Call for Papers - Cultural Typhoon in Europe


This conference provides a platform for young researchers and scholars from East Asian Studies (Japanese Studies, Chinese Studies, Korean Studies, Comparative East Asian Studies etc.) and Cultural Studies and Social Science researchers focussing on the area, to debate, connect and network, by discussing the topic of Places and Spaces of Cultural Production in East Asia.

Places and Spaces of Cultural Production in East Asia. International Graduate Conference / Cultural Typhoon in Europe 2016

22nd to 25th September 2016, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna

The conference welcomes:

  • Graduate students (doctoral candidates and master students)
  • Academics
  • Artists, journalists and activists

Submissions should include a written abstract in English, as well as the author’s affiliation, contact details and a classification to one of the groups mentioned above (A, B, or C). The written abstract should not exceed 350 words and must include a title and the author’s name. (We welcome abstracts in any additional language as supplement to the English version and these abstracts will be included in the programme as well). Participants from Group C can also attach pictures or links to back up their written concepts. All information should be included in a single attached file in .rtf or .pdf format.

Accepted paper presenters will be allowed at least 15 minutes for presentation and an additional 10 minutes for a question and answer session with the audience. A publication including papers read at the conference is planned. Further details about this project will be published on the homepage.

We also encourage contributions which aim at creative and unusual forms of presentations like round tables, film screenings, performances and happenings, etc. If you are planning such a contribution, please add a detailed description (including a list of the facilities you need) to your abstract. If you have any questions, just contact us in advance.

Call for papers deadline: Monday, 30th May 2016 (12:00 CEST)

You can download the full information here.

What’s Cultural Typhoon?

Cultural Typhoon is a cultural event that involves presentations and interactions based on an equal relationship among individuals of various positions. Unrestricted by the existent form of academic conferences and symposiums, this event aims to facilitate a space for free and vigorous exchange of opinions as well as intellectual discussion between scholars within the academia as well as amongst social activists and artists who express themselves through myriad types of media. For more information, see the following link.