Archive for 'Allgemein'

CfP: International Conference on Transnational Migration and Family Processes in Greater China and Beyond (Hong Kong)

This conference aims to facilitate discussion between scholars from sociology, anthropology, geography as well as neighbouring research disciplines who work on various types of transnational migration and family processes in Greater China. Papers focusing on Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, mainland China and overseas Chinese societies are particularly welcome. The expected contributions could cover the following research themes with a focus on the interplay between time, space and migration:

  1. Life transitions and transnational family migration
  2. Intergenerational family relations within transnational families
  3. Comparative cross-generational analysis
  4. Transnational migration, gender and life course
  5. Children ...
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CfP: CEF20 — Cultural Economics and Finance in Trier (June 2020)

We are happy to announce that the conference „CEF20 – Cultural Economics and Finance“ will take place in Trier from June 20 to June 22.

Cultural differences and cultural transitions play a pivotal role in economics and financial decision making. Our conference will bring together researchers from different areas to discuss these effects. The conference will include a special session about China and East Asia. Moreover, we will offer a PhD student workshop from June 19 to June 20.

Prof. Thorsten ...

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CfP: Climate Movements in Comparative Perspective

Environmentalism and Populism — an uneasy relation. Climate Movements in Comparative Perspective
Special Section in Comparative Governance and Politics (ZfVP)

This Special Section wants to look deeper into the complex interplay between populism and the current environmental/climate justice movements and suggests several key questions:
1) How do populist governments and/or populist parties (left- and right-wing) react to environmental movements? What kind of strategies do they use?
2) How are environmental and climate policy goals and the defense of democracy against populism ...

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CfP: 2020 NTU International Theatre Conference

This conference is calling for papers closely related to the central theme, “the Theatre of Our Time,” and its various surrounding leitmotifs listed below:

  1. the use of technology in theatre and its aesthetics
  2. the stagecraft and design: theory and practice
  3. theatre morphology and interdisciplinary theatre studies
  4. narrative and non-narrative theatre
  5. the zeitgeist of contemporary theatre
  6. the aesthetics of contemporary theatre
  7. contemporary perspectives on traditional theatre
  8. performance and social engagement
  9. methodology and theories of theatre studies: new insights

NTU International Theatre Conference, hosted by the Department of Drama and Theatre at National Taiwan ...

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Förderung von Forschungsvorhaben auf dem Gebiet der Regionalstudien (area studies): 31. März 2020

Wir möchten Sie auf folgende Förderbekanntmachung des BMBF hinweisen, die am 24.09.2019 im Bundesanzeiger erschienen und ggf. für Sie von Interesse ist:

Richtlinie zur Förderung von Forschungsvorhaben auf dem Gebiet der Regionalstudien (area studies)

Antragsberechtigt sind gemäß Bekanntmachung Hochschulen, außeruniversitäre Forschungs- und Entwicklungseinrichtungen sowie andere, nicht-gewerbliche Institutionen, die Forschungsbeiträge liefern können und Zuwendungszweck und –voraussetzungen erfüllen.

Mit der Förderrichtlinie verfolgt das BMBF folgende Ziele:
– Die Regionalstudien sollen strukturell gestärkt werden, besonders an den Universitäten.
– Die Internationalisierung der Hochschulen und des ...

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Ausschreibung für Gastprofessur an der Uni Wien

Stellenausschreibungen (job offer) für zwei Gastprofessuren an der Universität Wien

Derzeit laufen zwei Ausschreibungen für Gastprofessuren für 4 Monate an dem Institut für Internationale Entwicklung in Wien. Die jeweiligen Schwerpunkten sind:

  • Regional-Geographisch/Critical Geography
  • Kulturwissenschaftlich/Intersektionalität

Die detaillierten Stellenausschreibungen sind unter folgendem Link zu finden:

Bewerbungsschluss (deadline) ist Donnerstag, der 28. November 2019.


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Launch of Hong Kong Studies Association

The Hong Kong Studies Association is non-profit, committed to academic rigor and political neutrality. Since we are completely independent with no financial or organisational links to other organisations or institutions, we rely on a group of highly motivated and capable volunteers.

The HKSA aims at scholars and graduate students working on research projects related to Hong Kong and we strive to facilitate opportunities of meeting and exchange of ideas across disciplines on a regular basis. HKSA will be a network which ...

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CFP: Tropentag 2019 Workshop

We cordially invite you to take part in the Tropentag 2019 Workshop: “Experiences on integration of local knowledge in monitoring environmental conflicts caused by unsustainable agriculture”, organized by Center for Development Research in the frame of the Tropentag 2019 (

Date: Tuesday, September 17th, 2019. 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Venue: University of Kassel

Deadline for papers: Sunday, August 11, 2019.

The workshop aims at providing a space to share experiences between researchers with different backgrounds working on environmental conflicts (i.e. ecological, socio-cultural ...

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CFP: Bulletin of Taiwanese Literature Topical Section: “Taiwan and World Literature”

The Association for Taiwan Literature collaborates with Bulletin of Taiwanese Literature to run the topical section “Taiwan and World Literature” in the semi-annually published journal on a regular basis. Bulletin of Taiwanese Literature is a double-blind peer-reviewed, first-tier academic research journal on the list of Taiwan Humanities Citation Index (THCI Core).
We invite contributions that examine the relationship between Taiwan and world literature in any related topics. This topical section is continuously open for submission without a deadline. We anticipate ...

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International Program MA Modern East Asian Studies, Goethe Universität Frankfurt – Application open until August 15/July 15

The Master’s degree program Modern East Asian Studies at Goethe University Frankfurt offers students the opportunity to explore East Asia’s present and past from various social scientific perspectives while sharpening their language skills in Chinese, Japanese, Indonesian or Korean. Due to its interdisciplinary orientation, the biennial M.A. program accommodates both students with a B.A. degree in Asia related cultural studies, and students with a B.A. degree in economics, law or social sciences. With more than 50% of international students, Modern ...

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