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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


Language: English

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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GEAS Graduate Conference – Call for Papers


GEAS Graduate Conference:

Individual Agency in Institutional Contexts in East Asia

Date: 9-10 December 2016

Venue: Berlin (Graduate School of East Asian Studies, Free University of Berlin)

How institutions work in real life depends to a considerable extent on how individuals relate to them in their everyday activities. As the structures given by institutions are often manifold, conflicting, and multi-leveled, diverging interpretations and pathways of action can be expected. There are various perspectives to study the relationship between ...

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8. Tagung der DGA-Nachwuchsgruppe

Call for participation
Burg Rothenfels am Main
Call for Papers bis zum 15. Juli 2016

Seit das Entwicklungsmodell Japans und der sogenannten „Tigerstaaten“ in den 1980ern Tagesgespräch wurde, steht Asien im Rampenlicht der Weltöffentlichkeit und bildet den Nährboden für Theorien über eine Verschiebung des globalen Machtzentrums nach Asien. Der wachsende politische, ökonomische und kulturelle Einfluss von Nationen wie Indien und der VR China auf das Weltgeschehen ist ein Dauerthema in den Medien. Es ist die Rede von „MIST“-Ländern wie Indonesien ...

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33rd Euro-Asia Management Studies Association (EAMSA) Annual Conference


33rd Euro-Asia Management Studies Association (EAMSA) Annual Conference
International Business School Suzhou (IBSS)
Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China

27 to 30 October 2016



Conference Theme:

Firms often cooperate across national borders using partnerships, alliances and joint ventures to fulfil a range of strategic objectives. The strategic drivers in particular are well known in the literature ...

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Reconciling Indonesian history with 1965 : facts, rumours and stigma

Call for papers
​International Conference
10-12 November 2016
Goethe University – Frankfurt Westend Campus 

In Indonesia, stereotypes and stigma which have been circulating for more than 50 years about leftist ideologies, have not only prevented the growth of mass-mobilization politics, but it have also divided a nation by cultivating fear. Reconciliation, which has been announced but has so far encountered little progress, is a process based on forgiveness and trust. However, until now none of these conditions have been ...

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Afrasian Transformations: Beyond Grand Narratives?

Conference — Call for Papers
Goethe University Frankfurt
September 28-30, 2016
African-Asian Encounters (III)

Across various disciplines, our understanding of African-Asian interactions and their transformative potential has been significantly shaped by grand narratives and theoretical frameworks. The Global South, postcolonialism, the Indian Ocean World or China’s Scramble for Africa are routinely invoked to understand African-Asian encounters, as are different notions of development, area studies or transregionalism. These epistemological lenses have informed our perspectives and generated important insights, but they have also ...

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Call for Papers: Envisioning the Future of Food Across North-South Divides: Transregional Food Networks and Movements

Exploratory Workshop
December 1-3, 2016

Venue: Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin
Wallotstraße 14, 14193 Berlin
Convenor: Sarah Ruth Sippel (Universität Leipzig)
Co-convenors: Nicolette Larder (University of New England), Cornelia Reiher (Freie Universität Berlin) and Felipe Roa-Clavijo (University of Oxford)

While a vital part of our everyday lives, the future of food is insecure: agriculture and food are currently being shaped by the culmination of multiple crises related to new energy policies, financial
turmoil, and climatic hazards. ...

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