Hou Family Fellowships

Apply to be a Hou Family Fellow at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

The Hou Family Fellowship for Taiwan Studies sponsors one North America-based scholar of Taiwan Studies and one Taiwan-based scholar of Taiwan Studies as visiting fellows at the Fairbank Center to pursue Taiwan related research for a term of three to twelve months from August 1, 2017 to July 31, 2018.

Applications are welcome from candidates with advanced Ph.D. candidate standing or recent Ph.D.s in a relevant discipline of the humanities or social sciences focusing on Taiwan. Please note that the Fairbank Center is only accepting applications from North America-based scholars; a separate search committee in Taiwan will review local applications. Continue reading

PhD fellowship in art, archaeology, and material culture of China

The Hulsewé-Wazniewski Foundation for the advancement of teaching and research on the archaeology, art and material culture of China at Leiden University seeks applications for a funded PhD fellowship starting September 2017. See call for applications at http://werkenbij.leidenuniv.nl/vacatures/phd-posities/17-084.html.

Posted by: Maghiel van Crevel <M.van.Crevel@hum.leidenuniv.nl>

Sydney visiting fellowships

Visiting Fellowships in Chinese Studies at the University of Sydney

The Department of Chinese Studies will have the honour of appointing one to two distinguished Visiting Fellows each year from 2017 to 2021, thanks to the acuity of vision and generosity of James Lee, a Hong Kong based University of Sydney alumnus. Located within the School of Languages and Cultures, the Department’s priorities and specializations encompass a wide spectrum of studies in literature, language, linguistics, translation, and cultures.

These fellowships are designed to support the Department’s research and teaching activities, and will allow visiting academics to spend up to six months at the University of Sydney, January–June or June–November. As a condition of the fellowship, fellows will a negotiated number of public lectures and research seminars, as well as guest lectures in undergraduate units of study. Continue reading

CCVA studentships

MA CONTEMPORARY ARTS CHINA

The Centre of Chinese Visual Arts (CCVA) at Birmingham City University is pleased to announce the availability of a number of studentships for its new Masters programme Contemporary Arts China 2017/18 entry.

The studentships will cover full-time fees for home and EU students, who have the ambition to continue their studies to PhD study and have outstanding potential within their field.

This unique, specialist course has been designed to provide expert knowledge in a thriving interdisciplinary research environment that facilitates original, thought-provoking research in an expanding field. It seeks to bring together artists, curators, designers, researchers and practitioners who want to pursue an international career in the arts and/or research. Continue reading

Tate Research Centre funding opportunities

VISITING FELLOWSHIP SCHEME 2017
Deadline: 17 February

Tate welcomes applications for the Tate Research Centre: Asia Visiting Fellowship Scheme. 

This Visiting Fellowship Scheme provides scholars and curators the opportunity to realise a short-term research project in the field of modern and contemporary Asian art. Individuals engaged in the programme will be able to access information relating to works in the Tate collection and draw on the resources in Tate’s library and archive.  This is an ideal opportunity for a scholar or curator who wishes to undertake research at Tate and is keen to share their work on an international platform.  Continue reading

Fully-funded MA Program at Shanghai Theater Academy

From: SUN Shaoyi <shaoyis@gmail.com>

MA Program in Intercultural Communication Studies, Shanghai Theatre Academy (STA)

Introduction

STA’s bilingual (Chinese and English) MA program in Intercultural Communication Studies now recruits excellent students with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from top international and Chinese universities. This two-year English-taught program includes the required first year full-time residency and an optional second year residency for project-based internships. All students in residency are sponsored by STA with scholarships (tuition, accommodation, and stipend). After the first year, when the course work is completed, students can choose where to live and intern when they write their MA theses. Duration of study for the MA degree could be extended to maximum of four years. MA theses can be written in Chinese or English. Previous knowledge of Chinese is preferred, but not a MUST for this program. Continue reading

Free Summer School at Shanghai Theater Academy

From: Shaoyi SUN <shaoyis@gmail.com>
Free Summer School at Shanghai Theater Academy, 2017

Brief introduction:
The students will study three courses: Chinese opera, Chinese culture, Chinese language. The main course is the traditional Chinese opera, which is composed of the learning of Chinese opera steps and movements, water sleeve routines, spear and sword routines, and selected scene work. Chinese culture and language are supporting courses for students to better understand the essence of traditional Chinese culture. During the program, the students will have the opportunity to see traditional Chinese opera shows and take field trips. Continue reading

An Wang postdocs reminder

Reminder: An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowships deadline Jan. 30
Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies: An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 competition for the An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowships in Chinese Studies. Research topics may cover any period of Chinese history or contemporary China and involve any academic discipline. A strong working knowledge of Chinese and English is required. Each fellow will be expected to pursue his or her own research and contribute to Fairbank Center programs. Priority will be given to candidates working in the fields of a) Environmental Humanities/Social Sciences or b) Digital Humanities/Social Sciences; however, applications are also welcome from scholars in other fields.

The fellowship period is from August 1, 2017 to July 31, 2018. Continue reading

Revolutions in Historical Perspective–call for applications

We would love to have some strong applications from the world of Chinese studies for this program at Ohio State University. Please consider applying for either the “Seminar” or “Fellowship” part of the program.–Kirk

You say you want a Revolution?  Revolutions in Historical Perspective
2017-2019 Program
chr-image-2The OSU Center for Historical Research will present a two-year program (2017-2019) devoted to a broad exploration of the theme of “Revolutions.” From the ancient world to the Arab Spring, revolutions have shaped human experience in profound ways. Our two-year program is  organized around four broad topics: categories of revolutions; origins of revolutions; the processes and experience of revolutions; and outcomes of revolutions. It will feature a series of seminars, workshops, and lectures by leading scholars from the U.S. and abroad who will explore fundamental questions about the nature of revolutions across time. Continue reading

Sussex phd scholarships

Dear all,

The University of Sussex (UK) has 10 awards now open to Chinese nationals interested in studying PhDs at the university in any subject, or attending as visiting scholars. These awards cover full fees and maintenance for three years (PhD) or twelve months (visiting scholars). For more details, please see the link below:

http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/phd/fees-and-scholarships/scholarships/view/663

Please feel free to circulate to any students or scholars for whom this may be of interest. In the Department of Media and Film we’d be particularly interested in students or scholars in the areas of Film Studies, Media Studies, Cultural Studies, and Media Practice (i.e. production). More about us here: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/mfm/ .

Best,

Luke Robinson <lahrobinson@mac.com>

China Environmental Stewardship Awards

2017年度中国未来之路环保奖 公告
China Environmental Stewardship Awards

Simple Version:  极简版本:

2017年度中国未来之路环保奖
(在读硕博,环境保护、风险管理及可持续发展等相关专业)
2017 China Environmental Stewardship Awards
(environmental protection, risk management and sustainable development)
申请截止日期:2016 年12 月31日 Deadline: December 31, 2016
支持资金: 每个项目总额不超过25,000美元
Upper limit of USD 25,000 for individual grant
项目公告:http://www.iie.org/Programs/China-Environmental-Stewardship-Award Continue reading

An Wang Postdocs

Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies: An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 competition for the An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowships in Chinese Studies. Research topics may cover any period of Chinese history or contemporary China and involve any academic discipline. A strong working knowledge of Chinese and English is required. Each fellow will be expected to pursue his or her own research and contribute to Fairbank Center programs. Priority will be given to candidates working in the fields of a) Environmental Humanities/Social Sciences or b) Digital Humanities/Social Sciences; however, applications are also welcome from scholars in other fields. Continue reading

Special professor sponsorship

Special Professor Sponsorship to Speakers in International Conference
Sponsored by Academy for International Communication of Chinese Culture

Number of Vacancies: 2
Requirements: Professors from over the world, who can travel to Beijing Nov 24-28, and give a 15 minutes speech answering the conference theme.
Sponsorship: International economic flights, 4 nights accommodation in Beijing, Registration fee.
Conference Theme: Diversity of Chinese Culture
Date: Nov 25 and 26, 2016
Language: Chinese, English
Venue: Jingshi Academy, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
Reference: Please see original Call for Papers here: http://aiccc.bnu.edu.cn/dtzx/13756.htm

Please send abstract and a short bio to ljk@bnu.edu.cn  before 10 Nov.

Contact: Dr. Jackiee (Jiangkai Liu)

CUHK grad applications

Call for applications:
MPhil and PhD in Chinese Studies at The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Centre for China Studies of The Chinese University of Hong Kong invites applications for its MPhil and PhD programmes in Chinese Studies for 2017-2018. We welcome well-prepared applicants with focused research interests in an aspect of the histories, economics, religions, social-cultures, or politics and governance of China and Chinese societies. As the programmes are largely conducted and examined in English, applicants must demonstrate advanced English and Chinese language proficiency. Continue reading

China in Europe, Europe in China fellowships

New call for application:

The Faculty of Humanities at Universität Hamburg, Graduate Program: China in Europe, Europe in China: Past and Present, offers

Five Doctoral Fellowships

The doctoral fellows will carry out research on the basis of an individual proposal concerning the European-Chinese encounter from its beginnings to the present day with a preference for topics from the more recent past. Thus projects must be located in research areas on actors from Europe, whether it be British, French, Russians, Germans etc., and from China. The participating disciplines are linguistics and literary studies, philosophy, anthropology, art history, archeology, musicology and history (see departments on https://www.gwiss.uni-hamburg.de/).  As part of the program, candidates are expected to conduct a long-term research stay of 12 months at Fudan University in Shanghai. Continue reading