Louis Frieberg Post-doctoral Fellowships

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
January 13, 2021 to April 1, 2021
Location: 
Israel
Subject Fields: 
Chinese History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Humanities, Research and Methodology

The Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies offers post-doctoral fellowships for the 2021-2022 academic year. The post-docs are open to scholars in the humanities and social sciences specializing in East Asia, especially China, Japan, Korea and Mongolia.

 

Lingnan Culture International Conference 2021 -- “Redefining Lingnan Culture and the World: Materiality, Mentality and the Structure of Feeling”

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 5, 2021 to March 6, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Chinese History / Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Sociology

Organized by the Research Programme for Lingnan Culture of the Institute of Chinese Studies of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Lingnan Culture International Conference provides an opportunity for scholars in different academic fields, including history, linguistics, literature, arts, religion, sociology, anthropology, from the globe to present their studies on Lingnan culture.

[Webinar] Yang Shen: "Self-Knowledge as Religious Knowledge: Lottery Divination in Buddhist Temples in Contemporary China"

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
January 12, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Chinese History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

Self-Knowledge as Religious Knowledge: Lottery Divination in Buddhist Temples in Contemporary China

Troubling Topics, Sacred Texts

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 5, 2021 to March 1, 2021
Location: 
Nevada, United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Asian History / Studies, Chinese History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Indigenous Studies

• "Troubling Topics, Sacred Texts": Sacred texts continue to inspire a diversity of scholarship that seeks to transform the ancient into the contemporary, the remote into the immediate, and the distant into the visceral experience. At the same time, the texts confront a plethora of troubling topics.

The Association of Chinese & Comparative Literature 2021 Biennial Meeting: Call for Papers

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 31, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Chinese History / Studies, Southeast Asian History / Studies, Literature, East Asian History / Studies

The Association of Chinese & Comparative Literature 2021 Biennial Meetin

Book Talk: State Formation in China and Taiwan, with Julia Strauss

Type: 
Event
Date: 
January 7, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Chinese History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Political Science

On January 7th, 2021, the UW Taiwan Studies Program will host Professor Julia C. Strauss for a Book Talk on her recently published work, State Formation in China and Taiwan: Bureaucracy, Campaign, and Performance. 

CFP: Chinese Latinxs Chinese America: History and Perspectives—the Journal of the Chinese Historical Society of America

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 15, 2021
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Asian American History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Chinese History / Studies, Asian History / Studies

Title: Call for Paper Submissions – Chinese Latinxs

 

Establishing an international network of practitioners in Chinese/Japanese/Korean to English translation pedagogy

Type: 
Call for Volunteers
Date: 
December 18, 2020
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Languages, Japanese History / Studies, Chinese History / Studies, Korean History / Studies

I teach Chinese and Japanese to English translation at the University of Leeds in the UK at undergraduate and postgraduate level. I am establishing an international network of colleagues who also teach in this area, in order to further advance the cause of translation pedagogy (and scholarship/research in this field) as it pertains to Chinese, Japanese, and Korean into English. Please get in touch if you are engaged in teaching translation in this field and would like to join this network.

Life along the River: Interactions between Human Societies and Valley Environments in the Convergence Zone of the Inner Asian Highlands, 1600s–1950s

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 16, 2020 to July 23, 2021
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Borderlands, Chinese History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies

The convergence zone of the Inner Asian Highlands consists of the present-day parts of Qinghai, Gansu, Sichuan and Yunnan provinces in western China. It lies at the intersection of the Himalayan, Mongolian, Loess and Yungui plateaus, where the upper Yellow, Yangtze, Mekong and Salween rivers and their tributaries flow among towering mountains and segment the region into countless long valleys. Different “natural systems” take place in these relatively parallel valleys along elevational gradients. Historically, these valleys sat on the overlapped margins of dominant centers of power.

New book series Environment and Society in Asia Amsterdam University Press

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
December 31, 2025
Subject Fields: 
Chinese History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies, Southeast Asian History / Studies

The AUP series in Environment and Society in Asia welcomes humanities and social sciences manuscripts that both are academically rigorous and can contribute to the general public understanding of the pertinent issues related to broadly defined environmental degradation and socio-political challenges in Asian countries and regions.

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