Aprile 2015
Cari Soci,
considerato lo scarso interesse, abbiamo deciso di chiudere il Forum sugli Istituti Confucio. Rimarrà invece attiva la Rassegna Stampa.

Il Direttivo

Convegni, conferenze, mostre e altri eventi

Convegno internazionale:
Cinque dimensioni per comprendere la cultura classica cinese

A cura dell'Istituto Confucio dell'Università di Macerata

Martedì 28 aprile 2015, ore 9:00 - 18:00

Villa Cola,

Presentazione del libro:
La Cina di Mao. L’Italia e l’Europa negli anni della Guerra fredda
A cura di Carla Meneguzzi Rostagni e Guido Samarani

A cura di Franco Mazzei e Paola Paderni

con Guido Samarani e Laura De Giorgi

Lunedì 20 aprile 2015, ore 16:30

Università di Napoli "L'Orientale"
Palazzo Giusso, Aula Matteo Ripa

Yi Jing o Libro dei mutamenti. Storia, archeologia e arte di un classico

Filippo Salviati, docente di Storia dell’arte contemporanea dei paesi asiatici presso il Dipartimento di studi orientali della Sapienza di Roma.

10 aprile 2015 – ore 11:00

L’Istituto Confucio dell’Università di Roma "La Sapienza"
Dipartimento Istituto Italiano di Studi Orientali ISO

Via Principe Amedeo, 182/b
Aula 7

Rassegna di cinema e documentario sulla Cina contemporanea :
Proiezione di La via del tè di Zhou Weiping e Michel Noll (2008)

Versione cinese sottotitolata in italiano

Istituto Confucio dell’Università di Roma "La Sapienza"

Giovedì 27 aprile 2015, ore 18:00

Biblioteca Nelson Mandela (ex Appia)
Via La Spezia, 21,
(metro A, uscita San Giovanni)

Ingresso gratuito.

The Hong Kong Umbrella Movement in Historical Perspective

Prof. Jeff Wasserstrom, editor of the Journal of Asian Studies

Mercoledì 8 aprile 2015, ore 11:00

Dipartimento Istituto Italiano di Studi Orientali, ISO – Università di Roma " La Sapienza"
Via Principe Amedeo, 182/b
Aula 5

La cultura del tè in Cina e il Canone del tè

Marco Ceresa

Evento organizzato dal MAO (Museo d’Arte Orientale) di Torino nell'ambito del ciclo di conferenze "EXPO - CINA 2015, Un viaggio attarverso la Cina di ieri e di oggi", a cura dell’Istituto Confucio di Torino.

9 aprile 2015, ore 18:00

Museo d'Arte Orientale
Via San Domenico 11

Pittura Xixia: riflesso di una dinastia multietinica

Laura Carniello

Evento organizzato dal MAO (Museo d’Arte Orientale) di Torino nell'ambito del ciclo di conferenze "EXPO - CINA 2015, Un viaggio attarverso la Cina di ieri e di oggi", a cura dell’Istituto Confucio di Torino.

16 aprile, ore 18.00

Museo d'Arte Orientale
Via San Domenico 11


Dalla Cina all'India attraverso la Via della Seta

Ester Bianchi

23 aprile 2015, 18:00

Museo d'Arte Orientale
Via San Domenico 11

Corsi di formazione e specializzazione

Corso di aggiornamento sulla didattica del cinese 本土汉语教师培训

Istituto Confucio dell’Università di Roma "La Sapienza"

16 e 17 Aprile 2015

Spazio Katalys
Via Dei Cerchi, 75 (Circo Massimo)

Modalità di iscrizione, programma, altre informazioni nel programma.

Call for partecipants:
Europe China summer school 2015

The China Media Observatory at the Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) in cooperation with School of Journalism and Communication at Peking University will operate the SECOND edition of the Europe-China Dialogue: Media and Communication Studies Summer School in Beijing between July 1st and July 10th, 2015.
The program is open to the full variety of academic work in the field of communication and media studies for young scholars, PhD and graduate students who have strong academic interests, especially for those with a background in international communication, intercultural communication, Chinese/European media and culture/language studies. The Summer School aims to bring together researchers from Europe and China to debate contemporary issues in media, communication and cultural studies in Chinese and European media industry.

1 - 10 July 2015

More details at the link

Call for partecipants

Novità editoriali

Si ricorda ai soci che fossero intenzionati che è possibile pubblicare/aggiornare la propria bibliografia presente sul sito AISC, compilando gli appositi moduli o concordando con il webmaster (lupisano@inrete.it) formule alternative.

Ming Qing yanjiu 明清研究 XVIII (2013-2014)

Special issue on:
Han and Non-Han: identities, foreign influences and characters from the “Barbarian dynasties” of XI-XII century to early republican China


  • Intimacy of Power, Alliance of Kinship: Imperial Marriages of the Khitan Liao Dynasty (907-1125) - Hang Lin

  • The Semu ren in the Yuan empire - Stephen G. Haw

  • Tradition, Innovation and the construction of Qubilai’s diplomacy - Francesca Fiaschetti

  • The phonology and lexicon of Early Modern Mongolian and Late Southern Middle Mongol as documented in a 17th century Ming Chinese-Mongolian dictionary - Andrew Shimunek

  • “Poisoning China”: Kang Youwei’s Saving the Country (1911) and his stance against anti-Manchuism - Federico Brusadelli

  • Nation, Ethnicity and Lineage. Historical Memories of Zheng He in Fujian - Oded Abt


For information please refer to the website
And/or contact mingqing@unior.it; dguida@unior.it


Altre comunicazioni

Four Positions:
School of Chinese, Hong Kong University

The School of Chinese seeks scholars of high calibre to fill the following tenure-track positions:

(1) Professor of Chinese Linguistics in the Chinese Language Centre (Ref.: 201500067)
(2) Professor/Associate Professor of Chinese History and Culture (Ref.: 201500068)
(3) Assistant Professor in Chinese Literature (Ref.: 201500069)
(4) Assistant Professor in Translation (Ref.: 201500070). 

Deadline: 04 May 2015

Director, East Asian Library - Princeton University Library

The East Asian Library's (EAL) collection contains more than 801,000 bound volumes, 38,000 print and electronic serials subscriptions, rich offerings of digital content, and a world-famous collection of rare books and artifacts. About 69% of EAL's holdings are Chinese, 27% Japanese and 4% Korean. Collections range across all fields of knowledge but focus especially on humanities and social sciences. The EAL is staffed by 4 librarians, 3 support staff, and many student assistants. Another 11.5 FTE of staff are devoted to processing and cataloging East Asian materials. The Director bears primary responsibility for all aspects of administration of the EAL, supervision of staff, providing leadership in planning and implementing collections, liaison and services, and representing the Library in many national and international partnerships with other centers of excellence in East Asian Studies.

Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Department of Religious Diversity in Göttingen is offering postdoctoral fellowships for two years at the Department of Religious Diversity at the MPI fitting one of the programs outlined on the website:
Preference will be given to candidates working on Asia, but other proposals will be considered.
Ph.D. in Social/Cultural Anthropology, Religious Studies, Sociology or Political Science.
Please send your applications including a c.v. and a list of publications and a writing sample before May 1, 2015, to vdvOffice@mmg.mpg.de

Deadline: 01 May 2015

One-year Postdoctoral Writing Grants 

The Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Department of Religious Diversity in Göttingen is offering one-year Postdoctoral Writing Grants to scholars whose research relates to the substantive concerns of the department’s research program and whose PhDs have been submitted by 1 May 2015 are eligible to apply. The fellowship is intended to provide the basis for developing a new research project or writing the PhD thesis into publications. The fellowship holders are expected to take part in the academic life of the institute.
Fellowships will begin on 1 September or 1 October 2015.
The deadline for electronic (one file please) or postal applications is 1 May 2015. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, a list of publications, a research/writing plan for the period of the fellowship. Please also send an electronic copy of the PhD-thesis or sample chapters. These will of course be treated confidentially.
The Max Planck Society wishes to increase the participation of women wherever they are underrepresented; therefore, applications from women are particularly welcome.
Following its commitment to an equal opportunities employment policy, the Max Planck Society also especially encourages persons with a disability to submit their applications.
For further information please contact Professor Peter van der Veer, Director of the Department, at vdvOffice@mmg.mpg.de

Deadline: 01 May 2015

SOAS China Institute - 2 Postdoctoral Research Associates vacancies

The SOAS China Institute is seeking to recruit two Postdoctoral Research Associates for a European Project on family transitions in Chinese societies in East Asia.

Those who have a PhD or be close to completing a PhD, in Sociology, Anthropology or a related social science discipline, with a specialisation in family studies are encouraged to apply.

Further information about the two posts and how to apply can be found on the following webpages:

Vacancy number 000808
Vacancy number 000809

Deadline: 19 April 2015

Fixed-Term Postdoctoral Researcher on Immigrants in China

The Faculty of Humanities of Leiden University Institute for Area Studies is looking for a Fixed-Term Postdoctoral Researcher on Immigrants in China. The postdoctoral researcher on immigration in contemporary China will chiefly be responsible for the project Immigrants in China: reactions and debates. This study investigates popular, academic and government responses to the presence of international migrant communities (including Chinese return migrants) and the cultural, social and religious diversity that they engender.

For more details: pdf

Deadline: 1 April 2015

Call for papers:
9th International Conference of the European Association of Chinese Linguistics

The European Association of Chinese Linguistics invites anonymous abstracts for 30-minute talks (20+10) presenting new research into all areas of Chinese linguistics (excluding Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language). Submissions may not exceed 500 words and must be written in English. Presentations at the conference may be in Mandarin Chinese or English.

Deadline: 30 April  2015

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