CALL FOR PAPERS
The 16th International Conference of Australian Studies in China
Australia in the Changing World
21-23 June 2018, Beijing
Since its founding in 1988, theChinese Association for Australian Studieshas been committed to promoting Australian studies and strengthening the mutual understanding between Australia and China. One of its major missions is to organise the biennial international conferences of Australian Studies in China.
With the support of theChinese Association for Australian Studies(CAAS), theAustralia-China Council(ACC) and theFoundation for Australian Studies in China, the 16th International Conference of Australian Studies in China will be held in Beijing on 21-23 June 2018, jointly hosted by the Australian Studies Centres at Beijing Foreign Studies University and Inner Mongolia Normal University. The Conference coincides with the 30th anniversary of the CAAS and the 40th anniversary of the ACC.
The theme of the 2018 Conference isAustralia in the Changing World. It aims to explore the development of Australia in the Asia-Pacific region and its increasingly important relations with Asia, the Pacific, America, Europe and other parts of the world. The Conference is multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary and welcomes papers on politics, economy, trade, international relations, history, society, culture, education, language, literature, translation, arts and so forth.
The working language of the Conference is English. Speakers who intend to present their papers in Chinese are expected to provide abstracts in English.
The Conference fees are CNY1,000 or AU$200 each (half fees for postgraduate students). Participants cover their own transport (airfares and train fares) and accommodation. A self-funded tour to Inner Mongolia will be organised after the Conference.
Conference agenda: 21 June, arrival and registration; 22-23 June, conference; 24 June, departure or tour to Inner Mongolia.
The Conference venue is FLTRP International Convention Centre 北京外研社国际会议中心(Address: 北京市大兴区芦城创新路2号No.2 Lucheng Chuangxin Road, Daxing District, Beijing. Tel: 86-10-61207766, web: http://www.fltrpicc.com/english/)..
Please send your registration form firstname.lastname@example.org April 2018. The official invitation will be sent out by 15 May 2018. Send your inquiries email@example.com
Bio Note (Within 100 words)
Title and abstract（Within 250 words)
Self-funded post-conference tour to Inner Mongolia: Yes / No
Send the registration form firstname.lastname@example.org April 2018.
Self-funded Post-conference Tour to Inner Mongolia
Depart Beijing by train K573 on 23 June at 20:35 and arrive in Ordos at 10:17. Visit Ordos Grassland on 24 June and stay in the Mongolian yurt for the night. Visit Xiangshawan Desert on 25 June. Visit Kangbashi and the Genghis Khan Mausoleum on 26 June. Depart Ordos for Beijing on 26 June with two choices of transport: flight CA1150,23:30-1:00; train K574,18:22-8:58. The cost quoted by the travel agent is CNY2000, excluding the transport fares between Beijing and Ordos.