Cultural Studies is a diverse academic discipline encompassing many different approaches, methods and academic perspectives. It focuses on political dynamics of contemporary culture and its historical foundations, conflicts and defining traits, cultural studies.
The Annual International Conference on Advances in Contemporary Cultural Studies (CCS) aims to understand how meaning is generated, disseminated, and produced from the social, political and economic spheres within a given culture. CCS will tackle historical culture and how it affects the modern society.
Prof. Naren Chitty A. M
"Culture and Soft Power"
Associate Dean – International
Director, Soft Power Advocacy and Research Centre (SPARC)
Faculty of Arts, Macquarie University, Australia
Book: Selected authors will be invited to contribute book chapters in "Book Compilation on Cultural Studies" to be published by GSTF. The book will be edited by Dr. King Sang Ricardo Mak, CCS Program Chair, from Hong Kong Baptist University.
Best Paper Awards and Best Student Paper Awards will be conferred at the conference (in order to qualify for the award, the paper must be presented at the conference).
CCS 2015 will also constitute a Special Panel Session.
Panel Proposals are invited for submission. A minimum of three papers centering on a specific topic will be accepted for submission under Panel Category.
Dr. King Sang Ricardo Mak
Professor and Head
Department of History
Hong Kong Baptist University
Dr. Danny S.Paau
Chair and Professor, History Department
Director, United Nations Association of China
Director, History Teaching Support & Research Centre
Hong Kong Shue Yan University
Dr. Anuschka Tischer
Professor (Chair for Early Modern History)
Head of the Department of Modern History
University of Wuerzburg, Germany
Dr. Claudia Theune-Vogt
Dean of the Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies
Head of the Department of Prehistoric and Medieval Archaeology
Vienna University, Austria
Dr. Glyn Parry
Professor in Early Modern History
Department of Humanities
Northumbria University, UK
Dr. Stephen Vlastos
Professor and Chair
Modern Japanese History
Department of History
University of Iowa, USA
Dr. Sujatha Vijayaraghavan
Professor of English
Silver Jubilee Campus