On April 1, 2003 the Institute of International Relations will celebrate its 50th Anniversary. In order to commemorate the Institute's five decades of research into international and Chinese affairs, Issues & Studies will publish a special issue reviewing the state of the China Studies field. I&S would thus like to welcome authors to submit papers on topics including (but not limited to):
Overviews of recent developments in disciplinary approaches¡Xe.g., political science, economics, sociology, law, geography, anthropology, and history¡Xto the study of the PRC and Taiwan.
Singular-case or comparative analyses of American, European, Asian, and Chinese conceptualizations of China and/or China studies as a general field.
The strengths and weaknesses of media coverage and/or policy analyses of the domestic and international affairs of the PRC and Taiwan.
The role of research institutes in the accumulation of China-specific knowledge.
Analyses of our understanding of the dynamics of cross-Strait relations.
Reviews of the development of a field of knowledge of PRC military affairs.
Overviews of research sources in the study of Chinese affairs, with special consideration given to reviews of internet-related resources.
Strategies for conducting field research in the PRC and Taiwan.
All papers will be subject to anonymous peer review, must be post-marked before November 30, 2002, and should be sent to the address below.
Andrew D. Marble, Ph.D.
Deputy Managing Editor
Issues & Studies
Institute of International Relations
National Chengchi University
64 Wanshou Road
Wenshan District 116
Taipei, Taiwan (ROC) Email:
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