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Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of EA

Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of EA

Martin Lavicka23 Sep 2013Leave a comment

7th Annual Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of East Asia 2013 – Ethnic Groups, Ethnicity and Ethnic Policies in China

Call for Sessions and Papers (pdf)
Members of the sinological, anthropological and related communities are invited to propose sessions and papers for the Conference on Ethnic Minorities, Ethnicity and Ethnic Policies in China 2013.

Program of the Conference can be viewed here.

Conference brochure can be downloaded here.

Conference dates: 31 October – 2 November 2013

Conference venue: the Chapel at Konvikt – Art Centre, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic (Umělecké centrum UP Univerzitní 3, 771 80 Olomouc) how to get here

Conference language: English

Conference theme Ethnic Minorities, Ethnicity and Ethnic Policies in China,” encourages to explore different ways, in which ethnicity can be employed as a concept and politics, or as a way of being or understanding.

Session organisers and delegates of any disciplinary backgrounds are invited to submit sessions and paper proposals for the conference, especially those which contribute to:

  • current situation (field research)
  • theory, ethnography and other methodology
  • diachronic understanding of the phenomenon of ethnicity in Asian and worldwide context
  • ethnicity-religion interaction
  • state-individual perspectives on ethnicity and identity
  • ethnic minority policies
  • minority language situation and policies
  • China and its ethnic groups in wider East Asian, Asian and worldwide context
  • any other relevant as well as alternative topics

Deadlines and submission process:

  • Call for sessions and papers starts on Friday 16 August 2013
  • Deadline for the call for sessions and papers is on Monday 30 September 2013
  • Deadline for final registration for the conference is on Friday 11 October 2013

Submit a session proposal – click here.

Each session will be given 90 minutes time. Minimum number of papers presented within one session is 2, maximum 5. Number of presenters or authors is not restricted.

Submit a paper proposal – click here.

Instructions for contributors (e.g. formatting, citing) can be viewed here.

Practical information regarding accommodation, transportation and orientation in Olomouc can be found here.

Conference is open to public (particularly for academics and students) after prior registration here, registration deadline is October 25, 2013.

For detailed information contact us at the conference email: caea.olomouc(at)


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