Reminder: Call for Applications – Graduate Student Summer School Goethe University Frankfurt (18–19th July 2022)

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Dear all,


as our deadline is approaching fast (April 15), allow me to send a reminder for our CfA for our upcoming summer school in July 2022 in Frankfurt:


We hope you are all well and staying safe. We are writing to inform you that the call for applications is open for a graduate student summer school (in-person) –


"Innovative Research Designs and Methods in Asian Migration Research: Embarking on Fieldwork in the 2020s” 

                                   18-19th July 2022 at Goethe University Frankfurt


The summer school targets participation of early PhD students and late MA students from different social science disciplines, and we welcome applicants who examine methodological issues related to migration, mobility, and ethnic diversity in Asia. The deadline for abstract (250300 words) and short-bio (100150 words) is 15 April 2022 (via email to The abstract needs to mention your (potential) research design or preliminary findings of your research. Once your abstract is accepted, we ask you to submit a short paper (15003000 words) discussing your methodological concerns or fieldwork challenges.  Costs for transportation and accommodation during the workshop are fully covered by the organizer of the workshop. 

And you can also check out our website for more information –

For any further queries please write to us at:


The summer school is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). This event is part of the BMBF-funded project “Qualification and Skill in the Migration Process of Foreign Workers in Asia (QuaMaFA)”, organized at the Interdisciplinary Centre for East Asian Studies (IZO) at Goethe University Frankfurt.


Looking forward to your applications!


Best regards,

Aimi Muranaka



Dr. Ruth Achenbach (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Dr. Joohyun Justine Park (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Dr. Helena Hof (Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity)
Dr. Aimi Muranaka (University of Duisburg-Essen)
Dr. Megha Wadhwa (Free University of Berlin)