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Archive for the month “October, 2016”

Tenth Global Studies Conference 2017

>> Call for Paers:

  • Theme 1: Economy and Trade
  • Theme 2: Politics, Power, and Institutions
  • Theme 3: Society and Culture
  • Theme 4: Resources and Environment

>> Conference Venue: National University of Singapore, Singapore
>> Conference Date: 8-9 June 2017
>> Proposal submission deadline: 8 November 2016
>> More information, please visit:

Second Conference on Research on China: A multi-disciplinary graduate student conference

>> Call for Papers:
– This conference offers graduate students broadly interested in the study of China.
>> Conference Date: 23-24 February 2017
>> Conference Venue: Carleton University, Ontario
>> Deadline for submissions: 1 December 2016
>> Financial Assistance is available.
>> More information, please visit:

Graduate Conference on the Internationalization of Public Policy.

Call for Papers:
Mapping the Global Dimensions of Policy 6″
– Public policy, Political Science, Sociology,
– History, Geography, Law, Psychology, Philosophy, etc.
>> Conference Date: 6-7 February 2017
>> Conference Venue: McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
>> Deadline for abstracts: 6 November 2016
>> Financial assistance to help cover travel expenses may be available.
>> More information, please visit:

EATS/MOFA Taiwan Studies Dissertation Award (TSDA)

The European Association of Taiwan Studies is pleased to announce that with the support of Taiwan’s Foreign Ministry, they’ve set up a UK-wide Taiwan Studies Dissertation Award (TSDA) for BA and MA dissertations. tsda-announcement
Starting from 2016-17 academic year, TSDA aims at annually awarding 2 MA and 2 BA dissertations in the disciplines of Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences. Awardees will receive a modest monetary prize. The deadline for submission is 30 June 2017. Further details can be found in the attachment.

If you have any questions about TSDA, please contact Dr Isabelle Cheng at

The Asia-Pacific Conference on Security and International Relations 2016

>> Call for Papers:
>> Conference Theme: Fearful futures – Peace and Security in Asia
>> Conference Venue: Osaka University Nakanoshima Center, Osaka, Japan
>> Conference Date: 8 – 9 December 2016
>> Abstract Submission Deadline: 20 October 2016
>> More information, please visit:

International conference in Oslo

>> Call for Papers:
Renewing the Nordic model
Nordic welfare developments
The Nordic public sphere in historical perspective
– The making and circulation of Nordic models
>> Conference Date: 20-21 March 2017
>> Conference Venue: University of Oslo, Oslo
>> Abstracts are due: 15 October 2016
>> More information, please visit:

The Spring Academy on American History, Culture & Politics 2017

>> Call for Papers:
– The Spring Academy on American History, Culture & Politics is an annual, one-week interdisciplinary conference for Ph.D. candidates.
>> Conference Date: 20-24 March 2017
>> Conference Venue: Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany
>> Limited Travel Funds are available.
>> Application Deadline: 15 November 2016
>> More information, please visit:

10th The International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS)

>> Call for Papers:
All Asian Studies
>> Conference Dates: 20-23 July 2017
>> Conference Venue: Chiang Mai, Thailand
>> Proposals Deadline: 10 October 2016
>> Travel Funds: Limited financial support is available.
>> More information, please visit:


>> Call for Papers:
– Main Theme: Worlding: Asia Beyond/After Globalization

  • Regression/Retreat in Culture of Democracy
  • Cinema: Film Studies as Asia Studies
  • Alternative Economy
  • Disaster and Eco-Politics in Asia
  • Migration and Multiculturalism, etc.

>> Conference Date: 28-30 July 2017
>> Conference Venue: Sungkonghoe University, Seoul, South Korea
>> Submission Deadline: 31 January 2017
>> More information, please visit:

20th International Conference of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy

>> Call for Papers:
>> Conference Theme: Chinese Philosophy in a Multicultural World 
>> Conference Venue: Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
>> Conference Date: 4 – 7 July 2017
>> Deadline for submission of proposals: 30 November 2016
>> A total of three prizes of $2,000 each are offered for the best essays in the area of Asian philosophy. The essay can be in either Chinese or English.
>> More information, please visit:

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