Archive for 'Südasien'

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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Stellenausschreibung: Assistant Professor in Development Studies (tenure track) (EUR)


The International Institute of Social Studies (part of Erasmus University Rotterdam) seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Development Studies with teaching and research expertise in environment, inequality and conflict.

We envisage a broadly trained candidate with an interdisciplinary background and PhD in the social sciences. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out cutting-edge research within the Political Ecology research group, which is one of the groups comprising overall focus on Global Development and Social Justice at ...

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Special Invitation: Local hospitality provided for early submission

The Institute of Cross Cultural Studies and Academic Exchange is organizing conferences in early January in Kolkata, India and one in North Bengal(near Darjeeling)

Participants can attend multiple conferences:

Dates of 2 international conferences are:
January 4–6,2020: Topic: Human Rights and Social Justice: East and West+
January 9–11,2020: Self, Language and Morality (North Bengal)

The conferences will have Garden Session which will allow the presenter to speak on a particular area of their own research in case they do not have research done ...

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CfP & CfA: European Scholars of South Asian International Relations (ESSAIR) – Inaugural Conference Paris 2020

ESSAIR aims to establish an annual forum in Europe dedicated to scholars working on the international relations of South Asia, at which established academics and policy experts, emerging scholars and current postgraduate students can meet to discuss, exchange and synthesise their ideas.

The deadline for submissions is 30 November 2019.

For more information, please go to ESSAIR CfP, Paris 2020.

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CfA: Research Project “Connecting Modern Art Histories in and across Africa, South and Southeast Asia”

The Dhaka Art Summit, Institute for Comparative Modernities (ICM) at Cornell University , and Asia Art Archive, with support from the Getty Foundation’s Connecting Art Histories initiative, launch a new research project entitled Connecting Modern Art Histories in and across Africa, South and Southeast Asia. The project brings together a team of leading international faculty and emerging scholars to investigate parallel and intersecting developments in the cultural histories of modern South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Africa.

Emerging scholars from and with ...

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Fifth Conference on Bengal Related Studies for Students and Young Scholars

The South Asia Seminar of the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg is pleased to host the Fifth Conference on Bengal Related Studies for Students and Young Scholars. The aim of the conference is to provide an interdisciplinary venue for students and young scholars who focus on the Bengal regions in their studies.

Guests are very welcome. There will be no conference fee, but those interested in participating as guests are requested to contact the local organisers by email first.


Conference Venue: Emil-Abderhalden-Str. ...

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Call for Abstracts: International Conference „Democratizing Governance in India“

The Department of Culture and History of India and Tibet, University of Hamburg is organizing the international conference ‚Democratizing Governance in India: a facet of aspirational polity‘.

The conference will take place on 2 and 3 November 2018 at the University of Hamburg.

Please find the concept note and four themes to be addressed in the sessions here.

Scholars are invited to submit their paper proposals including

a) title, b) name of the author, and c) an abstract of up to 250 words ...

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Ausschreibung W3-Professur „Neuere Geschichte Südasiens“, Universität Heidelberg

Am Südasien-Institut der Universität Heidelberg ist zum Wintersemester 2019/2020 eine

W3-Professur „Neuere Geschichte Südasiens“ (Nachfolge Prof. Dr. Gita Dharampal-Frick)

zu besetzen. Die Professur hat den Schwerpunkt in der Geschichte Südasiens ab der Frühen Neuzeit. Es wird erwartet, dass die/der Bewerber/in über Kompetenzen in einer oder mehreren südasiatischen Sprachen verfügt und das Fach in Bachelor- und Masterstudiengängen in großer Breite anbieten kann.

Das Südasien-Institut ( ist mit sieben Fächern und vier weiteren assoziierten Professuren an der Universität in besonderer Weise auf interdisziplinäre Forschung ...

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Ausschreibung: Lektorenprogramm der Robert Bosch Stiftung in Asien

Das Lektorenprogramm der Robert Bosch Stiftung fördert im Studienjahr 2018/19 Stipendiaten, die an Hochschulen in Asien (China, Indonesien, Südkorea, Thailand, Vietnam) Deutsch als Fremdsprache unterrichten und Bildungsprojekte durchführen.

Die Lektoren bringen sich aktiv in die Bildungsarbeit an ihrem Hochschulstandort ein, engagieren sich im Sinne der Völkerverständigung und qualifizieren sich persönlich und fachlich weiter. Das Programmjahr wird durch ein umfangreiches Weiterbildungsangebot im Bildungs- und Projektmanagement sowie ein individuelles Coaching begleitet.

Bewerben können sich Hochschulabsolventen aus deutschsprachigen Ländern sowie Hochschuldozenten aus China, Indonesien, Südkorea, ...

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CALL FOR PAPERS Princeton South Asia Conference


Princeton South Asia Conference, April 6th-7th 2018

Anxiety and Authority in South Asia

Deadline: January 5th 2018

From fears of an imminent environmental crisis to pervasive concerns about security, we seem to be living in an age in which anxiety has permeated public discourse on an unprecedented scale.  While the intensity and scope of many contemporary fears might be new, recent scholarship has shown that anxiety — broadly understood as fear without a definite object — has been a longstanding feature ...

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