The Department of Languages and Cultures of Ghent, Hokkaido University, Freie Universität Berlin and Free University of Brussels welcome papers for the international symposium «Emotionalizing the nation: Conflicting narratives in Japanese food identities», to be held from July 1 to July 3 2015 in Ghent. The presented papers in Ghent should be 20-25 minutes and submissions should include: (1) Abstract of paper, 300 words maximum in a word document (2) Full name, title, affiliation, and contact details of presenter(s). Submissions should be sent by email by the deadline of May 15 2
Global Politics Review (GPR) is a peer-reviewed journal of international studies published twice a year by the Observatory of Eastern Asia in association with the University of Turin.
The Asian Studies Center of the University of Pittsburgh and the Mid-Atlantic Region of the Association of Asian Studies announce the call for papers for the 44th annual regional conference. The conference theme “Asia: Conflict and Cooperation” explores the tensions and collaborations found throughout Asia with regards to energy, environment, public health, territorial issues, migration, popular culture, gender, sexuality, religious practices, and many other issues.
Sponsored by the Institute of Sociology, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and published by Springer, The Journal of Chinese Sociology welcomes high-quality work from all areas of sociology and sociologically informed contributions from anthropologists, economists, historians, psychologists and political scientists.
The University of Hong Kong invites applications for the position of Head of Department of Asian and International Studies. Reporting to the Provost through the Dean of College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, the Head of Department will provide leadership and strategic direction in research and professional education for the Department. The Head will encourage and promote academic excellence, and steer the Department to enhance the mission and vision of the University in alignment with the University's Strategic Plan.