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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 30 December 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)
Sasha Davis (Keene State College).
Registration & accommodation.
The deadline for early registration is 30 December 2018. The final deadline for registration will be 31 January 2019. All participants must pay a conference registration fee. You can register and order accommodation by filling out this registration form and e-
Categories of registration.
Full Registration: Covers attendance at conference presentations and publication workshop (11-
Basic Registration: 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, but delegates who wish to stay for a longer or shorter time are welcome to do so.
If you have any questions or need help with the registration form, please contact convenor Adam Grydehøj (firstname.lastname@example.org).