmatic changes, ranging from the postcolonial and poststructural turn to the cultural and social turn. These changes considerably shifted our understanding of the social, political and cultural function of knowledge in a

Special Issue on China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)

Oct 22, 2018
Economic and Political Studies (EPS) Vol. 6 No. 3, 2018 Economic and Political Studies (EPS) dedicates its Volume 6 Number 3, 2018 to academic discussion on China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI, also known as OBOR). You may be interested in viewing the article abstracts as follows. Their fulltexts are available online at

PhD Position – City University of Hong Kong “Yijing studies in European societies”

Sep 28, 2018
Hong Kong, PRC Deadline: 1st Oct 2018 City University of Hong Kong香港城市大學 Supervisor: Prof. Tze-ki Hon, Department of Chinese and History (1) Qualification The student must have a master’s degree in History, Chinese studies or related fields. (2) Dissertation The student will complete a PhD dissertation on “Yijing studies in European societies” (such as translations of the Yijing

Call for Papers: The 3rd East Asian Translation Studies Conference (EATS3)

Aug 23, 2018
Venice, Italy 28–29th Jun 2019 Deadline: 30th Sep 2018 Conference Theme: “From the Local to the Global and Back. Translation as a Construction of Plural and Dialogic Identities of East Asia” This Conference on East Asian Translation Studies (EATS) aims to provide a platform for translators and researchers working in the East Asian context (China,

Vacant Position: Professor, Contemporary East Asia

Aug 23, 2018
Princeton, USA Deadline: 3rd Oct 2018 Princeton University seeks qualified candidates for a tenured full professorship in any discipline in the humanities, social sciences, engineering and the natural sciences. In addition to their core disciplinary specialization, candidates are required to have regional competence on China, Japan, or Korea, and knowledge of relevant foreign

Call for applications: W2 Professorship for Cultural and Social Anthropology (Associate Professor)

Jul 31, 2018
Erlangen, Germany Deadline: 30th Sep 2018 Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) The Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology invites applications for a W2 Professorship for Cultural and Social Anthropology (Associate Professor) The professorship is a full-time position which will run initially until 30 September 2022 and is to be filled by the earliest possible starting date.

Max Weber Foundation – German Humanities Institutes Abroad (MWS): Travel Grants China

Jul 16, 2018
Deadline: 12th Oct 2018 Since 2018, the Max Weber Foundation – German Humanities Institutes Abroad (MWS) – awards travel grants once a year (for three years to begin with), with the support of the Fritz Thyssen Foundation. The grants will be awarded to scientists from sinology or related subjects, whose professional qualification

Call for Proposals: The Oxford International History of East Asia Seminar

Jul 4, 2018
Deadline: 22nd Jul 2018 Autumn (Michaelmas Term) 2018 session The convenors, Mark Baker, Helena F. S. Lopes, Chinami Oka, Frances O’Morchoe, and Woody Wu invite proposals for the autumn (Michaelmas Term) 2018 session of the Oxford International History of East Asia Research Seminar. We invite fellow PhD students and early career researchers to submit

Call For Papers: International Conference: 40th Anniversary of China’s Reform and Opening-up: Institutional Change and Reconfigurations of China’s Political Economy

Jul 4, 2018
10–12th Oct 2018 Duisburg, Germany Organized by IN-EAST Institute of East Asian Studies. Organization Committee: Yuan Li, Nele Noesselt, Markus Taube IN-EAST, University of Duisburg-Essen The year 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the Third Plenum’s decisions on opening-up and reform (1978). The experimental integration of market elements

Call for Papers: Ming Qing Studies 2019

Jul 4, 2018
Deadline: 31st Jul 2018 edited by Paolo Santangelo (Sapienza University of Rome) We are glad to inform you that the new edition of Ming Qing Studies 2018 will be published by Aracne Publishers before the end of the year (see contents below). Applicants are encouraged to submit abstracts for the next issue, Ming Qing

3 PhD positions: Elites, networks, and power in modern urban China (1830-1949). Historical “big data” in modern Chinese history

Jul 4, 2018
Aix-en-Provence / Marseille, France Deadline: 30th Jun 2019 Proposal summary: This project proposes a step-change in the study of modern China reliant upon scalable data-rich history. It will deliver precise historical information at an unprecedented scale from heretofore untapped sources – as well as reshaping the analysis of existing sources – to create

Economic and Political Studies (EPS) article abstracts of Volume 6 Number 2, 2018

Jun 2, 2018
Economic and Political Studies, a China-focussed academic journal recently published its issue 2 vol. 6, 2018 The full texts are available online at www.tandfonline.com/reps Unpacking the patterns of corporate restructuring during China’s SOE reform Xiaojun Li and Jean C. Oi Abstract State-owned enterprises (SOEs) in China have undergone significant restructuring since the mid-1990s. To date, scholars

Call for Contributions: Crossroads-Studies on the History of Exchange Relations in the East Asian World Deadline: late July (for the 2018 issue); manuscripts are welcome all the time.

Jun 2, 2018
Crossroads ISSN: 2190-8796 Editor in chief: Angela Schottenhammer Published by OSTASIEN Verlag The journal Crossroads-Studies on the History of Exchange Relations in the East Asian World is designed as an international forum for contributions related to the history of exchange relations in the East Asian world and beyond, that means, including

International Workshop “Fourty years of Reforms in China’s long XXth century of modernization. Exploring local and foreign sources of inspiration for economic and social institutions, manufacturing and technology.”

Jun 2, 2018
22–23rd Nov 2018 Leuven, Belgium Deadline: 30th Jun 2018 Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Faculty of Arts – OE East Asian and Arabic Studies, Sinology Research Unit Academic literature has devoted great attention to China’s late-development, particularly highlighting the role of investments and technology transfer from more advanced economies, the role of the State and the relationship

Free UZH Online Course on the Learning Platform coursera.org “Asian Environmental Humanities: Landscapes in Transition”

May 28, 2018
Starting on May 28th, 2018 The free online course “Asian Environmental Humanities: in Landscapes Transition” brings together researchers from the University of Zurich and international institutions in order to introduce some of the most vibrant cultural trends addressing landscape appreciation, degradation, protection, and rehabilitation that currently circulate in the Asian hemisphere. Scrutinizing

SDCF Summer Programme

May 8, 2018
Established in 2013 by Dr Elizabeth Woo Li, SDCF is a Hong Kong-incorporated non-profit organisation with the objective to promote global awareness and knowledge of Chinese culture and civilization. Its summer programme aims at introducing Chinese Studies to scholars (including PhD students) and key opinion leaders from around the world who

Fifth edition of the Study Days on Chinese Linguistics

Apr 16, 2018
Milan, Italy 23rd Nov 2018 Extended Call Deadline: 30th Apr 2018 The Fifth edition of the Study Days on Chinese Linguistics is promoted by the Italian Association of Chinese Linguistics (AILC) , it was already held in in Venice (2014), in Milan (2015), in Rome (2016) and in Naples (2017). It is aimed at

”4 May 1919: History in Motion“ International Conference – A Political, Social and Cultural Look at a Turning Point in the History of Modern China

Apr 16, 2018
Université de Mons, Belgium 2–4th May 2019 Deadline: 15th Jul 2018 Jointly organized by: Université de Mons (UMONS), Faculty of Translation and Interpretation (FTI-EII) and School of Human and Social Sciences (ESHS) Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Maison des Sciences Humaines, East Asian Studies (EASt) Organizing Committee: Kevin HENRY (UMONS), Vanessa FRANGVILLE (ULB), Serge DERUETTE (UMONS),

Call for papers for an International Workshop ”The Invisible Within: Actors, Relationships and Activities in Chinese Migrant Families“

Apr 16, 2018
University of Central Lancashire, UK 15–16th Nov 2018 Deadline: 30th Apr 2018 The literature on Chinese families emphasises the power of the patriarchal, patrilineal and patrilocal structures and ideologies over family members, particularly women and younger generations. Reinforced by Confucian values, family members, within this patriarchal system, are expected to prioritise solidarity, filial piety,

ISCP 21st International Conference on Chinese Philosophy “Reality, Argumentation, and Persuasion: Metaphysical Explorations and Epistemological Engagements in Chinese Philosophy”

Apr 16, 2018
Berne, Switzerland 2–5th Jul 2019 Deadline: 15th Sep 2018 Chinese philosophy has since its pre-Imperial beginnings been concerned with knowledge – witness Zhuangzi’s argument with Hui Shi about knowing about the happiness of the fish. Furthermore, as this famous story makes clear, there is argument about what people

The Jangseogak Archives Short Term Fellowship Grants at the Academy of Korean Studies

Apr 3, 2018
Deadline: 30th Apr 2018 The Jangseogak Archives at the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS) is accepting applications for short-term (three to six months) research fellowships for international scholars of Korean studies. The Jangseogak Archives, originally founded 100 years ago as the last royal archive of the Joseon Dynasty (朝鮮王朝, 1392 – 1910),

Call for Papers to the 3rd CERPE Workshop on “Chinese in Europe: New mobilities and developments”

Feb 21, 2018
Barcelona, Spain 22-24th Nov 2018 Deadline: 1st Apr 2018 Organised by Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, East Asian Studies & Research Centre, Spain (https://cerao.uab.cat) in cooperation with Jinan University, School of International Studies/Academy of Overseas Chinese Studies, Guangzhou, China (http://sis-aocs.jnu.edu.cn) and Aarhus University, Dep. of Global Studies, Denmark (http://cas.au.dk/en/about-the-school/departments/global-studies/), and with the collaboration of Fundacio

In Memoriam Jao Tsung-I

Feb 21, 2018
It is with great sadness that the Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology announces the passing of Professor Jao Tsung-I, on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at the age of 101 years. Professor Jao, one of the most renowned scholars and men of letters of our time, was born in Chaozhou, Guangdong in

In Memoriam Mario Sabattini

Feb 6, 2018
On 20 December 2017, Mario Sabattini, Emeritus Professor at the Department of Asian and North African Studies at Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, passed away. Born on July 6th 1944 in Rome, he studied at La Sapienza University in Rome and was a student of Prof. Lionello Lanciotti. In 1970 he started

Call for papers: Chinese objects and their lives

Jan 26, 2018
Paris, France Date: June 15th, 2018 Deadline: 23rd Feb 2018 Organizer: French Association for Chinese Studies – 法國漢學協會 – AFEC Venue: Institut National des langues et civilisations orientales – Inalco, Paris Over the last twenty years, material culture studies have occupied a growing place in the social sciences. These studies are founded on the idea that

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: ”Theorizing brokerage through China’s extraversion“

Jan 26, 2018
Oslo, Norway Deadline: 19th Feb The Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: The aim of the project is to examine and theorize transnational brokerage. In this context, transnational brokerage refers to the way in which individuals position themselves and mediate between resources and

Member’s Publication: Wenxin Duihua 文心對話

Jan 26, 2018
A Dialogue on The Literary Mind / The Core of Writing, a bilingual collection of papers discussing the Chinese literary and aesthetic tradition indelibly marked by the milestone of Wenxin Diaolong 文心雕龍. This work collects the contributions of six Chinese and Italian authors (such as Alessandra Lavagnino and Zhang Shaokang) who

Research Fellowship in Middle Period Chinese Intellectual and/or Cultural History

Jan 26, 2018
Edinburgh, Scotland Deadline: 14th Feb 2018 The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Edinburgh seeks to appoint a Research Fellow who specialises in Chinese intellectual and/or cultural history, with background in the history of education and classicizing learning in the Tang/Song period. The Research Fellow should have strong

Summer Courses in Chinese Literature, Literary Translation and Language

Dec 20, 2017
Hsinchu, Republic of China 2nd Jul – 10th Aug, 2018 All courses are taught in Chinese by instructors proficient in English and capable of customizing courses to meet the levels of preparation and the interests of students. Readings available in both Simplified and Traditional Chinese. Each course meets for six hours a week

In Memoriam: Gerhard Schmitt

Dec 15, 2017
On 26 November 2017, Gerhard Schmitt passed away. Gerhard Schmitt was born on 28 September 1933 in Canton, where his parents were active as missionaries. Having been repatriated to Germany in 1946, he continued his education in West Germany. In 1950, he was assigned to the Institut für Orientforschung at the

Economic and Political Studies, Vol. 5 No. 4, 2017

Dec 12, 2017
Dear Colleagues, You may be interested in viewing the article abstracts of Volume 5 Number 4, 2017 of Economic and Political Studies (EPS) as follows. Their fulltexts are available online at www.tandfonline.com/reps . Grassland tenure, livelihood assets and pastoralists’ resilience: evidence and empirical analyses from western China Shuhao Tan and Zhongchun Tan,

Call for Submissions: Bochum Yearbook of East Asian Studies (BJOAF)

Dec 12, 2017
Deadline: 1st Mar 2018 The Bochum Yearbook of East Asian Studies (Bochumer Jahrbuch zur Ostasienforschung) is now accepting submissions, in either English or German, for edition 41, which is scheduled for publication in winter 2018. All papers submitted will undergo double-blind peer review. The Bochum Yearbook of East Asian Studies (BJOAF) has

Call for Papers: 8th International Conference “Issues of Far Eastern Literatures”

Nov 27, 2017
St. Petersburg, Russia 24–28th Aug 2018 Deadline: 1st Mar 2018 St.Petersburg State University and Nankai University cordially welcome paper proposals for the 8th International Conference “Issues of Far Eastern Literatures”, dedicated to the 1250th anniversary of outstanding Chinese man of letters Han Yu (768-824). The conference will be held on August 24 – 28,

In Memoriam: Raoul David Findeisen (17 May 1958 – 4 November 2017)

Nov 21, 2017
The sinological community has lost a fine scholar and colleague: on 4 November 2017, Raoul David Findeisen passed away at the age of 58. He was born in Geneva, Switzerland and studied sinology, Japanese studies, Roman languages and literature, and philosophy and comparative philosophy in Berlin, Taipei, Beijing, and Bonn. He

In Memoriam of Brunhild Staiger

Nov 16, 2017
It is with sadness that the EACS has to inform her members that Brunhild Staiger died on 12 March 2017 in Hamburg. As a specialist in modern and contemporary Chinese history and culture, Brunhild Staiger worked at the universities of Tübingen and Hamburg. She was one of the founders of the

Tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the field of Chinese History

Nov 8, 2017
UNC Charlotte, USA Preliminary deadline: 26th Nov 2017 The Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the field of Chinese History to begin August 2018. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in History or a related field at the time

«Moscow International Poetry Biennale»

Nov 8, 2017
Moscow, Russia 28th Nov–2nd Dec 2017 «Moscow International Poetry Biennale» is a large-scale cultural and educational project that has started in 1999. It has become a significant part of Russian and international cultural space. Since 2001, «Moscow International Poetry Biennale» has been a member of the International Poetry Festival Association. Poet Eugenie Bunimovich, laureate

For EACS Members: EACS Newsletter #52, Nov 2017

Nov 8, 2017
Access to our latest newsletter (#52) is restricted to our members. If you want to apply for membership in the EACS, please fill in the registration form on the members page. If you already are EACS member but didn’t receive the newsletter or wish to have it re-sent, please contact the webmaster. Topics

East and West Contact and Dialogue: International Conference of Contemporary China Studies (2018) 东西方接触与对话:当代中国学研究国际研讨会

Nov 8, 2017
León, Spain 2–3rd May 2018 Deadline: 15th Mar 2018 The Confucius Institute at the University of Leon has the pleasure of inviting you to participate in the international conference “East and West Contact: Current Issues in Contemporary China Studies” on 2nd-3rd May 2018. The aims of the conference are to present the latest research

Notice of Vacancies: The Department of Philosophy at National Taiwan University invites applications for the positions of Professor, Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor

Nov 8, 2017
Taipei City, Taiwan Deadline: 18th Dec 2017 Department of Philosophy, National Taiwan University, Taiwan. The Department of Philosophy at National Taiwan University invites applications for the positions of Professor, Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor. Teaching appointment is effective from August 1, 2018. Qualification: Ph.D. in Philosophy or related fields. Specializations (Priority will be

Call for Proposals: The Oxford International History of East Asia Research Seminar

Nov 8, 2017
University of Oxford China Centre Deadline: 3rd Dec 2017 Spring (Hilary) Term 2018 – University of Oxford China Centre The convenors, Nelson K.H. So, Pete Millwood, Helena F.S. Lopes, Frances O’Morchoe, and Sheng Peng invite proposals for the spring (Hilary Term) 2018 session of the Oxford International History of East Asia Research Seminar. We welcome

AREA Ruhr doctoral programme, Up to four 3-year Doctoral Stipends Available

Oct 31, 2017
Bochum and Duisburg-Essen, Germany Deadline: 15th Dec 2017 The Alliance for Research on East Asia (AREA) Ruhr, supported by the Mercator Research Center Ruhr (MERCUR), invites applications for up to four 3-year doctoral stipends for the winter term 18/19, to study Transnational Institution Building and Transnational Identities in East Asia. The structured three-year doctoral

International Symposium – Art and Translation: Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea

Oct 30, 2017
28-29th Oct 2017   This symposium plans to open up the discussion in art of the Post-China era in relation to both the historical and contemporary contexts of changing geo-political and cultural identities of Asian locales – Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea in particular, and the relationship of these issues to

Vacant open-rank faculty position in pre-modern Asian Studies

Oct 30, 2017
Astana, Kazakhstan Deadline: 12th Nov 2017 The Department of History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan invites applications for an open-rank faculty position in pre-modern Asian studies. The period and specialization are open, but preference will be given to candidates specializing

Opening Rank Positions at Yuelu Academy

Oct 26, 2017
Changsha, Hunan, PR China Deadline: 1st Dec 2017 Yuelu Academy (嶽麓書院) at Hunan University invites applications for positions in Philosophy (Chinese and non-Chinese), Religious Studies (Chinese and non-Chinese),Chinese History, and Archaeology of China. We highly encourage applicants with various specializations. This is an open-rank appointment of the position of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor,

Kyoto University and Heidelberg University Joint Degree Master Students Orientations

Oct 26, 2017
Deadline: 12th Nov 2017 Kyoto University and Heidelberg University invite interested students to orientations in Japan and Germany about the new international Joint Degree Master of Arts Program in Transcultural Studies (JDTS). Building on the strengths of both institutions, this jointly conducted, research-oriented English-language graduate program offers students access to an interdisciplinary field

Final Report EACS Summer School “Hidden in Plain Sight: Materiality, Meaning and Accessibility of Chinese Objects in Local Collections” – University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Oct 25, 2017
Lampeter, UK 4–9th Sep 2017 Chinese objects often lead dormant lives in private collections and museums across Europe, especially in small institutions without specialist curators. The workshop aimed to introduce participants to the issues, both theoretical and practical, involved in researching, curating and exhibiting Chinese objects from small and medium-sized museums or private

Postdoctoral Researcher Archaeology and Material Culture of Early through Medieval China (Shang through Tang)

Oct 25, 2017
Munich, Germany Deadline: 1st Nov 2017 Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU) Munich is one of Germany’s largest and well-known universities. It offers its employees a wide variety of opportunities. The Department of Asian Studies at Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU) Munich is currently inviting applications for a non-tenure track position as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the

Call for Submissions: EACS Young Scholar Award (YSA)

Oct 6, 2017
Deadline: 15th Jan 2018 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 Young Scholar

Upcoming Conference: Marco Polo Research: Past, Present, Future

Sep 15, 2017
Tübingen, Germany 10–11th Oct 2017 Tue, 10.10.2017 8:00 Welcome Address by the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, University of Tübingen, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Leonhardt Introduction, Hans Ulrich Vogel, Ulrich Theobald Past Researches, Current Work, and Future Investigations on the Devisament du monde of Marco Polo, Philippe Ménard 1. Le Divisament dou monde: Transmission and Stylistic Issues

Call for Applications: W1 Junior Professorship for State and Society in China

Sep 15, 2017
Erlangen, Germany Deadline: 27th Oct 2017 Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) The Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology invites applications for a W1 Junior Professorship for State and Society in China at the Institute for Middle Eastern and East Asian Languages and Civilizations to be filled by the earliest possible starting date for an initial

Oxford Ancient Chinese Workshop with Christoph Harbsmeier

Sep 15, 2017
Oxford, UK 29th Nov–1st Dec 2017 Deadline: 10th Oct 2017 Oxford University China Centre, Merton College and The Queen’s College are accepting applications for the Ancient Chinese Workshop with Professor Christoph Harbsmeier, which will be held on 29 November – 1 December 2017.

Qu Leilei: A Chinese Artist in Britain

Sep 15, 2017
An exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford 7 Nov 2017 until 15 Apr 2018, Gallery 11, Oxford, UK Contemporary Chinese artist Qu Leilei (b. 1951) was a founding member of the avant-garde ‘Stars Group’ in the late 1970s, and immigrated to England in 1985. This exhibition shows his progression from

QU LEILEI: THE STARS AND AFTER – A conference at the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

Sep 15, 2017
24th Nov 2017 Oxford, UK 10.30am–4.45pm, Headley Lecture Theatre This international conference is held in conjunction with the exhibition Qu Leilei: A Chinese Artist in Britain, opening at the Ashmolean Museum in November 2017, showing the artist’s progression from calligraphic collage to an exploration of new ink language blending lively brushwork with western technique. The

Call for Papers for a Special Issue: Economic and Political Studies Innovation, technological development and industrial restructuring in China

Sep 14, 2017
Deadline: 30th Sep 2017 Editor-in-Chief:Wei Liu Renmin University of China, Beijing, China Executive Editor: Chengsi Zhang Renmin University of China, Beijing, China Guest Editor: Abdol S. Soofi University of Wisconsin, Platteville, USA Economic and Political Studies (ISSN 2095-4816), a peer-reviewed quarterly journal hosted by Renmin University of China and published by Taylor & Francis, calls for

Call for Applications: W3 Heisenberg Professorship for the Intellectual and Cultural History of China

Sep 14, 2017
Erlangen, Germany Deadline: 13th Oct 2017 Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) The Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology invites applications for a W3 Heisenberg Professorship for the Intellectual and Cultural History of China at the Institute for Middle Eastern and East Asian Languages and Civilizations to be filled by the earliest possible starting date. The

10th Annual Nordic NIAS Council Conference Environmental Asia

Sep 13, 2017
Oslo, Norway 23–24th Nov 2017 IKOS – Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies Global environmental degradation and climate change are possibly the greatest challenges of our times. They have roots in humanity’s long history of creatively making use of natural resources to generate change,

Gerald D. Feldman Travel Grants

Aug 2, 2017
Deadline: 13th Oct 2017 Once a year, supported by the Peters Beer Foundation, part of the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft (Donors’ Association for the Promotion of Humanities and Sciences in Germany), the Max Weber Foundation (MWS) confers Gerald D. Feldman Travel Grants to young academics with an international focus. The travel grants

New research on the History of Chinese Gardens and Landscapes

Jul 12, 2017
Sheffield, UK 26–27th Oct 2017 Date & time: 26 & 27 October 2017 Venue: The University of Sheffield, Landscape Department (Arts Tower) Booking required. This two-day conference held in the Department of Landscape at the University of Sheffield will explore new research in the history of Chinese gardens and landscapes. Organised by Dr Jan Woudstra in conjunction

In Memoriam of Henry Rosemont Jr. (1934-2017)

Jul 12, 2017
Sad news has reached Asian studies community in Nordic-Baltic region of passing of a longtime friend, colleague, and mentor prof. Henry Rosemont, Jr. (Brown University, USA). A prominent authority in the field of Chinese philosophy, Henry has co-authored translations of Chinese classics Lunyu and Xiaojing (with Roger T. Ames), has written

Upcoming Conference “Current Issues in Contemporary Chinese and Oriental Studies” organized by the Chinese Studies Program at the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Bulgaria, on the event of its 25-th anniversary

Jun 9, 2017
Sofia University, Bulgaria 1st Dec 2017 Deadline: 15th Jul 2017 The Chinese Studies Program at the Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” has the pleasure of inviting you to participate in the conference “Current Issues in Contemporary Chinese and Oriental Studies” on 01 December 2017. The academic event

Call for Contributions: Crossroads (vol. 15) 2017

Jun 9, 2017
Deadline: early August (for the 2017 issue); nonetheless, manuscripts are welcome all the time. Crossroads ISSN: 2190-8796, Published by OSTASIEN Verlag. The journal Crossroads-Studies on the History of Exchange Relations in the East Asian World is designed as an international forum for contributions related to the history of exchange relations in the

Research position (Akademische/r Mitarbeiter/in) (doctoral fellowship) Heidelberg University, Institute of Chinese Studies

May 19, 2017
Heidelberg, Germany Deadline: 25th Jun 2017 (limited to 3 years, 50 percent of a full-time employment), Salary: Entgeltgruppe TV-L 13, in the context of the German-Russian project “Chinese perceptions of Russia and the West during the 20th century: changes, continuities and contingencies” (financed on the German side by the DFG) Job description: • Collaboration in

Call for Papers: Ming Qing Studies 2018

May 14, 2017
Deadline: 30th Jun 2017 edited by Paolo Santangelo (Sapienza University of Rome) We are glad to inform you that the new edition of Ming Qing Studies 2017 is going to be published by Aracne Publishers in Fall 2017 (see contents below).Applicants are encouraged to submit abstracts for the next issue of Ming Qing

TOChina Summer School 2017

May 14, 2017
Torino, Italy 26th Jun – 7th Jul 2017 Deadline: 26th May 2017 Torino World Affairs Institute (T.wai) is an independent, not-for-profit research centre which conducts research on the international relations of East Asia, Chinese foreign/domestic policy, and changing world politics.Each year, T.wai organizes the TOChina Summer School in partnership with the Department of Culture,

Vacant Position: Doctoral Researcher (m/f) – Chinese Legal Culture

May 14, 2017
Cologne, Germany Deadline: 22nd May 2017 The Institute of East Asian Studies (Professor Björn Ahl) at the Arts and Humanities Faculty of the University of Cologne seeks to appoint a Doctoral Researcher (m/f) for a period of two years starting on 1st September 2017 with a weekly working time of 19,92 hours (50%

International Workshop: Challenges and Chances for Sustainable Water Management in China

May 14, 2017
Berlin, Germany 9th Jun 2017 Throughout Chinese history uneven and unreliable distribution of water has been a challenge. Providing access to sufficient water supply as well as flood control is regarded as essential for regional economic development and social stability. It is widely acknowledged that China’s technological achievements in water conservation and developing

1st World Conference for Chinese Studies and General Assembly World Association for Chinese Studies Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the German China Association

May 14, 2017
Witten, Germany 18–23rd Aug 2017 Deadline: 31st May 2017 Every participant contributes a paper, summed up in a short oral presentation. Please send your application form including a paper title until May 31, 2017 by email to the organizing committee wacs@china-studies.com . Please send the abstract (200 words, if possible also 500 Chinese characters,

Understanding Global China / summer school July 2017

May 2, 2017
Rome, Italy 24–28th Jul 2017 Deadline: 31st May 2017 Organization and collaborations: Research Center on Contemporary China (www.cscc.it), in collaboration with University of Rome Tor Vergata, with the patronage of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sponsor: ZTE, Foundation Fruttadoro Orogel, Jilitour, Città della Scienza, Location: Villa

PhD Summer School: Translation, Intercultural and East Asian Studies

Apr 18, 2017
Barcelona, Spain 26–30th Jun 2017 Deadline: 31st May 2017 The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is delighted to announce a new edition of the PhD Summer School: Translation, Intercultural and East Asian Studies. The PhD Summer School is organized by the Department of Translation, Interpreting and East Asian Studies, and it will be held

Doctoral research fellowship in Modern China Studies

Apr 14, 2017
Oslo, Norway Deadline: 8th May 2017 The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest ranked educational and research institution, with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. With its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally recognised research communities, UiO is an important contributor to society. The Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages

Call for Papers: Workshop “Dialogues with Ethnography – The Lived Experiences of Chinese in Africa”

Apr 3, 2017
Vienna, Austria 26–27th Jun 2017 Deadline: 15th Apr 2017 Over the past decade, scholars, and especially young scholars, have been engaged in truly multi-sited and sometimes even transregional fieldworks focusing on the everyday life experiences of Chinese individuals, families and other groups living in African countries. We would like to critically engage with, and thoroughly reflect on

“Traditional China: a Closer Distant View” A Sinological Summer School

Mar 27, 2017
Saint Petersburg, Russia 21–25th Aug 2017 Deadline: 25th Apr 2017 Organizers: St.Petersburg University, the Hermitage Museum, Kunstkamera The second Summer School “Traditional China: a Closer Distant View” (August 21-25, 2017) at the Faculty of Asian and African Studies of St. Petersburg State University, focuses on important matters of the present-day Chinese studies in Russia. The

PhD Fellowship in Chinese art, material culture, and archaeology at Leiden University sponsored by the Hulsewé-Wazniewski Foundation

Mar 26, 2017
Leiden, Netherlands Deadline: 24th Apr 2017 Faculty of Humanities, Leiden Institute for Area Studies and Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society are looking for a PhD Fellowship sponsored by the Hulsewé-Wazniewski Foundation (1,0 fte) Vacancy number 17-084 Selection criteria A Master’s degree in a relevant field. Candidates near completion of the degree will be considered. An

Call for Papers for the British Postgraduate Network for Chinese Studies 2017 conference ” “From local to global: regional aspects of China””

Mar 26, 2017
University of Sheffield, UK 14–15th Jun 2017 Deadline: 16th Apr 2017 BPCS’s annual conference: Papers will be selected on the basis of the quality of the abstract submitted. Our theme this year: “From local to global: regional aspects of China” We will accept topics from a wide spectrum of the Humanities and Social Sciences, including

Call for Papers: International Conference on “Confucian Canon Studies (jingxue 經學), Literary Genre and Literary Style”

Mar 26, 2017
Trier, Germany Deadline: 6th Apr 2017 Location and Date: Trier University on July 21–23 2017. Conference languages: Chinese and English (Chinese is preferred) Selected scholars from Europe accepted for the conference will receive free accommodation in Trier during the conference. If funds are sufficient, a travel subsidiary may also be granted. We are mainly looking

PhD studentship – “Auditory Histories of Occupation in 20th century Asia”

Mar 26, 2017
Nottingham, UK Deadline: 31st Mar 2017 The Department of History at the University of Nottingham invites applications from suitably-qualified candidates for a full-time studentship in Auditory Histories of Occupation in Twentieth-Century Asia. The studentship is offered through the project, Cultures of Occupation in Twentieth-Century Asia (COTCA), led by Dr Jeremy E. Taylor. The

1 PhD position and 2 post-doctoral positions – Public goods in urbanising China

Mar 26, 2017
Lausanne, Switzerland 30th Apr 2017 The Research project “Public goods in urbanising China” funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, led by Anne-Christine Trémon is offering 1 PhD position (4 years) and 2 post-doctoral positions in anthropology (3 years), starting 1 October 2017, based at the Institute of Social Sciences, Université de Lausanne. The

First Annual Graduate Student Workshop “Canonical Texts and Commentaries”

Mar 25, 2017
International Center for the Study of Ancient Text Cultures Renmin University of China Beijing, P.R.China 18–24th Jun 2017 Deadline: 1st May 2017 The International Center for the Study of Ancient Text Cultures (ICSATC), hosted at Renmin University of China, develops new perspectives and research opportunities for the study of all aspects of ancient textuality both in

Call for Participation: BPCS Postgraduate Workshop “How to publish your first monograph or journal article on China”

Mar 25, 2017
Cambridge UK 23rd May 2017 May 23rd 2017, 14:00-16:00, St Catherine’s College, Ramsden Room, Cambridge UK This workshop introduces current PhD candidates and early career researchers to the publishing landscape in academia, with a special focus on China Studies. Lucy Rhymer, the Commissioning Editor of Asian Studies at Cambridge University Press, will offer tips and

International conference «Folk images and Late Imperial China»

Mar 25, 2017
Saint-Petersburg, Russia 29–30th Jun 2017 Deadline: 1st May 2017 History of Chinese studies in the capital of Russian empire Saint-Petersburg starts from the decree issued by Emperor Peter the Great (1672 -1725) about establishing the Academy of Sciences almost 300 years ago. During three centuries, with establishment of institutions for comprehensive studies of China,

Registration Open: EACS Summer School 2017 “Hidden in Plain Sight: Materiality, Meaning and Accessibility of Chinese Objects in Local Collections”

Mar 23, 2017
Lampeter, UK 4-8th Sep 2017 (New) Deadline: 15th May 2017 Chinese objects often lead seemingly dormant lives in private collections and museums across Europe, especially in small institutions without specialist curators. This workshop aims to introduce participants to the issues, both theoretical and practical, involved in researching, curating and exhibiting Chinese objects from small

Vacant Position: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (m/w)

Mar 20, 2017
Erlangen, Germany Deadline: 31st Mar 2017 Das Internationale Kolleg für Geisteswissenschaftliche Forschung (IKGF) „Schicksal, Freiheit und Prognose. Bewältigungsstrategien in Ostasien und Europa“ der Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg ist eines von zehn deutschlandweit vom Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung geförderten Käte Hamburger Kollegs, an welchen auf Einladung der Kollegsleitung kontinuierlich zehn internationale Gastwissenschaftler/innen für i.d.R. ein

Vacant Position: Research and Teaching Staff

Mar 20, 2017
University of Nottingham Ningbo, P.R.China End of advertisement period: 28th Mar 2017 Qualifications: Essential PhD degree in politics, philosophy, law, history, education or related discipline of social science; CET 6 or equivalent; Strong communication skills in English; IT skills in software application, courseware production; Experience of relevant teaching work; Ability of research and innovation; Good interpersonal

Vacant Position: Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies (Language and Humanities)

Mar 20, 2017
Melbourne, Australia Asia Institute, Faculty of Arts Deadline: 17th Apr 2017 The Asia Institute promotes study of the rich languages, intellectual, cultural, social, political and religious traditions of Asia and of the Islamic world, and their contemporary manifestations. The Chinese Studies Program is one of six programs offered by the Asia Institute. The Senior Lecturer

Vacant Position: Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies (Social Sciences)

Mar 20, 2017
Melbourne, Australia Asia Institute, Faculty of Arts Deadline: 17th April 2017 The Asia Institute promotes study of the rich languages, intellectual, cultural, social, political and religious traditions of Asia and the Islamic world, and their contemporary manifestations. The Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies (CCCS) is a major initiative of the University of Melbourne, located

Ming Qing Yanjiu XX 2016

Mar 10, 2017
MING QING YANJIU  ISSN 1724-8574 Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”, Dept. of Asian, African and Mediterranean Studies Published by BRILL Editor Donatella Guida (Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”) Editorial Board Rüdiger Breuer (Ruhr-Universität Bochum), Craig Clunas (University of Oxford), Nicola Di Cosmo (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton), Maram Epstein

Summer Workshop on Ancient Chinese Palaeography and Phonology

Mar 10, 2017
Oxford, UK 3–7th Jul 2017 Deadline: 15th Mar 2017 Oxford University China Centre, The Queen’s College and its Workshop for Manuscript and Text Cultures (WMTC), and Merton College are accepting applications for the Summer Workshop on Ancient Chinese Palaeography and Phonology at Oxford, 3-7 July 2017. The workshop will be guided by two leading

Vacant Position: British Library – Head of Asian and African Collections

Mar 8, 2017
London, UK Deadline: 31st Mar 2017 We are delighted to be working in partnership with the British Library to recruit a Head of Asian and African Collections, based in at St Pancras in Central London, to lead their collections and curation team and work on the strategic development of their renowned collections. What

Call for Papers: II International Workshop on Chinese Migration in Spain

Mar 8, 2017
Barcelona, Spain 13–14th Jul 2017 Deadline (proposals): 30th Apr 2017 Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. In the last decade global and local structural shifts are triggering up transformations in migration flows, and bringing about new modes of mobilities (directions, typologies and aims) between China and Spain. These evolving realities are also reshaping translational links and

Two Positions in Digital Humanities – Max Planck Institute

Feb 26, 2017
Berlin, Germany The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG), Berlin (Dept. III, Artefacts, Action, Knowledge, Director: Prof. Dagmar Schäfer) is seeking to fill two positions aimed at developing a research infrastructure for East Asian languages. 1. IT Architect (full time). The position will be for two years. Starting date: as soon

Vacant Position, Handa Chair of Japanese – Chinese Relations

Feb 25, 2017
University of Edinburgh, Scotland Deadline: 24th Feb 2017 Applications are invited for the Handa Chair of Japanese-Chinese Relations (including the wider East Asian cultural sphere) within the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures. We are seeking candidates for the role of Chair of Japanese-Chinese Relations with experience of Japanese studies to

Glen Dudbridge (1938–2017)

Feb 10, 2017
It is with sadness that the EACS has to announce that its former President, Glen Dudbridge, passed away on 5 February 2017. Trained as a sinologist at Cambridge (PhD 1967), he became Professor of Chinese at Cambridge from 1985 to 1989, and then at Oxford until 2005, where he became Shaw

Vacant Position: 3-year Studentship in Chinese Archaeology/Ceramic Analysis

Feb 7, 2017
London and Oxford, UK Deadline: 21st Apr 2017 The British Museum and the School of Archaeology, University of Oxford, are pleased to invite applications for a funded doctoral studentship awarded under the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Scheme. This 3-year studentship is for research in Archaeology on the topic ‘Ceramic

Bi-Lateral Austrian-Taiwanese Joint Seminar: “Equality: Austria and Taiwan”

Feb 5, 2017
Vienna, Austria 27–28th Feb 2017 Organization: Prof. Dr. Andrea Komlosy, Department of Social and Economic History,    University of Vienna Dr. Astrid Lipinsky, Department of East Asian Studies – Sinology, University of Vienna About the Conference: Based upon the discussion about equality at the 2016 joint seminar at National Chengchi University (NCCU),

国际论坛征稿通知: “当代中国文化影响力生成”

Jan 20, 2017
24–25th Nov 2017 Deadline: 30th Jun 2017 当代中国文化和经济的世界影响力存在明显的“不相称性”,针对当代中国文化,我们认为应该尊重文化自身的发展规律,围绕“生成”这一文化发展的根源问题展开讨论,博采众长,集思广益。本论坛由会林文化基金和中国文化国际传播研究院主办。 一、论坛主题:当代中国文化影响力生成 来稿可涉及但不限于:文化影响力的内涵与表现;世界文化影响力生成的关键因素;优秀文化影响力生成的案例研究;制约当代中国文化影响力的原因;等等 二、时间、地点 时间:2017年11月24日(周五)-25日(周六),地点:北京师范大学京师学堂,会议语言:中文、英语(届时有同声传译)

Call for Papers and Panels: The Making of the Humanities VI

Jan 17, 2017
University of Oxford Somerville College, UK September 28-30, 2017 Deadline: 15th Apr 2017 The sixth conference on the history of the humanities, ‘The Making of the Humanities VI’, will take place at the University of Oxford, Humanities Division and Somerville College, UK, from 28 till 30 September 2017. Goal of the Making of the Humanities (MoH)

Call for Book Reviewers: Europe-Asia Studies

Jan 17, 2017
Europe-Asia Studies is the principal academic journal in the world focusing on the history and current political, social and economic affairs of the countries of the former communist blocs of the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and Asia. We are continually seeking to make sure that the wide scope of the journal

New Issue: Ming Qing Studies 2016

Jan 17, 2017
edited by Paolo Santangelo (Sapienza University of Rome) We are glad to inform you that the new edition of Ming Qing Studies 2016 has been finally issued. Digital and hard copies can be purchased on-line at “Aracne Editrice” (see contents below)

Vacant Position: Professor of Asian Politics

Jan 17, 2017
University of Tartu, Estonia Deadline: 31 Jan 2017 In cooperation with the University’s Asia Centre, the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies seeks to develop new competence in Asian politics with a special emphasis on China. Teaching will involve establishing course modules on Asian political development, governance and regional affairs. Corresponding research themes

Vacant Position: Deputy Director, China Studies Centre, Provost and Deputy Vice Chancellor

Dec 9, 2016
Syndey, Australia Deadline: 11th Jan 2017 The University of Sydney is Australia’s first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. We employ over 7600 permanent staff, supporting over 60,000 students. The University is seeking an energetic academic to assist the Director of the China Studies Centre in the consolidation

CCK Foundation Library Travel Grant 2017

Dec 9, 2016
Deadlines: 20th Mar & Oct 2017 Thanks to the continued support of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation the EACS also in 2013 is able to fund one-week visits for specialised re-search in Sinological libraries in Cambridge, Heidelberg, Leiden, London, Munich, Oxford or Paris. Applications received before the two deadlines of March 20 and October

For EACS Members: EACS Newsletter #51, Nov 2016

Dec 1, 2016
Access to our latest newsletter (#51) is restricted to our members. If you want to apply for membership in the EACS, please fill in the registration form on the members page. If you already are EACS member but didn’t receive the newsletter or wish to have it re-sent, please contact the

Vacant Position: Librarian/Chinese Studies

Nov 5, 2016
Princeton, USA Deadline: Open Until Filled The Library seeks a creative, energetic and service-oriented subject specialist who is excited about the possibilities Princeton offers to shape and further enrich its already excellent library collections and provide outstanding library services in the interdisciplinary field of Chinese Studies.

Vacant Position: Lecturer in Chinese

Nov 5, 2016
Univ. of Westminster, UK Deadline: 16th Nov 2016 The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures seeks to employ a Lecturer in Chinese to contribute to its wide range of teaching and research activities. The Department delivers a rich portfolio of undergraduate combined degrees in Chinese, which now also includes a new route called

Vacant Position: Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford Postdoctoral Fellowship

Nov 5, 2016
Stanford, CA, USA Deadline: 16th Jan 2017 The Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship.  The Center will award one fellowship every two years. The Ho Center for Buddhist Studies (HCBSS) Postdoctoral Fellowship seeks to bring outstanding young scholars to Stanford on two-year fellowships.

Vacant Position: tenure-track position in Chinese Philosophy

Nov 5, 2016
UMI, Ann Arbor, USA Deadline: 23rd Nov 2016 The University of Michigan invites applications for a tenure-track position in Chinese Philosophy beginning September 1, 2017. This position is held jointly between the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures and the Department of Philosophy.

Vacant Position: Assistant Professor of Chinese Language and Literature

Nov 5, 2016
Hong Kong, PRC Deadline: 19th Nov 2016 The Department of Chinese Language and Literature invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor with the expertise in Chinese Philosophy or relevant disciplines, such as Buddhism, Taoism, intellectual history, etc. The appointee is expected to (a) teach courses in traditional Chinese thoughts and culture;

Vacant Position: Professor of Chinese Language and Literature

Nov 5, 2016
Hong Kong, PRC Deadline: 19th Nov 2016 The Department of Chinese Language and Literature invites applications for a tenure-track position of full Professor with the expertise in Chinese Linguistics or relevant disciplines, such as grammar, syntax, phonology, paleography, etc.  The appointee is expected to (a) teach courses in Chinese Linguistics and related subjects;

Summer School on China: A World Superpower – Myth or Reality?

Nov 5, 2016
Prague, Czech Republic 1-8th Jul 2017 Deadline: 31.1.2017 Iran’s nuclear program, North Korea, global warming, the world financial crisis, America’s budget deficit, Taiwan, oil prices and efforts to eradicate piracy near Somalia – what do all these issues have in common? The answer is that, to a lesser or greater extent, China is involved.

Workshop: “Maritime Disputes in the South China Sea”

Oct 30, 2016
Cologne, Germany 5th Nov 2016 In July 2016, an arbitral tribunal constituted under Annex VII to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea decided the case Philippines v. China. The workshop will address certain legal issues of the law of the sea that were raised by the award. The

Vacant Position: Lecturer in Chinese Business and Management

Oct 12, 2016
Syndey, Australia Deadline: 27th Oct 2016 Discipline of International Business The University of Sydney Business School Reference no. 1594/0916 Opportunity to contribute to world class management education and research Academic Level B Full-time continuing, remuneration package: $117K-$139K p.a., which includes salary, leave loading and up to 17% super (a salary supplement may also be negotiable based on qualifications

Vacant Position: Associate Professor/Assistant Professor – Modern Chinese Literature

Oct 12, 2016
Lingnan University, Hong Kong Deadline: 10th Dec 2016 Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions.  It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community

Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Fellow in Chinese Arts and Culture

Oct 12, 2016
Sydney, Australia Deadline: 17th Oct 2016 Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture – The Western Sydney University is a major urban university spread over six campuses in Greater Western Sydney, a region of great opportunity, diversity, challenge and growth. The University has a strong connection to Greater Western Sydney, working with its communities

Second Conference on Middle Period Chinese Humanities

Oct 12, 2016
Leiden, the Netherlands 14-17th Sep 2017 Following the success of The Middle Period Chinese Studies Conference held in 2014 at Harvard University, we welcome paper proposals for the second conference of this kind to be held at Leiden University, September 14-17, 2017. Continuing the innovative format of the 2014 conference, we will organize sessions

Members of the Board 2016-2018

Sep 5, 2016
1Altenburger, Roland (Universität Würzburg) Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Institute for Cultural Studies of East and South Asia – Sinology, Am Hubland, Philosophiegebäude Bau 8, 97074 Würzburg E-mail: Roland.Altenburger@uni-wuerzburg.de   Anderl, Christoph (Ghent University) Ghent University, Department for South and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Blandijnberg 2, 5th floor, B-9000 Gent, Belgium E-mail: Christoph.Anderl@ugent.be

Call for Papers: “Exploring the China Dream”

Mar 16, 2016
Stockholm University, Sweden 15-16th Aug 2016 Deadline: 25th Mar 2016 The research project “Exploring the China Dream. Trajectories and articulations of soft power in the sinophone world” would like to invite scholars and PhD students to the international conference to be held at Stockholm University, 15-16 August 2016. The project started thanks to the support of the STINT Initiation

CCK Foundation Library Travel Grant 2016

Feb 19, 2016
Deadlines: 20th Mar & Oct 2016 Thanks to the continued support of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation the EACS also in 2016 is able to fund one-week visits for specialised research in Sinological libraries in Berlin, Cambridge, Heidelberg, Leiden, London, Munich, Oxford or Paris. Applications received before the two deadlines of March 20 and

PhD Project on Chinese Historical Linguistics at Ghent University

Feb 1, 2016
Deadline: 1st Feb 2016 The Department of Languages and Cultures, Section Chinese Language and Culture, Ghent University, invites applications for a PhD project on research in Medieval Chinese. The following PhD project will be funded by BOF (Special Research Fund Flanders) for a period of four years: “A Study on Chinese

Sixth Annual Summer Workshop “Studies of Asian Arts, Religion, and History”

Feb 1, 2016
Shanghai, China Jun 23rd – Jul 2nd 2016 Deadline: 15th May 2016 The National Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Fudan University (IAHS), the East Asian Studies Department and Program of Princeton University, and the Institute for the Advanced Study of Asia of Tokyo University invite applications from

Call for Papers: Economic and Political Studies (EPS)

Jan 31, 2016
Economic and Political Studies (EPS) is a peer-reviewed  journal hosted by Renmin University of China and published by Taylor & Francis Group (ISSN 2095-4816, CN 10-1049/C). It is published quarterly both in print and online (http://eps.ruc.edu.cn). With a notable focus on China, Economic and Political Studies aims to disseminate significant theoretical,

Call for Papers: Sinología Hispanica

Jan 26, 2016
Sinología Hispanica is a premier interdisciplinary journal on Chinese language and culture studies which aims to enhance international cultural communication, disseminate Chinese language, and culture studies, prosperity in Chinese social life as well as in scholarship. Its interdisciplinary approach covers a range of subjects including sinology, linguistics, culture communication, sociology; international

MARKUS Text Analysis and Reading Platform Update

Jan 21, 2016
The MARKUS platform has gone through a major update during the past few months. You can now create an account, upload content, add customized tags and comments and notes of different kinds, select which reference sites you want to display, convert Chinese to western dates, and, last but not least, import

Call for Papers: Diplomacy in the Age of Mongol Globalization

Jan 21, 2016
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem May 30 – 31st, 2016 Extended Deadline: 30th Jan 2016 The Mongols are famous for their uncompromising diplomacy. “Submit or Perish” was apparently the main message they initially addressed to others. These calls for submission were claims made by conquerors and leaders of a universal empire.

Call for Papers: Making the New World – The Arts of China’s Cultural Revolution

Jan 21, 2016
London, UK 11 – 12th Nov 2016 Deadline: 1st Feb 2016 Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Cultural Revolution, Making the New World: the Arts of China’s Cultural Revolution, is a two-day international conference programmed by the Centre for Chinese Visual Arts (CCVA) at Birmingham City University in collaboration with the Whitechapel Gallery.

Call for Papers: New European Research on Contemporary China Conference (3rd Edition)

Jan 7, 2016
Beijing, PRC 4 – 6th Jul 2016 Deadline: 15th Feb 2016 This conference aims to bring together doctoral candidates, post-doctoral researchers and recent PhDs based in China, either European nationals or affiliated with European research institutions, in order to produce an overview of the emerging problematics in Chinese studies. The focus of the

Survey: Dates for the “2017 Conference on Middle Period China”

Nov 21, 2015
Leiden, NetherlandsDeadline: 1st Dec 2015 The Institute for Area Studies at Leiden University will host the 2017 Conference on Middle Period China. Following the successful conference held at Harvard University in 2014, we hope to bring together 200-300 scholars with different levels of experience to share their ideas and research.Like last

Call For Papers: International Communication of Chinese Culture (ICCC)

Oct 4, 2015
International Communication of Chinese Culture(ICCC)is established by the Academy for International Communication of Chinese Culture, Beijing Normal University, China and the Editor-in-Chief is Professor Huilin Huang. The journal is published by Springer, one of the world’s leading STM and academic publishers. Aims and ScopeICCC is a free access cross-disciplinary journal in

Call for Papers: 21st Biennial Conference of the EACS 2016

Sep 23, 2015
St. Petersburg, Russia 22 – 28th Aug 2016 Deadline (Proposals): 15th Jan 2016 The 21st biennial conference of the European Association for Chinese Studies will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia on August 23-28, 2016. It is jointly organized by St. Petersburg State University, the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts RAS

Call for Chapter Proposals

Sep 18, 2015
Deadline: 20th Dec 2015 Title (tentative): Educating Chinese-Heritage Students in the Global-Local Nexus: Achievement, Challenges, and Opportunities This book aims to examine K-16 Chinese-heritage students’ conditions across the educational spectrum in various global educational contexts. Chinese heritage students are students of Chinese descent, including earlier migrant Chinese, diasporic Chinese, and current

JSS Call for Papers: Soundscapes of South-East Asia

Sep 3, 2015
Deadline: 6th Jan 2016 Music, radio, and TV broadcasts; blaring loudspeakers, public announcements, and street conversations; city sounds, sounds of progress, sounds of revolution, or sounds of change; sounds deliberately produced or emerging unintentionally, serving a disciplinary function or expressing forms of freedom; musical as well as non-musical (functional) sounds. South-East

New Journal Beginning in 2017: Journal of Chinese History 中國歷史學刊

Jul 22, 2015
The Journal of Chinese History / 中國歷史學刊 publishes research articles, review essays, and book reviews on all periods of Chinese history and all sub-specialties of history—social, cultural, political, economic, and intellectual. The journal aims to keep its readers abreast of important trends in historical scholarship and welcomes inquiries about review essays

Call for Papers: MING QING STUDIES 2016

Jul 19, 2015
Abstract Deadline: 31st Jul 2015 EDITED BY PAOLO SANTANGELO (SAPIENZA UNIVERSITY OF ROME) We are glad to inform you that the new edition of Ming Qing Studies 2015 is going to be published by Aracne Publishers in Fall 2015.Applicants are encouraged to submit abstracts for the next issue of Ming Qing

New Resource: Zhaiyi (摘译) database

Jun 29, 2015
The Institute of Chinese Studies Heidelberg holds a full run of Zhaiyi (Selected Translations). Because it will not be found in the great collections outside the PRC and is of interest for the study of Chinese literary and cultural interactions with the world at a time when such interactions were at

New Issue: Journal of Chinese Religions

Jun 19, 2015
The new issue of the Journal of Chinese Religions is now available in print and online at http://www.maneyonline.com/toc/jcr/43/1. It is a special issue on “Mutations and Adaptations of Chinese Communal Religious Structures,” edited by Paul R. Katz; it contains three research articles and eleven book reviews. ARTICLESVincent Goossaert, “The Shifting Balance

Call for Papers: Ming Qing yanjiu XIX 2015

Jun 19, 2015
Deadline: 15th Sep 2015 MING QING YANJIU ISSN 1724-8574Published by the Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale” Dept. Asia, Africa and Mediterraneum MING QING YANJIU, founded in 1992, is a journal dedicated primarily to advanced studies of premodern China. This journal provides a forum for scholars from a variety of fields

Call for Papers: Emerging Identities: Contemporary and Historical Chinese Migrations – The 9th International Conference of the International Society for the Study of Chinese Overseas (ISSCO)

Jun 19, 2015
Vancouver, Canada 6 – 9th Jul, 2016. Deadline: Oct 31st 2015 Founded in 1992 by Professors Wang Gungwu, Wang Ling-Chi and a multidisciplinary group of scholars, ISSCO is a scholarly organization that seeks to promote research and understanding of the historical and contemporary experiences of Chinese migrants and their descendants living outside

MARKUS text analysis and reading platform–update and additional tools

Mar 21, 2015
 The MARKUS text analysis and reading platform is a multi-faceted tool that allows users to access a range of online reference tools while reading texts in literary Chinese, and/or to tag and extract any kind of information of interest to them. In addition to names already present in China Biographical Databate

Lingua Sinica is accepting submissions

Jan 6, 2015
Lingua Sinica is the first Open Access international journal devoted to languages and linguistics of China, aiming to achieve the widest possible visibility and optimal international impact of its published research publishing research articles that bridge theoretical orientations, research paradigms, and linguistic traditions providing free accessibility to linguists in China and around

New association: European Association for Chinese Philosophy (EACP)

Jan 6, 2015
In October 2014, the European Association for Chinese philosophy (EACP) was established. If you are interested in our activities, please check the EACP website (http://www.ea-cp.eu/ ). We invite you to join us and to fill out your membership application form at the tab “Members”; (http://www.ea-cp.eu/members ). We are looking forward to

Call for Papers: OPERA AND TRANSLATION: EASTERN AND WESTERN PERSPECTIVES

Jan 6, 2015
Deadline: 17th Apr 2015 Edited by Adriana ŞERBAN (Paul Valéry University, Montpellier) and Kelly Kar Yue CHAN (TheOpen University of Hong Kong) “Every high C accurately struck utterly demolishes the theory that we are the irresponsible puppets of fate and chance”, wrote W.H. Auden in 1951 (p. 10). Auden, who was

Call for Papers: Edited Volume “Maoism, Art, and the New Chinese World Order”

Nov 17, 2014
Deadline: 15th Jan 2015 We are delighted to invite submissions for the first ever anthology focusing on the influence of Maoism on Eastern and Western art, provisionally titled: Maoism, Art, and the New Chinese World Order.From the Peruvian campesinos to the Californian campuses, from the large factories in the suburbs of

Call for Papers: Voluntas – International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations Special Issue “Chinese Citizens’ Activities Past and Present: Continuity and Change in Civic Engagement”

Nov 17, 2014
Deadline: 31st Dec 2014 Since the caesura in 1989, a sharp increase in civic activities all over the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has taken place. Civic engagement draws on historical experiences and predecessors while at the same time developing fresh modes of mobilization and engagement and employing innovative strategies to

Call for Submissions: Lingua Sinica

Oct 6, 2014
Lingua Sinica is accepting submissions. Submit your research article now at https://www.editorialmanager.com/lisi/ Lingua Sinica is  the first Open Access international journal devoted to languages and linguistics of China, aiming to achieve the widest possible visibility and optimal international impact of its published research  publishing research articles that bridge theoretical orientations, research

Call for Proposals: Handbook on Asian Cinema

Sep 26, 2014
Deadline: 30th Sep 2014 Designed for Palgrave’s “handbook” series that brings together cutting-edge scholarship on key topics in film and media studies, we plan for this volume to make an intervention in ongoing debates surrounding the nature and direction of the study of Asian film. From Bollywood to Hallyu, from the

Call for Papers: Ming Qing Studies 2015

Jul 7, 2014
Deadline: 31st Dec 2014 EDITED BY PAOLO SANTANGELO (SAPIENZA UNIVERSITY OF ROME)We are glad to inform you that the new edition of Ming Qing Studies 2014 is going to be published by Aracne Publishers in Fall 2014.Applicants are encouraged to submit abstracts for the next issue of Ming Qing Studies 2015.

Upcoming Conference: VII International research conference «Russia – China: History and Culture»

Jun 13, 2014
Kazan, Russia 9th – 11th Oct 2014 Kazan Federal (Volga Region) University, Institute of International Relations, History and Oriental Studies; Confucius Institute of Kazan Federal (Volga Region) University; Russian Oriental Society; The main sections of the conference: – Actual issues of philology and methods of teaching Chinese; – Russian-Chinese relations, foreign relations; – History of China; – Chinese

Call for Papers: Oriens Extremus

Jun 3, 2014
Deadline 30th Mar 2015 Oriens Extremus invites contributions to a special section on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the journal La Jeunesse (Xin Qingnian 新青年), founded in Shanghai in September 1915. We take this centennial as an occasion to discuss not only the historical and intellectual significance of La

Call for Papers of the Economic and Political Studies

Mar 1, 2014
The Economic and Political Studies (EPS) ( ISSN: 2095 – 4816 ) is apeer-reviewed academic journal, published in both print and electronicversions. The EPS seeks to promote the studies of Economics and Politics by addressingissues concerning China and its interaction with the world, encouraging aninterdisciplinary approach, while exploring critiques from variousperspectives.

Call for Papers: “Moving across borders in China: an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Cultural Diversity in marginal areas”

Dec 20, 2013
Deadline: 31st Mar 2014 (eds.) Tommaso Previato and Alessandra Cappelletti   1. Significance and purpose: Chinese Studies are a dynamic and quickly developing research field, which evolves along with the increasingly complex Chinese society. Until the 1980s, studies on historical and contemporary China have been conducted through a few classical approaches:

Call for Papers: Quarterly Journal of Chinese Studies

Nov 18, 2013
The Quarterly Journal of Chinese Studies (ISSN: 2224-2716), recently included in the ProQuest™ Database System to improve its visibility, is an international peer-reviewed academic journal (in English) which is edited by the Overseas Education College of Xiamen University in China. It publishes articles and reviews on a full gamut of Chinese

Call for Submissions: Lingua Sinica

Nov 6, 2013
Lingua Sinica is a new international journal of language sciences on languages of China and language use in China to be published by Springer, one of the world’s leading publishers. The journal will be launched in 2014 with the intention to apply for inclusion in all major citation indexes immediately. Published

Call For Papers: CHINESE STUDIES, 2013 (Journal)

Oct 9, 2013
Deadline: 30th Nov 2013 “Chinese Studies” is an annual compendium of scientific papers devoted to the study of China in different fields of social sciences and humanities. It is published by the Ukrainian Association of Sinologists in association with the A. Krymskyi Institute for the Oriental Studies, the National Academy of

Call for Papers: Ming Qing Studies 2014

Aug 6, 2013
Deadline: 31st Dec 2013 EDITED BY PAOLO SANTANGELO (SAPIENZA UNIVERSITY OF ROME)We are glad to inform you that the new edition of Ming Qing Studies 2013 is going to be published by Aracne Publishers in Fall 2013.Applicants are encouraged to submit abstracts for the next issue of Ming Qing Studies 2014.

Call for Papers: Quarterly Journal of Chinese Studies

Jun 10, 2013
The Quarterly Journal of Chinese Studies (i.e., former Journal of Chinese Studies, ISSN: 2224-2716), recently indexed by the EBSCOhost™ database system and ProQuest™ database system to improve its visibility, is an international peer-reviewed academic journal (in English) which is edited by the Overseas Education College of Xiamen University in China. It

Call for Papers: Oriens Extremus

Jun 7, 2013
Deadline 30th Mar 2014 Oriens Extremus invites contributions to a special section on changing notions of childhood and education in East Asia. Child and youth education has been a primary concern for East Asian societies for more than two millennia. From pre-natal education to primers, “family instructions,” private tutors, and national

New English language MA in Modern China Studies

May 5, 2013
Freiburg, Germany Deadline: 15th Jul 2013 As of this autumn, Freiburg University offers an English language MA program Modern China Studies. Students will spend their 3rd semester abroad. Prospective students should hold a BA degree in Chinese Studies. Alternatively, they may have graduated from other disciplines from the

Call for papers: Ming Qing yanjiu

May 1, 2013
Deadline: 30th Nov 2013 MING QING YANJIU, founded in 1992, is a journal dedicated primarily to advanced studies of pre-modern China. This journal provides a forum for scholars from a variety of fields related to late imperial and early republican period that aim to have a cross-disciplinary discourse. Contributions in sociology,

Call for papers: International Journal of Area Studies

Apr 1, 2013
Deadline: 15th Jun 2013 Planned publication time: Oct 2013   We would like to invite proposals for articles for an open access academic English language blind peer review journal ‘International Journal of Area Studies‘ to be published in October, 2013. This issue is devoted to Chinese and Taiwanese studies.The Journal, published

Call for Submission of Manuscripts for Eurosinica Series

Mar 21, 2013
EUROSINICA is a book series for monographs of various thematic focuses, sharing the goal of studying culture and literature in contemporary or historical contexts. The series, under the imprint of Peter Lang, was founded in 1984 by the German sinologist Günther Debon (1921–2005) and the Canadian comparatist Adrian Hsia (1938–2010); so

Publications by EACS Members

Feb 24, 2013
NEWS | DIRECTORY | DEBATE | ARCHIVE       Publications by EACS Members This new category collects and presents publications (books) by members of the EACS. Members are invited to send their bibliographical information (including short description, book cover image with web-permission, link to book sellers site (optional) to the webmaster. New items

Tang Dynasty and the World outside China

Oct 19, 2012
Budapest, Hungary Deadline: 15th Jan 2013 The Tang Summer School, held on July 1–7, 2013, at ELTE University (Budapest), offers an overview of the main facets of the Tang era by focusing on its relationship with the world outside China in five specific areas: history, literature, religion, science, and art.

Call for Papers for Ming Qing yanjiu

Aug 13, 2012
Deadline: 1st Nov 2012 Ming Qing yanjiu, published yearly from 1992. The theme is “Dynastic crisis in late imperial China (Ming-Qing or Qing-end of the empire)” The deadline is: November 1, 2012. For any information please contact mingqing@unior.it or myself dguida@unior.it – For previous issues and editorial norms, please refer

Call for Papers: Journal of Chinese Studies

May 2, 2012
The Journal of Chinese Studies (ISSN: 2224-2716) is a quarterly published international peer-reviewed academic journal (in English) which is edited by the Overseas Education College of Xiamen University in China. It publishes articles and reviews on a full gamut of Chinese studies which include but are not limited to Chinese

Call for Papers: Theoretical Studies in Literature and Art (TSLA)

Feb 8, 2012
Theoretical Studies in Literature and Art (TSLA), which was initiated in 1980 and published bimonthly, is one of the most highly ranked academic journals in China that publish original research articles in arts and humanities, especially in literary theory. From 2012 year onwards, TSLA will publish original academic articles that are

Constitution

Jun 30, 2011
Constitution (Revised on September  2,  2000) Article 1 An international association to be known as the European Association for Chinese Studies (EACS), hereafter referred to as “The Association”, governed by the present constitution, is hereby established between the undersigned and any other person subscribing to its constitution. Article 2 The Association

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