8-11 November 2019, ISSCO X: "Chinese Overseas and China: Through a Global Lens" Jinan University, Guangzhou

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ISSCO I: "Luodi Shenggen: The Legal, Political, and Economic Status of Chinese in the Diaspora," convened jointly with the Department of Ethnic Studies the University of California, Berkeley, in California, United States of America in 1992.

ISSCO II: "The Last Half Century of Chinese Overseas: Comparative Perspectives," convened jointly with the Hong Kong University in Hong Kong in 1994.

ISSCO III: "Intercultural Relations, Cultural Transformation of ethnic Chinese Communities," convened jointly with Kaisa Para Sa Kaunlaran Inc. and Ateneo de Manila University in Manila, Philippines in 1998.

ISSCO IV: "New Frontiers for Chinese Overseas Research," organized by the Sun Yat-Sen Institute for Social Sciences and Philosophy (ISSP), Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan in 2001.

ISSCO V: "New Chinese Migrants: Globalization of Chinese Overseas Migration," held at LO-School in Elsinore, Denmark in 2004.

ISSCO VI: "Recent Trends in the Relations between Chinese Abroad and their Ancestral Homeland," convened jointly with Peking University, Beijing, China in 2007.

ISSCO VII: "Migration, Indigenization and Exchange: Chinese Overseas from Global Perspectives," jointly by ISSCO, the Chinese Heritage Center and the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore in 2010.

ISSCO VIII: "Local, Regional and Transnational: Chinese Overseas Reconsidered convened by the Institute of Chinese Studies," Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, held at the Palace of Golden Horses hotel in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia, in 2013.

ISSCO IX: "Emerging Identities: Contemporary and Historical Chinese Migrations" convened jointly by ISSCO and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Richmond, BC: July 6-8, 2016.
ISSCO 2016 Call For Papers
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25th-26th October 2018. Chinese Diaspora and the Contemporary Rise of China: Migration, Settlement and Transnational Networks.The University of Melbourne.

2017. Regional Conference, International Society for the Study of Chinese Overseas (ISSCO). Nagasaki, Japan

2015. "East Asia and the Chinese Overseas," jointly convened by ISSCO and Seoul National University, held at Seoul National University.

2014. "Chinese Diaspora from South to South," jointly convened by ISSCO and the National University of Panama, held at the University of Panama.

2012. "Chinese Language Teaching and Education in a Globalizing Southeast Asia," jointly convened between ISSCO and the Confucius Institute of Ateneo de Manila University City, held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Ortigas, Pasig City, Philippines.

2011. "Chinese Overseas: Culture, Religions and Worldview," organized by ISSCO and the Department of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong [co-sponsored by Chung Chi College and New Asia College], held at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

2009. "Rising Dragons, Soaring Bananas," organized by New Zealand Chinese Association Auckland Inc., held at the University of Auckland Busines School, New Zealand.

2006. "Diversity in Diaspora: The Chinese Overseas," jointly with the University of Praetoria, South Africa.

2005. Regional conference in Australia held jointly with The Chinese Studies Association of Australia Ninth Biennial Conference, at the Chinese Dragon Museum, Bendigo, Australia.

2002. "Kaihua Jieguo Zai Haiwai: An International Conference on Literatures of the Chinese Diaspora" jointly held with the Asian American Studies, at the University of California, Berkeley .

2000. "Chinese Overseas and Asia-Pacific Rim Countries: Opportunities and Challenges in the New Millennium," held jointly with Yonsei University, in Seoul, South Korea.

1999. Regional Latin America Conference, held jointly with the University of Havana, at the Habana Libre Hotel, in Havana, Cuba.