Dicembre 2020**

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Presentazione on line dell’ultimo numero della rivista Mondo Cinese

“Codice cinese. Xi ed il governo della legge”

Interverranno il Rettore dell’Università Luca Pietromarchi ed il Presidente della Fondazione Italia Cina, Mario Boselli.
La presentazione sarà introdotta dal Delegato del Rettore per la Cina, Federico Roberto Antonelli e conclusa da Daniele Fiorentino, Direttore del Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche che ospiterà l’evento.
Interverranno: Vincenzo Zeno Zencovich, Wang Lebing, Marina Timoteo, Riccardo Cardilli, Renzo Cavalieri, Ivan Cardillo, Diego Todaro, Sara D’Attoma.

Università degli Studi Roma Tre, in collaborazione con Camera di commercio italiana in Cina e Associazione dei giovani italiani in Cina.
Venerdì 18 dicembre 2020, 14:30

Evento online (Link a piattaforma Zoom).
Locandina

Presentazione: ISPI Report. Between Politics and Finance. Hong Kong’s “Infinity War”? 2020

Edited by Alessia Amighini

Partecipano:
Alessia Amighini (Istituto di Studi di Politica Internazionale, Milano e Università del Piemonte Orientale)
Guido Samarani (Centro Internazionale di Ricerca “Marco Polo”, Dipartimento di Studi sull’Asia e sull’Africa mediterranea dell’Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia)
Giulia Sciorati (Istituto di Studi di Politica Internazionale, Milano)

Introduce: Laura De Giorgi (Dipartimento di Studi sull’Asia e sull’Africa Mediterranea)

Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia
Dipartimento di Studi sull’Asia e sull’Africa Mediterranea (Laura De Giorgi), Centro Internazionale di Ricerca Marco Polo – MaP
Lunedì 14 dicembre 2020, 15:45

L’evento è aperto al pubblico previa registrazione
Dopo la registrazione, si riceverà una mail di conferma con le istruzioni per collegarsi
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Conferenze online sulla traduzione dal cinese

In occasione della sesta edizione del ciclo di seminari The Translator’s Profession, il Laboratorio sulla traduzione delle lingue orientali del Dipartimento di Studi sull’Asia e sull’Africa Mediterranea dell’Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia organizza due webinar sulla traduzione dal cinese:

-Tradurre le metafore del diritto coi corpora
Interviene Michele Mannoni, Università degli Studi di Verona
Martedì, 1 dicembre 2020,14:00

Reader-Oriented Literary Translation: Theory and Practice
Interviene Jana Benešová, Chinese-Czech translator
Venerdì 4 dicembre 2020, 10:30

Le conferenze – che si terranno tramite zoom.us – sono rivolte alle studentesse e studenti dei corsi di LM in Interpretariato e traduzione editoriale, settoriale e in Lingue e civiltà dell’Asia e dell’Africa Mediterranea, ma sono aperte anche a chiunque sia interessato. Per partecipare scrivere a Thewaysoftranslation@unive.it.

Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia
Locandina

Giornata di Studio

“Dialogo Italia – Cina: un ponte per la conoscenza e l’amicizia”

in occasione del Cinquantesimo anniversario dell’istituzione di relazioni diplomatiche tra Italia e Cina

Interventi di: Zhang Mi (JISU), Silvia Calamandrei (Bibl. P. Calamandrei), Tiziana Lioi (UNINT), Yang Lin (Univ. Nankai), Mauro Moretti (Univ. per Stranieri di Siena), Marina Miranda (Univ. Sapienza), Renata Pisu.

Università per Stranieri di Siena (Mauro Crocenzi, Anna Di Toro, Andrea Scibetta)
Sabato 5 dicembre 2020, 9.00 – 13.00

Piattaforma zoom (ID riunione: 841 0097 0875; Passcode: 989689)
Programma

Seminario sulla letteratura di fantascienza cinese:

“La narrativa fantascientifica di Han Song ai confini tra realtà e immaginazione”

Intervengono Francesco Verso e Chiara Cigarini

Sala Confucio dell’Università per Stranieri di Siena
Venerdì 11 dicembre 2020, 10:00 – 13:15

Collegamento: https://meet.google.com/vhs-qxhe-pnd
Locandina

Web workshop:

“La didattica del cinese per bambini. Un confronto su esperienze di insegnamento e metodologie didattiche”

Coordinamento scientifico: Paolo de Troia, Ornella De Nigris


Istituto Confucio di Roma, Dipartimento ISO Università Sapienza
11dicembre 2020, 14:30
Programma e locandina

Proiezione del documentario “Guangzhou Dream Factory di Christiane Badgley”

Presentano Paola Paderni e Maria Cristina Ercolessi, Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”

Istituto Confucio dell’Università di Napoli “L’Orientale”, in collaborazione con il Centro Studi sull’Africa Contemporanea
Venerdì 11 dicembre 2020, 16.30

L’incontro si terrà sulla piattaforma Microsoft Teams
Codice di accesso al Team: 4lc4jdm Link evento:u rly.it/38rjr
Link alla locandina

Conferenza:

“Origini e sviluppo dell’immigrazione cinese in Italia”

Incontro con Daniele Brigadoi Cologna (Università degli Studi dell’Insubria), autore del libro Aspettando la fine della guerra. Lettere dei prigionieri cinesi nei campi di concentramento fascisti (Carocci, 2019)
Introduce Valeria Varriano Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”

Istituto Confucio dell’Università di Napoli “L’Orientale
Martedì 15 dicembre 2020, 16:30

L’incontro si terrà sulla piattaforma Microsoft Teams
Codice di accesso al Team: 4lc4jdm Link evento :urly.it/38b2
Link alla locandina

Conferenza:

“The exchange of goods and knowledge in China’s Cultural History”

Intervengono:
Roderich Ptak, University of Munich.
Chiara Bocci, University of Munich.
Arianna Magnani, University of Enna Kore.
Federico Valenti, Liceo linguistico G. Marconi di Parma.
Felipe Barreto, University of Lisbon.
Alexander Jost, University of Salzburg.
Ann Heirman, University of Ghent.
Cristoph Anderl, University of Ghent.

Presentano:
Paolo De Troia, Sapienza University of Rome e Victoria Almonte, University of Tuscia.

Università della Tuscia, Dipartimento Distu e Istituto Confucio dell’Università di Roma, Sapienza.
Mercoledì 16 dicembre 2020, 9:20-17:00

L’incontro si terrà sulla piattaforma Zoom. Per info e registrazione contattare Victoria Almonte
Locandina

Presentazione del libro “Mia madre” di Li Kunwu

Modera Simona Gallo, docente di letteratura cinese dell’Università degli Studi di Bergamo
Intervengono Martina Caschera, docente di lingua e letteratura cinese ed esperta di linguaggi del fumetto e Ilaria Benini, Add Editore

Istituto Confucio dell’Università degli Studi di Milano, Add editore
Mercoledì 16 dicembre 2020, 17:30

In streaming sul canale YouTube dell’Istituto Confucio: Istituto Confucio dell’Università degli Studi di Milano

77 Mostra Internazionale d’Arte cinematografica, La biennale di Venezia. X edizione.

MAMA di Li Dongmei

Intervengono le direttrici dell’Istituto Confucio Paola Paderni e Feng Hui

Istituto Confucio ddell’Università di Napoli “L’Orientale”
Venerdì 18 dicembre 2020, 19:00

Locandina
Programma

Documentario:

“Cinesi in Italia”

Nell’ambito della notte europea dei Ricercatori e delle Ricercatrici, l’Università degli Studi di Torino ha realizzato, in collaborazione con l’Istituto Confucio, il documentario Cinesi in Italia, lavoro di ricognizione della presenza cinese nel nostro paese. Il documentario è stato realizzato attraverso recentissime interviste raccolte fra Torino, Milano, Firenze, Prato, Roma, Napoli, Bologna e Trieste.
Il lavoro è stato possibile grazie alla a collaborazione attiva della chat sino-italiana “Dialogo” e vuole essere un punto di partenza che stimoli allo studio e alla ricerca; l’amplissimo materiale documentario raccolto verrà messo a disposizione degli studiosi da parte dell’Istituto Confucio.

Università degli Studi di Torino, Istituto Confucio dell’Università di Torino
Il documentare è online su Sharper Night e Unito Media

Maggiori informazioni
Comunicato

Online Conference

“Small, Medium and Great Powers’ Response to US-China Strategic Competition”, University of Zurich

A special focus shall be on the newly formed “Cold War” between China and the USA, with its potential to reshape regional order in the Asia-Pacific.

Furthermore, the conference will analyse how different countries in Asia and Europe will react to the US/China rift and what strategies and positions said nations shall utilize in the future to deal with the two superpowers. Among these are Switzerland, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom, Sweden, Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea and Japan.

On the second day of the conference, December 5, 2020, military experts, academics and politicians will exchange their views during a roundtable discussion.

The conference will take place online via Microsoft Teams. We kindly ask interested participants to register via the Eventbrite link below and you shall then receive the link before the conference.

Date: 04-05. December 2020
Time: 09:15 – 18:00 (GMT+1; December 4); 09:00 – 12:15 (GMT+1; December 5)
Registration required: https://tinyurl.com/y5pnofp3
Event details: https://tinyurl.com/yxuvby2d
Contact Email: simona.grano@aoi.uzh.ch

Novità editoriali

1705401822

Autore: Feng Tang
Titolo: Una ragazza per i miei 18 anni
Traduttrici: Barbara Leonesi e Caterina Viglione
Editore: Orientalia Editrice
Anno: 2020





Scheda

sinosfere

Titolo rivista: Sinosfere
Titolo numero: “Giustizia”
Curatore: Laura De Giorgi
Numero: 11, Costellazioni
Anno: 2020, Ottobre

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Gennero

Curatori: Valeria Gennero, Maria Gottardo e Junwei Yao

Titolo: Sguardi interculturali. Pearl S. Buck e la Cina

Editore: Ombre corte

Anno: 2021


Sguardi interculturali. Pearl S. Buck e la Cina si propone di collocare l’operazione artistica e culturale di Buck in una prospettiva transnazionale. I saggi qui raccolti offrono una lettura innovativa dell’eredità letteraria della scrittrice, mettendo in primo piano la ricezione transnazionale della sua opera e il ruolo svolto dalla letteratura nella percezione occidentale della Cina repubblicana. Viene inoltre presentata per la prima volta una selezione di ben quattro saggi di studiosi cinesi.

Scheda

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Autore: Gabriele Tola
Titolo:
John Fryer and The Translator’s Vade-mecum.

New Perspectives on the History of Modern Chinese Scientific and Technical Lexicon

Editore: Brill. Series: Studies in the History of Christianity in East Asia, Volume: 4

Anno: 2020, Leiden

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004443211

Scheda

Altre comunicazioni

Call for papers:

Dynamics of knowledge transmission and linguistic transformation in Chinese textual cultures

Online International Workshop hosted by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of Verona (Italy) and the Research Center on East Asian Civilizations, CRCAO, Paris (France)
Thursday 10 and Friday 11 June 2021

Topics of interests include but are not limited to the following:
  • Notions of popularizing discourse, language simplification, intralingual translation, textual comprehensibility, and the correlated view of language obscurity and opacity, in different textual traditions;
  • Investigations on language features, discourse strategies and textual practices related to notions of ‘simple’ language (i.e. simple literary Chinese, popular literary Chinese, plain language, traditional discussions on categories like su 俗, wen 文, ya 雅, qian 淺 etc);
  • Practices of language transformation and textual modes of transmission in relation to genre categorization and to the emergence of new genres;
  • Agents, networks, media engaged in practices of knowledge transmission and linguistic transformation;
  • Digital tools for the investigation of textual transmission and linguistic transformation.
According to the workshop format, papers presentation should be 30 minutes long with 15 minutes for questions and discussions. The language of the workshop is English.

Deadline for abstract submission is March 01, 2021.
Length of abstract is limited to 500 words.
To submit an abstract, visit https://knowl-lingtrans.sciencesconf.org, create an account (Login arrow, above), then click New Submission.

Further details

Call for papers:

Journal of the European Association for Chinese Studies, vol. 2 (2021)

For its second volume, the Journal of the European Association for Chinese Studies invites scholars
to submit papers dealing with aspects of youth in the pre-modern, modern, and contemporary Chinese
world. We welcome unpublished papers that discuss the concept of youth and its impact on Chinese
society especially in a diachronic and comparative way, on topics including, but not limited to:
● Youth and childhood in pre-modern China
● Youth within families and as social groups in society: intra- and transgenerational perspectives
● The transition from childhood to youth, and to adulthood
● Real and imaginary spaces of youth
● Songs and literature for and by young people
● Youth as innovators or traditionalists in arts, literature, theatre and film
● The economic power of young people: innovation and consumer culture
● Youth and revolts: understanding Hong Kong
● Young Sinologists

Details

Positions:

Ph.D. Fellowship Scheme 2021-22, Hong Kong Baptist University

Application Timeline:
Initial application to RGC (1 Sept. – 1 Dec. 2020 – Hong Kong time 12:00 PM);
– Make an initial application through the Online Application System at the RGC’s website;
– obtain an HKPFS reference number.
Full application to HKBU (1 Sept. to 1 Dec. 2020 – Hong Kong Time 23:59 PM);
– Learn about admission requirements and fields of study on offer;
– submit a full online application to HKBU.
Result announcement (late March 2021);
– The result will be announced at the RGC’s website; and individual awardee will receive an email notification direct from RGC

Details

Position:

University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of East Asian Studies

The Department of East Asian Studies/Sinology seeks to appoint a Post-Doc position in modern Chinese culture and history of the duration of 6 years. The successful candidate will be expected to take up appointment on 1 February 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applications are invited from early-career scholars working on topics related to the cultures and histories of China and the Chinese-speaking region since the twentieth century. Possible areas of expertise include social, cultural, and intellectual history, cultural studies, and literary studies. Expertise in more than one region (e.g. China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, diaspora, inter-Asia) and historical approaches to the study of modern and contemporary Chinese culture and cultural production are especially welcome.

Applicants will hold a doctorate (PhD) in Chinese/Asian Studies or related disciplines and will have an outstanding record of, or clear potential for, world-leading research and publications. They will have an excellent oral and written command of English and Chinese, and proven experience of conducting fieldwork and research in China and the Chinese-speaking region.

The successful candidate will be expected to work on an independent research programme as well as contribute to joint research projects, participate in and organise conferences, workshops, symposia, and other activities, contribute high level publications and other relevant scholarly outputs, and seek opportunities to obtain research funding and participate in third-party funding applications. They will also be expected to teach courses in the “History and Society” and “Literature and Culture” strands of the Sinology curriculum and take on administrative responsibilities.
Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 16.12.2020, mentioning reference number 11593.

Details

Open position :

Assistant Professor in China Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark

The Department of Global Studies, part of the larger School of Culture and Society, invites applications for a position as assistant professor in China Studies. The position will commence on 1 August 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The position is offered with a view to attracting talented applicants with an excellent and well-documented track record in innovative and internationally recognised research on politics in China and a specialisation in contemporary, national and/or local politics. Applicants must be fluent in Chinese.

For more information see here.

Funded Prae-Doc (PhD) and Post-Doc positions at the University of Vienna (Department of East Asian Studies/Chinese)

The Department for East Asian Studies/Sinology of the University of Vienna is seeking to appoint:
1) A post-doc position (Ref. 11593) in modern Chinese culture and history of the duration of 6 years.
2) A prae-doc position (Ref. 11591) in modern Chinese literature and culture of the duration of 3 years. Ref 11591
3) A prae-doc position (Ref. 11592) in the contemporary performance cultures of China and the Chinese speaking-world of the duration of 4 years.

Application deadline: 16 December 2020
Application details (Job Centre of the University of Vienna): https://univis.univie.ac.at/ausschreibungstellensuche/

Call for papers:

Didattica e acquisizione del cinese in Italia

Il progetto editoriale ha lo scopo di raccogliere contributi scientifici originali che mettano in luce le specificità della didattica e dell’acquisizione della lingua cinese in Italia, specificità legate sia al tipo di apprendenti, sia al contesto economico, sociale, politico e normativo.
Il volume sarà in lingua italiana e sarà sottoposto a revisione cieca. Il comitato scientifico che si occuperà della revisione delle proposte e dei contributi sarà composto di esperti internazionali. Le scadenze previste sono le seguenti:
– 15/12/2020: invio degli abstract (APA style, 300 parole circa, riferimenti bibliografici inclusi);
– 15/1/2021: notifica di approvazione degli abstract;
– 15/3/2021: invio dei contributi (formato e lunghezza da definire con l’editore).
Call completa

Call for papers:

Sulla via del catai

Si accettano proposte di volumi monografici per i numeri del 2021-2022 entro il 15 dicembre.
Le proposte dovranno illustrare il tema da trattare e la sua importanza, nonché il filournalo conduttore tra gli articoli e la rispondenza con gli obiettivi della rivista. Dovranno inoltre contenere un indice completo di autori e titoli (6 o 7, si vedano le norme editoriali), e un breve abstract per ogni articolo. Si darà priorità a proposte che affrontino I seguenti temi: MTC medicina e salute, arti figurative o architettura, scambi scientifici e tecnologici nella prima età moderna o nei secc. XIX e XX). Entro un mese si invierà notifica di accettazione e si fornirà la scadenza per l’invio dei saggi. Eventuali altre proposte verranno prese in considerazione per numeri di anni successivi.
Si accettano proposte di volumi monografici per i numeri del 2021-2022 entro il 15 dicembre.
Call completa

Call for positions:

University Lectureship in Chinese Language and Linguistics, Cambridge

The Department of East Asian Studies seeks to appoint a University Lecturer in Chinese Language and Linguistics. We welcome applicants trained in Chinese linguistics who also have knowledge of, and experience in, language teaching, testing, syllabus design, the development of teaching materials, and language pedagogy. The ability to
conduct linguistic and empirical research in L2 Chinese bilingualism/multilingualism is highly desirable.
The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Chinese language and linguistics or a related discipline and will have a record of, or clear potential for, outstanding research. She or he will be expected to direct the modern Chinese language program; engage in high-level research; develop impact programmes outside academia; publish in their
specialist field and seek opportunities to obtain external funding for that research; offer teaching and supervision on one or more of the undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the Department of East Asian Studies; contribute to the growth of their specialist field and China Studies more generally; assist with running the Department’s various
programmes, including the organization of seminars, conferences, year abroad, and outreach activities as well as shouldering appropriate administrative duties.
The successful candidate will be expected to take up appointment on 1 September 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter.
The closing date for applications is midnight (GMT) on Sunday 27 December 2020.
Full details here.

Position:

Full-time, permanent Lecturer (Teaching & Scholarship) in Chines

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Liverpool wishes to appoint a full-time, permanent Lecturer (Teaching & Scholarship) in Chinese to contribute to and further develop our successful and innovative delivery of Chinese language teaching at undergraduate level and to enhance our new MA in Chinese-English Translation and Interpreting. The postholder will also contribute to ongoing departmental and School initiatives in language teaching and learning that form part of a wider Liverpool Languages Strategy, and develop collaborative opportunities with our partner university in China, Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University (XJTLU).
You will hold a relevant postgraduate or professional qualification in a discipline directly relevant to language teaching and/or translation and interpreting. Experience of teaching Chinese at undergraduate level in a Higher Education Institution is essential, as is experience of module design, delivery and assessment. Experience of devising and delivering module components in translation and/or interpreting is desirable, as is teaching experience at postgraduate level and an active interest in methods of authentic assessment. In particular, we welcome candidates with practical expertise in the field of translation and/or interpreting, who have strong links to the translation and interpreting industry.
In your application statement we specifically invite you to set out your plans for the design and delivery of a course in Intermediate Chinese language for Year Two students. Your proposal should consist of two twelve-week modules, one in each semester, and make explicit reference to the incorporation of Year Abroad preparation.

The starting date for this post is 1st May 2020.
Closing date 14 December

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Professor Anna Saunders, Head of the Department of Modern Languages & Cultures, University of Liverpool: Anna.Saunders@liverpool.ac.uk

Further details

Call for Papers:
On Qing (情) and Jing (境) in Chinese Literature: A Discourse on Ecocriticism

We are seeking contributions to an edited volume focusing on the concepts of qing (情) and jing (境) throughout Chinese literature, with a special emphasis on modern and contemporary Chinese literature, by examining the environmental and ecological dimensions of such notions.

Key deadlines are as follows:
– Abstract submission: January 10, 2021
– Initial confirmation with a title/abstract: January 15, 2021
– Expected first draft paper due to the editors: June 30, 2021 (approximately 8000-10,000 words.)
– Expected publication date: Autumn 2021
Call

Call for abstracts:
Conference “Chinese Popular Culture in Translation and Transmission”

Conference will be held on 22-23 July 2021 at the University of Leicester, UK.
Submission of Abstracts: 15 January 2021
Call

Call for papers:
Mapping Out Eco-Translatology

We are seeking contributions to an edited volume focusing on Eco-translatology research

Key deadlines are as follows:
– Abstract submission: January 10, 2021
– Initial confirmation with a title/abstract: January 15, 2021
– Expected first draft paper due to the editors: June 30, 2021 (approximately 8000-10,000 words.)
– Expected publication date: Autumn 2021
Call

Call for papers:
Media Interpreting Studies Global Perspectives

We are seeking contributions to an edited volume focusing on the plurality of Media Interpreting (MI) studies from a global perspective over the last decade. This volume sets out to explore the most recent studies on MI from authoritative voices around the world.

Key deadlines:
– Abstract submission: January 10, 2021
– Initial confirmation with a title and an abstract: January 15, 2021
– Submission of the first draft: June 30, 2021 (approximately 8000-10,000 words)
– Expected publication date: Autumn 2021
Call

Call for abstracts:
upcoming XXXI International Congress on Historiography and Source Studies of Asia and Africa

The conference will be held at Saint Petersburg State University, 23-25 June 2021. The conference might be held onsite or online depending on how the situation develops.
Deadline for the submission of abstracts: 31 January 2021.
Call
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