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:
- Life transitions and transnational family migration
- Intergenerational family relations within transnational families
- Comparative cross-generational analysis
- Transnational migration, gender and life course
- Children ...
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 ...
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 ...mehr →
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 ...
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 ...mehr →
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 ...mehr →
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 (email@example.com), 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 ...mehr →