Gennaio 2015

* Il Direttivo augura a tutti i Soci un felice 2015 *
Corsi di formazione e specializzazione

Corso intensivo di didattica cinese 
Prof.ssa Rosa Lombardi - Università degli Studi di Roma Tre

Il corso intensivo di didattica del cinese si svolgerà dal 2 al 5 febbraio 2015, dalle 9 alle 16 per un totale di 24 ore, presso l’Università Roma Tre. Nel corso saranno affrontati i seguenti argomenti:

1) Pianificazione di una lezione, insegnamento della grammatica, del lessico e della conversazione (prof.ssa Jennifer Liu, Harvard University)
2) Insegnamento della poesia (prof.ssa Wo-Hsin Chu, National Taiwan Normal University)
3) Utilizzo delle moderne tecnologie e risorse informatiche per l’insegnamento del cinese. (Dott. Lien Yujen, National Taitung University, Taiwan)

Il corso sarà tenuto in lingua cinese, la frequenza è a numero chiuso, previa iscrizione entro il 15 gennaio all'indirizzo: Il programma delle lezioni sarà fornito entro il 20 gennaio con una mail di conferma dell'avvenuta iscrizione.

Per informazioni:
Dott.ssa Marta Paolesse
Dott.ssa Giorgia Cesarini

Convegni, conferenze, mostre e altri eventi

Prodotti culturali della migrazione cinese in italia

a cura di Valentina Pedone e Hu Lanbo

Istituto Confucio di Roma

22 gennaio 2015, ore 18:00

Bibliocaffè letterario
via Ostiense 95


La collezione delle opere storiche e letterarie cinesi di epoca Ming e Qing contenute nella Biblioteca Vaticana

A cura della Università di Lingue Straniere di Pechino in collaborazione con
Università Sapienza di Roma e Istituto Confucio di Roma

22 gennaio 2015, ore 9:30-12:00

Biblioteca Casanatense
via di Sant'Ignazio 52


Altre comunicazioni

Call for papers:
The Inaugural UK–CHINA Media and Cultural Studies Association Conference
"Chinese Media and Cultural Studies: Consumption, Content and Crisis"

The conference is intended to facilitate the opportunity for researchers on Chinese media and cultural studies to engage in cross-cultural comparison and dialogue on the core issues of Chinese media and cultural studies, with particular focus on media, culture, communication, arts and politics.

Deadline 6 January 2015


2 Year Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Religious Studies (AY 2015-2017)
CEU Center for Religious Studies 

The Center for Religious Studies at Central European University is pleased to announce the availability of a two-year research fellowship for AY2015-AY2017 in the field of the study of religion, commencing September, 2015.

Deadline: 28 February 2015

IIAS Fellowship application

The position of affiliated fellow is intended for outstanding researchers (also see 'Terms and conditions') from around the world, to work on an important piece of Asian studies research in the social sciences and humanities. Interdisciplinary interests are encouraged. Research focus should be on the three IIAS clusters 'Asian cities', 'Asian Heritages' and 'Global Asia'. However some positions will be reserved for outstanding projects in any area outside of those listed. Applications that link to more than one field are also welcome.

- Maximum period: 10 months.
- Monthly grant of €2000 to cover the costs of housing, visa and health insurance;
- Office facilities and access to the Leiden University Libraries;
- One-time grant of (max) €1000 towards the costs of (international) travel.

Deadline: 1 february 2015


The ASC-IIAS Joint Fellowship Programme

This fellowship is jointly offered by IIAS and the African Studies Centre in Leiden.

It aims to attract researchers whose work is informed by current theoretical debates in the social sciences and humanities over global connectivities and who are able to critically engage with shifting paradigms in “area studies” beyond the ways in which these have traditionally been conceived in the West.

Fellowship of maximum 6 months
Fellows will receive a monthly grant to cover the cost of living and housing
Applications include a work plan of 1000 words maximum and a CV
Candidates should have a PhD

IIAS Fellowship: 1 February 2015
ASC-IIAS Fellowship: 15 March 2015


ICSCC Visiting Scholars Program
Fudan University

The International Center for Studies of Chinese Civilization (ICSCC) at Fudan University advances the researches on Chinese civilization, and announces the ICSCC Visiting Scholars Program. Each year, the ICSCC invites up to 12 visiting scholars from overseas to conduct research at Fudan University for periods of 1, 3, or 6 months. The center shall provide visiting scholars with one-time round-trip traveling expenses (standard economy-class airline price), as well as standard and reasonable living stipends and accommodations for the duration of the visit. Applicants must be under 50 years of age.

Deadline: 6 January 2015

The Swire Scholarship in Chinese Historys

The aim of The Swire Scholarship in Chinese History at SOAS is to promote doctoral research within the Department of History focusing on the socio-political and/ or economic history of China during the second half of the nineteenth and early part of the twentieth century.

One Swire Scholarship (MPhil/PhD) will be awarded in 2015-16 to be renewed annually (pending the award holder's satisfactory progress from year to year), until the end of the 2017-18 academic year. For applicants classified as Overseas for fee purpose, the total value of the scholarship will be £23,625 in Year 1, £24,455 in Year 2 and £25,316 in Year 3. For applicants classified as Home/EU for fee purposes, the total value of the scholarship will be £15,345 in Year 1, £15,805 in Year 2 and £16,280 in Year 3. Fees will be deducted from this amount and the remainder will be used toward maintenance.

Eligible Programmes

The full-time MPhil/PhD (new admissions only) in the Department of History.
Candidates should undertake to write their thesis on a theme connected with the socio-political and/or economic history of China during the second half of the nineteenth and early part of the twentieth century.
Please ensure you provide evidence on how your proposed topic falls under the scholarship topic in the personal statement of your on-line application for admission

Deadline: 30 January 2015

Chair in Chinese Studies
University of Sheffield - School of East Asian Studies

The School welcomes applications from outstanding candidates in any field within Chinese Studies – politics, economics, society, history, literature or culture. Regardless of disciplinary specialism, candidates for the post should be able to teach modules covering twentieth and twenty-first century China. Candidates should be able to teach comparatively about other East Asian countries and candidates whose research involves a comparative East Asian dimension are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will have an established international reputation in the field of Chinese Studies and have an outstanding publication record. You will hold a PhD in a relevant area (or have equivalent experience), and be able to provide research leadership, attract external funding and research students to the School, and act as a mentor to newly appointed colleagues in any area of the School. You will be expected to represent the School in the wider University and promote and represent the University and the discipline nationally and internationally.
The successful candidate will be expected to fully contribute to research, teaching and administration agendas within the School.

Deadline: 29 January 2015

AHRC Midlands3Cities funding for UK/EU students
School of Contemporary Chinese Studies

The Midlands3Cities doctoral training partnership is a collaboration between the universities of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent, Leicester, De Montfort, Birmingham and Birmingham City. The DTP is in the second of five years, awarding 87 PhD Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) studentships for UK/EU applicants for 2015 entry. M3C provides research candidates with cross-institutional mentoring, expert supervision including cross-institutional supervision where appropriate, subject-specific and generic training, and professional support in preparing for a career.

The School of Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Nottingham is inviting applications from students whose research interests include:

• Modern Social, Business, Economic, Military, Diplomatic and Political History of the Chinese-Speaking World (Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong)

• Cultural, Art and Visual (including Performing Art)

• History of Mainland China and Taiwan

• Popular Culture in China

• Cinema

• The Chinese Diaspora

• Political Culture in China

• Religion

• Disability in modern Chinese culture

• Chinese literature (from late imperial to contemporary period)

• Intellectual History of China (from the late Qing to the present)

• Media and Communications, Internet-enabled Social Media, and Propaganda in China

• Anthropological Studies of China

• Heritage and Preservation in China

• Depictions of East Asia in European Literature; Depictions of the West in East Asian Literature

For full details of eligibility, funding and research supervision areas (including use of the supervision search tool) please visit or

Deadline: 14 January 2015

Mobility grant for doctoral research on contemporary China - 2015 campaign

The Scientific Board of research institutes in Asia attached to the French Foreign Ministry awards one nine-month PhD scholarship during its annual meeting in the spring. The scholarship comprises a monthly stipend of 1625 Euros, round-trip air travel from Europe to Hong Kong, China or Taiwan (when applicable), transportation of luggage up to 200 Euros and repatriation insurance.

Deadline: 15 January  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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