Conference on Research on China: Call for Paper

Second Conference on Research on China:

A multi-disciplinary graduate student conference
February 23-24, 2017

Call for Papers:

The Second Carleton Graduate Student Conference on Research on China will be held on February 23-24, 2017 at Carleton University in Ottawa

This conference offers graduate students broadly interested in the study of China an opportunity to gather in the nation’s capital, present and receive feedback on their research from a scholarly audience, and engage in professional development and networking.

The conference is intended for PhD and advanced MA students who share an interest in Chinese studies from the following disciplines: Political Science, Economics, Sociology,  International Relations or Business. Proposals from other social science disciplines will also be considered.

Students whose papers are accepted will be expected to participate in all conference activities and submit their final papers no later than 10 days prior to the beginning of the conference. Each presenter will have approximately 12 minutes to present his or her paper. The maximum length for a paper is 8000 words. There is no conference registration fee. Limited financial support is available towards transportation and accommodation costs of presenters.

Two prizes, one for the best Ph D paper/presentation and the other for the best MA paper/presentation, will be awarded by the Confucius Institute of Carleton University and the China Scholarship Council.

Proposals should include:

(1) First, last name and field of study;

(2) Institutional email address;

(3) Institutional affiliation, including current status in graduate program;

(4) Name and email address of supervisor or reference;

(6) Title of proposed paper; and

(7) An abstract of no more than 200 words.


Please send your proposals and/or questions to


Deadline for submission of abstracts: December 1, 2016
Notification of selected papers: January 1, 2017
Final papers due: February 1, 2017
Conference date: February 23-24, 2017

Advisory Committee: Jeremy Paltiel, Department of Political Science, Piotr Dutkiewicz, Centre for Governance and Public Management, Stanley L. Winer, School of Public Policy and Department of Economics, Xiaobei Chen, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Zhiqiu Lin, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Shaobo Ji , Sprott School of Business, Yanling Wang, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs.

See the conference poster: 2017 Conference Poster

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