International Conference on Macau Narratives (Fundacao Oriente, Lisbon, Portugal: 8-10 May 2013)Deadline: 30 Sep 2012
Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities/New University of LisbonContact details:
In 2013, to mark the 500-year anniversary of the arrival of Jorge Alvares in China and of Sino-Portuguese relations, the Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS) and the Centre for Overseas History (CHAM) of the New University of Lisbon, and the Fundacao Oriente will organise an interdisciplinary International Conference on Macau Narratives.
Since the sixteenth century Macau has been narrated and represented through historical, historiographical and literary texts, as well as by films, paintings and other works of art in museums, archives and institutions all over the world. These kinds of narratives and other will be analysed during the three days of the conference by international scholars.
Potential contributors are invited to submit a 300 word abstract on themes related to any of the following conference tracks:
Macau Studies Historical/Historiographical Narratives on Macau Macanese and Lusophone Culture and Diaspora Portuguese Expansion Orientalism Exoticism/Representing the Other Inter-Arts Dialogue and China Trade Art Colonial and Post-Colonial Studies European Empires in Asia Anglo-Portuguese Relations in Asia Hong Kong Studies TRAVEL Writing on Macau Literary and Museum Representations Luso-Asian Pidgins and Creoles Sino-Western Relations
Working languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish. No translation will be provided.
Papers and panels on the above themes are invited. However, papers/panels on other subjects related to the above topics will also be considered. Participants will be held to a twenty minute presentation limit.
Please submit an abstract or a full paper (MLA style) and a bio note, by September 30, 2012, to: Rogerio Miguel Puga
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