Date: 12th September, 2017
The 5th Young Scholars’ Conference on China Studies- Call for papers

Call For Papers:
The China Studies Programme of Hong Kong Baptist University is pleased to announce the Call For Papers for the 5th Young Scholars’ Conference on China Studies. The Conference will be held on 18 -19 December 2017 at the Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong. This conference aims at offering a great opportunity for postgraduate students and young faculty members to build up a stronger professional network in China Studies to better facilitate your research and future development. For details, please visit
5th Young Scholars' Conference on China Studies website

Organizers & Co-organizers:
The organizers of the Conference are from different departments in Hong Kong Baptist University, including China Studies Programme, Institute of Creativity, Advanced Institute for Contemporary China Studies and Master Programme of Social Sciences in Contemporary China Studies. Co-organizers of the Conference include: School of Humanities, School of Social Sciences, Institute of Education of Tsinghua University(China), Institute of Taiwanese History, Academia Sinica(Taiwan), Asia-Pacific Cluster for Chinese Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Queensland(Australia), and Asper School of Business of the University of Manitoba (Canada).

Conference Themes:
We are inviting proposals for paper presentation addressing the “New Orders in Global Politics and Economics – The Challenges and Opportunities of China Studies” through one of the following themes:

Economics Geography
Sociology History
International Relation Studies Language Studies
Educational Studies Cultural Studies
Business and management Sinology

Proposal ideas that extend beyond these thematic areas will also be considered.

Submission of Abstracts:
Interested scholars are welcome to complete the online application form( on or before 23:59 1st October 2017(HK time). Authors of the accepted papers will receive an invitation email on or before 17 October 2017. The Conference honors papers that exemplify the highest standards in enlightenment and academic contribution. Members of the Conference Committee would select 2-3 winning papers from the accepted papers for the Outstanding Paper Award. Interested participants please submit your FULL paper on or before 1 November by email (

Conference Details:
For overseas participants, HKBU would provide accommodation at the NTT International House in the campus, on a twin sharing basis from Dec. 17 to Dec 20. Meals during the 2-days-conference are included. Registration fee for the conference is waived.
For more enquiries, please feel free to contact us via email