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Welcome to the International Research Network for Modern and Contemporary Chinese Art (ReNet MoCoCA)

About the network The International Research Network for Modern and Contemporary Chinese Art (ReNet MoCoCA) – launched in March 2015 – is conceived to address the needs of the growing, divers, and globally scattered academic community in this field. It helps to bridge communicational and informational gaps that result from local institutional confines of projects, …

ANN: Art History of Socialist China: A State-of-the-Field Discussion, online, 18 and 19 June 2021, 2 pm CEST

Prof. Dr. Juliane Noth (Heisenberg Fellow at the Kunstgeschichtliches Seminar, Universität Hamburg) an expert of modern Chinese art history is organizing a State-of-the-Filed Discussion on the “Art History of Socialist China” in an online workshop. The international event will take place on Friday and Saturday, 18 and 19 June 2021, 2 pm CEST and presents …

CfA: Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies (GPTS) of Heidelberg University calls for up to three doctoral scholarships on cultural exchanges between Asia and Europe (due 14 Feb. 2021)

The Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies (GPTS) at the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies (HCTS) at Heidelberg University welcomes applications for up to three doctoral scholarships for international students beginning in the winter semester 2021/22. The scholarships amount to 1200 EUR per month for a period of three years. In accordance with the research scheme …

Call for Doctoral & Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships: The Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History, USF, San Francisco (due 28 Feb 2021)

The Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History at the University of San Francisco (USF) calls for doctoral and post-doctoral research fellowships for summer 2021. The USF Ricci Institute is a premier global resource for the study of Chinese-Western cultural exchange with a core focus on the social and cultural history of Christianity in China. Besides its …

CfP: Conference “Transcultural Curation and the Post-Covid World”, CCVA, Birmingham 2-3 Dec 2021, submission 31 March 2021

The Centre for Chinese Visual Arts (CCVA) at Birmingham City University calls for papers in context of its 14th Aanual Conference “Transcultural Curation and the Post-Covid World” (2-3 December 2021). The Centre aims to sharpen understandings and perspectives of Chinese contemporary arts, design and visual culture through interdisciplinary practices and theoretical studies. The two-day conference …

ANN: Jane Chin Davidson published monograph “Staging Art and Chineseness” (Manchester UP)

ReNetMoCoCA member Jane Chin Davidson has recently published a monograph that addresses the politics of borders in the era of global art by exploring the identification of Chinese artists by location and exhibition. Focusing on performative, body-oriented video works by the post-1989 generation, it tests the premise of genealogical inscription and the ways in which …

CfP for “Asie” (Creops, Sorbonne Univ.), theme issue “La nuit dans l’art asiatique: perceptions, imaginaires, représentations, sub. 15 June 2020

ReNet MoCoCA member Marie Laureillard calls for paper concerning a theme issue in the magazine “Asie” (Creops, Sorbonne Université) about the night in Asian art. Submission deadline is 15 June 2020. Please view the CfP as re-posted below. “La nuit dans l’art asiatique : perceptions, imaginaires, représentations” par Marie Laureillard · Publié 07/01/2020 À la …

ReNetMoCoCA member Marie Laureillard has published ed. vol. on art collections between Asia and Europe

The research network for Modern and Contemporary Chinese Art (ReNet MoCoCA) congratulates its member Marie Laureillard (Université Lumière-Lyon 2, France) to the recently published edited volume “A la croisée de collections d’art entre Asie et Occident du XIXe siècle à nos jours” (Hémisohères Editions, 2019). Co-edited with her colleague Cléa Patin (Université Lyon 3) the …

Job: Post-doc Fellow in Chinese Contemp Art, Birmingham City Uni., submission due 11 Feb 2020

ReNet MoCoCA member Joshua Jiang announces an open position at City University Birgmingham’s School of Art. They call for applications to a Post-doctoral Fellowship in Chinese Contemporary Art with a closing date of 11 Feb 2020. This is the re-post of their job offer: Post-doctoral Fellowship in Chinese Contemporary Art Faculty of Arts, Design and …

CfP/Theme Issue: “How we work together: ethics, histories, and epistemologies”, 8 Nov 2019, Ottawa, submission due 10 Sept

Call for Panelists re. “How we work together: ethics, histories and epistemologies of artistic collaboration” November 8, 2019, panel chaired by Franziska Koch (Heidelberg University) in the framework of the TrACE Academy “Worlding the Global: The Arts in an Age of Decolonization,” organized by the Centre for Transnational Analysis (CTCA) of Carleton University, Ottawa; panel …

Member Publication: M. Valjakka’s “Visual Arts, Representations and Interventions in Contemporary China”

Together with Wang Meiqin (Professor of Art History at California State University, Northridge), our network member Minna Valjakka (Adjunct Professor of Art History and Asian Studies at the University of Helsinki) has recently published the edited “Visual Arts, Representations and Interventions in Contemporary China. Urbanized interface” at Amsterdam University Press (August 2018). The multi-faceted contributions …