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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: MLA 2021 Convention LLC East Asian Forum Call for Papers January 7-10, 2021 (deadline: 2020-03-15)

Crossing Borders and Transcultural Flow in Modern East Asia
Subject Fields: Chinese History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Literature, Film and Film History
Location: Toronto, Canada

This panel seeks to explore instances of East-West and intra-Asian transcultural encounters in modern and contemporary East Asian literature and film. We welcome papers that examine case studies of literary and/or cultural translation; the role translation played in the modernization processes of East Asian countries; texts that traveled to East Asia from the ...

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DGA Conference 2021 Call for Panels


Transnational Asian Studies – Multi-Level Dynamics of Identity Formation and Institution Building

Die Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Asienkunde (DGA) findet vom 10. bis 12.3.2021 in Duisburg statt – organisiert und koordiniert von AREA Ruhr.

Konferenzsprachen sind Deutsch und Englisch. Wir bitten Sie, Vorschläge für Panels (Dauer zwei Stunden) bis spätestens bis zum 01. Juli 2020 (18 Uhr MEZ) einzureichen.

Die Panels sollen sich auf das moderne Asien beziehen. Diese sollten idealiter transnationale, länderübergreifende Themen behandeln. Aber ...

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CfA: Research assistant (Praedoc) (m/f/d) with 65%-part-time job limited to three years (deadline: 2020-03-16)

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CfA: Research assistant (Postdoc) (m/f/d) full-time job limited to three years (deadline: 2020-03-16)

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CfA: Academia Sinica Fellowship for Doctoral Candidates in the Humanities and Social Sciences (deadline: 2020-03-06)

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CfP: Situations Annual Conference 2020 (2020-05-01)

Between Asia and Europe: Whither Comparative Cultural Studies?
University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia 21-22 May, 2020

We encourage submissions that take a comparative approach to the study of texts from Asia and Europe

Possible topics include:

  • Art cinema then and now
  • Political philosophy East and West
  • Patterns of migration flow in and between Europe and Asia
  • Asian values and European traditions
  • Mysticism and spirituality in a global age
  • The reception of Westernphilosophy and literature in Asia
  • Religious violence and terrorism
  • Ethnic strife in Europe and Asia
  • The legacies of communism at the end of neoliberalism
  • Climate disruption across the continents
  • Trade routes: from theSilk Road to the Belt and Road project
  • The literatures and cultures of Eurasia
  • The legacies of theSecond World War: the Axis Powers and Asia
  • Land and sea: the changing geopoliticallandscape
  • Ruins and monuments:the persistence of antiquity
  • PanAsianism and the project of European unity
  • Nationalism and populism inEurope and Asia
  • The future of cultural and national identities
  • Espionage and culture
  • Tourist writing

Early inquiries with 200-word abstracts are appreciated, although the deadline for a 4,000-word proposal, which includes a 100-word bio statement and a 150-word abstract, is May 1 2020. All correspondence should be addressed to the Editor of Situations, Terence Murphy, at tmurphy@yonsei.ac.kr and cc’d to the Managing Editor Rhee ...

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CfP: 4th edition of the Mapping China Journal (deadline: 2020-02-17)

The double-blind peer-reviewed Mapping China Journal (founded in 2017) is announcing a General Call for Papers for all interested students and early-stage PhD researchers working on Greater China (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan).

For the 2020 / 4th edition of the journal, we accept all papers on:

  • Domestic political developments in Greater China
  • China’s regional and international relations
  • Comparative studies and China/ Hong Kong/ Macau/ Taiwan

We are looking to publish political science-based original research on Greater China, but also welcome contributions from other ...

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CfA: 4 Stellen am Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Berlin – Lise-Meitner-Forschungsgruppe „China in the Global System of Science“

1 Postdoctoral Fellow, für 3 Jahre mit Verlängerungsoption, Bewerbungsschluss 28. Februar 2020

1 Predoctoral Fellow, für 3 Jahre mit Verlängerungsoption, Bewerbungsschluss 28. Februar 2020

1 Forschungsgruppenassistenz, befristet bis März 2025, Bewerbungsschluss 28. Februar 2020

1 Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft, gilt für Studierende aus dem Raum Berlin/Brandenburg, Bewerbungsschluss 17. Februar 2020

Stellenbeschreibungen und Links zum Bewerbungsportal unter: https://www.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/de/karriere .

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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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