Beijing Forum 2014 - Apply Now!

Event Date: 7-9 November 2014

The Centre for China Studies invites La Trobe University academics to express their interest in participating in the 2014 Beijing Forum.

The general theme of Beijing Forum is "The Harmony of Civilizations and Prosperity for All". An annual, international academic forum co-sponsored by Peking University, Beijing Municipal Commission of Education and the Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies, Beijing Forum aims to promote the study of humanities and social sciences globally. It is an opportunity for participating academics to exchange research ideas with renowned scholars and politicians from all over the world. 

As an institutional partner in the Centre for China Studies at La Trobe University, Peking University encourages the participation of our academics in this Forum with up to 3 reserved places.

2014 Panel Session and Sub-Themes

Session NumberSub-Theme
Panel IRelations between the Rising China and Her Neighbours – Conflict or Cooperation?
Panel IISocial-Economic Development and State Governance in Comparative Perspective
Panel IIIParadigms of China Studies for Problems of China
Panel IVSocio-Ecological Infrastructure for New Urbanization
Panel VA Comparative Perspective: Ideals, Facts and Imagination in the Chinese World Order
Panel VIThe Silk Road: Exchanges, Dialogues and Cooperation across Civilisations
Panel VIIHumans and Oceans
Panel VIIIHarmonious Development and Common Prosperity in Metropolitan Areas
Panel IXReason and Emotion in Philosophy: Tradition, Reality and Future
Panel XSeeking the New Balance—Student Conference on Conservation Sciences

Accommodation & Transportation Subsidy

Each participant will be provided with accommodation during the conference period (6-9 November 2014) and a standardised international transportation subsidy (~USD1300).

Ms Jean Zhang
Program Coordinator, Centre for China Studies
Phone: (03) 9479 6507

Expression of Interest (EOI) Instructions

Submissions to Include:

  • Nomination of a panel session in which you would like to present.
  • Statement as to how the panel topic is relevant to your research interests and what benefits you hope to derive from participating in the Forum.
  • Paper abstract (about 500 words)*.
  • Academic CV.

* The format of your paper must comply with that stated in the draft 2014 Beijing Forum Information document.

Submission Process:

Submissions are emailed to the Centre for China Studies. The submission deadline is Thursday, 10 July 2014.

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All EOIs will be reviewed by a Committee responsible for selecting which applicants La Trobe University, via the Centre for China Studies, will put forward for participation in the 2014 Beijing Forum.

Notification Date:

Friday 18 July 2014.

Applicants will be advised of the outcome of their EOI.

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