Price of the French-Taiwanese Cultural Foundation
Monday, 01 Feb 2016

Deadline: 30th Jun 2016
The French-Taiwanese Cultural Foundation was established in 1996 under the aegis of the French Academy for Social and Moral Sciences with the purpose of “awarding every year two prizes to natural persons or legal entities whose achievements or projects in the fields of arts, culture or social sciences contribute to the enhancement of cultural exchange between Taiwan and Europe.” Each prize rises to €25,000. Any natural person or legal entity from any European country or from Taiwan, who [ ... ]

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Sixth Annual Summer Workshop “Studies of Asian Arts, Religion, and History”
Monday, 01 Feb 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 advanced graduate students for an intensive summer program in Studies of East Asian Arts, Religion, and History (June 23 – July2, 2016) in Shanghai, China. Through this program, we have invited sch [ ... ]

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Call for Papers - Conference: CONfini, CONtatti, CONfronti (CONfines, CONtacts, CONtrasts)
Sunday, 31 Jan 2016

Milan, Italy
22 - 23rd Sep 2016
Deadline: 1st Mar 2016
Department of Foreign languages and literatures
Department of Language mediation and intercultural communication
PhD programme in Linguistic, literary and intercultural studies in European and extra-European perspectives CONfini, CONtatti, CONfronti The PhD programme in Linguistic, literary and intercultural studies in European and extra-European perspectives of the University of Milan is glad to announce the conference CONfini, CONtatti, CONfronti (CONfines, CONtacts [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: Economic and Political Studies (EPS)
Sunday, 31 Jan 2016

Economic and Political Studies (EPS) is a peer-reviewed  journal hosted by Renmin University of China and published by Taylor & Francis Group (ISSN 2095-4816, CN 10-1049/C). It is published quarterly both in print and online (http://eps.ruc.edu.cn). With a notable focus on China, Economic and Political Studies aims to disseminate significant theoretical, analytical, and empirical research on political-economic phenomena in, or relevant to, China that have wider implications for economic and political studies. EPS en [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: “ISSUES OF FAR EASTERN LITERATURES” dedicated to the 120th anniversary of Mao Dun
Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016

St. Petersburg, Russia
Jun 29th - Jul 3rd 2016
Deadline: 1st Mar 2016 St.Petersburg State University and China Association of Mao Dun Studies cordially welcome paper proposals for the 7th International Conference “Issues of Far Eastern Literatures”, dedicated to the 120th anniversary of outstanding Chinese writer Mao Dun (1896-1981). The conference will be held on June 29 – July 3, 2016 in Saint Petersburg and will include the following panels: 1. Mao Dun and his contribution to Chinese literature;
trends in Ch [ ... ]

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Calls for Paper: Sinología Hispanica
Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016

Sinología Hispanica is a premier interdisciplinary journal on Chinese language and culture studies which aims to enhance international cultural communication, disseminate Chinese language, and culture studies, prosperity in Chinese social life as well as in scholarship. Its interdisciplinary approach covers a range of subjects including sinology, linguistics, culture communication, sociology; international affairs, economics and politics. It keeps readers up to date with the events in China and provides readers with histori [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: Chinese Economic Association (Europe/UK): The 27th CEA (UK) and 8th CEA (Europe) Annual Conference
Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016

Duisburg, Germany
1 - 3rd Sep, 2016
Deadline: 31st Jan 2016
CHINA’S NEW WAY OF INTEGRATION WITH THE WORLD: THE NEW SILK ROAD AND THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE WORLD ECONOMY Co-organized by Institute of East Asian Studies (IN-EAST), University of Duisburg-Essen & Confucius Institute Metropolis Ruhr at University of Duisburg-Essen   In recent years, China has quickly developed into a new engine for global economic growth and has become a new ascendant power in the international system. In order to uphold its  [ ... ]

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MARKUS Text Analysis and Reading Platform Update
Thursday, 21 Jan 2016

The MARKUS platform has gone through a major update during the past few months. You can now create an account, upload content, add customized tags and comments and notes of different kinds, select which reference sites you want to display, convert Chinese to western dates, and, last but not least, import text directly from your ctext.org account. We have added new videos to show most of these features under "HowTo." More will be added and Chinese translations of these will be added as well. We continue to work on new feat [ ... ]

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Vacant Position: Full Professorship (W3) of Sinology (Chair)
Thursday, 21 Jan 2016

LMU München, Germany
Deadline: 1st Feb 2016
As one of Europe’s leading research universities, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. Building on its more than 500-year-long tradition, it offers a broad spectrum that covers all areas of knowledge within its 18 Faculties, ranging from the humanities, law, economics and social sciences, to medicine and the natural sciences. The Faculty of Cultural Sciences invites appl [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: The Fifth Oxford Young Scholars Conference on Contemporary China - "Governance in China after Mao: Continuity and Reform"
Thursday, 21 Jan 2016

Oxford, UK
23 - 24th May, 2016
Deadline: 20th Feb, 2016
As China moved into the post-Mao phase of adaptation, the emphasis on utopian goals and social mobilization was replaced with economic modernization and a reconciliation of state and society through new governance strategies. Whereas political reliability was emphasized for much of the Maoist era, in the post-Mao period, the emphasis has been primarily on expertise to promote economic modernity. The political preference in the Maoist era had created a “virtuocr [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: Diplomacy in the Age of Mongol Globalization
Thursday, 21 Jan 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
rently the main message they initially addressed to others. These calls for submission were
claims made by conquerors and leaders of a universal empire. In most cases, they coincide with
the period of the great Mongol expansion.
In the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, the Mongols developed various modes of
official communication. Far from being stat [ ... ]

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12th Lodz East Asia Meeting: "Overcoming Controversies in East Asia"
Thursday, 21 Jan 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 be delivered by professor Caroline Rose from the University of Leeds. Ever since its first edition in 2002, the Lodz East Asian Meeting gathers scholars, researchers, and students from all disciplines that s [ ... ]

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The CEU Summer University: What makes us Human? Philosophical and Religious Perspectives in China and the West
Thursday, 21 Jan 2016

Budapest, Hungary
Jul 4 - 15th, 2016
Deadline: 14th Feb, 2016
Explicitly or implicitly, the question of what makes us human has been a central and ongoing preoccupation among thinkers from antiquity to the present, and in intellectual traditions vastly removed from one another in time and space. That the question seems to be a fixture in the human imagination speaks not only to our need for self-understanding in the context of a broader world, but also to its relevance to issues of practical concern: how one conceptua [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: Making the New World - The Arts of China’s Cultural Revolution
Thursday, 21 Jan 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. Inviting researchers, artists, designers, curators and practitioners at all stages of their careers worldwide to reassess the significance of the arts and culture of the Cultural Rev [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: China's Propaganda System: Legacies and Enduring Themes.Call for Papers: China's Propaganda System: Legacies and Enduring Themes.
Thursday, 07 Jan 2016

Kent, UK
30th Jun - 1st Jul 2016
Deadline: 29th Feb 2016
Propaganda has always been integral to the post-1949 Chinese state.  Following the success of the Revolution, the Communist Party of China rapidly took control of all forms of media with the aim of utilising them to further its ambition of creating a new society.  The aim of this conference is to investigate both the rationale and implementation of the various forms of propaganda in the Chinese state.  We are keen to explore the historical develop [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: New European Research on Contemporary China Conference (3rd Edition)
Thursday, 07 Jan 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 conference is on contemporary China, in a multi-disciplinary social science perspective. Organizers: French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC) The Sino-French  [ ... ]

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Ming Qing Studies 2015Ming Qing Studies 2015
Thursday, 07 Jan 2016

11   Preface by PAOLO SANTANGELO
15  Making sense of Incompleteness: Approximations of Utopia in Liang Qichao’s Xin Zhongguo Weilai Ji and Chen Tianhua’s Shizi Hou. LORENZO ANDOLFATTO
bsp;  Travelling in a Thronged Desert. GIORGIO CASACCHIA
57  The Tension between the Realistic and Imaginary Elements in Alexander’s Illustration. CHEN YUSHU 陈妤姝
Windows onto the Supernatural in the Second Half of the Edo Period: from the Gazu Hyakki Yagyō (1776) by Toriyama Sekie [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: China in Britain: 1760 to 1860
Friday, 01 Jan 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) and to be held at the University of Manchester 12-13 May 2016. 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 little scholarship.  But the embassy is important because the delegates saw – in their eyes - a differen [ ... ]

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Workshop: „Production and popularization of knowledge in the Russian-East Asian Context“
Friday, 01 Jan 2016

Erlangen, Germany
8 - 9th Jul 2016
Deadline 15th Feb 2016
Organized by
Prof. Dr. Marc Matten and Prof. Dr. Julia Obertreis (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg)
n cooperation with
Prof. Dr. Andreas Renner (LMU Munich) und Dr. Frank Grüner (University of Heidelberg) The workshop addresses questions of history of knowledge and the history of science by taking an (inter-) imperial and transnational history perspective, inviting papers from the disciplines of (East European) History, Japanese and Chinese Studies. The production, transf [ ... ]

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Finnish Center of Chinese Law and Chinese Legal Culture: China Law Research Workshop
Friday, 01 Jan 2016

Helsinki, Finland 21 - 22nd Mar 2016 Deadline: 15th Mar 2016
Seminar Leaders: Professor Ron Brown (University of Hawaii, USA)
Professor Alan C. Neal (University of Warwick, United Kingdom)
Dr Yan Dong (Beijing Foreign Studies University, PRC)
Dr Zhang Yihong (University of Helsinki, Finland) The workshop is free of charge, but we kindly ask you to sign up before Tuesday,
15 Mach 2016, by fill-in the online form available at
Helsinki (2 [ ... ]

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Chinese for Academic Purposes: One week training programme in ManchesterChinese for Academic Purposes: One week training programme in Manchester
Friday, 01 Jan 2016

Manchester, UK
4 - 8th Apr 2016
Deadline: 30th Jan 2016
BICC and Yangwen Zheng of Manchester University have collaborated with SOAS in order to fund the following course, with HEFCE funding. The course will will be of no cost to the students plus a subsistence grant for travel and accommodation and also a good opportunity for pan European networking for up and coming scholars of China.  

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Call for Papers: The Art of Transculturality: New Frontiers in Postsocialist China’s Avant-garde and Urban Culture
Saturday, 21 Nov 2015

St. Gallen, Switzerland
27-29th Jul 2016
Deadline: 15th Dec 2015
This workshop aims to explore innovative ways of looking at the dynamics of transculturality in postsocialist China’s avant-garde and urban culture by bringing together artists, writers, art curators and scholars. Avant-garde literature and art today exist at the margins of China’s officially ordained culture.
>Transcultural trends transform China’s local culture in the age of globalisation. In twenty-first century China the new media — in particular W [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: Ming Qing yanjiu XX 2016
Saturday, 21 Nov 2015

Deadline: 1st Mar 2016
MING QING YANJIU, founded in 1992, is a peer-reviewed 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. MING QING YANJIU ISSN 1724-8574
P [ ... ]

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Inaugural Biennial Conference of the European Association for Chinese Philosophy (EACP): "Thinking across the Borders: Philosophy and China"
Sunday, 04 Oct 2015

Vilnius, Latvia
9 - 11th Jun 2016
Deadline: 10th Jan 2016
The organizers at the Vilnius University Centre of Oriental Studies now invite scholars with interest in Chinese philosophy and philosophy in China to submit panel and paper proposals for the conference as well as student paper abstracts for the Young Scholar Award. For more information visit the conference website: http://www.eacp2016.oc.vu.lt/

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Call for Papers: 21st Biennial Conference of the EACS 2016Call for Papers: 21st Biennial Conference of the EACS 2016
Wednesday, 23 Sep 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 and the State Hermitage Museum. The sections of the conference include: 1. Linguistics
2. Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language
3. Premodern Literature
4. Modern Literature
5. Ci [ ... ]

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Call for Proposals “Place” The 11th East-West Philosophers’ Conference
Friday, 18 Sep 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 hives and beavers create dams. What seems to be uniquely human is the disposition to qualitatively transform spaces into places that are charged with distinctive kinds of significance [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2016
Friday, 18 Sep 2015

Harvard, USA
17-20th Mar 2016
Deadline: 23rd Sep 2016
Recoding and Reinventing Theories Organizer: Nicoletta Pireddu, Georgetown University Co-Organizer: Huiwen (Helen) Zhang, University of Tulsa This panel addresses critical literary and cultural issues by investigating theories beyond the framework of particular schools of thought or ideologies.  We focus on instances of recodification and reinvention of terms, concepts, and approaches that are essential to literary and critical theories, such as close read [ ... ]

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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)
Friday, 19 Jun 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 of mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. ISSCO holds a major international conference every three years. Previous ISSCO international conferences have been held in San  [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Conference “People and Cultures in Motion: Environment, Space and the Humanities”
Tuesday, 09 Jun 2015

Taipei, Taiwan
11 - 13th Mar 2016
Deadline: 24th Jul 2015
The contemporary globalised world, characterised by the intersection and interplay of cultures, is the result of cultural contacts that haven taken place over many centuries. Together with the development of modern techniques of travel, an emerging awareness of space has continuously reshaped the human sphere. The realm of human motion serves not only as canvas for visualising developments in modern sciences, but also constitutes a focal topic in literary and his [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: 5th International Conference  Buddhism & Australia 2016Call for Papers: 5th International Conference Buddhism & Australia 2016
Tuesday, 09 Jun 2015

Perth, Australia
18 - 20th Feb 2016
Deadline: 20th Oct 2015
The IC Buddhism & Australia is pleased to invite abstracts for panel sessions and individual papers for the 5th International Conference Buddhism & Australia. This conference is a platform for scientists and Buddhists to present their recent and latest researches on Buddhism; to complete each other’s views and consider future directions of Buddhism in changing times.              & [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: Special Issue in Social Indicators Research "The Economics of Wellbeing in China"
Friday, 15 May 2015

Deadline: 30th Jul 2015
China is currently the second largest economy in the world. Many, relatively unique, socioeconomic and behavioural phenomena exist in China. Studying these phenomena will not only deepen our understanding of the Chinese economy and Chinese society, but will also provide new insights about how China, and her residents, are shaped by, adapt to, and transform social and economic forces. The different socioeconomic and institutional context of China vis-à-vis that of the West provides opportunitie [ ... ]

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New Issue: Études ChinoisesNew Issue: Études Chinoises
Friday, 17 Apr 2015

  Béatrice L'Haridon would like to inform members about the contents of the most recent volume of Etudes Chinoises: Éditorial : François Martin : In memoriam Jean-Pierre Diény (1927-2014) Dossier : Chance, destin et jeux de hasard en Chine   Articles Lisa Raphals : Debates about Fate in Early China Stéphane Feuillas : Nature et destin dans la pensée de Zhang Zai (1020-1078) Andrea Bréard : Homo ludens mathematicus. La quantification du hasard dans les pratiques combinatoires en Chine Frédéric Cons [ ... ]

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CCK Foundation Library Travel Grant 2015
Thursday, 12 Feb 2015

Deadlines: 20th Mar & Oct 2015
Thanks to the continued support of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation the EACS also in 2015 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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