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Call for Papers for the 2023 International Conference on Ming-Qing Studies, Academia Sinica

When 2023.12.13-15
Where Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Languages Chinese and English
Submission deadline 2023.5.20
Notification 2023.6.30
Final manuscripts due 2023.11.15

Call for Papers
    The Committee for Promotion of Ming-Qing Studies, Academia Sinica, is pleased to announce a call for papers for the International Conference on Ming-Qing Studies to be held at Academia Sinica from December 13–15, 2023. The Conference seeks significant contributions in all major fields of Ming-Qing studies, so as to provide a forum for sharing cutting-edge developments within the discipline. All participants will be expected to cover their own travel costs (including airfare), but free accommodation will be provided for four nights, with the exception of participants from northern Taiwan (overseas presenters may participate virtually). In addition, lunch, as well as a welcome banquet on December 13, will be provided during the conference.

Submission Guidelines
    Interested participants are invited to submit panel or individual paper proposals via the Conference Submission System by May 20, 2023. All submissions should be original works of scholarship that have not been previously published. Please note that all panel and individual paper proposals are required to be submitted in Chinese (English-language submissions may be addended; for final manuscript and presentation language requirements, see below). Panel proposals should submit a panel description of up to 500 characters defining the panel topic and connections among the papers, along with abstracts of the individual papers not exceeding 250 characters each. Panels should include a maximum of five participants (including the moderator, paper presenters and discussants) with a maximum of four papers presented. Individual paper proposals should include author information and an abstract of the paper not exceeding 250 characters. Papers in English, Japanese or Korean are accepted, but participants are asked to present during the Conference in either Chinese or English. Conference organizers will review all panel and individual paper proposals, and notifications will be sent out by June 30, 2023. The final manuscripts of accepted proposals must be submitted by November 15, 2023, and will be posted on a password-protected website, access of which will be granted to Conference participants only.

Please note the following:

  1. An individual may participate in more than one panel in the roles of moderator and/or discussant; but each participant is only allowed one paper presentation.
  2. Only overseas presenters may participate virtually. Remote presenters will be required to upload a pre-recorded presentation video file (MP4 file format only) to the Conference cloud operated by the organizer.

Submission links:

  1. Panel Proposal
  2. Individual Paper Proposal

Important dates
Submission deadline: 2023.5.20
Notification: 2023.6.30
Final manuscripts due: 2023.11.15

Published on 2023-02-20