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Call for papers


First Edition

Dates: October 26-27, 2018

Venue: National Academy of Sciences,  Yerevan, Armenia.

The focus of the conference is on modern China-Eurasia studies, in a multi-disciplinary social science perspective.


Supported by:


Russia’s and the US’s pivots towards Asia, China’s pivot towards Eurasian continent with its One Belt, One Road initiative, harmonization perspectives of Eurasian Economic Union and One Belt, One Road are changing modern Eurasian economic and political order.
Along with the growing exchanges between China and Eurasia,China’s influence in Contemporary Eurasian Mainland is increasing.

The main aim of this Conference, which will be held for the first time in Yerevan is to provide a platform for researchers who do research on China-Eurasia relations.

The Conference will be an occasion to facilitate exchanges on common research subjects, compare perspectives and methodologies and promote interdisciplinary dialogue.

The participants will present their research during thematic panels. Each speaker will deliver a paper in English or in Russian. Among the different topics:

Topic 1: Political Relations between China and Eurasian States (Asian and European States)

Topic 2: Economic Relations between China and Eurasian States (Asian and European States)

Topic 3: Eurasia and One Belt, One Road.

Topic 4: Possible cooperation and contradictions between EU-China and EAEU-China.

Topic 5: People to people exchange between China and Eurasia

Topic 6: China and NATO

Topic 7: China and BRICS

Topic 8: China and ASEAN

Topic 9: China and Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Topic 10: China and Nordic States

Topic 11: China and Central and Eastern European States (16+1)

Topic 12: China and Muslim World

Topic 13: China and South Caucasus

Topic 14: China and Central Asia

Topic 15: China and Africa

Topic 16: China and Eurasian Mainland’s Security Issues (Cybersecurity, Nuclear proliferation, Environment, etc. )

Who can apply?

The Conference is designed for researchers in Humanities and Social Sciences. Among the different disciplines that will be considered: International Relations, Law, Economics, Culture, History, Political Sciences and Sociology, International Security Issues.

Practical arrangements:

No funding is available for accommodation and international travel. There is no attendance fee.

Registration details and schedule

1 A paper title and abstract (up to 400-1000 words) in English or Russian is to be sent by 25 September 2018 to Dr. Mher Sahakyan: and Dr. Robert Ghazaryan:

2. The selected participants will be notified about organizing committee decision within a week after sending their applications. Selected speakers will have 15 minutes
for the presentation of their papers.

3.We intend to publish the best papers of the conference in  “Contemporary Eurasia” Academic journal (in English Language), Institute of Oriental Studies, NAS, RA. Invited speakers of the conference can send their full papers for peer review (up to 8000 words) till November 17.

Schedule and location

National Academy of Sciences, 24, Marshall Baghramian Ave. 0019 Yerevan, Republic of Armenia. Dates: 26-27 October 2018.

Deadline for submission: 25 September 2018

Organizers Contacts

“China-Eurasia” Council for Political and Strategic Research, Foundation, Armenia



Institute of Oriental Studies, National Academy of Sciences, Republic of Armenia



Department of Oriental Studies, International Scientific-Educational Center of National Academy of Sciences, Republic of Armenia





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