The application deadline for the 2020 Graduate Workshop on China in the Urban Age has been extended to 31 May, and it will be held at the University of Sydney (Sydney, Australia) from 26 to 30 October 2020. This workshop is open to current graduate research students and early-career researchers and there is no enrollment fee for the workshop.
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University of Sydney China Studies Centre
[Extended Deadline] Call for Applications - 2020 Graduate Workshop on China in the Urban Age
The University of Sydney China Studies Centre is organising the 2020 Graduate Workshop under our multidisciplinary research agenda China in the Urban Age. The workshop theme is Health, Food and Waste in the Chinese City: practical, utopian and systemic solutions, seeking to include contributions from any branch of the sciences, humanities and social sciences.
Dates and location
The Graduate Workshop will be held at the University of Sydney (Sydney, Australia) from 26 to 30 October 2020.
It will include lectures and seminars with leading experts and a series of discussion fora that will try to expand the conversation through knowledge sharing around these important challenges. See the 2019 Graduate Workshop program here.
Fees and scholarships
There is no enrollment fee for the graduate workshop. We hope to be able to offer some scholarships to help cover the cost of transport relative to country of residence.
This workshop is open to current graduate research students and early-career researchers (up to five years post-PhD) who have a broad interest in questions of health, food and waste, sustainability and technology, and whose research relates to China. We firmly believe in a multidisciplinary approach to these issues, and therefore encourage applications from all fields, including the material and environmental sciences. politics, history, the arts and cultural studies, architecture, literature and the critical combination of such fields (e.g. environmental humanities).
How to apply
Please submit your online application here by 11:59pm (AEST) by Friday 31 May 2020. Successful applicants will be notified by 30 June 2020.
All questions regarding the Graduate Workshop should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.