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Job opportunity: 3 freelance adjunct researchers, Tate Research Centre: Asia, London, UK, closing date: 30 Oct 2016

Tate Research Centre: Asia is seeking to engage three experienced researchers of modern and contemporary Asian art with in-depth, specialist knowledge of East Asian art, South Asian art or South East Asian art, to conduct research for the centre. The principal tasks include: undertaking original research; publishing detailed studies on the modern and contemporary Asian art; …

Job Opportunity: 5 postdoc positions, IN-EAST School of Advanced Studies, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, closing date: 25 Oct 2016

5 Postdoc Positions (with humanities as one eligible background among others) (full-time, 2 years, salary scale E-13/14 TV-L in accordance with experience, research record and complexity of research) The Institute of East Asian Studies at the University of Duisburg-Essen has established the IN-EAST School of Advanced Studies on Innovation in East Asia in 2013 supported …

Conference “Ecologies of Art”, 23-24 Sept. 2016, SOAS, London, UK

‘Ecologies of Art’ is a two-day conference intended to accelerate multi-vocal discussions on developments in modern and contemporary art in China in the twentieth and twentieth-first centuries. It is held in conjunction with Hong Ling: A Retrospective in the Brunei Gallery at SOAS (14th July–24th September 2016; admission free), an exhibition occasioned by the retirement …

Job opportunity: research curator (pre-/modern Chinese collection), Asiatisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

The Museum für Asiatische Kunst der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Berlin, Germany) – has announced an open position that might be of interest for German speaking network members. Position: research curator for the Chinese collection of the museum (with a focus on pre-modern times) Deadline for application: 4 October 2016 Compensation: The …

Job opportunity: interim Curator of Asian Art, The Smart Museum, University of Chicago, USA

Interim Curator of Asian Art The Smart Museum is currently conducting an international search for a new Director. This full-time interim curatorial position has been created for approximately twelve months beginning as soon as possible and continuing through Fall 2017. The Interim Curator of Asian Art will serve as a coordinating curator for previously planned …

Job opportunity: research curator, Asian collection, GRASSI Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Leipzig, Germany, Deadline: 25 August 2016

The Museum GRASSI – funded by the city of Leipzig (Germany) – has recently announced an open position that might be of interest for German speaking network members. Position: research curator for the Asian collections of its “Angewandte Kunst”  (applied arts) museum Deadline for application: 25 August 2016 The employee will receive an income in …

Job opportunity: Research Assistant (full-time), Birmingham, closing date 29 August 2016

Network Member Joshua Jiang is looking for a Research Assistant at Birmingham City University, UK: We are looking to appoint an experienced and bilingual (English and Chinese) Research Assistant in the Centre for Chinese Visual Arts (CCVA) at Birmingham City University. You will join the CCVA to:  – Assist the development of research activities at …

Explore useful (bibliographical) resources – other suggestions welcome!

Network members have helped to compile a list of bibliographical resources that support research on modern and contemporary Chinese art and are accessible online and can be used with long distance loan services. Please help to enlarge the list by sending your suggestions to the webmaster. To be up-dated continuously: Arts of China Consortium (Columbia …

Explore interesting book series and publishing houses

Members of the network have already published in the following book series and publishing houses which have a pronounced profile in research of modern and contemporary Chinese art. The webmaster welcomes further entries in this open list of resources. To be up-dated continuously: Brill Publishers, Leiden (see the “Modern Asian Art and Visual Culture” series …

Publications and journal resources

The networks members frequently publish across a wide range of media and formats. Academic journals that are of particular interest to the growing field and its various discussions are: The Journal for Contemporary Chinese Art (current editor-in-chief: Joshua Jiang) Yishu. Journal for Contemporary Chinese Art (current editor-in-chief: Keith Wallace) Members can announce their monographs and …