Call for Papers

Theme: Conflict and Justice
Subtitle: Precarious Bodies in Inter-Asia Societies
Type: 2017 Winter Camp Workshop
Institution: International Institute for Cultural Studies (IICS),
National Chiao Tung University (NCTU)
   Taiwan Experience Education Program (TEEP), Ministry of Education
   Transnational Network for Critical Inter-Asia Cultural Studies
Location: Hsinchu (Taiwan)
Date: 16.–20.1.2017
Deadline: 30.9.2016


The International Institute for Cultural Studies (IICS) at National
Chiao Tung University (NCTU), Taiwan, in collaboration with the
Taiwan Experience Education Program (TEEP) of the Ministry of
Education (Taiwan), and the IICS Transnational Network for Critical
Inter-Asia Cultural Studies from the University System of Taiwan
(UST), invites paper proposals for presentation and participation in
the Winter Camp Workshop “Conflict and Justice: Precarious Bodies in
Inter-Asia Societies.”

The Winter Camp Workshop will take place on the campus of NCTU in
Hsinchu, Taiwan, from January 16 through January 20, 2017.

Hosted by Joyce C.H. Liu (NCTU), with the collaboration of UST
colleagues, particularly Andy Chih-Ming Wang (Academia Sinica/NCTU),
Kean-Fung Guan (NTHU), Amie Parry (NCU), and Ya-Chung Chuang (NCTU),
the workshop will address the theme of “Conflict and Justice:
Precarious Bodies in Inter-Asia Societies,” with the following four
seminar topics:

(1) Nationalism, Migration, and Precarious Belongings in Inter-Asia
(2) Social Movements, Contestation, and Political Change in Asia
(3) Neoliberalism, Globalization and Corruption in Inter-Asia
(4) The Question of Nature and Environmental Justice in the Age of

We invite graduate students and junior scholars to share with us
their works on the above listed topics. Applications from all
disciplines are welcome.

This Winter Camp Workshop will feature small group seminars led by
leading scholars, daily keynote lectures and roundtables, as well as
field trips to local cities. Participants are expected to give a
20-minute presentation on their work, to comment on the papers of
their fellow seminar participants, and to contribute to the general
dialogue of the winter camp workshop.

Prospective applicants should apply online at
https://goo.gl/forms/DQocgadWVWujhpUI3, indicating 1) their
preferences of the seminar topic(s), with 2) proposals that include a
title, a 500-word abstract, and a short C.V. (2 pages), and 3) names
and emails of two referees.

Proposals should address problematics of “Conflict and Justice:
Precarious Bodies in Inter-Asia Societies” in their fields of work,
referring to one or two seminar topics, and should establish any
links between the proposal and broader global, historical, and
especially interdisciplinary approaches and questions.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by
September 30, 2016.

Notifications of acceptance will be announced by mid-October, 2016 at
the IICS website. Full papers will be expected by January 9, 2017,
so as to circulate your papers among your seminar group members.

Registration fee is USD $150. Accommodation and some meals are


2017 TEEP Winter Camp
R212 HA Building 2
National Chiao Tung University
1001 University Road
Tel: +886-3-5712121 ext. 58274,58272
Fax :+886-3-5734450
Email: teep.i...@gmail.com
Web: http://iics.nctu.edu.tw/


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