2019 marks the 55th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and France. Lingnan Culture Academy of Lingnan Normal University presents “The Second International Conference on Guangzhouwan’s History and Culture”. It is to be held in December 2019, Zhanjiang, Guangdong, China.
In 2010, George Mason University hosted a conference titled "The New South-South Dynamic in Global Affairs: A Changing World Order?" The Global Affairs Seminar at Mason will revisit this conference with an afternoon of panel discussions focused on investment and development aid. This event is open to the public.
Revisiting South-South/BRICs/Emerging Powers Investment and Development Aid
Thursday, January 31, 2019, Research Hall #163, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Lecturer: Narayanan Ganesan, Professor, Hiroshima Peace Institute, Hiroshima City University
Abstract: The 2018 Malaysian general elections led to the Pakatan Harapan (Alliance of Hope) coalition storming into power and displacing the Barisan Nasional (National Front) government that has been in power since 1970. This talk will examine the impact of this opposition victory and its impact on the previous governmental coalition led by UMNO and its impact on the domestic political process and consociational model of politics in general.
Date: 12–13 October 2019
Call for Papers: Eurasian Parliamentary Practices and Political Mythologies: Duma, Rada, Khural, Legislative Yuan, and Beyond (Deadline: January 31, 2019)
June 17–18, 2019
University of Heidelberg
Organizers: Ivan Sablin (Heidelberg) and Egas Moniz Bandeira (Madrid)
The University of Heidelberg invites paper proposals for the Workshop “Eurasian Parliamentary Practices and Political Mythologies: Duma, Rada, Khural, Legislative Yuan, and Beyond” to take place on June 17–18, 2019.
Applications for a week-long intensive academic career development program are invited from junior scholars who have received their PhD degrees after 2015. Eight scholars in a range of disciplines will be selected from a pool of international applicants. Scholars will engage with leading Chinese studies faculty to make creative use of new media to produce public knowledge about Chinese society, culture, and history and develop research-based expertise in teaching. Select
GENEsYs Conference at the Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
National Identities and the Youth in East Asia: Popular Culture, Political Mobilisation, and Digital Spaces
Date: 2-3 May 2019
Venue: Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
We are pleased to announce the release of Bodies and Structures: Deep-mapping Modern East Asian History 1.0 (http://scalar.chass.ncsu.edu/bodies-and-structures). Bodies and Structures is a platform for researching and teaching spatial histories of East Asia and the larger worlds of which they were a part.