Call for papers 2017 Fudan-UC Center Young Scholars Conferenc


The Fudan-UC Center on Contemporary China, based at the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS), is calling for paper submissions from young scholars—Ph.D students up to associate professors—throughout universities and research institutions in China and North America. The conference will take place May 19-20, 2017 at the UC San Diego campus. It will be co-organized by GPS’s 21st Century China Center. 

The Young Scholars Conference is an annual event that brings Chinese and American scholars together so they can exchange ideas and share research findings. The conference has become a dynamic forum for international and crossdisciplinary participants to build new synergies and develop future collaborative projects. 

The conference theme “Social Sciences and China Studies” is broadly construed to include quantitative, data-driven studies and qualitative studies from all social science disciplines. For an example of the past year’s contributions, please refer to the agenda for the 2016 conference and a summary of the event

The center will cover the travel cost for the paper presenters and provide up to a three-night stay in a hotel for those from outside of San Diego. In additaion, the center will subsidize the travel cost (up to $200) for UC Ph.D. students who wish to participate but are not presenting papers. If you would like to present a paper at the conference, please send your submission by March 15, 2017 by following the instructions via this link. You will be notified by March 20, 2017 if your paper has been selected for presentation.

If you have any questions, please contact Samuel Tsoi, at or 858-246-1950.

About The Fudan-UC Center: 

The Fudan-UC Center on Contemporary China creates opportunities for cooperation between Fudan University and all UC campuses on research, policy and educational initiatives, including academic conferences and community events. It is the first overseas research center established by a Chinese university at a North American university. Learn more at

About the 21st Century China Center:

The 21st Century China Center is a university-based think tank that produces original research to anchor major policy discussions on China and U.S.-China relations. At the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy, the center hosts the largest cluster of social scientists in the U.S. working on contemporary China. It emphasizes scholarly and policy engagement with China and partnership with professional and business organizations. Learn more at

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