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June 2021

CFA: A 3,5-year position as associate professor in Modern China Studies at Oslo University

June 20, 2021

From January 2022, a 3,5-year temporary position of Associate Professor in modern China Studies is available at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo. The person hired will divide his/her time equally between research and teaching, and the successful candidate will contribute to the development of research, both individually and in collaboration with others in the department. The main research areas of the present staff cover broad areas of Chinese society and politics, such as China’s global relations,…

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Myanmar: law, justice and policing under the military coup

June 22, 2021 - 09:30-11:00

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 9:30-11:00 CEST DIIS ∙ Danish Institute for International Studies & University of Oxford Online via Zoom Since the military coup in Myanmar on 1 February the military has used a legal discourse and employed notions of law and order in their justifications for the coup and the crackdowns on civilian resistance. How is this playing out, and how are we to understand this usage in the present situation and through a historical lens? And are there…

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CFP ASIANET 2021: Authoritarianism, populism and new forms of nationalism in Asia

June 23, 2021

The annual Asianet conference 2021 is hosted by MF Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society, in collaboration with the Norwegian Network for Asian Studies. Call for Papers The recent decade has witnessed a turn to authoritarianism in many countries in Asia. We see this in India under Modi, the Rajapaksa regime in Sri Lanka, the civil-military rule in Thailand, the rule of Duterte in the Philippines, China’s assertive nationalist turn, and last but not least the military coup in…

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Brothers and Sisters from Afar: Understanding China’s Islamic Diplomacy and its Muslim Minorities in the Southeast Asian Context by Dr Yang Yang

June 24, 2021 - 10:00

This talk examines China’s recent Belt and Road Initiative (the BRI) and their implications to China’s Muslim community and Muslim-majority countries along the routes of the new Silk Road. China engages the cultural imaginaries of the Silk Road in the official narratives, especially the Arab and Persian merchants and adventurers and their long journey across deserted land to China. The Muslim travelers’ admiration of the Chinese civilization and the Chinese empire’s inclusive attitude towards them made some of them to…

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CfA: Junior Curator (f/m/d) for the Department of East, South and Southeast Asia at Linden-Museum Stuttgart

June 25, 2021

Application deadline: June 25, 2021 The Linden-Museum Stuttgart is one of the most important museums for anthropology in Europe. For the Department of East, South and Southeast Asia, we are looking for a full-time (100%) Junior Curator for an initial full stop of two years. Your tasks will include representing the department in academic and organisational matters in close cooperation with the Senior Curator for East, South and Southeast Asia. This includes, in particular, the care, research and inventory of…

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CfP: Cities and Climate Challenge in Southeast Asia Workshop and Compendium

June 25, 2021

The Climate Change in Southeast Asia Programme is pleased to invite scholars and analysts in your institutions to participate in the Call for Papers: Cities and Climate Challenge in Southeast Asia Workshop and Compendium that will take place virtually between September to October 2021. The workshop and resulting compendium will bring policymakers, scholars, and practitioners on a common platform to share their research projects that address climate challenges in Southeast Asian cities. We are interested in topics ranging from analysis…

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POSTPONED Asia and Africa in Transition

June 28, 2021-June 30, 2021
University of Copenhagen

In light of the current situation and global conoravirus concern, the conference has been postponed from October 2020 to 28-30 June 2021. In 2021, the annual ADI conference and the annual NNC conference will join forces with a number of globally oriented networks and centres at the University of Copenhagen. The organisers are: Asian Dynamics Initiative NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies School of Global Health Sustainability Science Centre ThinkChina UCPH Global Development About the conference Asia and Africa,…

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CfA: MOFA Taiwan Fellowship

June 30, 2021

The Taiwan Fellowship is established by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to award foreign experts and scholars interested in researches related to Taiwan, cross-strait relations, mainland China, Asia-Pacific region and Chinese studies to conduct advanced research at universities or academic institutions in Taiwan.  The Taiwan Fellowship, echoing the APEC Scholarship Initiative, provides 12 Chinese Taipei APEC Fellowship openings per year exclusively for scholars and experts from developing APEC economies. The annual application period is from May 1 to June…

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July 2021

CfA: Leverhulme Research Leadership Award PhD studentship: Mapping Sumatra’s Manuscript Cultures

July 9, 2021

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is calling for applications for the offered studentship as part of the "Leverhulme Reearch Leadership Award: Mapping Sumatra's Manuscript Cultures". Find more details on SOAS' website.

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(Re)Writing LGBTIQ History in the Philippines: Lessons from the Field

July 13, 2021 - 10:00-12:00

A part of the lecture series DECENTERING HETERONORMATIVE HISTORIOGRAPHY IN THE (POST)COLONIAL PHILIPPINES. Organized by Kiel Ramos Suarez, Humboldt University (HU) Berlin, and Advancing Philippine Studies at HU with the support of the Philippine Studies Series Berlin Lecture by Kiel Ramos Suarez (Linnaeus University/Humboldt University Berlin) Click here to register for the event.

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