Search in Site



【Call for Paper】3rd Young Scholars’ Forum, Goethe University Frankfurt


3rd Young Scholars’ Forum 

Goethe University Frankfurt 27-28 April, 2018

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 27-28 April, 2018. 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 with their peers in other universities. Domestic travel and accommodation costs (max. 3 nights) for successful applicants will be covered.

Eligibility: Domestic (Germany) doctoral students, Chinese exchange doctoral students affiliated with a university in German-speaking areas, Fudan doctoral students.

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 (mw@konfuzius-institut-frankfurt.de) by 17 February, 2018. Seventeen to eighteen successful applicants will be selected by 10 March, 2018, and a paper of around 6,000-7,000 English words (ca. 15 pages) is due on 13 April, 2018.

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!