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15th All India Conference of China Studies (AICCS)

17 Nov 2022
Venue: IIT Guwahati (Hybrid Mode)
Time: 10:00 AM

Special Theme: Connected Geographies and Cultural Interfaces
The Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS) has been organizing the All India Conference of China Studies (AICCS) as a flagship event since 2006. Convened annually, it is meant to generate interest in and strengthen research on China studies in India; it is held usually in November-December, in one of the institutions where research and teaching in China Studies are being carried out. The conference also showcases a survey of recent scholarship in different aspects of China Studies and has a special theme each year. This year the AICCS in its 15th edition, will be held at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati on 17–19 November, in collaboration with the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Guwahati, Department of Political Science, Gauhati University and Omeo Kumar Das Institute of Social Change and Development, Guwahati; the conference will be held in hybrid mode. The Special Theme is Connected Geographies and Cultural Interfaces.
The Concept Note of the Conference can be accessed here
Please note, in addition to the special theme, individual abstracts and panel proposals on all China-related topics and themes may be submitted.
The Institute of Chinese Studies would like to thank all the authors for submitting their abstracts for the 15th AICCS! We have sent an acknowledgment email to all the authors who have submitted their abstracts to 
Please note that since we have been facing some technical glitches with the ID, we will continue to accept abstracts until 30th June. Authors may submit their abstracts to Dr. Reeja Nair at 
Please check this page for further updates regarding notification of shortlisted abstracts. 
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30 June 2022 : Last date for receiving abstracts (250–300 words)
01 July 2022 : Notification of shortlisted abstracts
01 September 2022 : Last date for receiving full papers (5000–6000 words)
01 October 2022 : Announcement of final papers
We accept abstracts in the following formats:
  • Individual Abstracts: should mention the author’s name, institutional affiliation, email and postal address, together with the title of the paper and a brief bio.
  • Panel Proposals: 3–4 paper abstracts, including name of the panel organiser, chair and participants, and optionally a discussant.


The abstracts and panel proposals should be emailed to Dr. Reeja Nair at and copy it to
The best paper presented by a young & emerging scholar in the Thematic Panels will be given the Mira Sinha Bhattacharjea Award, with a prize money of Rs. 25,000/-. Selection will be made on the basis of methodology, argument and presentation. The selected paper will be published by ICS. Further relevant information will be posted in due course of time on the AICCS conference page.




Prof. Sabaree Mitra (Convenor)

Professor, CCSEAS, JNU & Honorary Fellow,

Institute of Chinese Studies, New Delhi.

Dr. Pahi Saikia (Co-Convenor)

Associate Professor of Political Science,

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences,

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.

Concept Note

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