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July 2020

Webinar: (Self-)Censorship, Social Activism, and Chinese Feminist Scholarship

July 10, 2020 - 13:00-16:00
online

Join this online webinar on (self-)censorship, social activism and Chinese Feminist Scholarship. A registration link for the event can be found here. Speakers and topics: Ms. YE Haiyan, aka "Hooligan Sparrow", self-defined "wild feminist", advocating for sex workers, children, and women's rights in China: Sex, Feminism, and Censorship: An Activist Perspective Dr.Dušica RISTIVOJEVIĆ, Kone Foundation Bold Initiatives Researcher, University of Helsinki, Finland; Co-coordinator of Sino-Nordic Gender Studies Network, NIAS, Denmark: Chinese Feminism and Its Transnational Support Networks: What are We…

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Marie Curie Individual Fellowships, nomination by NIAS

July 25, 2020

The Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) based at the University of Copenhagen is interested in nominating candidates for Marie Curie Individual Fellowships. These EU-funded European Fellowships: are open to researchers moving within Europe, as well as those coming in from other parts of the world can restart a research career after a break, such as parental leave can help researchers coming back to Europe find a new position. To apply, you will need a completed PhD, a very strong…

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Deadline for International Translation Competition, Japanese

July 31, 2020

JLPP - Japanese Literature Publishing Project - seeks out applicants for their 5th translation competition. Aspiring translators of contemporary Japanese literature are most welcome to apply. The winners of previous JLPP Translation Competitions are now actively working as literary translators all over the world. The JLPP International Translation Competition aims to foster emerging translators of Japanese and promote Japanese literature around the world by encouraging the translation of superb literary works from Japan. Please follow this link for details on the competition.

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CfP Asia and Africa in Transition PhD Workshop

July 31, 2020 - 08:00-17:00

19-20 October 2020 │ University of Copenhagen NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies and Asian Dynamics Initiative Though the annual 2020 NNC/ADI conference has been postponed to 2021 as a consequence of the global coronavirus, the PhD workshop will take place on the dates initially planned. It will be an intensive workshop for a limited number of PhD students working on Asia. Depending on prevailing conditions at the time it is likely to be a hybrid event, with the…

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August 2020

University of Agder invests in environmental Master’s degree in Asia

August 1, 2020 - 08:00-17:00

UiA has been given academic responsibility for a new master’s programme in environmentally friendly and sustainable business management. The teaching will take place in Indonesia, and the programme will give priority to students from poor countries in Southeast Asia. The programme opens for applications this autumn and commences in January 2021. More information

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CfA: Two postdoctoral fellowships at Lund University

August 10, 2020

Applications are now open for 2 postdoctoral fellowships in China’s, Japan’s, and/or Korea’s contemporary society at the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University. The candidate needs to have written a Ph.D. thesis with a focus on contemporary society in China, Japan, and/or Korea. Very good and documented knowledge of English is required as well as relevant knowledge in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean, depending on the research project. Further information regarding the positions is available here.  

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September 2020

CfP Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia

September 1, 2020

Call for papers for Special Issue: Ethical Pluralism and Intercultural Information Ethics in Asian Contexts. More information in the full call.

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October 2020

Asia and Africa in Transition PhD Workshop

October 19, 2020-October 20, 2020

19-20 October 2020 │ University of Copenhagen NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies and Asian Dynamics Initiative Though the annual 2020 NNC/ADI conference has been postponed to 2021 as a consequence of the global coronavirus, the PhD workshop will take place on the dates initially planned. It will be an intensive workshop for a limited number of PhD students working on Asia. More information here.

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Online seminar: You are here China’s New Minority: Africans in China, Their Identities and Well-Being

October 23, 2020 - 10:15-11:30
online

In the past decade, the relations between China and African countries have transcended from state-level multi-lateral and bilateral exchanges to the micro-level, with important implications for households and individuals. Of note has been the varying forms of population migrations between the two places for reasons ranging from business ventures, education, asylum-seeking and family making and reunification. The focus of this seminar is on the well-beings of Africans, as a new kind of minority in China. Topics range from psychological distress…

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January 2021

University of Nottingham Taiwan Studies Programme PhD Scholarship 2021

January 29, 2021 - 17:00

The Taiwan Studies Programme at the University of Nottingham, School of Politics and International Relations is pleased to announce that it is offering a Scholarship for Postgraduate Research students in the School starting their PhD's in October 2021/2022 academic year. This will be offered on a competitive basis, with applications being ranked by a School panel, whose judgement is final.   Number available :1   Description of award: £14566 per annum towards fees and stipend for 3 years (full-time).   Eligibility…

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