The rise of tensions in Sino-Japanese relations during the period 2012-2014 led a number of international commentators to stress the real risk of a war breaking out between the two neighbouring East Asian giants. Chinese claims over a set of islands under Japanese control known as Senkaku (and Diaoyu in Chinese) rested at the heart of the contention. Military tensions in the waters surrounding the islands and in the skies above them characterised the downward spiralling of the relationship. Two years on, war has not happened, and the Sino-Japanese relationship seems to be slowly improving.
Creating and Un-creating the World in the Romantic Imagination panel at SAMLA88 conference, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, November 4-6:
Call for Papers for the Conference
Armed Resistance in Eastern and Southeastern Europe 1945-1956:
Actors, Groups, Forms, Intentions, Motives, Goals, and Consequences
Another Soldier is Born, the (Body of the) Nation is Safe: #TheBestHeroistheDeadHero
Panel Organizer: Nelli Sargsyan (Marlboro College)
Discussant: Jennifer Burrell (State University of New York at Albany)
Call for Papers
8th Biennial Conference of the International Feuchtwanger Society,
from October 12 to 14 2017 in Paris
With the Support of the Fondation pour la Mémoire de la Shoah
Heritage Studies and Socialism: Transnational Perspectives on Heritage in Eastern and Central Europe
Dear list members,
British Postgraduate Network for Chinese Studies (BPCS)- formerly known as CPN Chinese Postgraduate Network- would like to invite applications for BPCS 2016 Annual Conference “Dynamic China” which will take place 23rd – 24th June 2016 at King’s College London.
Theme: Celebrating Traditional Igbo Institutions and Leadership