August 27,2022 - November 18,2022


International Graduate Student Conference

Transcultural Perspectives on Tradition and Modernity’

Online, November 18, 2022

To promote exchanges between the School of Humanities, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and Centre for Asian and Transcultural Studies (CATS), University of Heidelberg, we are hosting a graduate student conference on November 18, 2022. The conference aims to explore various topics related to traditional and modern societies, literatures, histories and philosophical thinking from transcultural perspectives. Graduate students and young professionals from both universities are invited to submit abstracts of 500 words on topics related to the conference theme by September 10, 2022 to the following email address: Decision of acceptance will be announced by the end of September

The conference will be in English. Speakers will have 25 minutes to present their papers, followed by 15 minutes for questions. Due to the time difference, talks given by the students/young professionals from CATS will be arranged during 9 am to 1 pm, Heidelberg time (4 pm to 8 pm, Shanghai time).

To recognize the most outstanding paper presented at the conference, the conference committee will nominate the Best Student Paper Award. To be eligible for the award, the full paper needs to be submitted by November 7, 2022 to the same email address. The award comprises an honorarium of 3000 RMB (Approximately 400 Euro).

The event is part of the 2rd International Week organized by the School of Humanities, SJTU.


School of Humanities, SJTU

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