BACS Annual Conference

University of Glasgow, 7-9 September 2017 

The Scottish Centre for China Research welcomes you to Glasgow for the Annual Conference of the British Association for Chinese Studies!

Conference Programme (PDF)
Conference Programme Overview (Excel)

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Sebastian Heilmann, President of the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) in Berlin, and Professor of the Political Economy of China, University of Trier: ‘Sharpening Europe’s Response to China’s Global Impact’ (Thursday 7 September, 3:30-5:00pm).

Professor May Bo Ching, Professor of History, City University of Hong Kong: ‘Generation Y and E-Research: Historical Studies among Young Historians in Twenty-First-Century China’ (Friday 8 September, 11:00am-12:30pm).

Key Dates:

Call for Papers: 20 January 2017
Deadline for submission of abstracts (250 words): 18 April 2017
Notification of acceptance: by 30 May 2017
Draft Programme: early July 2017
Early Bird Online Registration: 3-31 July 2017
Standard Online Registration: 1-24 August 2017
Final Programme: late August 2017

BACS members are eligible for a reduced conference registration fee. Please visit here for information on how to become a BACS member, or to renew your membership.

For a range of accommodation options in Glasgow, see Visit Scotland.

The easiest way to get to the conference by public transport is via the Subway (the nearest station to the University is Hillhead).

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