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About the conference.
Silk Road Archipelagos takes place on 11-
Delegates who are registered at Silk Road Archipelagos are also welcome to attend presentations at the simultaneous conference on Culture in Urban Space.
How to propose a presentation.
Presentations last 15 minutes and will be followed by around 5 minutes’ question time. The deadline for abstracts is 31 October 2018. To propose a presentation, please fill out this presentation proposal form, and e-
If you have any questions, e-
This conference is associated with the publication of a special thematic section of Island Studies Journal (ISJ). ISJ (https://www.islandstudies.ca) is a peer-
Because ISJ is peer reviewed, we cannot guarantee publication of any papers in advance. However, conference delegates will be able to participate in a writing workshop on 12 April, focused on helping researchers prepare their papers for submission to the journal.
Delegates who wish to have papers discussed at the 12 April publication workshop should e-
Macau is an ‘island city’ and a special administrative region of China. Macau has different visa requirements to mainland China, and citizens of many countries do not require a visa to enter the Macau. See here for more information. Macau International Airport serves cities across Asia. Most visitors from elsewhere in the world will find it easiest to fly into nearby Hong Kong and then take a TurboJet ferry to Macau directly from Hong Kong International Airport.
Convenor: Adam Grydehøj
Silk Road Archipelagos
Islands in the Belt and Road Initiative
This international, interdisciplinary conference concerns the role of islands in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
In 2013, President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China announced the BRI (formerly known as ‘One Belt, One Road’). The BRI is an overarching strategy for linking East with West through a combination of transport, political, and economic connections. Originally envisioned as being composed of the overland ‘Silk Road Economic Belt’ and the oceanic ‘21st-
The BRI has accorded strong roles to both oceanic island states and territories (e.g. Comoros, Greenland, Iceland, the Maldives, Mauritius, Singapore, Sri Lanka) and major island cities and near-
Topics for presentation at the conference include:
Francisco José Bernardino da Silva Leandro (City University of Macau)
More coming soon.
Registration & accommodation.
The deadline for early registration is 30 November 2018. The final deadline for registration will be 30 December 2018. All participants must pay a conference registration fee.
Categories of registration.
Full Conference: Covers attendance at conference presentations and publication workshop (11-
Basic Conference: Covers attendance at conference presentations and publication workshop (11-
Sofitel Macau at Ponte 16, a 5-
Accommodation includes breakfast. The listed accommodation prices include all taxes and service fees. You can receive full refunds for cancellation of room bookings made through the Island Dynamics website up until 31 January 2019. After this point, refunds will not be possible.
We recommend that delegates arrive on 10 April and depart on 13 April. However, you can order additional individual room nights by selecting the ‘Single room, 1 night’ or ‘Double room, 1 night’ option and selecting the appropriate number of nights in your PayPal shopping cart. If you do this, then please contact the conference convenor and let him know the precise dates on which you wish to stay at the hotel.
If you have any questions or if you are unable to pay the using PayPal, please contact convenor Adam Grydehøj (email@example.com).
Register for Silk Road Archipelagos.
Prices are in Danish kroner: 10 kroner = around CNY 9.5.