14th All India Conference of China Studies

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Call for Papers
May 4, 2021 to July 1, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Chinese History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies



The All India Conference of China Studies (AICCS) is the flagship event of the Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi. The Conference is convened annually, with the principal objective of spreading interest in and strengthening research on China and East Asian Studies in India. The 14th AICCS will be held in collaboration with Cheena Bhavana, Visva-Bharati University and in partnership with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung from 11 to 13 Nov 2021. The theme for 14th AICCS is on "Society and Culture in China".




Special Theme: Society and Culture in China

Abstracts are invited from Indian Scholars in the following formats:

  1. Individual Abstracts: should mention the author's name, institutional affiliation, email and postal address, together with the title of the paper and a brief bio.
  2. Panel Proposals: 3-4 paper abstracts, including the name of the panel organiser, chair and participants, and optionally a discussant.

In addition to the Special Theme, individual abstracts and panel proposals on all China-related topics & themes may be submitted.

The abstracts and panel proposals should be emailed to Dr. Reeja Nair at aiccs.ics@gmail.com and copied to info@icsin.org.

The best paper presented by a young & emerging scholar at AICCS will be given the Mira Sinha Bhattacharjea Award, with a prize money of Rs.25,000/-. Selection will be made on the basis of methodology, argument and presentation. The selected paper will be published by ICS. Further relevant information will be posted in due course of time on the www.icsin.org.


Deadlines :

01 July 2021 : Last date for receiving abstracts (250-300 words)
12 July 2021 : Notification of shortlisted abstracts
12 September 2021 : Last date for receiving full papers (5000-6000 words)
11 October 2021 : Announcement of final papers



Prof. Sabaree Mitra (Convenor)                                                                                                                           Prof. Avijit Banerjee (Co-Convenor)
Professor, CCSEAS, JNU &                                                                                                        Professor & HOD, Cheena Bhavana,
Honorary Fellow, ICS,                                                                                                                 Visva-Bharati University,
B-371, Chittaranjan Park,                                                                                                           Santiniketan, West Bengal - 731235
New Delhi - 110019

Contact Info: 

Dr. Reeja Nair,

Research Associate

Institute of Chinese Studies

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