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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

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

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

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

“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: March 4, 11.30 am CET – Jana Rosker, Lee Ming-huei, F. Heubel

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

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

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

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.

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,

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

May 2, 2020
Published by Springer ( 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

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

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 (, the Sinofon project (, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(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

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

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 (, Guiyuan Monastery 歸元寺 in Xi’an, Shaanxi, and the Jintai Academy 金臺書院, Shaanxi, cordially invite applications for a

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

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 (, the Tianzhu Global Network for the Study of Buddhist Cultures (, whose founding members include UBC, McMaster, UC Berkeley, and Harvard in North America, and Ghent and INALCO in Europe,

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

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

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

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

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

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,

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 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

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,

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 ( in cooperation with Jinan University, School of International Studies/Academy of Overseas Chinese Studies, Guangzhou, China ( and Aarhus University, Dep. of Global Studies, Denmark (, and with the collaboration of Fundacio

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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,

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

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

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,

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 . 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 (, 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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

Conference: Fall 2017, Garden History Society

Sep 12, 2016
Sheffield, UK Deadline: 25th Sep 2016 Following the success of the “New approaches in Chinese garden history” conference in June 2015, Jan Woudstra of the department of Landscape (University of Sheffield, UK) is helping the Garden History Society to organise another conference on the theme of Gardens and Landscape history of China, to

Call for Papers: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art (JCCA)

May 13, 2016
Deadline: 1st Jul 2016 (via Centre for Chinese Visual Arts (CCVA)) 1. The World of Art Museums in China This thematic Issue aims to explore how art museums in China have been transformed, established and developed in the context of the globalised art world: from the strategies that are being instituted to respond to

British Postgraduate Network for Chinese Studies 2016 Annual Conference “Dynamic China”

Apr 23, 2016
King’s College London, UK 23 – 24th Jun 2016 Under the leadership of Xi Jinping, China has entered a new phase. Widely referred to as an era of realising the ‘Chinese dream’ and building the ‘new normal’, it is commonly characterised by notions of ‘slow growth’, ‘anti-corruption’, ‘middle income status’, and ‘urbanisation’. At

Call for Papers: Ming Qing Studies 2017

Mar 29, 2016
Deadline: 31st Jun 2016 We are glad to inform you that the new edition of Ming Qing Studies 2016 is going to be published by Aracne Publishers in Fall 2016 (see contents below). Applicants are encouraged to submit abstracts for the next issue of Ming Qing Studies 2017. The contributions should concern Ming-Qing

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

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 ( With a notable focus on China, Economic and Political Studies aims to disseminate significant theoretical,

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.

12th Lodz East Asia Meeting: “Overcoming Controversies in East Asia”

Jan 21, 2016
Lodz, Poland 2 – 3rd Jun 2016 Deadline: 15th Mar 2016 12th Lodz East Asia Meeting Overcoming Controversies in East Asia, leading academic conference on East Asia in Poland. The event will take place at the Faculty of International and Political Studies of the University of Lodz on June 2-3, 2016. The keynote speech will

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

Call for Papers: China in Britain: 1760 to 1860

Jan 1, 2016
Manchester, UK 12-13th May 2016 Deadline: 30th Jan 2016 A conference organised by British Inter-university China Centre (BICC) and the Centre for Chinese Studies (CCS). 2016 marks the bicentenary of Lord Amherst’s embassy to China.  This episode of history seems to have been largely forgotten by historians of Britain and China, and has generated

Upcoming Workshop – “Divination and the Strange in Pre- and Early Modern East Asia and Europe” convened by Dr. Sophia Katz

Oct 4, 2015
Erlangen, Germany 27 – 28th Oct 2015 The International Consortium for Research in the Humanities “Fate, Freedom and Prognostication. Strategies for Coping with the Future in East Asia and Europe” of the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg is delighted to announce the Workshop IKGF seminar room in building D1 (Hartmannstr. 14, 91052 Erlangen)

Upcoming Lecture: Beauties at Work – Gender, Sexuality and Power in Urban China – Dr. Jieyu Liu

Oct 4, 2015
13th Oct 2015 St. Gallen, Switzerland 10.00-11.45, Room 23-001 (Classroom Pavilion) University of St. Gallen, Dufourstrasse 50, St. Gallen Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation Lecture Series: “Interdisciplinary Explorations of China’s Changing Gender Dynamics, 1900-2015”  Existing studies on gender and work in China, when touching upon sexuality, have examined the life of sex workers

Digital Text Analysis Workshop for Chinese and Manchu

Sep 23, 2015
Leiden, Netherlands30th Oct 2015 Do you want to learn how to mark up different kinds of information in Chinese texts? Do you want to know how to consult language and biographical dictionaries, maps, and other references sources all in one platform while reading Chinese texts on your computer? Do you want

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 Proposals “Place” The 11th East-West Philosophers’ Conference

Sep 18, 2015
University of Hawai’i 25 – 31st May 2016 Deadline: 1st Nov 2015 Humanity takes up space. In this, humanity is no different from other species. Humanity also purposefully transforms space, but is not unique in doing so. Other species also reshape the spaces they occupy to serve their purposes: birds create nests, bees create

Call for Papers: 9th Annual Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of East Asia

Jun 19, 2015
Olomouc, Czech Republic23rd Oct 2015Deadline: 16th Aug 2015 The conference theme is focused on contemporary trends in Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other East Asian societies, inviting an exploration into various areas, including lifestyle habits, rituals, cultural memory, consequences of globalization, changes in the family, visual culture, ethnicity, language, forms of communication

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

6th PhD Summer School: Translation, Intercultural and East Asian Studies

Jun 8, 2015
Barcelona, Spain29th Jun – 2nd Jul 2015Deadline: 21st Jun 2015The PhD Summer School is organized by the Department of Translation, Interpreting and East Asian Studies, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), and it will be held at the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting (UAB) during the week of June 29th to July

International Summer School on Ethnic Conflict and Terrorism in Asia

May 30, 2015
Olomouc, Czech Republic22 – 27th Jun 2015Deadline: 1st Jun 2015 Project CHINET and the Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic, would like to invite you to its summer school, titled: “Ethnic Conflict and Terrorism in Asia.” This one-week intensive course will bring together scholars and

International Summer School of Chinese Linguistics

May 30, 2015
Olomouc, Czech Republic22 – 27th Jun 2015Deadline: 1st Jun 2015 Palacký University in Olomouc welcomes all students of Chinese language to participate in a one week international summer school. The school offers 16 lectures of world famous speakers on selected topics of Chinese linguistics – see the list of topics below!

International Conference: “Political Communication in the Medieval World, 800-1600”

May 15, 2015
Rome, Italy27 – 29th May 2015 Jointly organized by the ERC-research group “Communication and Empire: Chinese Empires in Comparative Perspective” (Leiden University) and the Koninklijk Nederlands Instituut Rome (KNIR). This workshop brings together scholars with an interest in comparative political culture in order to discuss questions and methods in the study

Upcoming conference: “New approaches in Chinese garden history”

May 4, 2015
Sheffield, UK 18 – 19th Jun 2015 Research in Chinese garden history has burgeoned over the past thirty years, with a renewed interest being sparked by Maggie Keswick’s book The Chinese Garden (1978), a sumptuously produced volume that coincided with the end of the Cultural Revolution and the opening up of

Call for Applications: TOChina Summer School (9th edition)

Apr 17, 2015
Torino, Italy29th Jun – 10th Jul 2015 Deadline: 24th May 2015   Since 2007, the TOChina Summer School has welcomed outstanding graduate students, young researchers, practitioners and managers to one of Europe’s most engaging salons dedicated to analyzing China’s structural transformations in the socio-political, economic and cultural realms.

Call for Papers: Workshop “Argument alternations in Chinese”, embedded in the 9th International Conference of the European Association of Chinese Linguistics (EACL-­‐9)

Apr 17, 2015
Stuttgart, Germany     24 – 25th Sep 2015   We invite anonymous abstracts for 30-­‐minute talks (20+10) presenting new research into argument alternations in Chinese. Submissions may not exceed 2 pages (A4/letter) and must be written in English. The first line of the submission must be “Submission for the workshop on argument

Conference: The Shaping of Christianity in China

Mar 21, 2015
Oxford, UK21 – 22nd May 2015Deadline: 27th Mar 2015 A fresh look at the contribution of indigenous Christians The focus of the conference will be on the role played by Chinese Christians in the shaping of Protestant and Catholic Christianity within China over the past century-and-a-half. This is not to ignore

Call for Papers: The 5th International Symposium on Ethical Literary Criticism

Mar 21, 2015
Seoul, Korea2 – 4th Oct 2015Deadline: 1st Jun 2015 In order to promote international academic exchange in the field of literary criticism, East-West Comparative Literature Association of Korea will collaborate with the International Association for Ethical Literary Criticism (IAELC), the College of the Humanities and Institute of Trans Media World Literature

Conference on International Communication of Chinese Culture: World Value of Chinese Culture

Mar 21, 2015
Beijing, PRC27 – 28th Nov 2015Deadline: 15th May 2015 Academy for International Communication of Chinese Culture, Beijing Normal University, invites scholars from a variety of backgrounds (Sinology, Cultural Studies, Sociology, International Relations, Arts, Communication, Demography, Geography, Musicology, Film Studies, Anthropology, History etc.) to propose sessions and papers for the Conference on

Interdisciplinary Conference and Exhibition: Thinking Chinese 思華 ・ 華思

Mar 8, 2015
London, UK 31st Mar – 1st Apr 2015     A ground-breaking interdisciplinary two-day conference and exhibition presented by University College London and Ming-Ai (London) Institute. Both conference and exhibition explore the history of Chinese since the 19th Century who studied in Britain and became professionals, diplomats, scientists, writers, performers and

Call for Papers: Conference on Religions and Politics in Contemporary Chinese Societies

Jan 30, 2015
Olomouc, Czech Republic2 – 4th Apr 2015Deadline: 1st Mar 2015 Organizers: EU project CHINET, reg. no.: CZ.1.07/2.3.00/20.0152, Department of Asian Studies, Palacký University Olomouc & Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University Brno Conference venue: Art Centre (Konvikt), Palacký University Olomouc, Univerzitní 3, Olomouc, Czech Republic Conference dates: April 2

MERICS European China Talent Program

Jan 30, 2015
Berlin, Germany6 – 8th May 2015 Deadline: 9th Feb 2015 The Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) strives to encourage European students and young graduates to deepen their engagement with contemporary China. By bringing together fifteen outstanding European students and graduates, the MERICS European China Talent Program provides a platform for

Tibetan Cultural Event: Ritual in the Context of Science: Ceremony dealing with the subject of “Bön religion and divination” performed by the Venerable Lopön Trinley Nyima Rinpoche

Oct 14, 2014
Erlangen, Germany27th Oct 2014 The International Consortium for Research in the Humanities “Fate, Freedom and Prognostication” at the University Erlangen-Nuremberg is one of ten Käte Hamburger Kollegs in Germany that foster pioneering research in the Humanities and are funded by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research. The consortium has set

Call for Papers: Kentucky Foreign Language Conference (KFLC)

Sep 17, 2014
Univ. of Kentucky, USA 23 – 25th Apr 2015 Deadline: Nov 10th 2014 Abstracts are invited in all areas and aspects of the field of East Asian studies. Paper presentations are 20 minutes followed by a 10 minute question and answer session. In addition for individual abstracts for paper presentations, proposals

Call for Papers: International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) 9

Sep 15, 2014
Adelaide, Australia 5 – 9th Jul 2015Deadline: 30th Oct 2014 The International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) is the premier international gathering in the field of Asian Studies. It attracts participants from over 60 countries to engage in global dialogues on Asia that transcend boundaries between academic disciplines and geographic areas.

Call for Papers: XXV. Jahrestagung der DVCS “Recht und Gerechtigkeit”

Sep 15, 2014
Münster, Germany 7 – 9th Nov 2014 Deadline: 15th Oct 2014 Mit dem Tagungsthema „Recht und Gerechtigkeit“ laden wir zur Erkundung von Rechtsver-ständnis und Gerechtigkeitsempfinden im modernen und vormodernen China ein. Neben der Betrachtung von Konzepten und Definitionen beider Begriffe zielt eine der Leitfragen auf die Ergründung des Verhältnisses von Recht

International Conference „The Chinese Way“ (中国道路国际论坛)

Sep 9, 2014
Berlin, Germany20th Oct 2014 Deadline: 15th Sep 2014 INTRODUCTION AND TOPICS The stunning economical miracle in China reminds many of the German economical miracle after World War II. However, China’s rise with almost 10% annual growth rate lasts already more than 30 years. This is certainly a unique achievement in both,

Call for Papers: Conference on Migration, Religion and Asia

Aug 23, 2014
Olomouc, Czech Republic27 – 29th Nov 2014Deadline: 31st Aug 2014 The issues concerning both religiosity and migration have been discussed by scholars across different academic disciplines for a long time. Various theoretical and methodological tools are utilized to approach both of these social phenomena. In our symposium we focus particularly on

The 8th Annual Czech and Slovak Sinological Conference 2014

Aug 23, 2014
Olomouc, Czech Republic7 – 8th Nov 2014 The Czech and Slovak Sinological Conference provides a platform for experts, academics, and researchers from near and far to exchange their insights and thoughts on a wide spectrum of China related topics. Student presenters are also welcome and encouraged to participate. Papers on the

Conference: Reading the “Masters”: Contexts, Textual Structures, and Hermeneutic Strategies

Aug 23, 2014
Brno, Czech Republic5 – 6th September 2014 The conference focuses on interpretative approaches to the early Chinese “Masters” (zhuzi) in the light of recent developments in philology, textual criticism, manuscript studies, and the history of philosophy. The participants scrutinize approaches to zhuzi writings as “philosophical texts”, a term prone to evoke

Call for Papers: 2nd Annual Academic Conference of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies’ Specialty Committee for the Protection of Traditional Knowledge

Aug 23, 2014
Luoyang, China15 – 16th Nov 2014Deadline: 1st Oct 2014 Scholars, policy experts and activists working in the areas of protecting traditional knowledge and/or protecting traditional medical knowledge are invited to submit academic articles, review articles, research reports or essays. Papers may focus on any indigenous medical tradition or area of the

Conference: The “China Dream”: Passions, Policies and Power (Registration Open)

Aug 13, 2014
Leicester, UK24 – 25th Sept 2014 “The first international conference in the UK hosted by the University of Leicester’s China Studies Research Alliance (ChiSRA).” As China has grown economically, its cultural and political landscape has changed profoundly. As well as raising living standards, China now needs to satisfy its people’s growing

Call for Papers: International Conference “Taiwan: The View from the South”

Aug 13, 2014
Canberra, Australia6 – 8th Jan 2015Deadline: 1st Sep 2014 The Australian Centre on China in the World invites submissions for an international conference on all aspects of the study of Taiwan to take place in its award–winning new building. The conference aims to bring together scholars from Taiwan and around the

Call for Papers: 4th International Conference on Buddhism in Australasian Region

Jul 7, 2014
Perth, Australia26th- 28th Feb 2015Deadline: 25th Nov 2014 The International Conference Buddhism & Australia 2015 will be held on 26-28 February, 2015 in Perth, Western Australia. This conference investigates the history, current and future directions for Buddhism in Australasia and main theme for Buddhism & Australia 2015 will be Buddhist Symbols

Call for Papers: International Symposium “Reading the Old in the Light of the Newly Discovered: Chinese Philosophy and Ancient Chinese Texts”

Jul 7, 2014
Macquarie Univ. Sydney, AustraliaDec 9th – 11th 2014 Deadlines: Early Jul and Oct 2014 You are cordially invited to the international symposium “Reading the Old in the Light of the Newly Discovered: Chinese Philosophy and Ancient Chinese Texts” organized by Chinese Studies, Department of International Studies (Languages and Cultures), Macquarie University,

Call for Papers: International Conference Scholarships “China in the Global Academic Landscapes. New Horizons: Topical and Structural Challenges for 2020”

Jul 1, 2014
Hanover, Germany11th – 12th Dec 2014Extended Deadline: Jul 31st 2014 Venue: Conference, Herrenhausen Castle, Hanover/Germany The international conference China in the Global Academic Landscapes deals with the academic implications of the growing global significance of China in general and its university sector in particular. Among other subjects, we will reflect upon

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: International Conference: “Translation Talk”

Jun 4, 2014
London, UK 23rd – 24th Apr 2015 Deadline: 1st Jul 2014 A 2-day international conference to be held at the Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR), School of Advanced Study, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, UK, on Thursday 23 – Friday 24 April 2015. Can translation

International Symposium “Back into Modernity: Classical Poetry and Intellectual Transition in Modern China” “拋入現代”: 古典詩歌與現代中國的思想嬗變

Jun 3, 2014
Frankfurt, Germany4th – 5th Jul 2014 Casino Anbau 1.802Campus WestendGoethe University Frankfurt am Main Organizer: Zhiyi Yang, Jun.-Prof. Dr.Department of Sinology Sponsor: Confucius China Studies Program   Program July 04, 2014   9:30-10:00 Opening Ceremony 開幕式Speaker: Vice President Prof. Lutz-Bachmann; IZO-Director Arndt Graf10:00-10:30 Keynote Speech 主題報告

International Conference “China’s Media Go Global”

May 7, 2014
Beijing, PR China 2nd – 3rd Sep 2014 Deadline: 25th May 2014 China is dramatically increasing its media presence in the world. Within the next few months CCTV will establish in Europe its third Media Hub, after Africa and the USA. Xinhua has expanded its operations and includes 24 hour television

20th Biennial Conference of the EACS 2014

May 6, 2014
Braga/Coimbra, Portugal22nd – 26th Jul 2014Extended Registration Deadline: 7th May 2014   From the origins of Sinology to current interdisciplinary research approaches: Bridging the past and future of Chinese Studies. The 20th Conference of the European Association of Chinese Studies will be held in Portugal in the cities of Braga and Coimbra between the 22nd and

Summer School: ‘Politics and Society of China and Chinese Language’

Apr 28, 2014
SOAS, University of London 23rd Jun – 24th Jul 2014 This combined language and politics course enables students to study Chinese language alongside a comprehensive introduction to Chinese politics and society. Students will undertake one of two levels of Chinese language. As well as the language students will be focusing on

Upcoming Conference: 11th Annual East Asia Security Symposium and Conference

Mar 16, 2014
Beijing, PR China30th Jun – 5th Jul 2014 A Multinational 5-Day Symposium: 30 June – 4 July 2014 Followed by an Invitational Conference: 5 July 2014 At the China Foreign Affairs University in Beijing. Sponsored by the University of New Haven, Global Studies Program and Bond University, East Asia Security Centre,

Call for Papers: Conference on International Communication of Chinese Culture: Discourse System and Cultural Image

Mar 16, 2014
Beijing, PR China28th – 29th Nov 2014Deadline: 30th Apr 2014 Academy for International Communication of Chinese Culture, Beijing Normal University, invites scholars from a variety of backgrounds (sinology, cultural studies, sociology, international relations, arts, communication, demography, geography, musicology, film studies, anthropology etc.) to propose sessions and papers for the Conference on

Call for Papers: International SCCS PhD Student Conference: “China Links: Connecting the World”

Jan 27, 2014
Nottingham, UK 18th – 19th Jul 2014Deadline: 20th Mar 2014 The conference explores China’s global linkages from a multidisciplinary perspective. We welcome presentations on economics, international relations, politics, people-to-people relations, media, and historical and cultural linkages. Presenters are also greatly encouraged to share their methodological approaches and theoretical frameworks. The conference

Call for Papers: The 2014 International Jilin Conference ,Developing China’s Innovation-Base Economy Through Technology Entrepreneurship’

Jan 27, 2014
29th – 30th Apr 2014Changchun, PR China Organized by Jilin University School of Economics and, University of Amsterdam Business school. We invite submission of empirical, theoretical and applied research addressing approaches, challenges and prospects of technology entrepreneurship for building innovation-based economy.Publication opportunity: In addition to conference proceedings, selected best papers from

Call for Papers: International Conference: “Aesthetic Notions: Framing Emotional Perception”

Jan 24, 2014
Paris, France26th – 27th Jun 2014Deadline: 15th Feb 2014 Interdisciplinary, intercultural and interinstitutional partnership with Paris Sorbonne (Paris 4, OMF), Sorbonne nouvelle (Paris 3, CERC), Jean Moulin Lyon 3 (Marge), Charles de Gaulle Lille (CEAC), Panthéon Sorbonne (Paris 1, Hicsa) and l’ENS Lyon (CERCC et IAO). Logistically and technically supported by

Call for Papers: 9th Biennual Conference of The Comparative Education Society of Asia: “Education, Equality and Social Harmony: Asian Experiences in Comparative Perspective”

Jan 24, 2014
Hangzhou, PR China 16th -18th May 2014 Deadline: 28th Feb 2014 Host: School of Education, Hangzhou Normal University. The relationship between education and social inequality has aroused increasingly acute concern in many Asian societies over recent years. This conference will invite participants to consider what we can learn from the experiences

Conference: Chinese and Asian Geographical Views on Central Asia and its Adjacent Regions

Dec 30, 2013
Bonn, Germany10th – 11th Jan 2014 Poppelsdorfer Schloss, Meckenheimer Allee 169, 53115 Bonn, Germany Programme (preliminary)   FRIDAY, 10 JANUARY 9:00 Roderich Ptak: Welcome speech Session 1: Chinese and East Asian Geographical Views on Central Asia I (chair: Valerie Hansen) 9:15 Niu, Ruji, “Mt. Tianshan: the Pivotal Line of Converging Asian

Call for Papers: International Conference: “EU-China Mass Communication”

Dec 15, 2013
Bruges, Belgium3rd – 4th Apr 2014 (TBC)Deadline: 5th Jan 2014 (Financially supported by the European Commission) The Inbev-Baillet Latour Chair of European Union-China Relations at the College of Europe invites experts to contribute papers which focus on EU-China mass communication. The papers will be presented at the International Conference on “EU-China

International Conference: “Usages du Livre du Changement (Zhouyi) sous les Song” / “On the Various Usages of the Yijing by Song Literati”

Nov 15, 2013
Paris, France21st – 22nd Nov 2013 The International Consortium for Research in the Humanities “Fate, Freedom and Prognostication. Strategies of Coping with the Future in East Asia and Europe” of the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg is delighted to announce this international joint conference together with the Collège de

Call for Papers: “The Glocalisation of Christianity in China”

Nov 15, 2013
Univ. of Manchester, UK15th – 16th May 2014Deadline: 5th Jan 2014 An international conference organised by Centre for Chinese Studies and Department of Religions and Theology. Christianity came to China four times: with the Nestorians during the Tang dynasty (618-907), the Franciscans during the Mongol-ruled Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), the Jesuits during

Call for Papers: Conference “Reading Communities and the Circulation of Print: Australia, China, and Britain in the 19th Century”

Oct 11, 2013
Canberra, Australia23-24 April 2014Deadline: 15th Dec 2013 This two-day conference investigates the production, circulation and consumption of printed material in Australia, China, and Britain in the long 19th century, when technological improvements in printing, engraving, papermaking, and transport made the production and distribution of texts easier and increased opportunities for education

Conference: Optimism and Scepticism regarding Progress in Late 19th-Century and Republican China

Oct 10, 2013
Erlangen, Germany29th – 31th Oct 2013 Convenor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Fröhlich On behalf of the International Consortium for Research in the Humanities “Fate, Freedom and Prognostication” at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg Prof. Thomas Fröhlich (convenor) invites to the conference on “Optimism and Scepticism regarding Progress in Late 19th-Century

Call for Papers: Scientific Conference “Chinese Civilization: Tradition and Modernity”

Oct 9, 2013
Kyiv, Ukraine6th Dec 2013Deadline: 31st Oct 2013 The 7th Scientific Conference “Chinese Civilization: Tradition and Modernity” will be held in Kyiv, Ukraine, at A. Krymskyi Institute of Oriental Studies. The Conference activities will be organized with the following sections: “Political and Socio-economic Issues of China’s Modern Development” “Chinese Civilization Studies: History, Philosophy,

Call for Papers: “Intercultural Communication Between China And the Rest of the World: Beyond (Reverse) Essentialism and Culturalism?” 中国与外部世界间的 跨文化交流: 超越 (反向)本质主义和文化主义?

Oct 9, 2013
Helsinki, Finland5th – 6th Jun 2014Deadline: 15th Jan 2014 Plenary speakers: Anne Cheng, Professor at the Prestigious Collège de France in Paris (intellectual History of China) Adrian Holliday, Professor of Applied Linguistics at Canterbury Christ Church University (UK) in the Department of English & Language Studies

Call for Papers: SHARP in China 2015: ICHS/CISH Conference: “Reading, Writing and the Book: New Histories / La Lecture, l’écriture et le livre: nouvelles perspectives”

Oct 9, 2013
Jinan, Shandong, VRC24th – 28th Aug 2015Deadline: 30th Nov 2013 As an International Affiliated International Organization of the International Committee on the Historical Sciences, SHARP is in a position to organize three sessions during the week-long conference to be held in Jinan, in Shandong Province of Eastern China, August

Summer School: New Directions in the Study of the Mongol Empire

Oct 8, 2013
The Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem1st – 4th Jul 2014Deadline: 5th Nov 2013 The “New Directions in the Study of the Mongol Empire” Summer School aims to scrutinize the empire from a holistic perspective. It looks at the Mongol Period not only as a chapter in the annals of China, Iran, Russia

AAS Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference

Oct 3, 2013
Philadelphia, USA27th – 30th Mar 2014 Each spring, the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) holds a four-day conference devoted to planned programs of scholarly papers, roundtable discussions, workshops, and panel sessions on a wide range of issues in research and teaching, and on Asian affairs in general. Connect with your colleagues

ASAA 20th Biennial Conference: AsiaScapes: Contesting Borders

Sep 17, 2013
Univ. of Western Australia, Perth8th – 10th Jul 2014Deadline: 29th Nov 2013 This conference invites presentations addressing shifts, continuities, innovations and tensions in Asia. We welcome engagement from scholars and practitioners in the humanities, social sciences and other sciences, as well as interdisciplinary explorations of Asia and Asia-Australia relations. The pace

Conference: “Max Weber and China: Culture, Law and Capitalism”

Jul 24, 2013
5th – 6th Sep 2013 Deadline: 3rd Sep 2013 SOAS, University of London, UK Max Weber is not only celebrated as a founder of modern social science but also for his view that modern capitalism was the achievement of a uniquely Western rationalism. His celebrated study of China argued

Conference: Questioning Modernity 質問現代性 Critical Engagement with Western Knowledge in Late Imperial and Republican China 晚期中華帝國與民國時期針對西學的批判性交涉

Jul 24, 2013
Göttingen, Germany 22nd 24th Nov 2013 "Over the past 20 years, the development of modern knowledge in China has been a focus of much research. Core topics of debate have included whether the late Ming-early Qing period already contained indigenous elements of modern science; that is, the relative weight

The Society for the Study of Early China’s (SSEC) Second Annual Conference

Jul 8, 2013
Philadelphia, USA 26th Mar 2014 More than 40 scholars attended the Society’s first annual conference on 21 March 2013 and heard a broad range of outstanding papers. We hope the second annual conference will be even more successful. As in 2013, the second SSEC conference will take place the day before

European Association For Asian Art And Archaeology (EAAA) newly founded

Jul 5, 2013
Deadline: 15th Nov 2013 Olomouc, Czech Republic 25th – 27th Sept 2014 The board of the European Association for Asian Art and Archaeology is pleased to announce the establishment of EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR ASIAN ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY (EAAA). The association shall: – encourage and advance

9th International Sinology Forum

Jun 21, 2013
Leiria, Portugal, 20th – 22nd Feb 2014 The Portuguese Institute of Sinology is currently organizing its 9th International Sinology Forum, to be held on 20, 21 and 22 February in Leiria (Portugal) on the topic “China: Tradition and Modernity”. For this purpose it is welcoming papers from specialists on China, in

International Conference “Standards of Validity in Late Imperial China”

Jun 12, 2013
Heidelberg, Germany 4th – 6th Oct, 2013 Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies. Making a major contribution to the global history of science and knowledge, this conference aims to reconstruct the standards of validity that governed scholarly discourses in late imperial China. By recovering the implicit criteria of truth or

Call for Papers: Globalisation – Challenges for Translators and Interpreters

Jun 10, 2013
Zhuhai, Jinan University, PR China 29th – 30th Nov 2013   We are delighted to announce the following researchers as our keynote speakers: –  Professor Roberto Valdeón (University of Oviedo, Spain) –   Professor Myriam Salama-Carr (University of Salford, United Kingdom) –   Associate Professor Henrik Gottlieb (University of Copenhagen, Denmark) –   Dr.

Call for Papers: Transcultural Identity Constructions in a Changing World

Jun 6, 2013
Dalarna University, Sweden 2nd – 4th Apr 2014 Deadline: 15th Oct 2013  Updated leaflet… Globalising processes have led, in recent decades, to critical re-evaluations of the ways in which ‘culture’ has traditionally been understood. Global capitalism, worldwide diffusion and popularisation of communication technologies, as well as increased mobility of

Anecdotes Workshop Chinese texts

May 28, 2013
Leiden, Netherlands 31st May – 1st Jun 2013 Featuring over a dozen presentations by specialists from a variety of nations and affiliations, the Anecdotes Workshop explores the various functions of anecdotes in early Chinese texts. Time: Friday Mai 31 and Saturday June 1 Venue: Blue Room of City Hotel Nieuw Minerva

International Workshop: “Techniques of Prediction I: Chronomancy”

May 1, 2013
Erlangen, Germany May 7th – 8th 2013 Convenors: Prof. Dr. Michael Lackner (IKGF director), Prof. Dr. Andrea Bréard (Univ. Heidelberg, Univ. Lille 1, IKGF Former Visiting Fellow) Location: Senatssaal (Schloss, Schlossplatz 4, 91054 Erlangen) Our workshop series’ focus is upon techniques of inductive or

Call for Papers: XXIV. Jahrestagung der DVCS “Raum und Grenze”

May 1, 2013
Würzburg, Germany 8th – 9th Nov 2013 Mit dem Tagungsthema „Raum und Grenze“ möchten wir zur Erkundung und Reflexionräumlicher Zusammenhänge in den China-Studien einladen. Im Sinne des „spatial turn“ in den Kulturwissenschaften soll eine Leitfrage dieser Tagung in der Auslotung des Erkenntnispotentials der Hinwendung zum Raum in

Workshop: Contemporary Research on Chinese Women 當代中國女性研究研討會

May 1, 2013
Tsinghua University Beijing, China May 11th 2013 The French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC) and the Centre Franco Chinois cordially invite you to attend the following workshop: 法國現代中國研究中心及中法中心誠邀閣下參加以下研討會:WORKSHOP “CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH ON CHINESE WOMEN” 當代中國女性研究研討會 Venue: Wenbei Building, Room 206 05 月11 日 清華大學文北樓 206 室   SESSION 1: Property

Workshop: Southeast Asia regional Security in the Context of Sino-U.S. Rivalry

May 1, 2013
SOAS, London, UK 7th June 2013 Venue: G50, Russell Square Campus Main Building, SOAS, University of London Workshop Schedule 10:30AM Registration and Coffee 11:00AM Keynote Speech Prof. Rosemary Foot (Oxford) ‘The Disruption of China's Resurgence: Reflections from an IR Perspective’ 12:00PM Lunch 1:30PM Session 1: Southeast Asia and Geopolitics Moderator: Dr.

International Conference “The Forbidden City, Imperial Palaces and Royal Courts: Symbols of Imperial and Monarchical Power in the East and West Compared”

Mar 17, 2013
Boulogne-sur-mer, France25th – 28th Sep 2013Deadline: 10th Apr 2013 Organization: Université du Littoral Cóte d’Opale, in collaboration with the GRSL (Group Societies, Religions, Secularism), EPHE-CNRS, France, and with colleagues from the Palaces Museum, Beijing, China. Conference languages: French, English or Chinese. The organisers of the conference welcome contributions on the

Call for Papers: Transnational Chinese Cinemas, Embodiment, Corporeality, and Desire

Mar 17, 2013
Deadline: 1st Apr 2013 Editors: Brian Bergen-Aurand, Nanyang Technological University, Mary Mazzilli, Nanyang Technological University, Hee Wai Siam, Nanyang Technological University. This collection invites essays considering the evolving relation among National, Transnational Chinese, and Sinophone Cinemas and conceptualizations and deployments of embodiment and the body. It seeks to consider multiple aspects

Workshop: “Civil Society” development and transformation of authoritarian regimes

Feb 11, 2013
15th Feb 2013 EHESS, Paris Workshop organized by Chloé Froissart (Rennes 2 University, CECMC) and Anthony J. Spires (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) under the PROCORE France-Hong-Kong joint research program, the Center for Research on Modern and Contemporary China, School for Higher Studies in Social Sciences and the Asia-Pacific Research

New Perspectives on Medieval Chinese Poetry

Jan 19, 2013
21st – 22nd  Feb 2013 Boulder, USA A special conference in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the UCB Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations. All sessions in Old Main Chapel. For further details please contact Paul W. Kroll Professor of Chinese Dept. of Asian Languages & Civilizations University of Colorado Mail.   Thursday, February 21  9:00

32. Deutscher Orientalistentag 2013

Jan 11, 2013
23rd – 27th Sep 2013. Münster, Germany. Since 1921, the German Society for Oriental Studies (Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft) has organized the German Oriental Studies Conference (Deutscher Orientalistentag), normally once every three years. In 2013 the DOT will take place for the first time in Münster.   The panels and individual presentations

9th Łódź East Asia Meeting “Central Europe and East Asia”

Jan 10, 2013
University of Łódź, Poland 6th – 7th Jun 2013.   The conference is an annual gathering of scholars interested in Asian affairs, especially their political and economic aspects. After the 2012 edition’s success, when over 30 foreign guests participated (among others, from Japan, China, Taiwan, USA, Russia, Germany, Slovakia, Czech Republic) we

Global goes Local: Visualizing Regional Cultures in the Arts of Greater China

Nov 8, 2012
Deadline: 30th Nov 2012 Click to view Pdf…   International Conference 27 – 29 June 2013 This international and interdisciplinary conference aims to create dialogue among specialists and practitioners from the fields of Fine Art, Art History, Museum Studies, Visual Culture, Cultural Studies and other relevant disciplines, examining the role and significance of local art and cultures

Call for papers: Ming Qing Studies 2013

Oct 18, 2012
Edited by Paolo Santangelo, Sapienza University of RomeDeadline: 31st Mar 2013 We notice that the issue of MING QING STUDIES 2012 is going to be published by Aracne Publishers. MING QING STUDIES is a yearly publication, both on line and in printed form, which continues the positive experience of Ming Qing yanjiu. It

Call for papers: Shaping the sciences of the ancient world

Oct 11, 2012
Université Paris Diderot, FranceDeadline: 30th Nov 2012 The SAW project (Mathematical Sciences in the Ancient World) organises a conference ‘Shaping the sciences of the ancient world: Text criticism, critical editions and translations of ancient and medieval scholarly texts (18th-20th centuries)’, which will take place 17-21 June 2013 in Paris. We now


Sep 8, 2012
Paris, September 5th – 8th 2012 Organizing committee: Gilles Guiheux (Univ. Paris Diderot), Christine Lamarre (INALCO), Soline Suchet (BULAC) -:¦:-  The Venue, Call for Papers, Deadlines, Keynote Speakers  -:¦:-   The Venue The conference is jointly organized by the Université Paris Diderot, the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO)

Reminder: Chinese Instruments and Western Museums Workshop

Apr 16, 2012
CHIME Leiden, NetherlandsExtended Deadline: 20th Apr 2012 REMINDER: CALL FOR PAPERS From 13 to 16 September 2012 The CHIME Foundation and Leiden University in The Netherlands will host a workshop on the topic of Chinese Instruments and Western Museums. Everyone with a passion for and research interest in Chinese instruments,

Call for Contributions: Oriens Extremus

Mar 18, 2012
Deadline: 30th Sep 2012 Oriens Extremus assembles articles dealing with Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Southeast Asian cultural and intellectual history from the beginnings until the modern age. The next issue of Oriens Extremus will feature a special section devoted to The Chinese Revolution: Creating a New World. It focuses on an

Call for Papers: “Political Strategies of Identity Building in Non-Han Empires in China:”

Mar 6, 2012
Munich, 18th – 19th Jun 2012 Deadline: 8th Apr 2012 A Continuation of the Workshop “Ethnicity and Sinicization Reconsidered”This workshop is especially aimed at post-graduate students of East Asian and Central Asian history, sociology, anthropology, political science, or ethnology (i.e. Sinology, Mongolian Studies, Korean Studies, Central Asian Studies etc.). Participants are

The Wellington Conference on Contemporary China 2012

Feb 15, 2012
Wellington, New Zealand, 13th – 14th Aug 2012Deadline: 30th May 2012 The Wellington Conference on Contemporary China is an annual event organized by the New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre. Each year, this conference brings together leading China scholars to examine, debate and advance scholarship on issues of great significance in

TOChina Summer School 2012

Feb 15, 2012
Torino, 25th Jun – 6th Jul 2012 Deadline: 21st May 2012 Click to view Pdf…  The TOChina Summer School is delighted to announce that applications for the 2012 TOChina Summer School on the politics, foreign policy and political economy of contemporary China are accepted as of now. True to its tradition,

Third EACS Summer School in Chinese Studies – 2012 Edition: Chinese Folk Culture

Feb 6, 2012
Moscow, 18th – 24th Jun 2012Deadline: 15th Mar 2012 The classes will be held from 18 June (Monday) to 23 June (Saturday). A Moscow city tour is scheduled for 24 June (Sunday). Institute of Oriental and Classical Studies, Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow, RussiaTime & Place, Courses, Participants, Requirements,

Call for Papers: “Cosmopolitan China” An International Conference

Feb 4, 2012
Manchester, 17th – 18th May 2012Extended Deadline: 13th Feb 2012 Convened by Centre for Chinese Studies (CCS) and Confucius Institute (CI) Pathways to Cosmopolitanism PhD Program (Manchester and NUS) Research Institute for Cosmopolitan Culture (RICC)Manchester Architecture Research Centre (MARC).Questions of ethnic diversity and multi-culturalism lie at the heart of debates on

8th Łódź East Asia Meeting: East Asia After Global Financial Crisis

Jan 12, 2012
Łódź, 4th – 5th Jun 2012Deadline: 28th Feb 2012 Ever since its first edition in 2002, the Lodz East Asian Meeting gather scholars, researchers and students in all disciplines, specializing in East Asian studies. Being the first academic conference of its kind in Poland, gradually it became one of the most

Call for Papers: Asian Postmodernities and their Legacies

Dec 20, 2011
Zürich, 30th – 31st Mar 2012Deadline: 15th Jan 2012 The University Research Priority Program Asia and Europe (University of Zurich) in collaboration with The Institute of East Asian Studies, Department of Sinology (University of Zurich), invite proposals for the Graduate Student Workshop. Key themes: spaces & boundaries, environmental issues, body &

Call for Papers: Cultural Translation and East Asia: Film, Literature and Art

Dec 6, 2011
Bangor University UK, Sep 7th – 8th 2012 Deadline: 20th May 2012 The aim of this interdisciplinary conference is to focus on questions of ‘cultural translation’ in all its forms and constructs. As global identity becomes increasingly defined by questions of communication across languages andcultures the role of ‘translation’ becomes key

Call for Papers: “Issues of Far Eastern Literatures”

Jun 28, 2011
St. Petersburg, June 27th – July 1st 2012Deadline: March 1st 2012Faculty of Asian and African Studies of St.Petersburg State University, InternationalGuo Moruo Academy and Guo Moruo Museum of CASS cordially welcome paperproposals for the 5th International Conference “Issues of Far Eastern Literatures”, dedicatedto the 120th anniversary of outstanding Chinese writer, scientist

22nd Annual Conference of the German Association of Chinese Studies

Jun 27, 2011
Technische Universität Berlin, November 25th – 27nd 2011 “Kontinuität und Umbruch in Chinas Geschichte und Gegenwart” [Continuity and Change in China’s Past and Present]Aus Anlass des 100-jährigen Jubiläums der Xinhai-Revolution thematisiert die Jahrestagung der DVCS die Kontinuitäten und Umbrüche, die in Geschichte und Gegenwart Chinas zu erkennen sind. External Link

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