Transnational Asian Studies —
Multi-Level Dynamics of Identity Formation and Institution Building
Call for papers
The organising committee has selected the panels for the DGA Conference on Contemporary Asia 2021 and is now inviting submissions for paper proposals.
To submit a paper abstract, please select a panel from the list below to which you want to contribute and click on the panel title. Follow the instructions. Paper proposals should specify the topic, explain its relevance with regard to the panel topic, as well as provide an overview of the core idea (max. 400 words). Please also be sure to include your contact details. Since each panel will only be able to accommodate 3-4 papers, we strongly advise early submission of paper proposals.
Please feel also encouraged to submit a proposal for an individual paper that does not seem to fit into any of the selected panels, please click at the respective link at the end of the list. Only a limited number of papers that are not assigned to one of the panels will be accepted.
The deadline for all paper proposal submissions is 8th November 2020, 12:00pm (CET).
List of panels
Please click on a panel to get detailed information and to submit your paper proposal.
|Panel title||Panel organiser(s)||Region|
|001A||Populismus in Ost- und Südostasien. Auf der Suche nach einem Phänomen||Axel Klein (University Duisburg-Essen)||Asia, South-East- Asia|
|002A||Transnational Economies, Digital Labor and Globalization: Exploring Chinese Entrepreneurs’ Mobilities and Connections||Beatrice Zani (University Tuebingen; ENS Lyon)
& Yu-chin Tseng (University Tuebingen)
|Asia, South-East- Asia, Europe, Africa|
|003A||Post-Imperium Identity Formation and Institution Building: Taiwan, Hong Kong and Central/Eastern Europe Compared||Thomas Gold (University of California, Berkeley, USA)||China, Taiwan Hongkong, Central/Eastern Europe|
|004A||Civil Society in Identity-Formation and Institution-Building Processes in Asia||Kamila Szczepanska (University Turku, Finland) & Anna Caspari (University Bochum), Anja Ketels (University Münster)||Asia|
|005K||Defenders of Empire in Late Nineteenth Century East Asia: Qing-Chosŏn (淸-朝鮮) Negotiated Sovereignty and De Facto Protectorate||CHUN, Jihoon (AREA Ruhr)||East Asia, Qing, Chosŏn|
|006SA||Transnational (ecological) knowledge mobilities and -carriers in Southeast Asia||Patrick Keilbart (University Passau) & Friederike Trotier (University Passau)||South-East-Asia|
|007J||Die“Manzhouguo-Identität“ – Akteure, Institutionen und Diskurse zur Schaffung einer transnationalen Identität für die Bewohner des Staates Manzhouguo (1932-45)||Anke Scherer (University Bochum)||Japan, Asia|
|008J||Transnational Migration and Contemporary Japan: Flows and Realities||Aimi Muranaka (University Duisburg-Essen)
& Huy Tran An (AREA Ruhr)
|009A||Sustainable Urban Regions: Synthesizing Current Research Endeavours In East And South-East Asia||Katharina Borgmann (Hafencity University Hamburg)||Asia, South-East-Asia|
|010A||East Asian Futures: Past and Present||Christine Moll-Murata (University Bochum)||Asia, Europe|
|011A||Convergence with and Divergence from Eurocentric Regional Institutional Integration||JOE, UnHye (University Jena)
& Francis M. Cao (Frankfurt University)
|012SA||Transnational religious connections across and beyond Southeast Asia||Mirjam Lücking (Hebrew University Jerusalem & Southeast ASIA working group of the DGA)||Asia, South-East-Asia|
|013SA||Beyond national borders – Citizenship and belonging in Southeast Asia in the 21st Century||Mirjam Le (University of Passau)
& Mandy Fox (University of Passau)
|014A||Asienwissenschaften in der Relevanzfalle? Wege zu größerer gesellschaftlicher Wirksamkeit||Marina Rudyak (University Heidelberg)
& Bertram Lang (Frankfurt University)
|015A||Transnational Mobility in East Asia and beyond and its Institutional Actors||Kwon, Jaok (University Heidelberg)
& Momoyo Hüstebeck (University Duisburg Essen)
|Asia, Republic of Korea, Japan, Germany, China|
|016A||Industrialization in Northeast Asia: A Long-Term Perspective, 1900 to Now||Christine Moll-Murata (University Bochum)
& Flemming Christiansen (University Duisburg-Essen)
|North East Asia, Central Asia|
|017A||Klimawandel, Pandemie, Autoritarismus, De-Globalisierung und Reaktionsmöglichkeiten der Regionalstudien||Markus Taube (University Duisburg-Essen)||Asia|
We strongly encourage you to submit your paper proposal to one of the specified panels, since we will consider only a very limited number of paper proposals that are not related to any of the selected panels.
For further questions or comments about the call for papers, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the code of the panel (e.g. 001A) in the subject of your email
Deadline for paper submission is November 8th, 2020, 12 p.m. (CET).
Paper proposals will be reviewed by the panel organizers in cooperation with the conference organizers. Please note that the conference organizers may re-organize or merge panels, form new panels or assign individual papers to panels other than the one selected by the submitter.
Notification of paper acceptance/rejection will be sent until November 27th, 2020.
Registration for the conference will start December 01st, 2020.
Final acceptance as panel organizer and paper presenter requires conference registration before December 15th, 2020.
This is necessary to facilitate further planning and preparations and ensures that full information on all panels can be timely provided among all participants.