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News From the Nordic Region

    What’s in it for Sweden? Third Annual Conference on Swedish East Asia Research

    ISDP is happy to announce the third conference in the annual series on East Asia research in Sweden, coorganized with Stockholm’s University’s Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies. The conference is the third in three years and aims to bring Sweden-based [...]

    CfP: 23rd biennial conference of the European Association for Chinese Studies

    Scholars of Chinese Studies are invited to submit proposals for contributions to the conference. The organisers welcome Taiwan-related submissions for panel proposals as well as individual papers. The 23rd biennial conference of the European Association for Chinese Studies (EACS) will [...]

    Call for papers: Identity Politics in East Asian Popular Culture

    The East Asian Popular Culture Association (EAPCA) is planning its second international conference to mark the 10th anniversary of the International Center of Taiwan Studies (ITSC), College of Liberal Arts, National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU). The conference is organised in [...]

    Transnational Relations, Ageing and Care (TRACE): Asian Connections and Beyond

    Transnational ageing is a relatively understudied topic compared to the academic attention that has been given to other aspects of transnational familyhood. Increasingly, older adults are moving across national borders to provide care or to receive care, while also participating [...]

    PhD Defence: Seven Senses of the City : Urban Spacetime and Sensory Memory in Contemporary Sinophone Fiction

    Public doctoral dissertation defence by Astrid Møller-Olsen What happens when the city you live in changes over night? When the streets and neighborhoods that form the material counterpart to your mental soundtrack of memory suddenly cease to exist? The rapidly [...]