The Fourth Annual Conference of the Purdue Nanjing Joint Center for China Studies invites paper and session proposals for the conference theme "China, East Asia, and the United States: Rural Transformations." In addition, we invite paper and session proposals on any aspect of Chinese and East Asian politics, science, medicine, technology, education, economics, and cultural and social change. Papers linking China and East Asia with the United States will be particularly welcome. The conference will be held October 23-25, 2018, at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Call for Papers
Chinese Art in the New Millennium Undergraduate Conference
CALL FOR PAPERS
for Summer 2018 Issue (Volume:17, Issue:1) of Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia
Special Issue: Soft Power and Public Diplomacy in East Asia
Guest Editor: Dr. Kadir Ayhan - Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (ayhan[at]hufs.ac.kr)
Deadline to submit abstracts: January 5, 2018
CFA: Academic Director of the Hanmun Workshop at the Jangeogak Archives, the AKS
Call for Applications: 2018 Jangseogak Hanmun Summer Workshop (Intensive Literary/Classical Chinese Training Course for Students and Junior Scholars)
This multidisciplinary program, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, will offer four weeks of context-rich engagement with Buddhist teachings, practices and primary texts (in translation), examining how they have shaped and been shaped by the cultures and societies of East Asia. The program will consider how Buddhism addressed both personal and social needs in ways that were inseparable from the dynamics of intellectual exchange, artistic production, trade and politics.
Two presentations on war veterans’ travel writing on battle sites where they once fought.
Date / time: 27 November, 3pm
Gary Banes, Rhodes University, South Africa, will discuss two South African veterans of the border war of the 1970s and 1980s. Ryota Nishino, the University of the South Pacific, will discuss travel writing by the manga-ka, Mizuki Shigeru.
Place: Leibniz-Institut für Geschichte und Kultur des östlichen Europa (GWZO), Lepzig, Germany
Date: 24-25 May 2018
Submission deadline: 15 January 2018
Organisers: Kornelia Kończal (Hannah Arendt Institute, TU Dresden) and Ewa Stańczyk (Department of History, University of Amsterdam)