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CfP: The 2020 International Conference on the History of Christian Protestant Missionaries (deadline: 2020-06-30)

Conference Goal:
In honor of missionary contributions to Taiwan, Changhua Christian Hospital Historical Museum collaborates with Asia Pacific Studies, University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN), Department of History, Tung Hai University, Department of History, National Chung Shing University, and Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT) to host the 2020 International Conference on the History of Christian Protestant Missionaries.

Conference Date: September 24-25, 2020
Conference Venue: Changhua Christian Hospital (CCH) International Education and Training Center (B1)
Conference Theme: Sharing Spaces — British Protestant Missionaries ...

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CfP: Sinophone Literature in the Global South (deadline: 2020-08-31)

CfP: Sun Yat-sen Journal of Humanities.
Special Issue: Sinophone Literature in the Global South

Guest Editors:
Min-xu Zhan, Assistant Professor of the Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature and Transnational Cultural Studies, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
Chia-rong Wu, Senior Lecturer of the Global, Cultural and Language Studies, The University of Canterbury, New Zealand

The discourse of Sinophone literature is two-fold in the network of the Global South. First, it is common to see in traditional Chinese history such expressions as “southern ...

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CfP: International Conference on Transnational Migration and Family Processes in Greater China and Beyond (Hong Kong)

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:

  1. Life transitions and transnational family migration
  2. Intergenerational family relations within transnational families
  3. Comparative cross-generational analysis
  4. Transnational migration, gender and life course
  5. Children ...
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Launch of Hong Kong Studies Association

The Hong Kong Studies Association is non-profit, committed to academic rigor and political neutrality. Since we are completely independent with no financial or organisational links to other organisations or institutions, we rely on a group of highly motivated and capable volunteers.

The HKSA aims at scholars and graduate students working on research projects related to Hong Kong and we strive to facilitate opportunities of meeting and exchange of ideas across disciplines on a regular basis. HKSA will be a network which ...

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