CFP: II International Conference for the Study of Chinese Immigration to Brazil: Intercultural Relations

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 5, 2019 to June 6, 2019
Location: 
Brazil
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies

 

II International Conference for the Study of Chinese Immigration to Brazil:

Intercultural Relations

June 5-6, 2019

 

The II International Conference for the Study of Chinese Immigration to Brazil, to be held at the Pontifical Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) on June 05-06, 2019, intends to address issues related to interculturality in the context of Chinese immigration. We welcome panel proposals and individual papers from scholars, journalists, undergraduate and graduate students, independent writers, etc. The conference language will be ENGLISH, but Chinese, Spanish, and Portuguese language proposals will also be accepted. Potential topics include, but are not limited to the following: 

 

1. Chinese Immigration in a global perspective; 
2. Chinese Immigration to Brazil: history and future trends; 
3. Diasporic Associations, Immigrant Religions and Cultural Identities; 
4. Chinese Language Teaching in Brazil, Chinese media;

5. Teaching Portuguese Language to Chinese immigrants;

6. Local Integration, social mobility and political visibility;  
7. Transnational Business Networks;
8. Topics related to Chinese immigration in Brazil and Latin America; 

 

Contact:

Ana QIAO Jianzhen (建珍, IC PUC-Rio), E-MAIL: anaqiao@163.com

Shu Changsheng (束生, DLO/USP), E-MAIL: shu@usp.br

Roberval Teixeira e Silva (DP/UMac), E-MAIL: robeval.ts@gmail.com

 

Key Dates: 

Registration

March 30, 2019

Abstract/Paper Submission deadline 

April 28, 2019

Conference Dates

June 5-6, 2019

ORGANIZING INSTITUTION:

Confucius Institute, Pontifical Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro

 

CO-ORGANIZING INSTITUTIONS:

Department of Oriental Languages, University of São Paulo 

Department of Portuguese, University of Macau

 

COORDINATORS:

Coordinator: Profa. Ana QIAO Jianzhen (建珍), Chinese Diretor of Confucius Institute, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (IC PUC-Rio)

Vice Coordinator, Prof. SHU Changsheng (束生), Dept. of Oriental Languages, University of São Paulo

Vice Coordinator, Prof. Roberval Teixeira e Silva, Dept. of Portuguese, University of Macau

 

ACADEMIC COMMITTEE:

LIU Hong, Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 

Evelyn Hu-Dehart, Professor, Brown University, USA 

GAO Weinong, Professor, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China 

QIAN Jiang, Professor, University of Hong Kong and Jinan University  

ZHANG Qiusheng, Professor, Jiangsu Normal University, Xuzhou, China 

YOW Cheun Hoe, Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 

QIAO Jianzhen (Ana), Confucius Institute (PUC-RIO), Brazil

PAN Hongli, Professor, Kyoto Bunkyo University, Japan

Richard Hsu, Professor, University of Taipei, Taiwan

Roberval Teixeira e Silva, Assistant Professor, University of Macau, China

Rogério Dezem, Lecturer, Lingua Portuguesa, Historia e Cultura Brasileira, University of Osaka, Japan

Ana Paulina Lee, Assistant Professor, Columbia University, USA

Eric Vanden Bussche, Assistant Professor, Sam Houston State University, USA

Lorenzo Macagno, Associate Professor, Dept. of Anthropology, Federal University of Paraná, Brazil

Alvaro Comin, Prof. Dr. Department of Sociology, University of São Paulo.

Carlos Freire da Silva, Pos-doctorate, Dept. of Sociology, University of São Paulo