Networking Conference for Chinese/China Studies Scholars CANCELLED
This networking conference aims to foster the exchanges and encounters of scholars working on Chinese/China studies within and beyond the Nordic region. Scholars at various stages of their career are invited to present their research and seek collaboration with participants in the conference.


Tuesday April 21, 2020
9:15-12:00  Language Center Room 115 (Fabianinkatu 26)
9:15 Julie Yu-Wen Chen opens the meeting
9:25 Sound, History and Memory in Modern China (Andreas Steen, Associate Professor, Aarhus University)
9:40 Welfare and Living Conditions in Western China (Kristin Dalen, Researcher, Fafo)
9:55 Chinese Origins, Chinese Civil Society Development (Marina Thorborg, Professor, Sodertorn University)
10:10 Propaganda and Appropriation: Religious-Like Discourses in Contemporary China (Fredrik Fällman, Associate Professor, University of Gothenburg)
10:25 Popular Environmental Attitudes in China (Hedda Flatø, Researcher, Fafo/University of Oslo)
10:40 Of Grasshoppers and Golden Geese - Framing Chinese Tourism in Europe (Ane Bislev, Associate Professor, Aalborg University)
10:55 Overseas Chinese Nationalism and its Clash with Indigenous Nationalism in Malaya in the early 20th Century (Pi-chun Chang, Associate Professor, Department of East Asian Studies, National Taiwan Normal University)
11:10 Chinese Philosophy: Contradiction in Terms (Geir Sigurðsson, Professor, University of Iceland)
11:40 -13:00 Lunch Break
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13:15-14:30 Kaisa Library Room 7062, Fabianinkatu 30
13:15 Sinophobia in India’s Foreign Policy (Thongkholal Haokip, Assistant Professor, Center for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University)
13:30 China and the Arctic Region of Relations (Liisa Kauppila, PhD candidate, University of Turku)
13:45 China-Mongolia Relations: Contextualising BRI in Terms of Myth or Reality (Sharad K. Soni, Professor & Chairperson, Center for Inner-Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University)
14:00 The Localized Approach to Studying BRI (Julie Yu-Wen Chen, Professor, Department of Cultures, University of Helsinki)
14:15-14:30 Coffee