Talk: Rethinking the Han-era Documents Classic

When? Thu 10 December 2020, 16.00-18.00 CET. Where? Online You are an invited to an online lecture that Michael Nylan is giving for the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, entitled “Rethinking the Han-era Documents Classic”. You can find the link to register in the pdf below: Image: Objects on display at the Hotung Gallery, British…

CfP: Journal of the European Association for Chinese Studies, vol. 2

Deadline: March 31, 2021 For its second volume, the Journal of the European Association for Chinese Studies invites scholars to submit papers dealing with aspects of youth in the pre-modern, modern, and contemporary Chinese world. We welcome unpublished papers that discuss the concept of youth and its impact on Chinese society especially in a diachronic…

Vacancy: Stanley Ho Junior Research Fellowship in Chinese

Where? Pembroke College, Oxford Application deadline: January 8, 2021 by midday Pembroke College wishes to appoint a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in Chinese Studies of any area, discipline or period. The appointment will be from 1 September 2021 for three years. The Stanley Ho JRF in Chinese will be expected to conduct original research in…

Webinar: C. T. Loo Revisited

When? Thursday, December 3, 2020 8:30–12 (Washington, DC) 14:30–18:00 (Berlin / Zurich) 21:30–1:00 (Shanghai) Where? Online; C.T. Loo Revisited:New Sources & Perspectives on the Market for Asian Art in the 20th Century C.T. Loo was one of the most important dealers of Chinese and Southeast Asian art of the first half of the 20th century,…

PhD: Freie University Berlin

Where? Freie Universität Berlin Application deadline: Wed 2 December, 2020 Graduate School of East Asian Studies (GEAS) is inviting applications again for the PhD program East Asian Studies at Freie Universität Berlin starting October 2021. GEAS offers a social science-based, structured 3-year PhD program with a regional focus on East Asia (China, Japan, Korea). Doctoral…

Event: Unsung Heroes of Ink

Where? Online, organised by the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford When? Wed 4 November, 2020; 11 am (GMT) Film screening followed by a discussion with film director with Olivia Wang & Shelagh Vainker The Ashmolean Museum Chinese Paintings Programme is delighted to present with the support of TORCH the UK online premier of the documentary film Unsung…

Vacancy: Museum Director

Post:  Museum Director of the Hong Kong Maritime Museum Application deadline: 15 December 2020 The Hong Kong Maritime Museum (HKMM) enjoys perhaps one of the most beautiful locations of any museum in the World. It is situated next door to the iconic Star Ferry, right on Hong Kong harbour, and comprises 45,000 square foot of…

Vacancy: Oriental Ceramic Society

Post: The Secretary of the Oriental Ceramic Society, London Application deadline: 30 October 2020 The Oriental Ceramic Society has existed since 1921 and today has around 750 members who enjoy lectures, visits and occasional travel in their specialist subject – the art of Asia, with a focus on ceramics, and especially Chinese and Japanese ceramics….

CfP: Chinese Popular Culture in Translation and Transmission

Where? University of Leister When? 22-23 July, 2021 Deadline for the submission of proposals: 15 January 2021 Popular culture is elusive to define, yet through a multitude of forms and expressions, its influences across cultural boundaries are often effective, efficient and far-reaching. The conference will bring together academics, researchers and practitioners to exchange views and…

Exhibitions: Made in China!: Porzellan

When? 2.10.2020 – 20.3.2022 Where? Museum für Kunst & Gewerbe Hamburg, Steintorplatz, 20099 Hamburg The Exhibition Made in China!: Porzellan has opened in Hamburg. It presents 180 pieces of porcelain from the museum’s collections, highlighting particularly the porcelain produced for the imperial court. The exhibition is curated by Maria Sobotka. Image: A bowl decorated with…

Extended CfP: Imitation or Appropriation

Where? ONLINE at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) When? 14-15 May 2021 Submission deadline: 21 December 2020 Imitation or Appropriation? Intermediality in Qing Imperial Art and CultureVirtual Conference organised by Research Students from the History of Art and Archaeology (HAA) Department and hosted by the East Asia Research Seminar (EARS) In the history…

Vacancies: Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Where? Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) in Suzhou Deadline of applications: October 16, 2020 The Department of China Studies at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) in Suzhou, China, is advertising 4 new permanent posts. They are open to all levels, from Assistant Professor to Professor, and are in the following fields: 1 for Chinese History, Culture and…