The 4th Annual Conference of Macao Studies 2024

Macao in Global China and Global Asia

2-3 December 2024, University of Macau, Macao

The Centre for Macau Studies cordially invites researchers to submit panel proposals and paper abstracts for the 4th Annual Conference of Macao Studies, to be held on 2-3 December 2024 in Macao.

The theme of the 2024 conference is “Macao in Global China and Global Asia”. We welcome proposals that analyze the roles of Macao in this globalizing process.


Conference Theme

Macao in Global China and Global Asia

Conference Venue

University of Macau, Macao

 Submission Instructions

  • Papers should represent original works by the authors. They should not be published previously or currently under review by publishers.
  • Language: Chinese / English
  • Full papers (10,000 words, including notes, tables, and references) should be sent by mid-November 2024 if they wish to be considered for publication by the three journals co-hosting the event.
  • The Conference will take place in a hybrid mode. Online participation via zoom is also welcome. When submitting a proposal, please indicate whether you would like to take part in person or via zoom.
  • For Individual papers: Please submit abstracts (max 300 words) before 30 April 2024 through our conference webpage: Individual Paper Submission
  • For panel proposals: Please submit an abstract of the conference theme (max 300 words), and the abstracts of individual panel papers (max 300 words each). A panel should have a minimum of three papers and a maximum of four papers. Please also include the name of the panel chair and discussant, if any. Panel proposals should be submitted before 30 April 2024 through our conference webpage: Panel Submission

Registration Fee (per head with no refunds)

  • MOP 100 (for authors who take part via zoom)
  • MOP 500 (the fee will include 4 meals during the conference)
  • MOP 1,000 (the fee will include 3 nights’ accommodations at the University Guest House, and 4 meals during the conference)
  • Participants should take care of their own travel arrangements and expenses.
  • Accepted authors who fail to pay the registration fee before the deadline will have their names removed from the conference programme.

Important Dates

  • Call for papers: Starting from Mid-March 2024
  • Submission of abstract: before 30 April 2024
  • Notification of acceptance: before 31 May 2024
  • Registration deadline: before 30 September 2024
  • Submission of full paper: 15 November 2024
  • Conference dates: 2-3 December 2024


  • Centre for Macau Studies, University of Macau
  • Macau Foundation
  • Journal of Macau Studies
  • Journal of Contemporary Asia
  • China Information


For enquiries about the conference, please feel free to send email to Thank you.