Announcement for the International Summer Workshop
1. Holding: Department of History in Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Asia Institute in University of California, Los Angeles
2. Time:July16 to July23, 2017
3. Location: Minhang, Shanghai, China
International workshop on Chinese History has been held for 4
consecutive years, the subject in 2017 will be Local Governance and
Civil Finance in the 20th century China. Local archives from Jiangjin County in Chongqing City from 1910 will be studied and discussed in the workshop.
Department of History was set up in 2003 and now has 22 faculties.
Archives collection, major national strategy and cross-discipline are
its core development patterns. The department develops in 5 research
areas includes local archives, the
Tokyo War-crime trials, environment history and history of diseases and
modern Chinese history. There is also a history GIS team working on a
workshop is willing to develop more international academic connection
on modern China study. Also, it is willing to train and develop critical
thoughts and new methodology on the research of new local archives and
private materials from China.
R. Bin Wong, Distinguished professor and the director of Asia Institute, UCLA
Eyferth, Associate Professor in the History Department and the Director
of the Department of East Asia Language and Civilization, University of
Maura Dykstra, Assistant Professor, Division of Social Science and Humanities, Caltech University
(1) Lectures on methodology (1day).
(2) Original Archive discussion (5 days)
(3) Seminars on research topics (2 days)
March 6，Call for Application
April 16，Deadline for application
May 1,Announcement for the results of admission
July 16, registration
July 17– 22. Lectures and seminars
July 23, End of workshop
9. Recruitment Criteria
Graduate students and junior scholars on modern and contemporary China
study from oversea Universities and research institutes. (18 people)
Graduate students and senior undergraduate students on modern and
contemporary China study from Universities and research institute in
mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan. (12 people)
People from China main land: travel and hotel fee could be partially covered under application.
Other people: hotel fee could be partially covered under application.
11. To apply
should submit an academic paper or research proposal (10 pages) and a
personal statement of their research interests and how this workshop
would fit into their training, and also a statement of one’s Chinese
language background and reading level. Recommendation letters (at least
one) from the student’s supervisor are also required. The expected
dealine for submitting application material is April 16, 2017.
(1) Applications in institutions outside of China:Applicants
enrolled in or affiliated with institutions outside of mainland China,
Taiwan, Hong Kong or Macau must apply via the Asia Institute in UCLA.Application materials should be submitted online (http://web.international.ucla.edu/asia).
(2) Applicants in the People's Republic of China:Applicants
enrolled in or affiliated with institutions in the People’s Republic of
China, Hong Kong, Macau, or Taiwan should submit their applications to
Dr. Zhao Siyuan (赵思渊) atSJTUhistory@126.com.
Shuji CAO, email@example.com (Department Head)
Siyuan ZHAO, firstname.lastname@example.org
Min LOU, email@example.com