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March 2018

Call for Papers and Panels: 10th Annual International ADI Conference

March 1, 2018

The 10th Asian Dynamics Initiative Conference is now inviting abstracts for paper presentations addressing the panel themes listed below as well as the conference’s overall theme “Transition and Disruption in Asia”. Your submission should include: Name, affiliation, short bio Abstract including title, argument and methodology (approx 250 words) Intended panel (if applicable)The list of Panels is also open for submissions. For the list of panels follow this link. Abstracts for panels not covered in the list are also welcome. Please submit your…

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Invitation to submission to panel: Researching Digital in Asia

March 1, 2018

Liu Jun, associate professor at UCPH,  invites submissions for  the panel "Researching Digital in Asia" in the ADI 2018,  at University of Copenhagen, 18-20 June 2018 (more information here, http://asiandynamics.ku.dk/english/adi-conference-2018/panels/researching-digital-in-asia/). This panel invites scholars to discuss and (critically) reflect upon research related to digitalization, informationalization, and datafication of Asian societies. It also aims to offer an advanced discussion to the key epistemic, methodological and normative issues they raise, such as: -What are the implications of the rise of computational social science for the…

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Theory seminar: Controlling the Narrative and International Order in the South China Sea

March 2, 2018 - 13:15
Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, C.J. Hambros plass 2D
Oslo, 0033 Norway
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Amanda Cheney visits NUPI to talk about the term “rule based order” in the South China Sea. In recent years, “rule based order” has emerged as a talking point in policy-oriented conversations about the future of the international system, particularly in respect to the rise of China and decline of the US. While many observers and statespersons make calls for “rules based order,” this awkward-sounding neologism has not yet been a subject of serious scholarly attention. To address this gap,…

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2018 Academy of Korean Studies: Korean Studies Grant

March 4, 2018 - 23:59

2018 Korean Studies Grant: Call for Proposals   The Academy of Korean Studies (AKS) is pleased to announce the guidelines for the 2018 Korean Studies Grant Program. We invite proposals for following 5 categories and this year, we have launched a new program, 'Translation Project of Overseas Korean Studies Monograph' to make international scholarship available to Korean readers. The categories are: Competitive Research Funding Conference and Workshop Support Scholarly Publication Support Educational Programs/Cultural Activities Support Translation Project of Overseas Korean…

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Paper Activism: Environmental Struggles in Western India.

March 15, 2018 - 14:15-16:00
PAM seminarrom 8 Oslo, Norway + Google Map

Morgenstierne Seminar lecture Kenneth Bo Nielsen, Associate Professor, IKOS. The Indian state, writes Nayanika Mathur, is a paper tiger: An inveterate writer that is obsessed with producing, circulating, storing and decoding paper. Paper, in this rendering, is thus central to the composition, maintenance and assemblage of the Indian state. While recent anthropological work has productively used the study of documents to highlight the constitutive work they perform across multiple domains within and beyond the state, in this talk I want…

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Save the date for the Hel­sinki Con­fer­ence on the Chinese Model of Gov­ernance

March 20, 2018
Consistorium Hall, University of Helsinki Helsinki, Finland + Google Map

The one-day conference on 20 March 2018 invites scholars to revisit discussion on the Chinese model of governance and articulate the old and new features of Xi Jinping’s model of governance. Most current research on the China model debates whether there is such model, and the characteristics and essences of the model if it exists. The kernel of various versions of the China model is a party-state-led market economy. In this regard, some scholars focus on the evolution of China’s…

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April 2018

First call for papers – Conference and Doctoral workshop: China and the “Wider” Eastern Europe

April 1, 2018 - 00:00
Center for East Asian Studies, Turun yliopisto
Turku, Finland
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This is a first call for papers. The conference China and the "Wider" Eastern Europe will be held at the Centre for East Asian Studies (CEAS), University of Turku, Finland from 11th to 12th October 2018. We welcome senior researchers and PhD candidates studying Chinese engagement with Eastern Europe to present their work. Other interested professionals, media, and representatives of firms are encouraged to participate in discussions and networking events. The conference is organized in co-operation with the University of…

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WORKSHOP – Gender and gender equality in ‘welfare solutions’ and ‘entrepreneurship and business’

April 16, 2018-April 17, 2018
The Nordic Centre Fudan, Fudan University, Shanghai, 220 Handan Lu
Shanghai, China
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This call for papers is addressed to PhD students and scholars working with gender perspectives and gender equality issues in relation to Nordic welfare policies and practices, as well as in relation to Nordic entrepreneurship and business.  Asia studies scholars – please forward to your colleagues who work on the Nordic countries! The workshop is inspired by the cooperation agreement between the Nordic Council of Ministers and China. This agreement emphasizes Nordic regional (rather than bilateral) cooperation with the People’s…

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Nordic Centre Council Meeting: The Nordic Universities Role and Challenge in the New Arctic

April 26, 2018
Umeå University

Nordic Centre in Shanghai drives and facilitates collaboration between researchers and students in the five Nordic countries and China. Located at Fudan University, one of Asia's top universities, Nordic Centre has served as a vehicle for research and education within all kinds of disciplines since 1995. Spring 2018 Nordic Centre Council meeting are to be held at Umeå University, Sweden on Wednesday 25 April.  In connection to the Council meeting the Nordic Centre, in cooperation with Umeå University, will arrange…

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Visiting Scholars Program, International Center for Studies of Chinese Civilization at Fudan University

April 30, 2018

The International Center for Studies of Chinese Civilization (ICSCC) is a platform for research in the advancement of new approaches to studies on Chinese civilization and cross-cultrual exchange among global academic community. Supported by Fudan’s strength in the humanities, ICSCC strives to create a resident research community to engage in research projects concerning Chinese civilization. Applicants for the program should: -be under 50 years of age. -have received the doctoral degree and hold a faculty position at a recognized university…

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