CFP: International Symposium on Sinology (6/1/06; 10/13/06-10/15/06)

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¡°When China Meets West¡­¡±
--- An International Symposium on Sinology and Sino-West Cultural Relations and Exchanges
Sponsored by the Institute of English Literature, Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China
October 13-15, 2006

Call for Papers 2006

The Institute of English Literature, Zhejiang University, cordially invites your active participation in an international symposium on Sinology and Sino-West cultural relations and exchanges to be held in Hangzhou, October 13-15, 2006.
Abstracts for prospective papers on the following topics are welcome. Your initiative in organizing a session will also be appreciated.
1. Overseas sinology in history, religion, literature or culture
2. The contacts, conflicts, or merge between Chinese and Western civilizations
3. The Christian missionaries in China and the spread of modern education
4. Hangzhou in the Western perspective
5. Westerners in China
6. Chinese people in the West

Abstract Guidelines
You are asked to limit your abstract to one double-spaced page, bearing your: NAME, ACADEMIC AFFLIATION, FULL ADDRESS, and CONTACT INFO. To be fully considered, abstracts must be received by June 1, 2006. You will be notified in early July of the Program Committee¡¯s decision about your abstract.
We are happy to add that we plan to publish a proceeding of the conference, and the selection of papers for publication will be made by an Editorial Board acting in conjunction with various referees.
Please send your abstract and all conference communications by e-mail to: (international)

Registration Fees
(Payable on site. Graduate students: 50%)
Foreign participants: USD$120
Domestic participants: RMB600
* The rate covers a half-day tour, tea/coffee, three lunches, two dinners and one banquet.

All the other information relating to the international symposium and Hangzhou can be found in the website of the Institute of English Literature, Zhejiang University (to be updated:

The Institute of English Literature, School of International Studies, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058 CHINA
Telephone: +86 - 571 - 8820 6044
Fax: +86 -571 - 8820 6179

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