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Annual Conference of the Association of Chinese Professors in Social Sciences, November 1-3, 2013

In Collaboration with the Asian Studies Program of the University of Louisville, and United Societies of China Studies (USCS)

November 1-3, 2013

The University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A.

Conference Theme: "The Impacts of Leadership Transition in China: Domestic and International Concerns"

The year 2012 witnessed leadership transitions in China. This will have a strong impact on the country's domestic as well as international situation. We cordially invite the submission of panels and papers that research on the social, economic, cultural, and political aspects of the Chinese society in consideration of the recent leadership transitions in China. The following are proposed panels under which you may find one that fits your paper topics. But we also welcome suitable proposals that don't fit in any of the following topics. 

• Chinese Culture and the Interactions of Civilizations in the World
• Chinese Society from Historical Perspectives
• Chinese Women and Society in a Globalized World
• China Studies in the West
• U.S.-China Relations and the Leadership Transition in the Two Countries 
• Sustainable Chinese Development 
• Public Health and Globalization
• Chinese Pop Culture and Society
• Confucianism and Modernity
• Education Reforms in China
• Social Issues and Reforms
• Communication and Cultural Changes
• Regional Developments and Modernization
• Environment and Modernization 
• Urbanization and Social Change
• Minorities and Social Control
• Chinese Legal Culture 
• Libraries and Modernization
• Overseas Chinese Communities and China's Foreign Policy
• Classical Chinese Works Overseas 
• Comparative Examination of Social Issues in China and the United States.
• Cyberspace and Chinese Netizens

Submission Deadline
The conference will accept papers in both English and Chinese. All paper abstracts or panel proposals must include the title, the author(s) or panel members, and details of current position, the institutional affiliation, mailing address, phone number, and e-mail address for each author or panelist. Please submit your paper abstracts or panel proposals (300 words) via email to Dr. Shaorong Huang at The submission deadline is July 31, 2013. We require that those whose paper abstracts are accepted submit their full papers no later than September 20, 2013. Well-researched papers will have the opportunity to be selected and published in the official journal of ACPSS-- American Review of China Studies.

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