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.
The Fourteenth Annual NAJS Conference will take place on 24-25 May 2018 at the Southern Campus of the University of Copenhagen, and is organized and sponsored jointly by Asian Dynamics Initiative (ADI), NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies and the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies.
THE COLD WAR AND ASIAN CINEMA (working title)
Poshek Fu (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne) and Man-Fung Yip (University of Oklahoma), editors
CALL FOR PAPERS
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.
AMAZING OPPORTUNITY FOR PHD/MASTERS STUDENTS!
When: 12-15 March 2018
Where: University of Oxford, UK
We are seeking applications from research students to translate scholarly texts from Japanese to English for the third Translation Workshop to be held at Wadham College, University of Oxford.
Carola Hein (TU Delft) and Yanchen Sun (Tianjin University) are looking for participants who are examining treaty ports in Asia and planning networks that link them. In this context, the treaty ports are port cities in Asia that were opened to foreign trade and residence. Examples could include Yokohama, Kobe, Shanghai, Tianjin, Busan, Incheon, etc. These treaty ports acted as doors through which foreign powers introduced Western planing ideas into these Asia countries, and test grounds for these new ideas.
We are pleased to announce the third “Japan in the World and the World in Japan: A Methodological Approach” international symposium. This year’s event will be held at the Center for Japanese Language and Culture, Osaka University (Minoh Campus), on March 3rd and 4th, 2018.
CALL FOR 2018 SUMMER LUCE POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS
The Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History
University of San Francisco (USF)
Announcing an international symposium, to be held at the University of Tokyo (Ito International Research Center) on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th November 2017, exploring the entanglements of English literature with the Pacific Ocean over the long nineteenth century.
The Contemporary Japan Group at the University of Tokyo’s Institute of Social Science
(ISS, or Shaken), welcomes you to a lecture by
(University of Michigan)
Democracy through Strength: Asia’s Development and Democratization
DATE AND PLACE
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Akamon Sōgō Kenkyūtō Room 549, Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus, University of Tokyo