03.-04.11.2017: 3rd Young Scholars’ Forum - Call for Paper
Eisenhower-Room (IG 1.314), IG-Farben Building - Goethe University Frankfurt
3rd Young Scholars’ Forum
Goethe University Frankfurt 3-4 November 2017
Call for Paper
We are delighted to announce that the Sinology Department at the Goethe University, Confucius Institute Frankfurt, and Fudan University will co-host a Young Scholars’ Forum for German and Chinese doctoral students specialized in China Studies, humanities and social sciences in particular, from 3-4 November, 2017. This biennial forum is known for its friendly and inspiring atmosphere as well as the depth of discussion. It provides a platform for fledging scholars to present their works to an international audience and to communicate their peers in other universities. Domestic travel and accommodation costs (max. 2 nights) for successful applicants will be covered.
Eligibility: domestic doctoral students or Chinese exchange doctoral students affiliated with a university in German-speaking areas.
Application: please send a short English abstract (ca. 300 words), together with your name, institution, year of study, dissertation title, and contact information to Markus Wegner (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 01 May 2017. Seventeen to eighteen successful applicants will be selected by 30 May 2017, and a paper of around 6,000-7,000 English words (ca. 15 pages) is due on 15 September 2017.
Presentation: each speaker is given 25 minutes to present his/her paper, followed by 5 minutes of comments from the discussant and then 10-15 minutes of general discussion. Discussants will be professors of Chinese studies from China and Germany.
We are looking forward to welcoming you at Frankfurt, a city of communication and innovation!
The 3rd Young Scholars’ Forum is jointly organized by the Sinology Department at the Goethe University, the Confucius Institute Frankfurt, and Fudan University, Shanghai.