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Call for Papers: Workshop „Chinese Urbanities – Relations between Space and Society“, Graduate School of East Asian Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, September 29—30, 2017

When we talk about urbanity, we need to engage in qualitative modes of description and analysis.  Urbanization has to be understood not only as a reconfiguration of built space, but also as a far-reaching change in its social fabric. Studies of China’s rapid urbanization during the last 30 years often emphasize its impressive quantitative aspects: The velocity of development, economic superlatives, and mega-urban areas are assumed to characterize this ‘urban revolution.’ Yet, how can we understand the shifts in the ...

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Call for papers: Special Feature on the „Chinese Social Sciences“ versus „Western Social Sciences“ debate: an epistemological account

Deadline for proposals: 1 June 2017

Guest edited by Chloé Froissart, Researcher in political sciences, French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (Hong Kong), Director of the Tsinghua University Sino-French Center in Social Sciences, Assistant Professor, University of Rennes 2. More information: http://www.cefc.com.hk/staff/chloe-froissart/.

Contact: chloefroissart@cefc.com.hk

Can we speak of a “Chinese model” – or conversely a “Western model” – of the humanities and social sciences? If so, what are its underlying principles, as well as its methodological and theoretical ...

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Call for papers: Research Network Q “Asian Capitalisms”, SASE 2017 Annual Conference


University of Lyon, June 29-July 1, 2017

The Call for Papers for Research Network Q “Asian Capitalisms”, included in the SASE 2017 Annual Conference to be held in Lyon (France), next June 29-July 1, has opened.

SASE is an international, interdisciplinary organization with members in over 50 countries on five continents. The academic disciplines represented in SASE include economics, sociology, political science, organization studies, management, accounting, psychology, law, history, and philosophy (https://sase.org/ ).

Network Q promotes theory and research ...

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50 Years DGA – Conference and Call for Papers

Deadline for abstract submission: 2017-01-15

“Asia –Transition of a World Region”
International Conference in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary
of the German Association for Asian Studies

Call for Papers

The German Association for Asian Studies (DGA) is turning 50 in 2017. During its 50 years of history, the DGA has observed, analysed, and commented on the tremendous transformations in modern Asia, in ...

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5. Duisburg-Frankfurt Workshop „Institutionen in der Entwicklung Ostasiens“

8. März 2017

Der Aufstieg der Region Ostasien in der Weltwirtschaft stellt eine doppelte Herausforderung für die Sozialwissenschaften und insbesondere für die Wirtschaftswissenschaft dar: Welche theoretischen Ansätze und Methoden der Ökonomik sind geeignet, die Entwicklungen in der Region zu erfassen und zu erklären, und wie können umgekehrt besondere Facetten der dortigen Prozesse und Strukturen Hinweise auf eine Fortentwicklung wissenschaftlicher Ansätze und Methoden geben?

Seit vielen Jahren greifen drei Lehrstühle mit kongruenten Forschungsansätzen diese Fragen im Rahmen einer Workshopreihe auf: ...

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20. Duisburger Ostasientag: Mobilität in Metropolregionen – Tokyo und das Ruhrgebiet

Zeit: Freitag, 18. November 2016, 16 bis 20 Uhr

Öffentliche Diskussion in englischer Sprache

Wer kennt sie nicht, die Bilder von Menschen, die sich in überfüllte Züge zwängen, von Autobahnen, auf denen die Autos mehr stehen als fahren, von Menschen, die unter Lärm und Abgasen leiden?

Tokyo und das Ruhrgebiet stehen vor der großen Herausforderung, den Transport von Menschen und Gütern nachhaltig, umwelt- und menschenverträglich zu organisieren . Wie sie dies tun und wie sie in Zukunft den Herausforderungen ...

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Call for Papers: The 53rd ITH Conference (Linz/Upper Austria, 21–23 September 2017)

Submission of proposals: by 29 January 2017

53rd ITH Conference
Worlds of Labour Turned Upside Down – Revolutions and Labour Relations in Global Historical Perspective
Linz/Upper Austria, 21–23 September 2017
Conference languages: German / English

After a long quarantine, “revolution” is back as a topic of historiographical debate. The upcoming anniversary of 1917 – arguably one of, if not the most momentous event of the 20th century – has further ...

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Call for papers: Research Network Q “Asian Capitalisms”

Deadline for abstracts: January 17th 2017
Deadline for full papers: June 1st 2017
Deadline for Prize: May 15th 2016

The Call for Papers for  Research Network Q “Asian Capitalisms”, included in the SASE 2017 Annual Conference to be held in Lyon (France), next June 29-July 1 , has opened.

SASE is an international, interdisciplinary organization with members in over 50 countries on five continents. The academic disciplines represented in SASE include economics, sociology, political science, organization ...

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China-Workshop „Iserlohn 2017“: Call for Papers

China-Workshop „Iserlohn 2017“

Der „Iserlohner Kreis“ ist ein loser Zusammenschluss sozialwissenschaftlich zu China arbeitender Nachwuchswissenschaftler*innen. Unser jährlicher Workshop wird 2017 vom 11.02. bis 12.02. stattfinden, wie gewohnt im Haus Villigst in Schwerte.

Das Thema des nächsten Workshops lautet „What is the purpose and benefit of our research on China for social sciences and society?“ Die Beiträge sollen zum einen die eigene Forschungsfrage aus dem Bereich der sozialwissenschaftlichen Chinaforschung vorstellen. Zum anderen sollen sie sich mit dem Gedanken auseinandersetzen, ...

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Call for Papers: Postcolonialism and China

The workshop will be held from 20th to 21th of January 2017 in Cologne, Germany.

Deadline for Applications: 30.9.2016

Contact: Marius.Meinhof@uni-bielefeld.de

Language: English

Organizers:
Felix Wemheuer, Sinology, University of Cologne
Marius Meinhof, Sociology, University of Bielefeld
Junchen Yan, Sociology, University of Bielefeld
Lili Zhu, History, University of Bielefeld
With the Support of GSSC Cologne

Postcolonialism has become one of the most influential paradigms in cultural studies as well as in various area studies, and their influence in ...

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