Call for papers

The 21st biennial conference of the European Association for Chinese Studies will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia on August 23-28, 2016. It is jointly organized by St. Petersburg State University, the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts RAS and the State Hermitage Museum.

The scholars from Europe and beyond are invited to submit their paper and panel proposals online at the conference webpage. The abstract should not exceed 300 words, with an additional list of 5 key-words. An international board of referees will evaluate the proposals submitted to the organizers. The language of the conference is English.

The sections of the conference include:

  1. Linguistics
  2. Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language
  3. Premodern Literature
  4. Modern Literature
  5. Cinema, Theater, Performing Arts
  6. Translation Studies
  7. Art, Archeology & Material Culture
  8. Chinese Manuscripts, Books, Artifacts Abroad
  9. Religion
  10. Philosophy
  11. Premodern History
  12. Modern History
  13. East-West Contacts & Perceptions
  14. Politics & International Relations
  15. Sociology & Anthropology
  16. Gender Studies
  17. Economics
  18. Law
  19. Media Studies