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 1724-857 [ ... ]

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Survey: Dates for the "2017 Conference on Middle Period China"
Saturday, 21 Nov 2015

Leiden, Netherlands
Deadline: 1st Dec 2015
The Institute for Area Studies at Leiden University will host the 2017 Conference on Middle Period China. Following the successful conference held at Harvard University in 2014, we hope to bring together 200-300 scholars with different levels of experience to share their ideas and research.
Like last time we aim to go beyond the usual speaker/audience format. Speakers will be asked to submit their papers and participants will be able to give feedback before the presentation, pr [ ... ]

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Vacant Position: University Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature and Culture
Monday, 16 Nov 2015

Cambridge, UK
Deadline: 15th Jan 2016
The University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a University Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature and Culture in the Department of East Asian Studies, to begin on 1 October 2016. This appointment is tenure-track, subject to an initial probationary period. The lecturer will be required to deliver lectures, hold classes and give seminars in modern and contemporary China at all levels, and to supervise graduate and undergraduate dissertations. Preference will be  [ ... ]

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EACS Young Scholar Award 2016
Tuesday, 06 Oct 2015

Deadline: 15th Jan 2016
The Board of the European Association for Chinese Studies is pleased to announce again the EACS Young Scholar Award (YSA). The purpose of this award is to encourage research in Chinese studies among young scholars, especially, but not exclusively, scholars studying and working at European institutions. The Young Scholar Award is made possible through generous support by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange. It was first awarded during the 2004 biennial conference in [ ... ]

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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: International Communication of Chinese Culture (ICCC)
Sunday, 04 Oct 2015

International Communication of Chinese Culture(ICCC)is established by the Academy for International Communication of Chinese Culture, Beijing Normal University, China and the Editor-in-Chief is Professor Huilin Huang. The journal is published by Springer, one of the world’s leading STM and academic publishers. Aims and Scope
s a free access cross-disciplinary journal in the areas of China Studies, Communication, and Cultural Studies. The journal is committed to publishing high-quality research on the analysis, c [ ... ]

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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. Cinema, Theater, P [ ... ]

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Call for Chapter Proposals
Friday, 18 Sep 2015

Deadline: 20th Dec 2015
Title (tentative): Educating Chinese-Heritage Students in the Global-Local Nexus: Achievement, Challenges, and Opportunities This book aims to examine K-16 Chinese-heritage students’ conditions across the educational spectrum in various global educational contexts. Chinese heritage students are students of Chinese descent, including earlier migrant Chinese, diasporic Chinese, and current Chinese living outside China and moving across borders. Extending Ma and Li’s (Routledge, in press) book  [ ... ]

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Second Call for Papers: Methods in L2 Prosody 2015 (ML2P-2015) Romance languages and Chinese at the crossroads
Friday, 18 Sep 2015

University of Naples L'Orientale, Italy
30th Nov - 1st Dec 2015
Deadline: 11th Oct 2015
The fundamental role played by prosody in the achievement of a successful native-non-native
interaction has already gathered many researchers, students and listeners in two international
conferences, held at the University of Naples L’Orientale in 2011 and at the University of Padua in
12. The relevance of these two events and the presented works resulted in two reference volumes
in the area of L2 prosody, respectively: De Meo A., Pe [ ... ]

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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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JSS Call for Papers: Soundscapes of South-East Asia
Thursday, 03 Sep 2015

Deadline: 6th Jan 2016
Music, radio, and TV broadcasts; blaring loudspeakers, public announcements, and street conversations; city sounds, sounds of progress, sounds of revolution, or sounds of change; sounds deliberately produced or emerging unintentionally, serving a disciplinary function or expressing forms of freedom; musical as well as non-musical (functional) sounds. South-East Asia is filled with sounds; indeed, some people would say that it is a noisy part of the world. However, is it possible to identify a spe [ ... ]

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Academic Vacancies in School of Government at Beijing Normal UniversityAcademic Vacancies in School of Government at Beijing Normal University
Monday, 29 Jun 2015

Beijing, PRC
Deadline: 31st Dec 2015
The School of Government at Beijing Normal University (BNU) was established in 2013, which was originally the School of Management founded in 2001. At present, there are over 60 faculty members and more than 1,000 students in the school. We have already developed a complete talents training system from bachelor through master and to PhD. Job Title: Postdoctoral Researcher:  4~5 posts
lary: Postdoctoral Researcher: ¥200,000 (US$32,240)per annum
ntract Type: 2 year [ ... ]

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Call for Papers: Conference: "Methods in L2 Prosody 2015 (ML2P-2015) Romance languages and Chinese at the crossroads"
Friday, 19 Jun 2015

Naples, Italy
30th Nov - 1st Dec 2015
Deadline: 20th Sep 2015
The fundamental role played by prosody in the achievement of a successful native-non-native interaction has already gathered many researchers, students and listeners in two international conferences, held at the University of Naples L’Orientale in 2011 and at the University of Padua in 2012. The relevance of these two events and the presented works resulted in two reference volumes in the area of L2 prosody, respectively: De Meo A., Pettorino M. eds., Prosodi [ ... ]

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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: The 4th International STCS Conference on Comparative Perspectives: Islam, Confucianism and Buddhism
Tuesday, 09 Jun 2015

Ljubljana, Slovenia
11 - 13th Dec 2015
Deadline: 25th Aug 2015
organized by the Department of Asian and African Studies, Faculty of Arts, Ljubljana University, Venue: Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Aškerčeva 2, Ljubljana The aim of the STCS (Specific Topics in Chinese Studies) conferences, organized by the Department of Asian studies at Ljubljana University, is to encourage and advance the
udy of specific topics related to China and Asia through knowledge and information flow across disciplinary lines, and to strive to cre [ ... ]

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IIAS-CSEAS Winter School 2016 Mapping the Aesthetics of Urban Life in Asia: A Dialogue with the Arts
Tuesday, 09 Jun 2015

Kyoto, Japan
25 - 30th Jan 2016
Deadline: 10th Jul 2015
We invite applications from PhD students - and especially students following a combined PhD/art, music and / or sound art track - for a unique IIAS-CSEAS coordinated international Winter School. We will explore the theme of “mapping the aesthetics of urban life” in South, Southeast and Northeast Asia by examining how the Arts can contribute to the re-conceptualization of urban spaces. The Winter School This 6 day workshop set in the changing – yet highly histo [ ... ]

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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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Call for Papers: "Zhu Xi and his Efforts for Renewal: Innovation, Social Reform and Epistemology 朱子知識論與社會革新" International Conference
Friday, 07 Nov 2014

Trier, Germany
11 - 12th Jul 2015
Deadline: 20th Nov 2014
The emergence of daoxue Confucianism in the 11th and 12th centuries is a pivotal point in
the history of Chinese thought, often considered to be the beginning of a new era (as the
controversial term “Neo-Confucian” illustrates). During the second half of the 20 th century,
lars have profoundly explored the new approach of Zhu Xi and others of his era to-
ward ethics, self-cultivation and metaphysics. In more recent times, the horizon has been
further enlarged by [ ... ]

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