British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS) annual conference

BACS Conference Online, 6-10 September 2021 

The Department of History and the School of History and Cultures is pleased to announce the annual conference of the British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS), to be held online during the week 6-10 September 2021.

Keynote speakers

Pang Laikwan and Rian Thum

L-R: Professor PANG Laikwan and Rian THUM


You can now view our draft programme for the BACS conference here.

We are also planning a mentoring session each day, and there will be opportunities for social interaction and networking.

Key dates

  • Call for Papers: Open
  • Deadline for submission of proposals (250 words): 31 May 2021
  • Notification of acceptance: June
  • Registration Opens: July 2021
  • Registration Closes: by 10 August for presenters, 1 September for others
  • Final Programme: late August 2021
  • Conference dates 6-10 September 2021

BACS members are eligible for a reduced conference registration fee. 

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