New Perspectives in Chinese History: The Use of Archives from the Middle and Lower Course of the Yangzi River and Related Regions (16th c.–1949)

16.10.-18.10.2019, Konferenz, Paris

Travel subventions to students and young scholars from European Institutions for the conference « New Perspectives in Chinese History », Paris, October 16th to 18th, 2019, sponsored by Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange.

L’École française d’Extrême-Orient (EFEO, French School of Asian Studies) and EFEO Peking Center, the Max Weber Stiftung (MWS, Max Weber Foundation) and its Branch Office in Peking, the École des hautes études en Sciences sociales, Centre d’études sur la Chine moderne et contemporaine (EHESS, School of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences; CECMC, The Research Center on Modern and Contemporary China) co-organize in Paris from October 16th to 18th, 2019, a conference entitled:

« New Perspectives in Chinese history: The Use of Archives from the Middle and Lower course of the Yangzi River and Related Regions (16th century – 1949) » (see the program in attached file). Every talk is conceived in three parts, first part as a « state of the art » according to archives places, second part as the speaker personal research and a third part as a reading of a sample of archives.

Five travel subventions for students (from Master level 2 to PhD candidates, eventually to post-doctoral scholars), enrolled in an European Institution, with a sufficient level of oral Modern Chinese and Classical Chinese, will be offered to attend this conference. The amount of the subvention will be based on the cost of transportation and accommodation in Paris for a maximum of 800 €. After the conference, the recipients will be refunded on the basis of invoices by transfer to their bank account. Lunch meal will be provided during the conference, but not dinner.

Expected candidates must be engaged in research on the history of modern China (Ming, Qing, Minguo periods). They should provide a CV, a presentation of master/PhD or Post-doc research program in no more than one page, a cover letter and an itemized budget, all included in one PDF file. Please note that the organization committee won’t provide hotel and transport booking service. The delay to apply is: August 26th at noon, 2019 (reply August, 31st). A selection committee composed of Alain Arrault (EFEO), Michela Bussotti (EFEO), Hans van Ess (Munich University), and Xavier Paulès (EHESS) will choose the recipients.

Contacts and application email address: chinaarchives2019(at)gmail.com.

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