CFP Cultural Histories Creative Futures UK-China (UK)

ConferencesCall for papers /Cultural Histories, Creative Futures 2019/ July 15-16, 2019, University of Southampton, Winchester, UK. Deadline: 31 January 2019.

The Cultural Histories, Creative Futures conference will bring together scholars from the UK and China to engage with the past, present and future of scholarship in culture, history, and creativity.

The conference will play an important role in the further promotion of a UK-China discussion of culture, history, and creativity. It is a major international conference where scholars from two continents will gather to exchange research, views, and insights. Organized and hosted by Winchester School of Art, the Cultural Histories, Creative Futures conference builds on former conferences held every other year in the UK and China. Previous conferences have taken place in Nanjing, China, and Winchester, UK.

A Joint British – Sino International Conference: Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton, UK and Culture Industry Research Centre, Nanjing University, China. Hosted by Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton, UK. Sponsored by Confucius Institute at University of Southampton.

U Macau Job Ad: Head of Communication Dept (China)

“JobHead of Department of Communication, University of Macau, Macau, China. Deadline: Open until filled (posted November 28, 2018).

 

The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Head of Department. The department currently offers broad-based curricula leading to BA, MA and PhD degrees embracing the full range of the field, including: Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, Mass Communication, New Media, Media and Cultural Studies, Cinema, International and Intercultural Communication, and Media Production.  The Faculty wishes to make a strategic appointment at a senior level that can both contribute to and complement existing departmental emphases. While the post is open to applications from any area of media and communication, we are especially interested in candidates with leading international reputations whose academic expertise is relevant to the concerns of Macao and the Greater China region.

Zhejiang U Job Ad: International Relations (China)

“JobSenior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in International Studies, College of Humanities and Social Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. Deadline: December 14, 2018.

The School of International Studies specialises in research fields and specialisations for the following areas: Second Language Acquisition, Pragmatics, Language Testing, Studies of Chinese as a Second Language, British & American Literature, Medieval English, Renaissance Literature, Theoretical Linguistics, Intercultural Communication, French Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, Russian Language and Literature.

China Studies Institute Faculty Fellowship (China)

FellowshipsChina Studies Institute Zhi-Xing China Academic Impact Fellowship, June 8-28, 2019, Shanghai, Xi’an, Beijing, China. Deadline: December 21, 2018.

The China Studies Institute (CSI) Zhi-Xing China Academic Impact Fellowship Program allows faculty to learn from scholars, business leaders, and education administrators about Chinese civilization, history, language, business and education.

CSI offers college and university faculty members with limited or without prior experience in Chinese studies to learn about China, both past and present. The institute encourages participants to develop strategies for incorporating Chinese studies into courses on their campuses. The Institute involves three weeks of intensive seminars, lectures, readings, and cultural activities related to Chinese history, culture, literature, government, business, language and education. Institute faculty will include scholars, administrators, representatives from the local Chinese community, and government officials.

Southern U Science & Technology Job Ad: New Media/Visual Culture (China)

Job adsFull/Associate/Assistant Professor of New Media and Visual Culture,  Institute for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences at Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China. Deadline: 30 November 2018.

The successful candidates will teach general education courses covering the following areas: media and society; science, technology and arts; digital media studies; media history, criticism, and philosophy; cultural industry; etc. Applicants should have a PhD degree from an accredited institution of higher education. Senior candidates are expected to have a high international standing in the fields, with an exceptional track record of high-quality research and scholarly publications. The university teaching languages are English and Chinese. Satisfactory knowledge of Chinese is preferable but not required.

Edinburgh Napier U Job Ad: International Officer for China (UK)

Job adsInternational Officer (China), Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK. Deadline: 11 November 2018.

The International Officer (China) will focus on supporting international student recruitment from China. This will include working with applicants to guide them through the admissions process, and developing and managing relationships with a range of stakeholders including partner universities, education agents, school guidance counsellors and other external stakeholders important to the recruitment process. Working closely with the International Partnership Manager, the post holder is also responsible for providing support across the regional team in areas such as enquiry management, admissions, partnership agreements, scholarships and delegation visits; in addition to supporting the maintenance of the Chinese website and Chinese social media platforms. This post will involve weekend and evening work and will involve some occasional travel within the UK and internationally.  It is essential to speak fluent Mandarin, and would be highly desirable if you are fluent in written Mandarin.

 

ACLS Grants: Comparative Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society

GrantsCFP ACLS Comparative Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society. Deadline: November 7, 2018.

ACLS invites proposals in the humanities and related social sciences that adopt an explicitly cross-cultural or comparative perspective. Projects may, for example, compare aspects of Chinese history and culture with those of other nations and civilizations, explore the interaction of these nations and civilizations, or engage in cross-cultural research on the relations among the diverse and dynamic populations of China. Proposals should be empirically grounded, theoretically informed, and methodologically explicit.

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Zhejiang U Job Ad: International Studies (China)

Job adsSenior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in International Studies, Zhejiang University – College of Humanities and Social Science. Deadline: June 20, 2018.

The School of International Studies specialises in research fields and specialisations for the following areas: Second Language Acquisition, Pragmatics, Language Testing, Studies of Chinese as a Second Language, British & American Literature, Medieval English, Renaissance Literature, Theoretical Linguistics, Intercultural Communication, French Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, Russian Language and Literature.

The newly launched “One-hundred Talents Program” is aimed at attracting outstanding scholars both at home and abroad. To those recruited via this program, the university is to adopt an international academic standard and procedure — the tenure track system. The university plans to recruit roughly 100 distinguished scholars from both China and abroad by the “One-hundred Talents Program”. Ample funds are available for this program to ensure that scholars have a favorable academic environment and optimum working and living conditions so that they can be dedicated to academic research and the advancement of their fields.

U Macau Job Ad: Senior Professorship in Communication (Macau)

Job adsFull / Distinguished / Chair Professorship in Communication Studies at University of Macau. Macau, China. Deadline: Open until filled (Posted April 20, 2018).

The Role of Senior Professorship in the Department of Communication

The department currently offers broad-based curricula leading to BA, MA and PhD degrees embracing the full range of the field, including: Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, Mass Communication, New Media, Media and Cultural Studies, Cinema, International and Intercultural Communication, and Media Production. The Faculty wishes to make a strategic appointment at a senior level that can both contribute to and complement existing departmental emphases. While the post is open to applications from any area of media and communication, we are especially interested in candidates with leading international reputations whose academic expertise is relevant to the concerns of Macao and the Greater China region. The candidates should possess expertise and knowledge covering a broad range of sub-disciplines such as social science theories of communication effects, quantitative research methodology, journalism, advertising, public relations, new media, and international/intercultural communication. The successful candidate will be expected to play a full leadership role in the department, where appropriate, this may include serving as Department Head.

Zhejiang U Job Ad: International Studies (China)

Job adsSenior Lecturer / Associate Professor / Professor in International Studies, College of Humanities and Social Science, Zhejiang University, China. Deadline: 20 May 2018.

The School of International Studies specialises in research fields and specialisations for the following areas: Second Language Acquisition, Pragmatics, Language Testing, Studies of Chinese as a Second Language, British & American Literature, Medieval English, Renaissance Literature, Theoretical Linguistics, Intercultural Communication, French Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, Russian Language and Literature.

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