The Fourth Conference of East Asian Environmental History (EAEH 2017)

Time: October 26-31 (Thursday-Tuesday), 2017
Venue: Jinnan campus of Nankai University, Tianjin, China

Association for East Asian Environmental History (AEAEH)

  Chinese Society for Environment Sciences (CSES)
Hosted by Nankai University, Tianjin, China


General theme:
Tracing the Ecological Footprint of East Asian and World Civilizations


Conference Schedule

Oct. 26
Whole day
Register The Expert Apartmment of Nankai University
Check in The Expert Apartmment of Nankai University
Tianjin Phoenix International Hotel (天津凤凰国际酒店)
Oct. 27
Rigister Jinnan Campus of Nankai University
Opening Ceremony
Group Photo
Keynote Speech I
Parallel Session 1
Parallel Session 2
Multidisciplinary Communication I
Oct. 28
Keynote Speech II Jinnan Campus of Nankai University
Keynote Speech III
Keynote Speech IV
Parallel Session 3
Parallel Session 4
Multidisciplinary Communication II

Oct. 29

Whole day
Mid-confernce study tour Scenery Spots in Tianjin Area
Oct. 30
Parallel Session 5 Jinnan Campus of Nankai University
Parallel Session 6
Parallel Session 7
Committee Election
Closing Ceremony
Farewell Banquet
Oct. 31 Tuesday

The conference program is being arranged. If you have any suggestion, please contact us at any time.
For a better arrangement, if you need to arrive late or leave early, please tell us in advance.
Contact: EAEH2017 Secretariat (



The conference venue is in the Jinnan Campus of Nankai University which is a new campus and away from downtown Tianjin about 30 km.

Tianjin City 天津
Jinnan Campus of Nankai University 南开大学津南校区
Wetland near Jinnan Campus 津南校区附近湿地
Sketch Map of Jinnan Campus 津南校区示意图


Time Table

  • March 31, 2017 extended to April 30, 2017
    Deadline for paper abstract or panel proposal submission
  • September 30, 2017
    Deadline for hotel reservation and attendance confirmation and full paper or report material submission
  • October 26-31, 2017
    EAEH2017 in Nankai University, Tianjin, China


Accommodations and Meals


No. Hotel Star Level Distance Price Breakfast Capacity (Rooms) Booking method
1 Tianjin Phoenix International Hotel
☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ About 7 km away from Jinnan Campus (free Shuttle)

Standard Room

Free 100

Online Booking

Open from July 1, 2017
Pay at check-in

2 The Expert Apartment of Nankai University
☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Inside Jinnan Campus 318CNY/room/day Additional Charge 130 Inform the Conference Secretariat ()
Pay at check-in


  1. The hotel prices are preferential prices for Standard Room. You don't have to prepay the room fee while booking. You will pay the fee in the preferential price at check-in (by cash or credit card). Please indicate you are EAEH2017 participants at the Remark section while booking to get conference special price.
  2. Tianjin Phoenix International Hotel couldn't provide online Hotel Booking in English. If you have problem with booking, please contact the Sale Director of the Hotel. Contact information is as follows:
    Name of the Sale Director: Mr. Liu, You-wei 刘耀伟
    Email address:
    Mobile phone: +8615620687009
  3. For more detailed guidance for Hotel Booking, please download the following file: Guidance of Hotel Booking
  4. If you choose to live in "The Expert Apartment of Nankai University," please inform the Secretariat to book your room. You can pay the fee at check-in (by cash or credit card).
  5. The Venue of conference is far from the city center of Tianjin. We won't suggest you stay in a hotel downtown. If you have special requests and need to stay in other hotels, please also inform us before the conference.


  1. Breakfast: in the hotel
  2. Lunch: in the Expert Apartment of Nankai University (buffet, free)
  3. Dinner: in the hotel (at your own will and expense)
  4. Banquet: arranged by the conference host (free)


Mid-conference Study Tour

Time: Oct. 29, 2017

Theme 1: The tour of history and culture (inside Tianjin central city)

Route: Tianjin Nature Museum / History Museum / City Planning Exhibition / Boat cruise on the Hai River
Cost: About 250CNY (including transportation and tickets)

Theme 2: The tour of ecology landscapes (Large Tianjin Area)

Route: Sino-Singapore Eco-Town / Ecological Industrial Park / Binhai International science park of flowers
Cost: About 250-300CNY (including transportation and tickets)


  1. The tour routes above are for reference now. We will update the information when the route is confirmed.
  2. Please choose your tour when register online.
  3. The tour fee wil be directly paid on-site to the tourism company.



Along with the paper submission, there will be an online registration for the final attendance confirmation.
All participants must register for the Confernece.

Registration Fee is for conference service, material and buffet.

  1. Categories
    Full price: 800CNY
    Ph.D. candidate: 500CNY
    Accompanying person: 500CNY
  2. Payment: on-site, cash only.



The following is the information on access to Jinnan Campus of Nankai University.

  • From Beijing Capital International Airport (北京首都国际机场)
    1) Take the Airport Shuttle to Tianjin Tianhuan Passenger's Station (天津天环客运站)
        Cost: About 86CNY
        Distance: About 2 hours and 30 minutes
    2) Take Taxi to Jinnan Campus fo Nankai University
        Cost: About 80CNY
        Distance: About 1 hour
  • From Tianjin Binhai International Airport (天津滨海国际机场)
    Take Taxi to Jinnan Campus of Nankai University
    Cost: About 80CNY
    Distance: About 50 minutes
  • From Tianjin Railway Station (天津火车站) / Tianjin South Railway Station (天津南站) / Tianjin West Railway Station (天津西站)
    Take Taxi to Jinnan Campus of Nankai University
    Cost: About 70CNY (Tianjin Railway Station) / About 90CNY (Tianjin South Railway Station) / About 80CNY (Tianjin West Railway Station)
    Distance: About 50 minutes

If you need more help or advice about transportation, please contact us and provide your flight information in advance.

Please contact us at our official email address:


Program Committee

The Advisory Committee Members

Donald Hughes University of Denver
James Lee 李中清 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Bozhong Li 李伯重 Peking University
Ts’ui-jung Liu 劉翠溶 Academia Sinica
Robert Marks Whittier College
Satoshi Murayama 村山聡 Kagawa University
Donald Worster The University of Kansas

Members from AEAEH & CSES

David Bello Washington & Lee University
Philip Brown The Ohio State University
Tatsushi Fujihara 藤原辰史 Kyoto University
Xuesong Hou 侯雪松 Chinese Society for Environment Sciences
Andrea Janku University of London
Shiyung Liu 劉士永 Academia Sinica
David Pietz University of Arizona
Akihisa Setoguchi 瀨戶口明久 Kyoto University
Dawei Tang 唐大为 Chinese Society for Environment Sciences
Lihua Wang 王利华 Nankai University
Li Zhang 张莉 Shaanxi Normal University

Members from Cooperative Institutions in Mainland China

Xiaohong Chao 钞晓鸿 Xiamen University
Sheng Fei 费晟 Sun Yat-sen University
Guorong Gao 高国荣 Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Zhaoqin Han 韩昭庆 Fudan University
Shen Hou 侯深 Renmin University of China
Yongjian Hou 侯甬坚 Shaanxi Normal University
Xueqing Mei 梅雪芹 Tsinghua University
Mingfang Xia 夏明方 Renmin University of China
Siming Wang 王思明 Nanjing Agricultural University
Xingguang Wang 王星光 Zhengzhou University
Xiongsheng Zen 曾雄生 Chinese Academy of Sciences
Ping Zhang 张萍 Capital Normal University
Qiong Zhou 周琼

Yunnan University


Call for panels, papers, and posters


Old Files (EAEH2015) (EAEH2013) (EAEH2011)

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