As part of the international summer school entitled Urban Culture in Theory and Action, supported by Asian Dynamics Initiative and curated by Urban Culture Lab, Ph.D. Minna Valjakka of the Academy of Finland gives a public lecture entitled "Transcultural Urban Creativity and Activism in Hong Kong"
Oslo Academy of Global Governance and SUM Research School, Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo are pleased to invite applications for the forthcoming doctoral course: 'Governing the Asian Giants: Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development in China and India.'
The course will be held in Oslo, Norway, at the Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 21 – 23 October, 2015.
The 13th Annual Conference of the European Association of Taiwan Studies (EATS) will take place 30 March-1 April 2016, in Prague. It is co-organised by EATS and the Oriental Institute of Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. The conference theme is Powerful and Powerless, and there is currently a Call for Papers.
Abstract submission deadline is 15 September 2015.
The Co-ordination for Gender Research and the Department of Sociology at the University of Copenhagen cordially invites you to the seminar "The New China: Gender, Class and Everyday life". The seminar focuses on the significant intersection of gender, class and new forms of life in the 21st century China.
The Canon Foundation in Europe offers Research Fellowships for projects to be carried out in Europe or Japan. The duration of a Fellowship is normally 12 months, but shorter periods are also possible with a minimum of 3 months. Grants are established at the discretion of the Foundation and based upon the nature of the project. Deadline for this year's application is 15 Septmebr 2015.
The Kawalu: Journal of Local Cultures calls for the submission of articles on local cultures for the forthcoming Vol 2:1 and Vol 2:2. The deadlines are 30 June 2015 and 30 September 2015, respectively. Articles should be between 6.000 - 9.000 words in lenght, and should be sent to: [email protected]
PhD-course Modernization, Gender and Generation - Reconfigurations of Everyday Life at Nordic Centre Fudan organized by the Sino-Nordic Gender Studies Network and Centre for Gender Research at University of Oslo
On May 19-21 the 3rd PhD-course arranged by the Centre for Gender Research in Oslo in collaboration with the Sino-Nordic Gender Studies Network took place at the Nordic Centre at Fudan University. The theme of the course was Modernization, Gender and Generation - Reconfigurations of Everyday Life. Led by Professor Harriet Bjerrum Nielsen, University of Oslo, ten teachers - from China, Denmark and Norway - and 25 PhD students or researchers from China and the Nordic countries participated. After the course the teachers met to commence the work towards the 6th Sino-Nordic Gender Studies Conference which will take place in at the University of Oslo in 2017.
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