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Jobs and Openings: July 21, 2014

The Institute for the International Education of Students (IES Abroad) Beijing Center invites scholars of modern China to teach at the Center in Fall 2014. The Contemporary Issues Program (CIP) is designed for undergraduates with varying levels of Chinese language proficiency. The program is taught using a “modular” schedule in which students choose a single course for a 3.5-week module. Instructors teach 15-16 classes over a 3.5-week period. Each class meets in the morning for 2.5 hours.

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Fellowships and Grants: July 21, 2014

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) at Nanyang Technological University is pleased to announce that Postdoctoral Fellowships are to be awarded in July/August 2014 for one year (renewable for up to another year), subject to funding availability and performance appraisal). The fellowships are to be hosted by the School-level research clusters. For more information about HSS research clusters, visit: http://www.hss.ntu.edu.sg/Research/Clusters/Pages/ResearchClusters.aspx.

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Calls for Papers: July 21, 2014

The Association of Asian Studies (AAS) is accepting proposals for papers on “Social, Cultural and Everyday lives in 1950s-60s Malaysia and Singapore” for 2015 in Chicago. This panel seeks to explore the everyday lives of individuals and the social and cultural expressions of the wide range of groups as they negotiated this fast-changing period of decolonization and nation-building. The final direction of this multi-disciplinary panel will be guided by the themes of individual papers; thus, proposals focusing on a broad range of topics are welcome.

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Calls for Papers: July 14, 2014

The Journal of International and Global Studies requests the submission of essays dealing with global issues for its Fall issue. For more information about the journal, visit www.lindenwood.edu/cigs. Submissions from all fields are encouraged, but particular attention will be given to anthropology, area studies, education, geography, history, international relations, international management, political science, religion, and sociology.

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Jobs and Openings: July 14, 2014

The Regional Development Program at the IES Abroad Kunming Center in Yunnan University is seeking a Lecturer with a specialization in China and/or Southeast Asia in Economic Development for 9/1 – 11/14 in 2014. To learn more about the center, visit www.iesabroad.org/kunming.

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Fellowships and Grants: July 7, 2014

The Institute of Modern History at Academia Sinica in Taiwan is accepting applications for an open rank research fellow. A Ph.D (Taiwan or foreign) and ability in academic Chinese is required. Applications should include: 1) a detailed CV (including field specializations and language abilities) and a complete list of academic publications, 2) a copy of the diploma for the highest degree received, 3) copies of important publications (including Ph.D dissertation) which should not exceed 5 copies, 4) three letters of recommendation, and 5) a research plan (five pages max).

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Jobs and Openings: July 7, 2014

The Department of Asian History at Seoul National University invites applications for a professorship in the history of pre-modern Southeast Asia and/or maritime Asia in general. Applicants are expected to have expertise in maritime history of Eastern Indian Ocean and South China Sea from 1000 to 1800 ca. Those who combine strong research records, ability to work with sources in multiple languages, and passion for teaching will be preferred.

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Calls for Papers: July 7, 2014

The International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS)

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2014 Summer Hours

The Center for East Asian Studies will be observing summer hours. Our office will be open Monday - Friday, 9am-4:30pm, and Fridays, 9am-2pm. These hours also apply to the East Asia Film Library. Please contact us at eastasia@uchicago.edu with any questions.

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