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.


Upcoming Conference: 11th Annual East Asia Security Symposium and ConferenceUpcoming Conference: 11th Annual East Asia Security Symposium and Conference
Sunday, 16 Mar 2014

30th Jun - 5th Jul 2014
Beijing, PR China
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 iversity of New Haven, Global Studies Program and Bond University, East Asia Security Centre, International Relations and Global Studies. Hosted by the China Foreign Affairs University, Department of Diplomacy. This symposium offers a unique opportunity for open discussion with an array of high-level Ch [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: Conference on International Communication of Chinese Culture: Discourse System and Cultural ImageCall for Papers: Conference on International Communication of Chinese Culture: Discourse System and Cultural Image
Sunday, 16 Mar 2014

Beijing, PR China
28th - 29th Nov 2014
Deadline: 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 International Communication of Chinese Culture: Discourse System and Cultural Image     Conference Venue &nbs [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: The Third Symposium on the Supervision of Research Students (SSRS) in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language (TCSL)
Sunday, 02 Mar 2014

3rd - 5th Jul 2014
Nanjing University, PR China
Deadline: 30th Apr 2014
We are writing to invite the submission of papers for an international Symposium on the Supervision of postgraduates in TCSL, to be held at Nanjing University from July 3rd to 5th, 2014. The Symposium will aim to address the issues of training and supervision of research students – both MA and Ph.D – in the field of  TCSL. This will be the third symposium in a series, and follows the success of earlier symposia held in 2012 and 2013 at  [ ... ]

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Call for Papers of the Economic and Political Studies
Saturday, 01 Mar 2014

The Economic and Political Studies (EPS) ( ISSN: 2095 - 4816 ) is a
peer-reviewed academic journal, published in both print and electronic
versions. The EPS seeks to promote the studies of Economics and Politics by addressing
issues concerning China and its interaction with the world, encouraging an
interdisciplinary approach, while exploring critiques from various
perspectives. The journal also provides an international forum for
innovative theoretical and empirical work where the fields of economics and
politics intersect. Bot [ ... ]

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Vacant Position: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Premodern Chinese Literature and Humanities
Monday, 03 Feb 2014

Columbia University, USA
Deadline: 31st May 2014
The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University is seeking to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in premodern Chinese literature and humanities up to 1800 with specialization in poetry or cognate areas in cultural history and the humanities broadly defined.  The appointee will be responsible for teaching broad courses for undergraduates and specialized courses for graduate students, including courses providing advanced training i [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: International SCCS PhD Student Conference: "China Links: Connecting the World"
Monday, 27 Jan 2014

18th - 19th Jul 2014
Nottingham, UK
Deadline: 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 aims to promote international co-operation between early career academics, creating opportunities for network [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: The 2014 International Jilin Conference ,Developing China's Innovation-Base Economy Through Technology Entrepreneurship'
Monday, 27 Jan 2014

29th - 30th Apr 2014
Changchun, 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 the conference will be submitted for publication in the Technology Analysis & Strategic management Journal.
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Call for Papers: International Conference: “Aesthetic Notions: Framing Emotional Perception”
Friday, 24 Jan 2014

Paris, France
26th - 27th Jun 2014
Deadline: 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 Réseau Asie (CNRS) and Escom (FMSH)
conference will take place at: Bâtiment Le France, 190, av. de France, Paris 13e
he conference aims to explore notions re [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: 9th Biennual Conference of The Comparative Education Society of Asia: "Education, Equality and Social Harmony: Asian Experiences in Comparative Perspective"
Friday, 24 Jan 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 of developed and developing societies, within Asia and beyond, regarding the relationship between education, equality and stability or ‘harmony’ – both within particular  [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: 10th Lodz East Asia Meeting “New Dynamics of Europe-East Asia Regional Cooperation”Call for Papers: 10th Lodz East Asia Meeting “New Dynamics of Europe-East Asia Regional Cooperation”
Monday, 13 Jan 2014

University of Lodz, Poland
Deadline: 15th Mar 2014
June 5th - 6th, 2014
The conference is an annual gathering of scholars interested in Asian affairs, especially their political and economic aspects. After the 2012 and 2013 edition’s success, when over 70 foreign guests participated (among others, from Japan, China, Taiwan, USA, Russia, Germany, Slovakia, Czech Republic) we wish to continue the Lodz East Asia Meeting as an international event. This way it gives a valuable opportunity for the exchange of ideas between schola [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: 20th Biennial Conference of the EACS 2014Call for Papers: 20th Biennial Conference of the EACS 2014
Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013

Braga/Coimbra, Portugal
22nd - 26th Jul 2014
Extended Deadline: 6th Jan 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 26th July 2014. It is jointly organized by the University of Minho and the University of Coimbra, two beautiful historical locations, which wi [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: IKGF Workshop Call for Papers: IKGF Workshop "Knowing your Enemies: Intention Assessment and the Prospect of East Asian Security"
Friday, 13 Dec 2013

Erlangen, Germany
23rd - 24th Jun 2014
Deadline: 20th Jan 2014
Will history repeat the great conflicts of the twentieth century? Can mankind overcome the circularity of the anarchical international system? In the foundation of the science of international politics lies this utmost fear that civilizations will be fated to face a future of mass war and destruction. It is this dreadful version of the future that drives the commitment of International Relations to grasping the coming trends in world politics in a meticulous sea [ ... ]

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CCK Foundation Library Travel Grant 2014
Saturday, 30 Nov 2013

Deadlines: 20th Mar & Oct 2014
Thanks to the continued support of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation the EACS also in 2014 is able to fund one-week visits for specialised research in Sinological libraries in Berlin, Cambridge, Heidelberg, Leiden, London, Munich, Oxford or Paris.
Applications received before the two deadlines of March 20 and October 20 will be considered within 3 weeks after receipt.
Applicants should be Sinologists based permanently in Europe and preferably paid-up members of the EACS. Applications from non- [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: Quarterly Journal of Chinese Studies
Monday, 18 Nov 2013

The Quarterly Journal of Chinese Studies (ISSN: 2224-2716), recently included in the ProQuest™ Database System to improve its visibility, is an international peer-reviewed academic journal (in English) which is edited by the Overseas Education College of Xiamen University in China. It publishes articles and reviews on a full gamut of Chinese studies which include but are not limited to Chinese language education, Chinese linguistics, Chinese culture, Chinese literature, Chinese arts, Chinese history, Chinese society, Chine [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: "The Glocalisation of Christianity in China"
Friday, 15 Nov 2013

Univ. of Manchester, UK
15th - 16th May 2014
Deadline: 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 the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), and with the Protestants ever since the Opium War (1839-42) and during the Republican Era (1911-1949).  But four times it seems they disa [ ... ]

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For EACS Members: EACS Newsletter #48For EACS Members: EACS Newsletter #48
Friday, 15 Nov 2013

For EACS Members: EACS Newsletter #48   Access to our latest newsletter (#48) is restricted to our members. If you want to apply for membership in the EACS, please fill in the registration form on the members page.   If you already are EACS member but didn't receive the newsletter or wish to have it re-sent, please contact the webmaster. Topics in this issue   EACS addresses Message from the Newsletter Editor Report from the President Report from the Secretary News from the Treasurer C [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: “Issues of Far Eastern Literatures”, dedicated to the 115th anniversary of Lao She (1899-1966)
Wednesday, 06 Nov 2013

Saint Petersburg, Russia
25th – 29th Jun 2014
Deadline: 10th Mar 2014
Faculty of Asian and African Studies of St.Petersburg State University and Society of Lao She Studies cordially welcome paper proposals for the 6th International Conference “Issues of Far Eastern Literatures”, dedicated to the 115th anniversary of outstanding Chinese writer Lao She (1899-1966). The conference will be held on June 25 – 29, 2014 in Saint Petersburg and will include the following panels: Lao She and his contribution to [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: 3rd International Conference on Chinese as a Second Language Research CASLAR
Friday, 25 Oct 2013

28th - 30th Aug 2014
University of Parma, Italy
Deadline: 1st Mar 2014
CASLAR is a biennial conference with the goal to bring together scholars from all over the world whose research focuses on
the acquisition, development and use of Chinese as a second language to survey available knowledge in the field, exchange
ideas and initiate research projects. The conference is a part of the CASLAR movement

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Vacant Positions: Visiting Fellows (Sinology)
Thursday, 17 Oct 2013

Erlangen, Germany
Deadline: 15th Jan 2014
Postdoctoral and Senior Fellowships at IKGF "Fate, Freedom and Prognostication" (University Erlangen-Nuremberg) The International Consortium for Research in the Humanities "Fate, Freedom, and Prognostication. Strategies of Coping with the Future in East Asia and Europe" at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg invites applications for fellowships. We primarily invite scholars from the broader field of Sinology who are working on issues related to our research [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: Conference "Reading Communities and the Circulation of Print: Australia, China, and Britain in the 19th Century"
Friday, 11 Oct 2013

Canberra, Australia
23-24 April 2014
Deadline: 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 led to rising literacy rates. Over the century, the proportion of travellers to and migrants from these three areas also increas [ ... ]

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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?...
Wednesday, 09 Oct 2013

Helsinki, Finland
5th - 6th Jun 2014
Deadline: 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

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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”
Wednesday, 09 Oct 2013

Jinan, Shandong, VRC
24th - 28th Aug 2015
Deadline: 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 24 to 28, 2015. This is a call for papers with a due date of 30 November 2013.

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Summer School: New Directions in the Study of the Mongol Empire
Tuesday, 08 Oct 2013

The Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem
1st - 4th Jul 2014
Deadline: 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 or Inner Asia, but as a multi-faceted phenomenon in its own right – one that combined elements from various Asian imperial traditions (particularly steppe, Islamic, Persian, and Sinitic empires) and made them its own–and which has h [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: International Conference "Mobility and Transformations: Economic and Cultural Exchange in Mongol Eurasia"
Tuesday, 08 Oct 2013

The Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem
29th Jun - 1st Jul 2014
Deadline: 1st Nov 2013
The ERC project Mobility Empire and Cross - Cultural Conquest in Mongol Eurasia will sponsor an international conference in 29 June July 2014. The conference will examine how various forms of mobility – of people, ideas and artifacts – were instrumental in creating economic social, cultural and intellectual exchanges in the realm ruled by the Mongol empire and its successor states (and beyond) in the 13th and 14th centuries, and what was the impa [ ... ]

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SOAS China Institute - Forthcoming LecturesSOAS China Institute - Forthcoming Lectures
Monday, 07 Oct 2013

London, UK
SOAS China Institute

The China Institute coordinates activities at SOAS, University of London that relate to the study of China.  The events bring together academic staff and students with diverse interests and backgrounds. Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated.  Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. For further information contact the Centres and Programmes Office.
Disclaimer Please note that every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained on t [ ... ]

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AAS Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference
Thursday, 03 Oct 2013

Philadelphia, USA
27th - 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 at next year's largest gathering of Asianists, March 27-30, 2014 in PHILADELPHIA, PA. The 2014 AAS Annual Conference (PHILADELPHIA) THE CALL FOR PAPERS IS CLOSED. Panel Organizers will r [ ... ]

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Call for Proposals: Inaugural AAS-in-Asia Conference: "Asia in Motion: Heritage and Transformation"
Thursday, 03 Oct 2013

National Univ. of Singapore
17th - 19th Jul 2014
Deadline: 31st Oct 2013
'On behalf of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS), the Asia Research Institute (ARI), and the Faculty of the Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) of the National University of Singapore (NUS), we are pleased to invite colleagues in Asian studies to submit proposals for organized panels and roundtables (no individual paper proposals accepted) to be presented at the inaugural AAS-in-ASIA Conference to be held July 17-19, 2014 at the National Uni [ ... ]

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International Conference 'Network and Identity: Exchange Relations between China and the World'
Thursday, 03 Oct 2013

Ghent, Belgium
18th - 20th Dec 2013
organized by the Ghent Centre for Buddhist Studies Studies in cooperation with the Buddhism in Motion Group of the KHK Dynamics in the History of Religions between Asia and Europe at Ruhr University Bochum. The conference will take place in "Het Pand", conference centre of Ghent University, on 18, 19 and 20 December 2013.   Key-note speaker: Tansen Sen, Baruch College, the City University of New York (USA) Other speakers: Andrea Acri, Christoph Anderl, Susan A [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: 12th Biennial Conference of Asian Studies: Asia as an Idea / Asia as a Consolidating Unity
Thursday, 03 Oct 2013

Haifa, Israel
25th -26th May 2014
Deadline: 31st Dec 2013
We are delighted to announce that the 12th Biennial Conference of Asian Studies in Israel will take place at the University of Haifa, Israel, on Sunday-Monday, May 25-26, 2014. Priority will be given to thematic panels, but individual paper submissions will also be considered for inclusion into an appropriate panel. The deadline for submitting proposals for either organized panels or individual papers is December 31, 2013. The results will be announced by late  [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: 3rd International STCS Conference on "Contemporary East Asia and the Confucian Revival"
Thursday, 26 Sep 2013

Ljubljana, Slovenia
3rd - 5th Oct 2014
Deadline: 21st Mar 2014
organized by the Department of Asian and African Studies, Ljubljana University in collaboration with the Scientific Research Center of the Slovene Academy for Science and Art. Venue: Ljubljana, ZRCA SAZU. The aim of the STCS conferences, organized by the Department of Asian and African studies at Ljubljana University is to encourage and advance the study of specific topics related to China and East Asia through the exchange of information across disciplinary  [ ... ]

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ASAA 20th Biennial Conference: AsiaScapes: Contesting Borders
Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013

Univ. of Western Australia, Perth
8th - 10th Jul 2014
Deadline: 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 of globalisation has made contestation of national borders a key part of both lived realities and academic analysis. Global problems increasingly [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: Conference "Sound, Noise and the Everyday: Soundscapes in China"
Monday, 16 Sep 2013

Aarhus University, Denmark / CHIME, 21-24 August, 2014 Deadline: 16th Feb 2014
China is filled with sounds; indeed, some people would say that it is a noisy place. Some sounds immediately come to mind, for example those of music, radio and TV broadcasts, along with blaring loudspeakers, public announcements and street conversations, or speech/language and communication more generally. Some types or notions of sound may be difficult to grasp or to categorize, for example the sound of a city, sounds of progress, sounds of  [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: Globalisation - Challenges for Translators and Interpreters
Monday, 10 Jun 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. Saihong Li (University of Salford, United Kingdom)
  RATIONALE In translation studies the usual paradigms involve thinking abo [ ... ]

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