The purpose of the Association is to promote and foster, by every possible means, all scholarly activities related to Chinese Studies in Europe. The Association shall not engage in any political activity.
L'Association a pour but de promouvoir et de favoriser par tous moyens toutes activités scientifiques relevant des études chinoises en Europe. Elle n'aura aucune activité politique.
SOAS, London, UK
19th - 21st Jun 2013
This conference is jointly organized by the Department of the Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and the Research Centre for Translation Studies at the Chinese University Hong Kong (CUHK).
This conference is sponsored by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation (Taiwan) and the Research Centre for Translation Studies at CUHK.
Please note that the venue of this conference is at the SOAS Vernon
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 credibility that were encoded in argumentative practices, we seek to interrogate how Chinese scholars made and maintained shared assumptions about validity and veracity in the absenc [ ... ]
CEFC, Hong Kong
Start date: 22th July 2013
The French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC), based in Hong Kong, seeks a well-organized, energetic research assistant (P/T) to coordinate its monitoring and analysis of the Chinese-language press.
Candidates should be interested in working in a friendly, high-paced, collaborative trilingual (English, Chinese, French), academic environment, and have a strong academic interest in contemporary China (e.g. politics, economics, international relations, etc.) and/ [ ... ]
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 publishes articles and reviews on a full gamut of Chinese studies which include but are not limited to Chinese language education, Chinese linguistics, Chines [ ... ]Read more ⤻
Zhuhai, Jinan University, VR 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. Saihong Li (University of Salford, United Kingdom)
RATIONALE In translation studies the usual pa [ ... ]
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 universities, concepts of childhood and education have influenced East Asian cultures in manifold ways. Oriens Extremus calls for papers that deal with these concepts [ ... ]
Dalarna University, Sweden
2nd - 4th Apr 2014
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 people, information, and consumer goods, are some of the
2nd - 6th Sep 2013
Deadline: 24th Jun 2013 organized by European Association of Chinese Studies (third Edition), Department of Asian and North African Studies, Confucius Institute Ca’ Foscari University Venice, Summer School Ca’ Foscari University Venice
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.
We very much welcome submissions from candidates world-wide. The Young Scholar Award is made possible through generous support by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange. It was first awa [ ... ]
15th Mar - 17th Nov 2013
The present volume represents an accompanying publication to the exhibition “Qin – The eternal emperor and his terracotta warriors” at the Bernisches Historisches Museum.
The exhibition focuses on the formation of the Chinese Empire, the figure of the First Emperor (r. 246/221–210 BC) and his
Deadline: 31st Jul 2013
Am Lehrstuhl für Sinologie der Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg ist zum 15. November 2013 die Stelle eines/einer akademischen Rates/Rätin A 13 (TV-L E13) im befristeten Beamtenverhältnis (zunächst für drei Jahre) zu besetzen. Voraussetzungen sind ein abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium im Fach Sinologie, sichere Sprachkenntnisse im vor-modernen und modernen Chinesisch sowie sehr gute Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift.
Aufgaben [ ... ]
4th - 8th Aug 2013
Deadline: May 31st 2013
The Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context" at Heidelberg University welcomes applications for its Summer School 2013 "Sites of Knowledge: Space, Locality, and Circulation between Asia and Europe." It will take place from August 4 to 8 in Heidelberg, Germany. This year's Summer School will explore the significance of space and locality for the generation and circulation of knowledge. Starting from the p [ ... ]
Deadline: 21st Jun 2013 European Research Council (ERC) project “Mathematical Sciences in the Ancient World (SAW): New Theoretical Approaches to the Sources and Socio-Political Issues of the Present Day”
Karine Chemla (Principal Investigator) Agathe Keller & Christine Proust (Co-directors) The European Research Council Project “Mathematical Sciences in the Ancient World (SAW)” is calling for applications for a full-time doctoral or post-doctoral scholarship. [ ... ]
Deadline: 21st Jun 2013
European Research Council (ERC) project “Mathematical Sciences in the Ancient World (SAW): New Theoretical Approaches to the Sources and Socio-Political Issues of the Present Day” Karine Chemla (Principal Investigator)
Agathe Keller & Christine Proust (Co-directors) The European Research Council Project “Mathematical Sciences in the Ancient World (SAW)” is calling for applications for a full-time doctoral or post-doctoral scholarship, rewa [ ... ]
Deadline: 21st Jun 2013
European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Research project “Mathematical Sciences in the Ancient World (SAW): New Theoretical Approaches to the Sources and Socio-Political Issues of the Present Day” Karine Chemla (Principal Investigator) Agathe Keller & Christine Proust (Co-directors)
The European Research Council Project “Mathematical Sciences in the Ancient World (SAW)” is calling for applications for a full-time doctoral or post-doctoral schola [ ... ]
Barcelona, Spain 1st Jul 2013 The fourth symposium for young researchers is aimed at students who are about to begin their research, master students, doctoral students, and students who have recently completed their PhD theses. The objective of the symposium is to provide a scientific forum within which the next generation of researchers can exchange ideas and present the research they are carrying out in the field of Translation, Interpreting, Intercultural Studies and East Asian Studies. As well [ ... ]Read more ⤻
24th Jun - 1st Jul 2013
The PhD Summer School, now in its fourth edition, is organised by the Department of Translation and Interpreting of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. This week-long summer school aims at promoting quality research by encouraging the exchange of ideas and experiences amongst young researchers and providing a forum within which students and lecturers can share interests and experiences.
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 humanities or social sciences and have Chinese language skills equivalent to HSK 4.
We would appreciate if you could
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, literature, psychology, anthropology, history, geography, linguistics, semiotics, political science, and philosophy, as well as book reviews are welcome.
Han and Non-Han: identities, foreign in [ ... ]
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 der China-Forschung bestehen. Wir erhoffen uns Auseinandersetzungen
International Consortium for Research in the Humanities IKGF - www.ikgf.fau.de
Tue 14.05. The Eschatological Meaning of the Templum Domini in Jerusalem (Dome of the Rock)
Dr. Michelina Di Cesare (IKGF Visiting Fellow) Kollegienhaus, KH 2.012
Tue 28.05. Astromania, Astrophobia, Futuroscopia, and the Last Death of the Astrologer-Doctor in Golden Age Spain
Prof. Dr. Elena del Río Parra
Auckland, New Zealand,
22-24 November 2013
Deadline: 17th May 2013
The University of Auckland this year hosts the twentieth conference of the New Zealand Asian Studies Society. Panels and papers which respond to the theme are particularly invited and will be considered for publication, but the conference will cover the full range of disciplinary and area studies approaches to East, Southeast and South Asia and all paper and panel proposals will be given full consideration.
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 far, thirteen books have been published. While the founding editors placed the emphasis on the transfer processes of classical literary works and motifs between cultures, the continuation [ ... ]Read more ⤻
25th - 28th Sep 2013
Deadline: 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 following themes, around the Symbols of Chinese Imperial Power (for example, the Forbidden City Studies), and the Symbols of Imperial Power [ ... ]
Université Lumières Lyon 2, France
24th - 25th Oct 2013
Organised by Terminology and Translation Research Center (Université Lyon 2) The discovery of tea goes back to Chinese antiquity, and, according to Arab legends, Mohammed
as healed by coffee. Both drinks have centuries of history to show for. Today, carried into the four
corners of the world, these two are the drinks most frequently consumed daily, right after water (and
actually, there is quite a rivalry between them for the title). This geographic and histori [ ... ]
9th - 10th Sep 2013.
Deadline: 17th May 2013. Organized by the India Media Centre and the China Media Centre of the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) of the University of Westminster, London. The notion of soft power, associated with the work of Harvard political scientist Joseph Nye, is defined as ‘the ability to attract people to our side without coercion’. Nye’s concept, whose focus is primarily on the United States, has been adopted or adapted by countries around the world. It [ ... ]
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