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Archive for the month “February, 2014”

The 2014 International Conference on Asia-Pacific Studies

– Conference Date: 13-15 November 2014
– Conference Venue: National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan 
– Call for Papers: “Migration and Transformation in the Asia-Pacific”
– Several different arenas are welcome, from domestic policies and regional relations, to political identities and economic interactions, to social adaptation and cultural shifts, and more.
Registration fee: Free
1. Presenters will receive an honorarium, depending on the funds raised.
2. Free local food will be provided during the conference.
3. A free half-day city tour will be arranged.
4. Election campaign observation is possible during the conference
– Abstracts Submission Deadline: 30 April 2014
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Southeast Asia Student Conference: The Art of Not Being Governed

– Conference Venue: Center for Southeast Asian Studies at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb
– Conference Date: 5 April 2014
Call for Papers:
– Papers should involve Southeast Asia, including anthropology, history, environment, political science, culture, religion, and area studies.
***Cash prizes will be awarded for the best graduate and undergraduate papers.
– Abstracts Deadline: 15 February 2014
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Call for Papers: Exporting Regimes? Interests and Strategies of Powerful States in the Post-Communist Space

– Conference Date: 13-14 June 2014
– Conference Venue: Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, Germany
Call for Papers:
– This conference takes up the question of how powerful states affect the political developments of post-communist states. More precisely, the conference focuses on how influential democracies and authoritarian states effect the developments of political regimes in seemingly less powerful states.
***Financial Supports: The Academic Swiss Caucasus Net (ASCN) will cover expenses for travel, accommodation, and meals.
– Application Deadline: 3 March 2014
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Conference on the Socio-Economic Transition of China, April 2014

Palacký University, Czech Republic
Conference dates: 3-6 April 2014
Conference venue: Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
Conference theme:
The conference theme is focused on the opportunities and potential threats China faces or will face in the near future.
* China’s economy; Social and economic processes within China
* Labour and people transiting China
* Chinese abroad and the economic and social impacts on both China and the world
* Legitimacy and the legal system; The ecology of transitioning China
– Abstracts Deadline: 10 February 2014
Conference fees: FREE OF CHARGE
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3rd International Conference on Leadership & Learning in the Asian Century

Universiti Sains Malaysia
Conference Date: Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Penang, Malaysia
Conference Venue: 17-19 November 2014

  • The ‘Asian Century’– Key debates and dilemmas
  • Learning and Leadership in Asian Century
  • What counts as the competitive edge in the Asian Century
  • Leadership in/ for Asian Century
  • Asia’s role in peace, prosperity and sustainability in the region. ETC. 

Abstract Submission Deadline: 30 June 2014
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