Archive for 'China'

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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CfA: Research position in a project on intergenerational relations and filial piety in China (deadline: 2020-01-16)

Research position in a project on intergenerational relations and filial piety in China
We are looking for a PhD researcher in the research project “civilized families” on intergenerational relations and filial piety in China funded by the German Research Association for 3 years led by Dr. Marius Meinhof at Bielefeld University.

In the last years, government propaganda and public debate in China have started to promote traditional Chinese culture. One obvious example for this is the appellation of filial piety, in ...

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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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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 (lrichaud@ulb.ac.be), 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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CfA: Jahrestagung „Deutsch-Chinesische Investitionen“

Das „China Investment Project“ an der NORDAKADEMIE Hochschule der Wirtschaft in Elmshorn wird als Drittmittelprojekt von der NORDAKADEMIE Stiftung gefördert und ist zunächst für zwei Jahre angelegt. Das Ziel ist, Ansatzpunkte zu finden, um M&A Transaktionen, sowie post-merger Integrationsprozesse zwischen deutschen und chinesischen Unternehmen erfolgreicher zu gestalten.

Infos zur Veranstaltung finden Sie hier.

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Stellenausschreibung: Praktikum Regionalbüro China im OAV

Der OAV – German Asia-Pacific Business Association in Hamburg sucht eine/n Praktikant/in im Regionalbüro Greater China & Mongolia. Weitere Informationen siehe Stellenausschreibung Praktikum 2019

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Tagung „China und Nordkorea – Asiens Autoritarismus auf dem Vormarsch?“ in Tutzing

Am 26. und 27. Juli lädt die Akademie für Politische Bildung zur Tagung „China und Nordkorea – Asiens Autoritarismus auf dem Vormarsch?“ nach Tutzing. Wir beschäftigen uns mit den Strategien, mit denen Kim Jong-un seine Macht in Nordkorea sichert, und mit den Chancen auf eine Wiedervereinigung der beiden koreanischen Staaten. Außerdem erfahren wir, wie der chinesische Staat Wirtschaft und Unternehmen steuert. Programm und Pressemitteilung zur Veranstaltung finden Sie angehängt sowie online unter folgenden Links:

Pressemitteilung
https://www.apb-tutzing.de/news/2019-07-10/china-und-nordkorea-auf-dem-vormarsch

Programm
https://www.apb-tutzing.de/Tagungsprogramme/2019/30-5-19-programm.pdf

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[Permanent Job Opportunity] Manchester China Institute Manager: deadline Aug 5

The University of Manchester invites applications for a professional Manager to run the Manchester China Institute (MCI), which promotes excellence in research, teaching, and programming about China across the University. The MCI Manager will work closely with the MCI Director to establish MCI as a global leader in China studies, with an emphasis on promoting mutual understanding in UK-China relations.

You must have the ability to think strategically, set objectives, and priorities. You must be able to lead academic and professional ...

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CfP: Revisiting the Cold War on Taiwan

Revisiting the Cold War on Taiwan

5th and 6th December, 2019 at the Wilson Center, Washington D.C.

Abstract submission Deadline: 25th August 2019

In scholarship of Taiwan during the Cold War, the agency and subjectivities of Taiwanese voices have often been overlooked. Cold War policies from 1945-1972 toward Taiwan were structured for the Republic of China, driven by US and Kuomintang (KMT) state and elite interests. Under Cold War-enabled authoritarianism and the White Terror, human rights and Taiwanese identities were written out. In ...

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