Reminder: Applications for the 2019 Graduate Workshop on China in the Urban Age close on Monday 8 October

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Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
January 14, 2019 to January 18, 2019
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Chinese History / Studies, Urban Design and Planning, Urban History / Studies

 

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Call for Applications: 2019 Graduate Workshop on China in the Urban Age


This is a friendly reminder that the University of Sydney’s 2019 Graduate Workshop on China in the Urban Age will close for applications on Monday 8 October 2018. The workshop will be devoted to “China’s Environmental Challenge and Eco-civilisation: a multidisciplinary approach to the Anthropocene”. There is no enrollment fee for the graduate workshop. Participants will receive free accommodation. A number of scholarships will be available to help cover the cost of transport to Sydney (up to AUD 1500), relative to country of residence.

 

This is an initiative of the China Studies Centre and the Planetary Health Platform at the University of Sydney.

 

Dates and location

The Graduate Workshop will be held at the University of Sydney from 14 to 18 January, 2019.

Fees and scholarships

There is no enrollment fee for the graduate workshop. Participants will receive free accommodation. A number of scholarships will be available to help cover the cost of transport to Sydney (up to AUD 1500), relative to country of residence.

Eligibility

Graduate research students and early-career researchers (up to five years post-PhD) whose interests broadly relate to the issue of sustainability in China.

Speakers

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Tony Capon Professor of Planetary Health, University of Sydney
  • Peng Gong Professor and Chair, Department of Earth System Science, Tsinghua University; Professor Emeritus, University of California Berkeley
  • Olivier Krischer Art historian, Deputy director of the China Studies Centre, University of Sydney
  • Pierre Landry Professor of Government and Public Administration, Director of the University Service Centre, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Selina Lo Senior global health professional, Consulting editor for The Lancet; CEO of Doctors for the Environment Australia
  • Anna Lora-Wainwright Professor, School of Geography and Environment, University of Oxford
  • Sarah Swider Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Copenhagen 
  • Luigi Tomba Professor of Chinese Politics, Director of the China Studies Centre, University of Sydney
  • Emily Yeh Professor of Geography, University of Colorado

 

How to apply

Please visit our website to submit your online application by 11.59pm (EST) on 8 October 2018. 

Enquiries


All questions regarding the Graduate Workshop should be addressed to the China Studies Centre.