The 10th International Conference on Han Characters Education and Research

Conference Date: 20 ~ 22 February 2020 (Fri ~ Sun)

Conference Venue: Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland


Han-characters shared in a variety of forms among a number of Asian languages constitute a uniqueness in linguistics. Hanja is taught in Korea, kanji in Japan, Chinese in Mainland China and Singapore learn simplified hanzi while Chinese in Taiwan and Hong Kong learn their traditional variants. This Conference aims to bring together scholars, researchers and practitioners from different Asian countries to foster international knowledge exchange and research collaboration on Han-characters education and research. Building upon accomplishments and successes of the first nine conferences, the tenth one will be held in Poznań, Poland, in 20~22, February 2020.


(1) Han-character education: including theoretical frameworks, teaching and learning materials, pedagogical strategies, information technology in Han character education; classical or literary Chinese among others.

(2) Research on Han-characters: including history, philology, theoretical studies, annotation, graphemic analysis, etc.

(3) Other related areas: research on Chinese language teaching and Chinese linguistics.

The Conference is co-hosted by:

Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland

Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research (CACLER), Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong

Ethnic Research Centre for Folklore, Classics and Chinese Characters, Beijing Normal University, People’s Republic of China

Graduate Institute of Teaching Chinese as a Second / Foreign Language, Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan

Department of Applied Chinese and graduate institute of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages, Taiwan

Han Character Education Research Center, Dankook University, South Korea

The Korea association for Han-Character and classical written language education, South Korea

Society for Korean Classical Chinese Education, South Korea

Institute of Chinese characters & Korean literature in classical Chinese, Korea University

The Society of Education for Translation and Cultural Studies in Japan and Chinese, Japan

Ho Chi Minh City University of Education, Vietnam