موسسه مطالعات اسیا وابسته به دانشگاه ملی سنگاپور کنفرانس«تعاملات چین و جهان عرب» را در تاریخ پانزدهم و شانزدهم دسامبر سال جاری میلادی برگزار می کند. مهلت ارسال مقالات برای این کنفرانس تا تاریخ نوزدهم اگوست سال جاری میلادی تعیین شده است. علاقه مندان جهت کسب اطلاعات بیشتر به این ادرس مراجعه کنند. موضوعات جهت ارسال مقالات به این شرح است:
Geostrategy, e.g. Abbasid relations with things Chinese; patterns of Song trade and fiscal control; Mongol promotion of West Asia-East Asia political and commercial links especially during the Yuan dynasty; Admiral Zheng He's stage-setting ventures across the Indian Ocean; Chinese development aid in the Middle East in the PRC period; China's One Belt, One Road New Silk Route initiative, encompassing infrastructure, finance and broad-based alliances.
Diplomacy, e.g. roles played by Chinese Muslims in different periods, opening and cultivating relations between Chinese and Arab state and non-state actors, and involving countries along the way by land or sea; inter-state rivalry, e.g. between China and Japan in employing Chinese Muslims for state missions abroad.
Trade goods and their broader significance, e.g. silk, porcelain, tea, incense, spices, opium, medicines, horses, oil and gas, consumer manufactures.
Circulation of knowledges, technologies and innovations, such as paper, porcelain, cotton and silk, gunpowder, bills, cheques and currency.
Trading emporia, economic zones and diasporic merchants in between, such as in Cairo, Suez, Jedda, Aden, Dubai, Hormuz, Kishn, Gwadar, Kashgar, Randir, Quilon, Kayilpattinam, Calcutta, Aceh, Melaka, Riau, Singapore, Pattani, Ternate, Saigon, Hainan, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Quanzhou, Yiwu, Shanghai, Dalian, Kobe, Seoul.
Wealth, War and the West: Trade surpluses, sovereign wealth funds, colonialism, and other shared/comparable aspects of relations with the West.
Pilgrimages, their religious and cultural meanings, and their associated social phenomena such as learning, trade, migration, exile, intermarriage, routes and travel infrastructure, diplomatic relations and rivalry.
Literary, travel, historical, doctrinal, educational, genealogical, propagandistic writings and translations, connecting or comparing China with Arabia, or East and West Asia more generally, including perceptions and imageries of each other.
Cultural, religious, musical, intellectual and other exchanges.
Individual experiences, e.g. of students, workers, labourers, priests, pilgrims, exiles, dancers, musicians, merchants, soldiers, travellers, diplomats, etc.