CFP: Memories and Visions: China’s Ties with the Outside World through the Belt and Road Initiative (Xi’an, China, September 22-25, 2017)

Scholars interested in China’s Ties with the Outside world will be interested in this conference taking place in Xi’an, China from September 22-25, 2017. The conference is sponsored by the School of Foreign Languages and Cultures, Office for Humanities and Social Sciences Research, and International Cooperation Office at Northwestern Polytechnical University.  This multidisciplinary conference aims to explore … Continue reading CFP: Memories and Visions: China’s Ties with the Outside World through the Belt and Road Initiative (Xi’an, China, September 22-25, 2017)

CFP: Heritage Across Borders: Association of Critical Heritage Studies 4th Biennial Conference (Hangzhou, China, September 1-6 2018)

For readers interested in frontiers and borders, with a particular focus on heritage studies, here’s a call for papers for the 2018 Association of Critical Heritage Studies conference to be held in Hangzhou, China: The global rise of heritage studies and the heritage industry in recent decades has been a story of crossing frontiers and … Continue reading CFP: Heritage Across Borders: Association of Critical Heritage Studies 4th Biennial Conference (Hangzhou, China, September 1-6 2018)

Assistant/Associate Professor in World and Global History, University of Macau

The University of Macau has advertised a tenure-track position for an Assistant or Associate Professor of World and Global History, expected to begin in August 2015. “Applicants,” the call explains, Applicants should have a PhD in hand by the time of employment and some teaching experience, and should specialize in one or more of the following research and teaching … Continue reading Assistant/Associate Professor in World and Global History, University of Macau

Editors’ Choice: The Dollar is Still King

ITHACA – Scarcely a week passes without news about the ascendance of China’s currency, the renminbi. But China has a long way to go before its currency can rival – let alone displace – the US dollar as the dominant global reserve currency. To be sure, China already plays a significant role in international trade … Continue reading Editors’ Choice: The Dollar is Still King