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December 2019

CfA: Senior Lecturer in China Studies University of Oslo

December 9, 2019

A temporary position as senior lecturer (SKO 1198) in China studies is available at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo. The appointment is for a period of three and a half years. Starting date: 1 August 2020. The vacancy is a teaching position, with 75 % teaching and supervision work, 19 % academic development work, and 6 % administration. Teaching will primarily be within the field of Chinese society and politics at bachelor and master’s…

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Spring of Hope or the Winter of Despair? – Social Democratic movement in Thailand after the 2019 election under the rise of monopoly capital

December 9, 2019 - 12:30-13:30
NIAS meeting room (18.1.08), Building 18, 1. fl, room 18.1.08 , Øster Farimagsgade 5
Copenhagen, Denmark
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Abstract On March 24, 2019, Thailand held its first general election since the military seized power from the elected government led by Yingluck Shinawatra in 2014. For much of history, Thailand’s modern political history is one of periodic upheavals, coups d’état, and aborted democratic experiments. The military junta led by Prayuth Chanocha promised to restore peace and harmony in the country and to allow political elections within one or two years. After years of delay, the long awaited general election…

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Call for individual papers for Baltic Alliance for Asian Studies conference

December 11, 2019 - 08:00-17:00

Baltic Alliance for Asian Studies (BAAS) is calling for submission of panel/paper proposals to the fourth BAAS conference that is going to take place at Vytautas Magnus University in March 5-7th, 2020. After being organized in 2014 in Vilnius, later in Tartu (2016) and Riga (2018), BAAS Conference is returning to Lithuania. The last conference in Riga attracted nearly 100 participants from around 20 countries, making it one of the major academic events dedicated to Asian studies in the Baltic…

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Taking Stock of Sino-Nordic relations: Patterns of Collaboration, Opportunities for Advancement and Challenges Ahead

December 11, 2019 - 13:00-14:30
Asia House, Indiakaj 16
Copenhagen, 2100
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Where do relations between the Nordic countries and China currently stand? From an overall perspective, bilateral relations have progressed significantly over the past couple of decades, driven not only by shared economic interests, but also growing interdependence in a globalized world where China has risen to become a central stakeholder of international order. The Nordic countries are well known for their entrepreneurship and innovation skills with respect to green technologies and sustainable development solutions that are critical to China’s modernization…

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ChinaTalk: The Visual Resistance of the Hong Kong Protest Movement: From Post-it Notes to PR Machine

December 11, 2019 - 15:15-17:00
South Campus, room 12.0.35, Karen Blixens Vej 8
Copenhagen, 2300 Denmark
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Since June, Hong Kong has been flooded by a surge of visual resistance as part of the ongoing protest movement. Throughout the protests, we have seen a visual landscape that is promptly and ingeniously responding to events on the street, in the press and on the political arena in a fast-paced battle of the truth. The visuality ranges from graffiti slogans calling for revolution, drawings of protesters as manga cartoon characters and superheroes with superpowers, memes ridiculing the government, prints…

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Lunch Talk with Mai Corlin

December 12, 2019 - 12:30-13:30
NIAS, meeting room 18.1.08, Øster Farimagsgade 5, 1353 Cph

A lunch talk on the Visual Resistance of the Hong Kong Protest Movement by Mai Corlin, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Fine Arts, Chinese University of Hong Kong. Mai Corlin will be making a lecture on the same topic the day before. For more information on this, please see this event.

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CfA: Calls for visiting Ph.D. students

December 13, 2019
Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Asia Library, Sölvegatan 18, Lund

The Centre for East and South-East Asia Studies in Lund invites Ph.D. students with a focus on East and South-East Asia to spend one month at the Centre during the spring of 2020. The centre is able to pay for accommodation at the University Guest House for one month for up to four PhD candidates who needs housing, and will in addition provide office space, access to the library, as well as possibilities to organize a research seminar. Interested Ph.D.…

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Public defence on Myanmar-China Jadeite

December 13, 2019 - 10:15-13:00
Eden Auditorium, Allhelgona Kyrkogata 14
Lund, Sweden
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Henrik Kloppenborg Møller has, for the degree of doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, written a thesis entitled Spectral Jade: Materiality, Conceptualisation, and Value in the Myanmar-China Jadeite. The public defense will take place on Friday 13 December, 2019 at 10.15 in Eden Auditorium, Allhelgona kyrkogata 14, Lund. The external reviewer is Professor Nils Ole Bubandt, Aarhus University. More information about the thesis is available here.

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Call for Submissions for Conference: Cross-Boundary Gender History Research: Theories and Practices

December 15, 2019

Since the publishing of the 1986 paper “Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis” by Joan Scott in the American Historical Review, a wave of fervent discussion has ensued, ranging from the abandoning of traditional male-centric modes of thought to academic circles within women’s history orientating their research towards gender. In the last three decades, gender history research has been incessantly undergoing change, receiving influence from within academia—post-modernism, post-colonialism, queer theory, etc.—and from external forces, such as political or social…

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CfP: the International Conference on Philippine Studies, 21-23 sept 2020

December 15, 2019

The Call is out for the International Conference on Philippine Studies (ICOPHIL), 21-23 Sept. 2020, held in Alicante (Spain). The ICOPHIL is organized only once every four years, either in the Philippines or in the US, Australia, and occasionally in Europe. This time, Filipinists in Europe are lucky that the conference will be organized close to home, so that even scholars with little time or budget (including PhD researchers) are able to attend. Kindly see the CFP attached (opens a PDF).

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