Archive for 'Call for Papers (CfP)'

CfA: MERICS European China Talent Program (deadline: 2020-02-07)

The Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2020 European China Talent Program (ECTP).

Now in its sixth edition, the ECTP will gather a select group of 15 European early career scholars and professionals in Berlin to discuss topical issues in European China policy with senior decision makers from politics, business and civil society. Besides having a clear China-related research and/or work record, participants are eager to deepen their understanding of China ...

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CfP: International Symposium on Global Chinese Entrepreneurship (deadline: 2020-01-08)

The 2020 International Symposium on Global Entrepreneurship, to be held at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) on April 18, 2020, is organized by the UCLA Asia Pacific Center. We invite submissions of papers or abstracts on any aspect of global Chinese entrepreneurship in an international, transnational, or immigration context.

Possible topics might include (but are not limited to):

  • Theorizing immigrant/ethnic entrepreneurship
  • Historical and contemporary patterns of diasporic Chinese entrepreneurship (huashang 华商)
  • Taiwanese entrepreneurs (taishang 台商), Hong Kong entrepreneurs (gangshang 港商), and other overseas Chinese entrepreneurs ...
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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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CfA: Asian Capitalisms (deadline: 2020-01-10)

CfP of the Network Q „Asian Capitalisms“ for the next SASE conference in Amsterdam (July 18-20, 2020,

For the 2020 conference, the call for papers of Research Network Q is organized into five sub-themes:
1. Varieties of capitalism in Asia: State, business, and society
2. Platform capitalism in Asia: digitalization, networks, and value chains
3. The globalization of Asian economies
4. Made in Asia: innovation, entrepreneurship, and emerging sectors
5. Financial, labor, and social institutions in Asia
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CfA: Negotiating Agrarian Futures in China

CfA: Negotiating Agrarian Futures in China: Capital, Collectives, and Communities Guest editors: Karita Kan and René Trappel

The globalization of agricultural production and food systems has brought fundamental changes to agrarian economies around the world. While connecting rural communities to global circuits of production and distribution, the rise of corporate capital in agri-food production has increasingly come under challenge for subsuming local development needs and environmental sustainability to market-oriented agendas (Borras 2010; Burnett and Murphy 2014; McMichael 2014). In particular, the ...

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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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8th “Young Scholars Workshop” at the CCKF-ERCCT Summer 2020

歐洲當代臺灣研究中心-蔣經國基金會海外中心 將于 2020 年夏天舉辦青年精英學者研討會

 The European Research Center on Contemporary Taiwan – A CCK Foundation Overseas Center at Eberhard Karls University Tübingen will hold a workshop for emerging young scholars from 28 June to 4 July, 2020. Applicants shall be Ph.D. students (3rd year and above) and postdocs and are particularly encouraged to submit proposals related to the workshop’s leading topic on „Taiwan and Security Cooperation in North East Asia „. However, submissions on other topics in the field of ...

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Call for Papers on Economic and Strategic Impacts of Energy Supply and Transport Infrastructure – Connecting Asia and Europe

The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) organizes together with the Department of Asian Studies at Palacký University in Olomouc and the National University of Singapore (NUS) a paper development workshop in Tokyo on 26-27 May 2019. The contributions should assess the effects of infrastructure development connecting Asia and Europe and detailing recommendations to policy makers from Central Asia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia for fostering regional cooperation and integration.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: infrastructure investment and ...

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Call for Papers (EACS 2020): Locating Negative Affects in China’s Post-Reform Era

Dear Colleagues,
I am looking to put a panel together on negative affects in Post-Reform China for the next meeting of the EACS 2020 in Leipzig, 25-29 August 2020. A detailed rationale is provided below. If interested, please, send your abstract (250 words) to Lisa Richaud (, by 15 December 2019.

Locating Negative Affects in China’s Post-Reform Era: Public Culture, Stranger Sociability, Political Potentials

Joining the recent “affective turn” in China Studies (Sorace 2019; Wallis 2018; J. Yang 2014), this panel aims ...

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