[HTROCSC-Ann.] FW: Call for papers of Taiwan Studies- the University of Melbourne

Yun-Ru Chen yunru.hls at gmail.com
Mon Apr 26 18:02:16 EDT 2010

This might be of interest to some of you. Good luck on the finals/papers/dissertation :-)   -- yunru


Taiwan Studies Postgraduate Symposium: Taiwan Studies in 2010 - the State of
the Field


7 December Tuesday - 8 December Wednesday, 2010

1888 Building, the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Asia Institute, Chinese Studies Research Group, Taiwan Research Reading
Group, the University of Melbourne

Conference Document:
Call for Papers, The Programme (available after 1 November 2010)

Call for Papers:

The Asia Institute, the Taiwan Research Reading Group, and the Chinese
Studies Research Group of the University of Melbourne cordially invite all
postgraduate (PhD, Masters and Honours) scholars working in the field of
Taiwan Studies to present their work at a Symposium to be held in Melbourne
on the 7th and 8th of December. The subject of this symposium will be the
current state of Taiwan studies; participants are welcome to present on any
aspect of Taiwan studies. The symposium will showcase new work in Taiwan
studies, and to allow postgraduate researchers a chance to get feedback on
work that is in progress. The symposium will include a half-day workshop.
Professor J. Bruce Jacobs (家博), Professor He Baogang and Dr. Fran Martin
will be present at the symposium, which will be held in conjunction with an
international conference on Taiwan studies - focused on the theme of space
and culture - to be held in on the 9th and 10th of December.


Registration for the Postgraduate Symposium is free. Participants are
expected to arrange their own travel and accommodation, however, a grant for
interstate travel within Australia may be available for presenters, subject
to funding.


Abstracts of approx. 300 words should be submitted by June 14th: Abstracts
on any aspects of Taiwan studies - Taiwan culture, Taiwan social systems,
Taiwan politics, economics and international relations - are welcomed.
Please include a short biography.

Abstracts should be sent to Bick-har Yeung at bhy at unimelb.edu.au


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