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
|Panel I||Relations between the Rising China and Her Neighbours – Conflict or Cooperation?|
|Panel II||Social-Economic Development and State Governance in Comparative Perspective|
|Panel III||Paradigms of China Studies for Problems of China|
|Panel IV||Socio-Ecological Infrastructure for New Urbanization|
|Panel V||A Comparative Perspective: Ideals, Facts and Imagination in the Chinese World Order|
|Panel VI||The Silk Road: Exchanges, Dialogues and Cooperation across Civilisations|
|Panel VII||Humans and Oceans|
|Panel VIII||Harmonious Development and Common Prosperity in Metropolitan Areas|
|Panel IX||Reason and Emotion in Philosophy: Tradition, Reality and Future|
|Panel X||Seeking 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.
Submissions are emailed to the Centre for China Studies. The submission deadline is Thursday, 10 July 2014.
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.
Friday 18 July 2014.
Applicants will be advised of the outcome of their EOI.