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					                             British Association for Chinese Studies
                                       Annual Conference
                                      8-9 September 2010

                              CALL FOR PAPERS
The British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS) will hold its annual conference at the
University of Bristol, 8-9 September 2010, at which Professor Jonathan Spence has agreed to be
a keynote speaker. We welcome panel and paper proposals in any field of Chinese Studies. We
are especially keen to attract panel proposals that bring a group of scholars together to discuss a
major issue in the study of China. BACS conferences are open to both members and non-
members, and we welcome participants from all countries. Abstracts from past conferences can
be seen on the Association’s website (http://www.bacsuk.org.uk) under BACS Conferences.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE:

All proposals should include: name(s), affiliation and contact details (email). Proposals for
panels should include: list of proposed presenters; list of titles of individual papers; abstracts of
each paper (up to 250 words); proposed chair/moderator; discussant, if relevant. Proposals for
papers should include: title of paper and abstract of up to 250 words.

All proposals should be submitted BY 30 APRIL 2010 to daniel.holloway@area.ox.ac.uk

Panels and papers will be selected according to academic merit, and BACS will inform proposers
of the outcome of the assessment in the week commencing 10 May 2010.

The Association is launching an e-journal later this year and, if they wish, and presenters will be
welcome to submit their papers for peer-review for inclusion in the journal.

FURTHER INFORMATION:

For further information on the academic organisation of the Conference, please contact Tim
Wright (president@bacsuk.org.uk). For further information on the administrative organisation of
the conference, please contact daniel.holloway@area.ox.ac.uk.

				
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